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Moral Jeopardy / Risks of Accepting Money from the Alcohol, Tobacco and Gambling Industries

This book provides an original and engaging exposé of the ethical issues faced by people and organizations when they accept industry money in ways that facilitate corporate influence with the public and with policy makers.
Cambridge University Press (uk)
added Aug 12, 2016 20:12
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[Africa] Zimbabweans spot green gold in bamboo that spares forests

around 9 percent of Zimbabwe’s 72,000 tobacco growers now use bamboo to cure their crop. ...“The days of going all out in search of firewood to cure tobacco could soon be over,” said Ngorima.
Reuters
added Aug 11, 2016 14:32
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Picking Tobacco Under an Unforgiving Sun in Mexico

The scenes--of people living under thatched-roof shelters, their skin raw from chemicals, and children as young as 6 working the fields or bathing in irrigation canals...Rodríguez is producing a multimedia piece on these workers...[BAT] Mexico, which buys
New York Times Blogs
added Aug 9, 2016 14:39
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[Canada] Pot-smoking neighbour complaint is about courtesy: Ethically Speaking

you shouldn’t have to endure purple haze drifting across your front lawn, any more than you should put up with a neighbour’s tobacco smoke, McDonald’s wrappers or beer bottles. Pot smokers need to understand that we are entering a sensitive new phase in
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 9, 2016 02:36
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VIDEO: California lawmakers called out for taking tobacco money

What do Gov. Jerry Brown, Assemblyman Adam Gray and state Sen. Isadore Hall have in common? They’re Democrats among a slew of California lawmakers who have accepted money from tobacco...American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is calling out elected
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 8, 2016 13:20
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Ex-Va. First Lady's Appeal Paused After High Court Reversal ($$)

Fourth Circuit on Friday approved a bid by Maureen McDonnell, the wife of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, to pause the appeal of her corruption conviction in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision vacating that of her husband's. A Virginia
Law360
added Aug 7, 2016 11:25
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[UK] Peter N Lee

he worked extensively for, and in the pay of the tobacco industry for decades, and he worked closely with Professor Roger Perry, George Leslie and other cash-for-comment scientists in the UK. He was also a member of their pseudo-association, ARIA and he a
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Aug 5, 2016 18:39
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[Canada] Ex-Alberta premier Alison Redford should face new conflict of interest probe: B.C. ethics commissioner

Paul Fraser says Alberta’s former ethics commissioner did not have all the information when he cleared Redford of conflict-of-interest allegations in 2013. The case involves Redford’s selection of the ITRL consortium to sue tobacco companies when she wa
Canadian Press
added Aug 5, 2016 02:46
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[Canada] 'Tobaccogate' conflict allegations against former premier Alison Redford to be investigated again

The allegations relate to a potentially lucrative tobacco-litigation contract Redford personally awarded to a legal consortium, with which she shared close personal and political ties.
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 5, 2016 02:44
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[Canada] Former premier Alison Redford again under investigation over role in province's tobacco lawsuit

A letter written by Fraser to Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley on Aug. 3 concluded an investigation is warranted. In that letter, Fraser said his decision to look into the matter again shouldn’t be interpreted as a finding on Redford’s conduct, adding
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Aug 5, 2016 02:42
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