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[Asia, Pakistan] ARCHIVE: ‘20pc of country’s wood is burnt to roast tobacco’

about 2.5 million tonnes, is burnt for tobacco roasting, which leads to deforestation and causes pollution, according to the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD).
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 11, 2017 14:31
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California Congressional delegation urges Gov. Brown to restore tobacco tax funds

California’s Democratic Congressional delegation urged Governor Jerry Brown to restore $1.2 billion in tobacco tax funds and use them for their intended purpose: to improve access to and quality of medical services for all Californians, especially our mo
California Medical Association (CMA)
added May 11, 2017 03:25
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[India] JOHNSON: The U.N. Celebrates World Press Freedom Day By Declaring War On The Media

Moments later, the UN official responsible for ordering the guards to physically eject me slapped the arm of a female Canadian reporter, then yelled at her, mocked her, and attempted to wrestle a microphone from her hand as she tried to interview him.
The Daily Caller (blog)
added May 11, 2017 00:37
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[UK] Citi analyst to clients: Cool it with the tobacco-shaming already

Rai clearly finds it frustrating that clients worry so much about the ethics of investing in tobacco bonds. He’s told investors this before: They can take advantage of the yield earned by a Bad Thing, without necessarily endorsing that Bad Thing.
Financial Times (uk)
added May 11, 2017 00:36
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RESPONDING TO A CHANGING WORLD Sustainability Report 2016 (PDF)

we also see substantial growth opportunities in new types of tobacco and nicotine alternatives, which we call Next Generation Products, and are making significant progress in the commercialisation and development of a range of products which offer co
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added May 10, 2017 04:26
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[UK] Insurers join pension plans in filtering out tobacco stocks

there is renewed momentum behind the tobacco divestment movement. Other investors including Scor, AMP Capital, the Irish state’s sovereign wealth fund and Sweden’s AP4 pension fund have since said that they will get rid of their tobacco investments, or ha
Financial Times (uk)
added May 9, 2017 21:50
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Thank You for Smoking: Big Tobacco Rolls Back Into Washington

While Big Tobacco was not really a player in the Trump campaign, Reynolds and Altria donated big-time for Inauguration festivities, giving $1 million and $500,000 respectively, Open.Secrets said. And tobacco lobbying efforts in Washington have ramped up
Yahoo! Finance
added May 9, 2017 21:37
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[Texas] LETTER: Tobacco's other big losers

Vela was mistaken...to think the only group that will lose out if the law raising the age to buy tobacco is passed is the tobacco companies. Our congressmen and senators who support government subsidies for tobacco farming and receive large contributions
Corpus Christi (TX) Caller-Times
added May 9, 2017 21:06
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[Australia] Federal Group, Labor, tobacco giant under spotlight as review of 1973 bribe allegations welcomed

Tasmania's Police Commissioner has agreed to review a four-decades old investigation into bribery allegations surrounding the resignation of the former deputy premier Kevin Lyons, which triggered the fall of the government in 1972.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 9, 2017 20:38
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[Australia] VIDEO: Federal Court fines e-cigarette sellers over 'misleading claims'

The Federal court has fined three online e-cigarette retailers for making false and misleading claims. Australia's consumer watchdog the ACCC took the action after the businesses suggested their products did not contain harmful carcinogens and toxins. It
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 8, 2017 16:14
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