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Tobacco giant funded conservative nonprofits

Tobacco giant Reynolds American Inc. last year helped fund several of the nation’s most politically active — and secretive — nonprofit organizations ... the money, which Reynolds American says it disclosed in a corporate governance document at the behest
added Jun 24, 2013 17:03

Senate passes half-trillion dollar farm bill

The Senate on Monday passed a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill that expands government subsidies ... The bill's farm-state supporters also fended off efforts to cut sugar, tobacco and other farm supports.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 10, 2013 20:18

JAPAN TOBACCO INC : JT to Grant Scholarships to 9 Asian Students

Japan Tobacco Inc. (JT) (TSE: 2914) announced today that it will grant scholarships to 9 students from Asia as part of the Company's 2013 Asian Scholarship Program for human resource development in the region. Aiming to promote international exchange and (fr)
added May 22, 2013 07:40

[Canada] LETTER: SHATENSTEIN: Smoke and mirrors

The exact same criticism could and must be made of Canada's major tobacco firms. Their products may be legal but they knowingly sell deadly poison to consumers and that is both criminal and immoral. But, of course, Mr. Grant can't make the connection bec
Windsor (Ont) Star (ca)
added May 11, 2013 13:44

[UK] Janet Street-Poter: We'll all have to cough up for Dave's betrayal on booze 'n' fags

Man of the moment Nigel Farage proudly lights up at every opportunity ... Nigel's Ukip party are pro- smoking and want the law changed so pubs could welcome puffing pariahs back, with their own designated rooms. He's got some wealthy supporters. Tobacco m
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 6, 2013 17:37

[Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania, UK] Tobacco control in Asia

Tobacco control is being restructured in Asia. It has moved from being isolated, individualistic, and ad hoc, to a mainstream public health approach ... The epidemic will not only be solved in the corridors of clinics and hospitals, but also in the corr
The Lancet (uk)
added May 6, 2013 12:43

Guernsey smoking charity shuts after 16 years

A Guernsey charity set up to teach young people about the dangers of smoking is to close after 16 years. GASP was formed in 1997 and chairman Alun Williams said it had delivered more than 5,000 anti-smoking lessons. The main sponsor of the charity, th
BBC Online
added May 3, 2013 23:32

[New Zealand] Hobbit film 'promotes smoking' to children

One of the world's leading anti-smoking researchers and campaigners has accused the New Zealand Government of hypocrisy and sabotaging its own efforts to eliminate tobacco use by 2025.
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Apr 12, 2013 04:59

[Florida] Ban would prohibit EBT card use at strip clubs, casinos, liquor, tobacco stores

The money on Florida Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards is meant to help needy families cover rent and other basic living expenses. But in a review of 30 months of EBT card withdrawals, which first aired in 2011, 9 Investigates uncovered almost 7
WFTV-Ch. 9 (Orlando, FL)
added Apr 4, 2013 06:48

[Zimbabwe] BAT trustees notarise deed

TRUSTEES of the British American Tobacco Zimbabwe Tobacco Empowerment Trust yesterday notarised the deed of trust formalising the operations of the empowerment vehicle that will benefit thousands of tobacco growers, particularly women and the youth.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Apr 1, 2013 09:10
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