Headlines Tagged with Ethics/Environment — 4,631 headlines found
farmers and crop insurance agents are frequently charged with fraud. A Kentucky tobacco farmer was recently charged after making $2.6 million in fraudulent crop insurance claims...The Russell Amendment would finally end crop insurance premium subsidies fo
May 16, 2018 Environmental Working Group
added May 16, 2018 21:48
Our vision is that these products replace cigarettes as soon as possible, to the benefit of adult smokers, society, our company and our shareholders.
May 15, 2018 Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 15, 2018 16:09
Philip Morris' new e-cigarette collects data on its users - but the tobacco giant claims it is only used 'to control temperature and malfunctions'
In seeking regulatory approval for a new smoking device called iQOS, Philip Morris International Inc is claiming the electronic gadget is less likely to cause disease than traditional cigarettes. But the iQOS holds another, less obvious advantage over
May 15, 2018 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 15, 2018 15:45
The Movement for Quality Government has called on Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit to open an immediate investigation of Deputy Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman’s behavior regarding smoking and tobacco as documented by the State Comptroller Report’s ch
May 10, 2018 Jerusalem Post
added May 14, 2018 02:16
Twenty LGBT and allied health organizations are applauding Milwaukee Pride for saying “no thanks” to Big Tobacco funding for this year’s PrideFest celebration. The decision builds on the Milwaukee Pride board’s decision last year to provide several toba
May 11, 2018 Milwaukee (WI) Independent
added May 11, 2018 20:25
GLANTZ: California cancer advocates call out Assemblymember Jim Cooper for breaking promise not to take tobacco money
on March 14, 2018, he accepted a $4,400 contribution from Philip Morris. ACS CAN contacted him and he told ACS CAN that he decided to reverse course and start accepting donations from tobacco companies.
May 10, 2018 Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 11, 2018 02:35
Cooper signed the pledge during his first run for the Assembly in 2014. He did not report accepting tobacco money until he took a $4,400 donation from Philip Morris for his re-election campaign in March.
May 7, 2018 Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 9, 2018 21:22
The ILO has been taking money from Big Tobacco, the only UN agency to do so The International Labour Organization chief said Tuesday he hoped the UN body would resolve the controversial issue of whether to cut ties with the tobacco industry by the end of
May 8, 2018 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 9, 2018 18:30
[Canada] Liberal MLA Dr. David Swann demanding answers on NDP secret relationship with the Big Tobacco Lobby
Dr. Swann is demanding to know if the NDP Government is honouring its commitment... FCTC forbids meetings behind closed doors with tobacco lobbyists. Canada and its regional governments including Alberta are FCTC signatories.
May 8, 2018 Alberta Liberal Opposition (ca)
added May 9, 2018 14:54
About three months after an appeals court upheld the dismissal of 73 lawsuits against tobacco companies, plaintiffs’ attorneys are asking the Florida Supreme Court to take up the dispute. The attorneys filed a notice last week as a first step in seeking
May 7, 2018 Florida Politics
added May 8, 2018 23:52