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[Asia, India] BRIEF-Tata Trusts denies connection with PIL on tobacco Tata Trusts:

* Tata Trusts - it has no connection with a recent public interest litigation on government entities' equity holding in tobacco sector. * Tata Trusts says "baseless" to describe petition as initiated by trusts because two petiitioners work for organisat
Reuters
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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5 ways cigarette litter impacts the environment

Cigarettes make up more than one-third—nearly 38 percent—of all collected litter. Disposing of cigarettes on the ground or out of a car is so common that 75 percent of smokers report doing it. All these cigarette butts cost big bucks to clean up. Cities
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 21, 2017 18:25
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A Former Trump Partner in a Failed Russia Deal Donated to his Inauguration

In the early 1980s, LeBow rose to fame as an investor, scooping up a diverse range of companies, including Western Union and Brigham's Ice Cream. But his most well-known investment might have been Liggett Tobacco, which led LeBow to other tobacco-related
Mother Jones Magazine
added Apr 21, 2017 17:51
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[UK] Smokers warned about the damaging effects of nicotine...on defenceless trees in Frinton's former leafy Connaught Avenue

SMOKERS who drop cigarette butts in tree enclosures are warned their mindless actions could kill young roots. An unofficial safeguarding warning is being voiced across Frinton to prevent new trees from being poisoned soon after they are planted.
Clacton and Frinton Gazette (uk)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:59
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Vaping Venture Poses Potential Conflict for Trump's FDA Nominee

Gottlieb’s stint at Kure may pose a conflict as the FDA decides how vigorously to enforce the new vaping rules, issued in May 2016, that upend the economics of the previously unregulated industry. “How to regulate e-cigarettes is one of the most critica
Bloomberg News
added Apr 19, 2017 19:09
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Worldwide news and comment [FREE FULL TEXT]

on 8 March, International Women’s Day...IWD was exploited as an opportunity by both [BAT] and [PMI] to take to social media and post corporate feel-good content tagged with the #beboldforchange theme. PMI included a 2-min video (14 000 views 24 hours aft
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2017 17:47
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EDITORIAL: Tobacco: a threat to development? [FREE FULL TEXT]

the theme for World No-Tobacco Day this year is Tobacco: A threat to development...The macroeconomic costs of tobacco use can be avoided, the pain and suffering of tobacco-related diseases can be reduced and the relationship between tobacco use and povert
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2017 17:29
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[Ohio] Endowment dollars traced to tobacco, oil and private prison companies

In 2015, Ohio University banned the use of tobacco products on its Athens campus. Despite that, money invested in one of the world’s largest tobacco companies can be traced to the university’s endowment fund.
The Post Online (Ohio University)
added Apr 17, 2017 21:56
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[Asia, India] Should the govt hold stake in tobacco firms?

That’s the substance of a case filed by a group of individuals, some of whom run the Tata Trusts, in the Bombay high court. The case—the court is yet to decide whether to admit it or not—specifically names ITC Ltd, which it refers to as “primarily” a tob
livemint.com (in)
added Apr 17, 2017 19:19
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[Asia, India] Globally, insurers have small holding in tobacco firms, but some moving away

In most cases the insurance companies are privately owned with a clear profit motive, and their stakes are limited to 2-3% of the total shareholding of the tobacco firms.
The Economic Times (India)
added Apr 17, 2017 18:58
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