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[New Zealand] KiwiSaver members urged to put heat on tobacco investments

While governments and health officials work against tobacco, some financial institutions undo that work with financial support, Tobacco Free Portfolios says.
Manawatu Standard (nz)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:05
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When CVS stopped selling cigarettes, some customers quit smoking

Smokers who purchased cigarettes exclusively at CVS stores were 38 percent less likely to buy tobacco after the national chain stopped selling cigarettes, the study shows. In addition, cigarette sales dropped 1 percent - or by 95 million packs - in 13 s
Reuters
added Mar 22, 2017 02:14
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UPDATE 2-Norway's wealth fund says ethics profile has cost $1.4 billion in a decade

The biggest loss of 1.16 percentage points was caused by not being invested in tobacco producers, followed by manufacturers of specific weapons, such as nuclear weapons, cluster munitions and anti-personnel landmines.
Reuters
added Mar 22, 2017 02:14
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Which cigarettes do Americans think are safer? A population-based analysis with wave 1 of the PATH study [FREE FULL TEXT]

That the majority of American Spirit's users believed these cigarettes were less harmful in spite of disclaimers that state ‘No additives does NOT mean a safer cigarette’ confirms the findings of focus groups that suggest that these disclaimers are not su
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 17:19
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TOC: March 2017 - Volume 26 - e1: Conflicts and controversies in contemporary tobacco control

Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 15:57
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] TIMB takes over afforestation fund

The Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) will manage the afforestation fund made up of tobacco levies, a Cabinet minister has said.
Newsday (zw)
added Mar 20, 2017 17:55
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The flip side of Natural American Spirit: corporate social responsibility advertising

now align the brand with ‘Respect for the Earth’, a corporate social responsibility (CSR) campaign. It champions a ‘100% zero-waste-to-landfill’ manufacturing facility, ‘earth-friendly tobacco’...biospheric values are entirely incompatible with smoking ci
Tobacco Control
added Mar 20, 2017 12:36
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[UK-Scotland] Researcher claims 'academic McCarthyism' over e-cigarettes

Farsalinos pointed to cases where scientists had come under pressure not to attend conferences funded by the tobacco industry. He made his comments ahead of speaking at a conference taking place in Glasgow which will discuss issues such as the evidence a
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 19, 2017 22:15
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Indonesia’s tobacco bill stubbed out but concerns remain

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo this week rejected a draft law that if approved could have led to a sharp increase in tobacco output, putting himself on a collision course with major players in one of the country’s oldest industries. The bold move by the
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 19, 2017 01:48
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Buying of the President / Donald Trump's inauguration fueled by tobacco, oil and drug company money

Microsoft Corp., Exxon Mobil Corp., Amgen Inc. and Altria Client Services LLC reported giving $500,000 each, a contribution that would have earned tickets to a similar list of events.
Center for Public Integrity
added Mar 19, 2017 01:44
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