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[Nigeria] Oyo tobacco farmers receive N200m BATN loans annually

More than 850 members of the Nigerian Independent Tobacco Association (NITA) in Oke Ogun area of Oyo state benefit from over N200 million interest- free loans every year to cultivate farmlands from British American Tobacco Iseyin Agronomy(BATIA)
BusinessDAY (ng)
added Mar 6, 2013 13:18

[UK] Joss Stone and Craig David among British singers accused of endorsing 'Big Tobacco' ahead of Indonesian festival

Three leading British singers have been accused of furthering the aims of "Big Tobacco" by agreeing to perform ... “Craig is very much looking forward to entertaining his fans at Java... and believes that they are able to make their own decisions when it
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 28, 2013 10:47

[Switzerland] In Swiss media today: Red Cross museum's tobacco dilemma, ski lift safety: Japan Tobacco doesn’t want its Red Cross money back

money donated to the revamped Red Cross Museum. Once the museum realized it had not been “vigilant” enough in its fundraising efforts, according to its director, Roger Mayou who says a donation from Japan Tobacco International (JTI) was not in step with i
GenevaLunch (ch)
added Feb 25, 2013 22:47

Taxpayer dollars used to fund study tying Tea Party to tobacco lobby

"It's an example of the frivolous spending inside the government ... that has landed us $17 trillion in debt," said Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin. The study was funded by federal taxpayer grants through the National Institutes of Heal
Fox News
added Feb 16, 2013 21:22

$1.1 Billion in Thanks From Bloomberg to Johns Hopkins

New York Times
added Jan 27, 2013 20:33


Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Jan 14, 2013 16:13

Smoking-cessation rule that binds insurers is not clear to consumers, study finds

"We were taken aback at the extent to which the policies were rife with confusing language, conflicting coverage and gaps in coverage," says Matthew Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, an advocacy group that commissioned the study.
Washington Post
added Dec 18, 2012 04:20

States Cut Antismoking Outlays Despite Record Tobacco Revenue

Faced with tight budgets, states have spent less on tobacco prevention over the past two years than in any period since the national tobacco settlement in 1998, despite record high revenues from the settlement and tobacco taxes, according to a report to
New York Times
added Dec 6, 2012 10:19

[North Carolina] Reynolds American Foundation donates $140,000 for Hurricane Sandy relief (PDF)

“Our thoughts are with the folks who are having to endure such hardships as a result of the devastating storm,” said John S. (Tripp) Wilson, president of the Reynolds American Foundation. “Our hope is that this donation will support continued relief effor
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Nov 14, 2012 11:55

[Oklahoma] VIDEO: We Paid For It: Tobacco Prevention Programs

our money is going to help stop the addiction. This year alone - Oklahoma has spent $21.2 million on tobacco prevention and cessation. A tobacco industry settlement covers most of that: $18.6 million, another $2 million from state tobacco sales taxes. Bu
News 9 WWTV (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Nov 4, 2012 13:30
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