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[Asia-pacific, Australia] ARCHIVE: TIENHAARA: Tobacco carve-out highlights risks of TPP

But by the very act of including it, the TPP parties are indicating that the "safeguards" alone would be insufficient to prevent tobacco control measures from being challenged under the settlement mechanism. Allowing governments to retain the right to reg
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 10, 2018 17:40
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[Florida] Hell bound

On the flip side, Florida’s Judicial Hellhole ranking might be a case of a lot of smoke but little fire, say several lawyers. One issue: Scot Goldberg, a personal injury attorney in Fort Myers with Goldberg Noone, says the report relies on overgeneraliz
Business Observer (Sarasota, FL)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:26
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[Saudi Arabia, UK] DORSEY: Smoking And Drinking: Churchill Sets An Example Today’s Western Leaders Can Learn From – Analysis

Enjoying tobacco and alcohol is certain not to have featured in Ms. May’s talks this week with Prince Mohammed. Human rights...in Yemen did. In contrast to Mr. Churchill, who, perhaps insensitively and arrogantly, refused to compromise on his principles a
Eurasia Review (blog)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:24
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Appalling geo-politics at @WCTOH2018 where China seems to have bullied the conference organisers to exclude Taiwanese delegates AFTER they arrived in South Africa.

Full compensation & apology required
Twitter
added Mar 9, 2018 00:41
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Tobacco, Weapons Exclusions Reduce Norway Fund’s Returns

Norges Bank Investment Management, which manages Norway’s $1.1 trillion Government Pension Fund Global, said that the exclusion of tobacco companies and certain weapons manufacturers have reduced the fund’s returns, in a recent report on the fund’s risk a
aiCIO (Asset International for Institutional Chief Investment Officers)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:36
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q&a: how youth activists are pressuring walgreens to stop selling tobacco

in January, Truth Initiative® youth activists Maria Duenas, Katelynd Todd and Dan Fitzgerald confronted the Walgreens board of directors at the company’s shareholders meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona about an important issue: why does the nation’s second l
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:26
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Robeco confirms it will sell out of tobacco stocks

Robeco, which manages €161bn in assets, told Financial News in February it was considering the move amid growing evidence that pension scheme members had concerns about investing in tobacco. The asset manager has more than €129m invested in tobacco comp
financialnews.co.uk (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 03:36
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Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund earned less money due to ethical profile

Norway’s $1-trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, has earned less money because of divestments it has made over the past twelve years due to ethical and environmental considerations...biggest loss of 2.4 percentage points was caused by not
Reuters
added Mar 8, 2018 02:04
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Robeco to exclude tobacco investments from mutual funds

Dutch asset manager Robeco, part of Japan’s Orix Corporation, said on Wednesday it planned to exclude tobacco-related investments from its mutual funds because of its social impact. The decision will impact all of Robeco’s mainstream fund range, but not
Reuters
added Mar 8, 2018 02:03
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[UK] No smoke without ire: Orangutan puffs on a cigarette thrown into its enclosure at a notorious zoo in Indonesia, renewing calls for the animal park to be closed

A video showing an orangutan smoking a cigarette in a zoo in Indonesia has prompted condemnation from animal rights activists. The clip shows Ozon the orangutan picking up a cigarette butt that was flicked into its zoo enclosure by a visitor and then pu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 8, 2018 00:20
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