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[Netherlands] 80% of major Dutch pension funds invest in tobacco: report

More than two-thirds (80 per cent) of major Dutch pension funds have investments in the tobacco industry, according to a report by the Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development, which shared responses from 30 of the country’s 50 largest
Benefits Canada (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 21:40
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[India] Govt High School violates COTPA: Activist Mysoremath

has presided over a school function organised for students of the Government High School at Doddabelaalu, Periyapattana taluk, Mysuru district, recently. “During the programme, India Tobacco Company (ITC) official, Taluk Panchayat member and Gram Panchay
citytoday (in)
added Mar 9, 2017 21:04
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[Ohio] Matters of Public Record: Rich Resource for Reporters

records revealed Dr. Croce’s association with the Council for Tobacco Research, an organization that, a federal court found, played a central role in a conspiracy to deceive the public about the dangers of smoking. Mr. Glanz noted that Dr. Croce’s name ha
New York Times
added Mar 9, 2017 17:17
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The God portfolio: ‘Biblically responsible’ investors flock to biotech

A pair of index funds launched last week promise to filter out companies that don’t “align with biblical values.” That means no “sin stocks” that deal in alcohol, tobacco, or firearms. Instead, they’re exclusively investing in “inspiring” companies, acc
statnews.com
added Mar 9, 2017 15:58
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da COST e SILVA: There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch

So, the WHO FCTC Secretariat will do all it can to assist the ILO and other intergovernmental organizations make the transition from tobacco industry cash and to seek alternative sources of support. We will engage with ILO colleagues in conceiving a well
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 9, 2017 01:18
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[Georgia (Country)] Ethics Questions Dogged Agriculture Nominee as Georgia Governor

But Mr. Perdue ended up collecting at least $25,000 worth of benefits or gifts during his years as governor, state records show. The gifts ranged from tickets to a Nascar race and football games to flights paid for by Altria, the tobacco company
New York Times
added Mar 8, 2017 19:47
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Reynolds Gets to Keep ‘Natural’ Brand Name

Although the agreement still forces the tobacco manufacturer to remove the terms “natural” and “additive free” as a product description, Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Reynolds received FDA permission to maintain the term “natural” in its Natural American Spi
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Mar 8, 2017 19:45
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[North Carolina] Reynolds donations reach $13 million in 2016

The largest contributions went to United Way of Forsyth County and surrounding area chapters. Other recipients included: Winston Salem Foundation for Project Impact with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools; Gateway YWCA; Wake Forest University School o
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 8, 2017 16:19
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Years of Ethics Charges, but Star Cancer Researcher Gets a Pass

Dr. Croce, who has a medical degree but no Ph.D., showed his own willingness to buck scientific consensus when he became an adviser to the Council for Tobacco Research...some of the research Dr. Croce pioneered in those years was used by the tobacco indus
New York Times
added Mar 8, 2017 15:41
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REYNOLDS AMERICAN AND ITS EMPLOYEES DONATED $13 MILLION TO NONPROFITS IN 2016.

Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI), its affiliates, related private charitable foundations and employees donated approximately $13 million to a wide range of nonprofit organizations in 2016.
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:44
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