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[Indonesia] Report on Companies and Financial Institutions Benefiting from Human Rights Violations and Environmental Destruction (PDF)

Child labour and the tobacco supply chain: Tobacco grown by small, independent farmers in Indonesia enters the supply chains of Indonesian tobacco companies of various sizes, as well as the world’s largest multinational tobacco companies. The largest
Facing Finance (de)
added Feb 10, 2017 16:41

[Indonesia] Did a Child Get Sick Farming the Tobacco in Your Cigarette?

Facing Finance published its fifth annual Dirty Profits report, which informs investors about human rights abuses...multinational tobacco companies will hold their annual shareholder meetings. It’s the perfect time for investors to speak out, and urge com
Human Rights Watch
added Feb 10, 2017 16:10

[Europe] VIDEO: EU-Belarus co-operation: Can it help in fighting illicit trade?

2016 witnessed promising improvements in cooperation between the EU and Belarus in tackling this problem. The EU lifted most of its sanctions against Belarus and is now pushing forward a number of measures to boost economic ties with Minsk, including rati
added Feb 9, 2017 17:20

The global e-cigarette market is set to be worth $32bn by 2021, and the UK market will grow to $5.67bn

The global electronic cigarette market is set to be worth $32bn (£25bn) by the year 2021, while the UK market grows to $5.67bn (£4.46bn), a new report suggests. The "tremendous" growth rate of vapour products is due to increased popularity in North Amer
City A.M. (uk)
added Feb 9, 2017 09:00

[UK] Shisha tobacco smoking is increasing amongst university students - but many unaware of its harms

Shisha tobacco smoking is increasing among university students in the UK and worldwide with many feeling it's more socially acceptable and less harmful than cigarette smoking - according to a study presented at the British Thoracic Society (BTS) Winter
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Feb 9, 2017 08:59

[Caribbean, Latin America] Anti-Tobacco Law Key to Reducing Top Causes of Death in Guyana

Etienne said tobacco control is a good place to start to step up action against NCDs, since tobacco is overall the leading risk factor for these diseases. “We believe that tobacco taxes should be increased, tobacco packaging should feature strong warnin
Caribbean360 (bb)
added Feb 9, 2017 01:15

[Korea - South] JAE-WOO: Unshakable tobacco companies

As governments raise tobacco prices and restrict tobacco companies’ marketing, they have excess cash. In Korea, the Park Geun-hye administration increased cigarette prices by 2,000 won ($1.75) two years ago, and the effect is controversial. As the margin
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Feb 8, 2017 17:00

[China] LIU: Extinguishing the flame of big tobacco

the successor of exploitative enterprises like the East India Company lives on in the modern-day tobacco industry..tobacco companies have adopted an explicit strategy for attack: They have singled out the most impoverished, resourceless communities to vic
The Stanford (CA) Daily
added Feb 8, 2017 16:52

[Asia] Indian study calls for “review” of graphic health warnings on tobacco packaging as illicit trade soars

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has called for a review of current policy regarding cigarette packaging graphic health warnings (GHWs) after research suggested that it may be a contributory factor in the country’s growi
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Feb 8, 2017 16:48

Universal Corporation Reports Improved Nine Month and Third Quarter Results

net income for the nine months ended December 31, 2016, was $73.4 million, or $2.63 per diluted share, compared with $61.1 million, or $2.18 per diluted share for the same period last year. Operating income for the nine months ended December 31, 2016, of
PR Newswire
added Feb 8, 2017 04:04
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