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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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[Africa, UK] Investors fail to see through the gloom as BAT claims record sales

British American Tobaccco hailed a record year after its buyout of Reynolds American but investors chose to focus on falling volumes and sent the shares almost 5 per cent lower. Although the maker of Dunhill and Lucky Strike reported a 3.2 per cent incr
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 22, 2018 18:57
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[Zimbabwe] Government to assist tobacco farmers meet 2020 guidelines

Government is working hard to ensure tobacco growers meet the 2020 Global Tobacco Cigarette Companies guidelines...state that as from 2020, international buyers would no longer be accepting tobacco that has not been produced in a sustainable manner, inclu
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 21, 2018 02:51
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] EXCLUSIVE: ‘Tobacco giant used state to spy’ ($$)

British and EU authorities are investigating top management at the South African and Zimbabwean branches of the world’s largest tobacco producer‚ British American Tobacco‚ for alleged industrial espionage‚ money laundering and bribing government official
Times LIVE (za)
added Feb 19, 2018 19:29
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STEVENS: The #Tobacco directive: how the European Commission side-lined the European Parliament

passing the final form of the T&T system will only add to the controversies dogging the EC’s notoriously opaque procedures ...the tobacco industry should not be entrusted with key roles in the traceability of its products, considering its responsibility i
EU Reporter (uk)
added Feb 17, 2018 13:59
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