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[UK] ASH Briefing for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health: TOBACCO FRONT GROUPS & THIRD PARTY LOBBYING TACTICS (PDF)

Big Tobacco is increasingly resorting to the use of front groups and third party advocates to peddle its interests and influence policy outcomes. The use of such groups to influence public health policies is an explicit tobacco industry strategy revealed
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Apr 29, 2014 11:50
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[UK-Scotland] How public service pension schemes are funding drone attacks, big tobacco and pollution

Sunday Herald found that public-sector pension funds are supporting more than 100 big corporations blamed for damaging the climate, causing cancer and profiting from conflict. ... Among those funding big tobacco are health groups, cancer hospices, schools
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jan 19, 2014 00:24
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[Australia] Cigarettes coming in from countries using children to grow tobacco

Australia's cigarette trade is being propped up by the exploitation of children -... almost 3000 tonnes of tobacco were imported last year from countries using child labour to cultivate crops.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Sep 28, 2013 21:02
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Estimating the cost of a smoking employee

Employees who smoke impose significant excess costs on private employers. The results of this study may help inform employer decisions about tobacco-related policies.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 4, 2013 00:06
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Russian ‘smokers’ rights’ movement holds founding convention

a ‘smokers’ rights’ movement headed by a flamboyant Soviet-era actor has been formed to “protect the rights and dignity” of Russians who light up. Members of the All-Russian Movement for Smokers’ Rights voted during their founding convention to collect
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Apr 26, 2013 11:26
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[Nepal] Govt unlikely to meet pay demands of Janakpur Cigarette workers

The government may not fulfill all the demands of employees of Janakpur Cigarette Factory on golden handshake, a team that recently conducted a study on the state-owned enterprise´s status has indicated.
Republica (np)
added Apr 7, 2013 00:20
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[North Carolina] BAT confirms plans to keep Winston-Salem operations

“BAT is confident that not only will the great majority of jobs in the Reynolds family of companies be preserved following completion, but in the future, as a stronger, combined organization, we believe there is a possibility of U.S. job growth and expans
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 19, 2017 16:11
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[UK] DAUBE/CHAPMAN: The problem with selling a lethal product: you just can't get the staff

Reports to the [SEC] seem to tell a different story about the calibre of people in the tobacco industry. Altria reported that, “Altria Group, Inc. may be unable to attract and retain the best talent due to the impact of decreasing social acceptance of to
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 13, 2016 16:15
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[California] Since May Initiative Deadline, Cigarette Tax Issue Rakes In More Than $1.1M

Almost all of that came from the California State Council of Services Employees, which donated $1 million on May 31. Meanwhile, the campaign to cap hospital executives pay received another $325,000 from its sponsor.
California Healthline
added Jun 21, 2016 20:14
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SWEDA: Spending 45 Minutes with 80 of My Fellow Altria Shareholders

Mr. Barrington’s response echoed the traditional party line from the top executives of the major cigarette companies in the United States: tobacco litigation is a “well-managed risk” that should not alarm shareholders and investors. He commended the qua
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jun 7, 2016 14:05
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