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[New York] 22nd Century accuses short-seller of 'smear campaign'

22nd Century Group is denying a short-seller's claim that the Clarence-based tobacco products company could be under investigation by federal securities regulators. The anonymous short seller, who goes by the name Fuzzy Panda Shorts, published an articl
Buffalo (NY) News
added Oct 27, 2018 17:37

[Europe] EU backs plastics ban for 2021

The legislation calls for reducing waste from tobacco products, especially cigarette filters containing plastic, by 50 percent by 2025 and 80 percent by 2030. Cigarette butts can take up to 12 years to disintegrate when thrown on a road, the parliament
China Daily (cn)
added Oct 26, 2018 21:49

BATES: Can there be an ethical tobacco company—and what would it do?

a forward-looking mining company should try to reduce its impact to the greatest extent and at the greatest rate possible, consistent with its business objectives. The businesses with the heaviest footprints offer the greatest scope to reduce their impac
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 25, 2018 18:34

Conrad Foundation Should Sever Ties with Philip Morris-Funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Leading public health groups are calling on the Texas-based Conrad Foundation to immediately sever ties...For the second year in a row, the Conrad Foundation has partnered with the Philip Morris-funded foundation on an initiative working with U.S. high sc
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 24, 2018 17:30

Tobacco companies lead the anti-cigarette charge, but what’s behind the smoke and mirrors?

It sounds like a mockery. Anyone currently visiting the Philip Morris International website... Yach used to warn against people like himself: in 2001 he appealed to researchers not to let themselves be bought over by tobacco companies. “Academic naivety
Southeastern Globe (kh)
added Oct 24, 2018 17:07

Polluters Picked Pruitt’s Science Advisory Board Members, Will They Win Over Wheeler Too?

The EPA released the finalists for the next round of Science Advisory Board, and the list of 174 nominees...includes such luminaries as tobacco-funded and Heartland-affiliated James Enstrom
Daily Kos (blog)
added Oct 24, 2018 02:38

Australian super funds controlling $1.3 trillion stub out tobacco ties

A campaign to cut off the financial lifeline to big tobacco has seen $3 billion in divestments by Australian superannuation funds so far, but it doesn't include the major tobacco retailers — the supermarkets. At the United Nations last month, 45 Austral
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 23, 2018 18:03

JUUL: Spreading Online and Offline☆

Conclusions JUUL's official Twitter account is being followed—and its messages are being shared—by adolescents. Rigorous policies and prevention programs are needed to curb adolescent exposure to JUUL content and discussions online.
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Oct 23, 2018 16:53

JUUL's social media campaign resonates alarmingly with teens

And many of these minors - to whom it is illegal to sell nicotine delivery products - are retweeting JUUL’s Twitter messages, amplifying the company’s reach to a teen audience, researchers reported. “JUUL says it’s not trying to target adolescents, but
added Oct 23, 2018 16:18

[UK] Marks & Spencer tops list of major British firms tackling modern slavery

Supermarket Tesco and British American Tobacco ranked second and third on the first Global Governance FTSE 100 League Table, which judged firms based on their compliance with Britain’s landmark anti-slavery law, and overall human rights practices.
added Oct 23, 2018 16:16
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