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UN Global Compact Shows Leadership by Dropping Tobacco Industry Members

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) today announced that it would bar tobacco companies and any other organization that derives revenue...The announcement properly places the tobacco industry in shameful company.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 13, 2017 15:36
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[Bangladesh, UK] British diplomat lobbied on behalf of big tobacco

The Foreign Office is immersed in a major lobbying row after it emerged that a senior official sought to help a British tobacco company to avoid paying tax owed to one of the world’s poorest countries. Alison Blake, the British high commissioner to Bang
The Observer (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:53
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Investors Can Be Ethical and Still Beat the Market, Study Says / Authors find no evidence of premium specific to ‘vice’ stocks

The study debunks the popular theory that shares in the alcohol, tobacco, gaming, and weapons industries outperform because investors shun them, enabling those with fewer moral scruples to earn a “reputation risk premium
Bloomberg News
added Sep 11, 2017 15:11
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[UK] Health minister stubs out tobacco lobbyists

Catherine Byrne, a junior minister at the Department of Health, has refused to meet tobacco lobbyists... A recent lobbying return by the Irish Tobacco Manufacturers’ Advisory Committee (Itmac) noted it had been rebuffed by Byrne after seeking a meeting in
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 11, 2017 02:52
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[New Jersey] South Plainfield Adopts a "Smoke-Free" Ordinance

The Mayor and Council have amended the ordinance to expand the smoke-free zones.... It no longer allows for designated smoking areas in the parks. It will allow people to leave Borough Hall on Court Day without having to pass through a cloud of smoke. Sm
TAPinto.net
added Sep 9, 2017 15:23
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Civil rights groups criticize Trump Justice pick ahead of hearing

Civil rights groups are concerned about Dreiband's work since 2005 as a labor attorney for prominent Washington law firms Akin Gump and Jones Day, where he is currently a partner. Dreiband has defended companies like R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in an ag
CNN
added Sep 7, 2017 01:33
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How Top U.S. Law Firms Get Away With Paying Women Less

In January 2014, the law firm Chadbourne & Parke hired Kerrie Campbell ...At various times it represented Winston Churchill, Howard Hughes, Brown & Williamson tobacco
Bloomberg News
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Virginia] 2nd Circ. Corruption Prosecutions In A Post-McDonnell World ($$)

The landscape of federal public corruption law changed dramatically following the U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in McDonnell v. United States. In recent months, courts have been grappling with the scope and implications of McDonnell: When it com
Law360
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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Small changes, big impact: how to reduce waste in your daily life

During Zero Waste Week, here are ways you can reduce your impact on the environment:...Quit smoking: cigarette butts are the most commonly discarded item worldwide, and they are considered toxic waste, damaging water supplies and making their way into the
Reuters
added Sep 4, 2017 11:59
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[Florida] Regulatory Agencies Move To Dismiss Suit Over Cigarette Advertising ($$)

Two regulatory agencies on Aug. 18 moved in Florida federal court to dismiss a complaint against them seeking to set aside a memorandum that allows a cigarette company to use the word “natural” in its advertisements because the plaintiff cannot show how t
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 1, 2017 14:29
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