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Florida Federal Judge Dismisses Complaint Over Cigarette Advertisements ($$)

dismissed without prejudice a complaint against the [FDA] in which the plaintiff claimed that the agency violated the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) by allowing a cigarette company to advertise its cigarettes as natural because the plaintiff failed t
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 16, 2018 21:55
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[Ireland] Revealed: 60pc of litter on Dublin streets is 'cigarette waste'

Matches, cigarette butts and packets now account for 60pc of Dublin street litter, the National Litter Pollution Monitoring System (NLPMS) found in a report.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Apr 15, 2018 18:16
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[New York] Best way to help on Earth Day: Quit smoking

As small as cigarette butts are, even one can do immerse harm. A cigarette butt will take a minimum of nine months to break down, and its particles can dilute soil and water during that time....The New York State Smokers' Quitline believes that no reason
Niagara Frontier Publications
added Apr 15, 2018 16:28
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Zimbabwe tobacco farms: Child labour, abuse rife, HRW says

In a report launched in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, on Thursday, Human Rights Watch...child workers are exposed to nicotine and toxic pesticides, and many suffer symptoms consistent with nicotine poisoning from handling tobacco leaves. Adults working
Al Jazeera
added Apr 8, 2018 16:03
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Zimbabwe urged to take action against child labour on tobacco farms

In a report titled “Bitter Harvest”, the HRW revealed on Friday that children as young as 11 were working on tobacco farms, often in hazardous conditions, to earn school fees or supplement the family income.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 7, 2018 17:28
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our view: We don’t need corporate greed

Good has, to some, become the poster child for corporate greed. But she’s not alone...Nicandro Durante, the top exec of British American Tobacco, received a total compensation increase of 37.3 percent to $15.92 million
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 6, 2018 19:34
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[Zimbabwe] Witness: Tobacco Farmers Kept in the Dark

Tobacco companies have responsibilities to respect human rights in their supply chains, and that includes making sure that farmers know about the dangers of nicotine exposure – particularly for children. Margaret had hoped that in those seven years, someo
Human Rights Watch
added Apr 5, 2018 14:55
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A Bitter Harvest / Child Labor and Human Rights Abuses on Tobacco Farms in Zimbabwe

research in 2016 and 2017 into conditions on tobacco farms in Zimbabwe revealed an industry tainted by child labor and confronted by other serious human rights problems as well. Zimbabwean authorities and tobacco companies should take urgent steps to addr
Human Rights Watch
added Apr 5, 2018 14:53
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[UK] CHOWNEY: Take dangerous litter off the street- no butts

So far, over 90% of the tickets issued have been for dropping cigarette ends. There have been complaints about this, with some smokers believing this to be unfair, and that cigarette ends aren’t really litter. But they are. And what’s more, they’re far m
Hastings Observer (uk)
added Apr 5, 2018 14:49
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Quitting investment in tobacco

Effective immediately, Qantas Super will no longer invest in tobacco manufacturers. We are currently selling the small holdings we own. In announcing the decision, Chief Investment Officer Andrew Spence said: “Given the negative social costs and health
Qantas Super (au)
added Apr 4, 2018 20:17
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