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[Latin America, District of Columbia] 1 June 2017. World No Tobacco Day Webinar: "Tobacco, a threat to development"

will focus on the association of tobacco use and poverty and how tobacco control measures can contribute to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event will take place on Thursday, 1st June 2017, at 11.00 am (Washington D.C. time) and it w
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 30, 2017 23:45
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[Asia] India lost 1700 hectares forest annually from 1962-2002 due to tobacco cultivation: WHO

In its first-ever report, ‘Tobacco and its environmental impact: an overview’, WHO said that the impact of tobacco cultivation on forests since the mid-1970s was a “significant cause for concern”. The global health body said there was evidence of “subst
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added May 30, 2017 22:09
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World Health Organization: Big Tobacco Leaves Huge Ecological Footprint

Tobacco growing is causing "massive harm" to the environment through the extensive use of chemicals, energy and water, and pollution from manufacturing and distribution, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.
Reuters
added May 30, 2017 20:53
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Tobacco’s killer toxins also wreak havoc on the environment, UN health agency warns

“Tobacco threatens us all,” WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan said, explaining: “Tobacco exacerbates poverty, reduces economic productivity, contributes to poor household food choices and pollutes indoor air." The UN health chief’s assessment comes
UN News Service
added May 30, 2017 20:52
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JT Group Sustainability Report FY2016 (PDF)

Our sustainability reports provide an overview of the JT Group's sustainability-related policies and activities.
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added May 29, 2017 19:19
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[Denmark] TOBACCO PRODUCTION, MARKETING VIOLATE BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS

ASH and Unfairtobacco are fully aligned with the DIHR conclusion that tobacco production and marketing is deeply harmful and irreconcilable with the human right to health, meaning that PMI and other tobacco companies must stop selling harmful products im
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added May 29, 2017 17:24
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[Asia, India] PATEL: The State-tobacco industry collusion is responsible for the deaths of millions

tens of millions of lives had been lost to tobacco, the vast majority of which could have been saved had governments not colluded with the tobacco industry. The tobacco industry’s tactics have now been copied to perfection by many other industries.
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 29, 2017 01:00
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2016 Corporate Responsibility PROGRESS REPORT

Altria had another strong year including great progress against our responsibility priorities. In 2016, we continued to build on our marketplace leadership and financial strength while remaining committed to responsibility. Our success is grounded in o
Altria Group, Inc.
added May 25, 2017 22:35
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Responsibility At-A-Glance: 2016 Corporate Responsibility Progress Report

Altria Group, Inc.
added May 25, 2017 22:31
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[Ethiopia, UK] LETTER: Questions around the candidacy of Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus for WHO DG

In 2016, the Ethiopian Government sold 40% of the shares in its tobacco monopoly...deal with JTI seems to have contravened Article 5·3 of [FCTC]...Tedros...was Health Minister from 2005 to 2012, and aims to be DG of WHO, I believe that he should have s
The Lancet (uk)
added May 25, 2017 01:03
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