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VIDEO: Eliminating tobacco companies from investment portfolios | Bronwyn King | TEDxSydney

Bronwyn King, a Melbourne radiation oncologist, was horrified that she and her colleagues at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre were unknowingly supporting tobacco through their superannuation (pension) investments - an action which came at the expense of the
You Tube
added Aug 1, 2017 00:14
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[Australia] Labor tobacco donations referred to ICAC and electoral authorities

Corruption authorities have been asked to investigate $400,000 worth of donations a tobacco executive made to the Labor Party, potentially breaching NSW law and ALP rules...asking it and the NSW Electoral Commission to probe revelations that Sydney tobacc
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:10
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[UK] How millions of us have become dependent on tobacco - for income

Even if you do not directly own shares in Britain’s two biggest tobacco firms – British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands – you are quite likely to have exposure via pensions, Isas or other funds. Currently, 47 out of the 84 funds in the UK Equity In
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:28
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[Malta] THE GREAT EUROPEAN CIGARETTE MYSTERY

investigate why The Maltese EU Commissioner of Health, John Dalli... Faced with closed doors in The Commission and disturbing news about how NGO’s in Brussel, who are fighting a tsunami of lobbyism from tobacco corporations, had their offices burglarized
DR Sales (Danish Broadcasting Corporation) (dk)
added Jul 30, 2017 12:04
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[Europe, Malta] New film claims John Dalli unsuccessfully tried to obtain info about alleged conspiracy against him

The documents allegedly included incriminating evidence "exposing how John Dalli was to be eliminated" from the European Commission through a conspiracy involving then Commission president José Manuel Barroso and the EU’s anti-fraud-agency head, Giovanni
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 30, 2017 11:57
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Assessment of short reports using a human rights-based approach to tobacco control to the Commitee on Economics, Cultural and Social Rights

The Human Rights and Tobacco Control Network (HRTCN) was established to increase the visibility of tobacco as a human rights issue... preliminary indications that the short reports may have potential to increase the state focus on tobacco control. Future
Tobacco Control
added Jul 29, 2017 13:07
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[Florida] Plaintiff Doubles Down, Sues FDA Over “Natural” Descriptor…

For agreeing not to challenge Natural American Spirit’s use of the word “Natural” in its product packaging and labeling, the [FDA] has been sued..Plaintiff... asserts that “health descriptors like ‘Natural’ ‘Additive Free’ and ‘Organic’ are used to deceiv
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jul 26, 2017 23:13
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Current and Former Members of the Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation or an Heir of a Member, May be Impacted by a Class Action Lawsuit Currently Pending in the North Carolina General Court of Justice

This Notice is to advise Class Members of a class action case filed against the Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corp. based on allegations that Stabilization accumulated hundreds of millions of dollars from a few specific sources over the cou
PR Newswire
added Jul 26, 2017 14:47
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[New York] Hip health freaks think smoking is cool again

Sley...launched Hestia in 2013...small-batch “cigarillos” are made with tobacco grown on organic farms in the South and rolled in retardant-free natural papers with a nontoxic filter. Sley says....“People who put care and intention in their bodies.”
New York Post
added Jul 25, 2017 14:25
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[Virginia] VIDEO: Ex-Governor Bob McDonnell on SCOTUS overturning his conviction

McDonnell's case stands out because he took so much from one person -- this man, multi-millionaire Jonnie Williams. Williams wanted the governor's help getting state-sponsored studies of his new tobacco-based supplement called Anatabloc. He claimed it had
CBS
added Jul 24, 2017 19:10
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