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More than 100 organisations call on ILO not to renew tobacco industry contracts

130 public health and sustainable development organizations from more than 60 countries have called on the International Labour Organization (ILO) not to renew or extend contracts that currently tie the ILO to an industry whose products kill more than 7
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jun 7, 2018 23:10
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Invisible smoke: third-party endorsement and the resurrection of heat-not-burn tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

Endorsement by high-impact medical journals and health authorities may be critical in helping heat-not-burn’ products succeed where previous attempts have failed. Conflicts of interest influenced these endorsements in the past. Health leaders and academic
Tobacco Control
added Jun 7, 2018 06:00
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[Pennsylvania] Aspinwall exploring program to recycle cigarette butts

oper this month presented an idea that lit up the room — she wants the borough to participate in a cigarette butt recycling program. Cooper is exploring the initiative through Terracycle, a New Jersey-based company that collects and repurposes hard-to-re
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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[Florida] Miami attorney, Coral Gable attorney suspended over conflicts of interests in long-running tobacco litigation

an April 11 Florida Supreme Court order over alleged conflicts of interest involving current and former clients in a long-running tobacco case... The 30-day suspensions of Miami attorney Philip Maurice Gerson and Coral Gables attorney Steven Kent Hunter w
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:25
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[UK] Suffolk County Council invests in another tobacco firm despite promoting stop smoking messages

A Suffolk council which came under fire after investing millions from the pension fund in tobacco firms despite promoting stop smoking messages has bought stocks in another cigarette company, it has emerged.
Coastal Scene (uk)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:10
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Sick Joke: Philip Morris Repeats Call for Smoke-Free Future While It Aggressively Markets Cigarettes and Fights Efforts to Reduce Smoking Worldwide

It is a sick joke for Philip Morris to say that “we should promote every day as World No Smoking Day,” when the company’s primary mission every day is to sell more deadly cigarettes. Philip Morris’ claims should be seen for what they are: A PR stunt to h
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:12
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[Kentucky] Tobacco Farm Owner Debarred From H-2A Visa Program ($$)

Department of Labor said Tuesday that it had debarred the owner of a Kentucky tobacco farm from applying for seasonal temporary work visa certification for three years after investigators found that the farm had violated the program's visa certification r
Law360
added Jun 2, 2018 00:10
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[Africa, South Africa] #WorldNoTobaccoDay: Why its time for Malawi to quit growing tobacco

Imagine this: You are a farmer in one of the poorest countries of the world. Each year, the price of your harvest falls, but you keep growing the same crop because it is what your mother and, before her, your grandmother farmed. Due to low prices at the
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 1, 2018 23:59
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[Africa, Uganda] Can tobacco growing pave way for livelihood crops?

WHO Report on status of tobacco production and trade in Africa indicates that crop diversification in the world's top tobacco producers can lower smoking rates in low-income countries, with about ninety percent of tobacco grown within low and middle incom
The New Vision (ug)
added Jun 1, 2018 23:57
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‘Frivolous Lawsuit Conspiracy’ Whistleblowers Wanted, Potential $100,000 Reward

John Uustal...book, “Corporate Serial Killers,” he tells the story of his fight for a woman whose life was destroyed by smoking, and how the system conspired to deprive his ailing client of the money that could have saved her life, through a lung transpla
Whistleblower News Review
added Jun 1, 2018 14:57
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