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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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JT Group Sustainability Report FY2017

is now available. It includes some of the key contributions of JTI, its international tobacco business, in meeting the Group’s sustainability objectives. JTI’s most significant achievements over the past year include: 21,2% reduction in the Group’s ov
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Jun 1, 2018 05:04
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[South Africa] ADD YOUR NAME TO THE CAPE TOWN DECLARATION

153 organizations from around the world have signed the Cape Town Declaration which asserts that: “the manufacture, marketing and sale of tobacco are incompatible with the human right to health,” and that it is “the obligation of States to address human
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 1, 2018 05:02
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GLANTZ: To minimize illicit tobacco trade, FDA should reject any partnership with the tobacco industry, reject industry estimates and exaggeration of illicit trade, and use the FCTC Protocol on Illicit Trade as a model to counter the supply side of illici

My colleagues and I just submitted this public comment to the FDA. The tracking number is 1k2-93fq-mfpc. A PDF (including all the footnotes) is here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 30, 2018 17:57
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Supreme Court Disciplines 3 South Florida Foreclosure Defense Lawyers, 11 Other Attorneys

Also suspended was Philip Maurice Gerson, a Miami attorney practicing since 1970, for violating bar rules governing conflicts of interest involving attorneys’ current and former clients in tobacco litigation.
Law.com
added May 30, 2018 16:38
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