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Six British multinationals 'did not pay any UK corporation tax in 2014'

British American Tobacco (BAT), one of the world's five largest tobacco companies, said it didn't pay any corporation tax because it didn't make any profit on its UK activities.
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 1, 2016 15:39

[Asia] Tobacco industry robs Bangladesh child workers of childhood

Child labour in tobacco processing and bidi factories is banned in Bangladesh. But a large number of children continue to be employed in these hazardous activities for a living. During a recent visit to the northern district of Lalmonirhat, children we (bd)
added Jan 30, 2016 21:40

D.C. Circuit Deals Blow to Big Tobacco

But the opinion was silent on what a plaintiff must prove, even after showing that a committee is tainted, to have an agency’s action thrown out. “That’s the $100 million question in this case for the tobacco companies,” said Scott Nelson, an attorney at
National Law Journal
added Jan 30, 2016 20:54

[Belgium, Europe] MEP defends confidentiality of tobacco meeting

MEPs discussed EU deals with four tobacco firms behind closed doors in Brussels on Wednesday (27 January), while saying they have nothing to hide. German MEP Ingeborg Graessle, who organised the meeting, defended its secrecy, but not everyone thought it
added Jan 28, 2016 20:23

Sen. Vows Filibuster Of FDA Nominee Over Big Pharma Ties ($$)

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., vowed to filibuster the Obama administration’s pick to lead the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, saying Wednesday that Dr. Robert Califf’s “strong ties” to Big Pharma were unacceptable. In a written statement, the lawmaker ci
added Jan 28, 2016 20:06

[Florida] Keep America Beautiful Hosts 2016 National Conference in Orlando; Launches Call-to-Action to "Imagine. Inspire. Transform."

made possible through the support of some of America's leading companies, including: Title Sponsor – Wrigley Company Foundation; Leadership Sponsors – Altria, Lowe's and Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company; Stewardship Sponsors – Anheuser-Busch, RAI Services
PR Newswire
added Jan 27, 2016 19:28

D.C. Circuit Deals Blow to Big Tobacco

Judge Richard Leon found that three members of the scientific advisory committee responsible for the report had conflicts of interest...the July 2014 ruling was a “ unique judicial venture” into an area typically left to an agency’s discretion—the handlin
National Law Journal
added Jan 27, 2016 15:43

[Australia, UK] Crosby award slammed over tobacco plugs

Mike Daube said thousands of Australians work in the UK as doctors,...When asked about his knighthood and Australian in the UK award on Saturday night Sir Lynton said: "Of course you'll always get your critics, you've just got to be confident in your own
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jan 27, 2016 00:17

Anger at Lynton Crosby's UK Australian of the Year award over tobacco lobby links

The chief executive of the Public Health Association of Australia, Michael Moore, says he is “shocked and appalled” that London-based Australian political strategist, Lynton Crosby, has been named the UK Australian of the Year despite his history of invo
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 25, 2016 13:59

DAUBE: Lynton Crosby, UK Australian of the Year? You must be joking

Thousands of Australians work in the UK as doctors, nurses and scientists...Crosby and his tobacco paymasters know that tobacco causes six million deaths ...anybody who works for tobacco companies knows that if they succeed more people will likely die fro
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Jan 25, 2016 13:55
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