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[Canada] FOIP commissioner orders investigation of Alberta Justice

Privacy commissioner Jill Clayton has ordered an investigation into the way Alberta Justice handled FOIP requests about the government's tobacco industry lawsuit.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 28, 2016 12:35
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Everyday tactics in local moral worlds: E-cigarette practices in a working-class area of the UK [FREE FULL TEXT]

• Smokers and e-cigarette users bought cheap products for moral and financial reasons. • Smoking cessation conflicted with an ethic of hedonism but e-cigarettes did not. • Older men saw e-cigarette use as functional in a narrative of family responsibilit
Social Science & Medicine
added Oct 28, 2016 12:31
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[Canada] FOIP inquiry adjudicator calls for investigation of Alberta Justice

'Tobaccogate' conflict allegations against former premier Alison Redford to be investigated again / Report confirms Redford tobacco-litigation probe not provided all relevant documents
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 26, 2016 15:12
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[Missouri] Democrats Hit Roy Blunt for Helping a Tobacco Company

End Citizens United, a Democratic PAC, is launching its second ad ...attacks the Republican senator for “sneaking a provision to help a tobacco giant into a Homeland Security bill.” The narrator says that Blunt’s wife and son were lobbyists for the compa
Roll Call
added Oct 26, 2016 15:03
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Why Smoking Bans Could Help The Environment

Local and global environments are affected by cigarette smoke. One study found that just three cigarettes produce 10 times more air pollution than a diesel engine. In fact, worldwide, cigarette smokers are responsible for as much as 2.8 million tons of c
The Global Dispatch
added Oct 26, 2016 14:03
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Organic cigarette? Suit against Natural American Spirit involves 69 plaintiffs from 12 states

The complaint “asserts unjust enrichment claims under those states’ laws and asserts breach of express warranty claims on behalf of a national class of Natural American Spirit menthol purchasers. The complaint seeks class certification, payment for class
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 26, 2016 14:00
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Why Smoking Bans Could Help The Environment

From their creation to their use, tobacco cigarettes impact the environment negatively, killing forests as quickly as they kill people. Abundant research has pinpointed the most disastrous effects of cigarettes so smokers and non-smokers alike can unders
The Global Dispatch
added Oct 25, 2016 19:15
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Philip Morris International Recognized as Global Leader for Corporate Action on Climate Change for the Third Year Running

is on the CDP’s ‘Climate A List’ for taking comprehensive action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change, and for its transparent disclosure process. CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, is the leading internationa
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 25, 2016 14:04
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[UK] Anti-smoking experts to sue Times for claims of tobacco payouts

published an apology to one of the scientists cited, Clive Bates...claim they have been falsely accused of accepting “tens of thousands of pounds from tobacco companies to carry out research into e-cigarettes”.... five scientists, including professor Karl
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 24, 2016 12:16
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[Australia] Medibank moves $170m to tobacco-free investment fund

“We’re proud to be investing in a tobacco-free portfolio,” Drummond said on Monday. “This decision is just good business sense. Our mission for better health has to carry all the way through our business – from our employees and customers through to inve
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 24, 2016 11:38
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