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[Canada] MILTON: Why are Concordia Departments Spreading Fraser Institute Events?

As recently as 1999...It would be wrong to ban smoking in bars and restaurants, they said, because we don’t even know whether second-hand smoke is dangerous! In what is surely a pure coincidence, the Fraser Institute has also received a whole lot of fundi
The Link (Concordia University) (ca)
added Mar 6, 2018 15:34
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Philip Morris Hasn’t Changed – Company Aggressively Promotes Cigarettes Even as It Claims Focus on Less Harmful Products

executives spoke at a consumer analyst conference in February and touted plans to boost cigarette sales... Philip Morris should be judged by its actions, not its word. The company’s actions show that its talk of less risky products is a smokescreen to hid
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 5, 2018 21:08
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[UK-Scotland] Call to stop £3m MSP pension fund investments in weapons, tobacco and dirty fuel after poll

MSPs are to be urged to stop their pension fund investing in weapons, tobacco and dirty fuels after it emerged three in four Scots say they should not be able to. The research has come as campaigners make new moves to ditch investments in companies that
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:01
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UPDATE 1-BNPP asset-management arm will ditch tobacco from all funds

BNP Paribas Asset Management , the fund arm of the French bank, has become one of the first global asset managers to exclude tobacco investments from all its actively managed mutual funds. The move, which is expected to be completed by the end of 2018, s
Reuters
added Mar 3, 2018 18:08
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[UK] Big tobacco splutters after BNP Paribas finally quits

BNP Paribas Asset Management’s announcement of a tobacco exclusion policy yesterday could turn some heads; some of the UK’s largest companies make their money...its policy is a timely reminder that, with less money backing them, cigarette makers might not
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 2, 2018 08:55
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FedEx won't ship 'risky' items like stamps, coins or ashes — but they'll ship guns at a discount

You can’t send dead bodies, human organs, live animals, cigarettes, used tires or a host of other potentially hazardous items via FedEx — but you can send a gun.
New York Daily News
added Mar 1, 2018 13:57
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[Australia] Minister denies tobacco interest conflict

The deputy Nationals leader denies she has a conflict of interest as regional health minister despite her party accepting donations from the tobacco industry. Philip Morris Limited gave more than $15,000 to the National Party in 2016-17, but Bridget McK
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Feb 28, 2018 13:02
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“Organic,” “natural,” and “additive-free” cigarettes: Comparing the effects of advertising claims and disclaimers on perceptions of harm

claims may mislead people into thinking that the advertised cigarettes are less harmful than other cigarettes. Disclaimers did not offset misperceptions of harm created by false claims. [FDA] should restrict the use of these misleading claims in tobacco a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 27, 2018 16:15
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[District of Columbia] Public health faculty call for ban on research funding from tobacco companies

Public health professors in the Faculty Senate have introduced a resolution, which is currently under consideration by the senate’s executive committee, to bar anyone associated with GW from accepting tobacco money for research. Faculty say tobacco compa
GW Hatchet (George Washington University)
added Feb 26, 2018 22:45
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Global Tobacco Packaging Market Analysis & Trends Report 2018- Industry Forecast to 2027: Growing Demand for Alternate Tobacco Products and Increasing Demand for Sustainable Packaging

PR Newswire
added Feb 24, 2018 14:04
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