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[Russia, USA] ‘OBAMA KILLS’ ANTI-SMOKING POSTER TO BE TAKEN DOWN IN MOSCOW

Moscow is taking down a controversial anti-smoking poster depicting U.S. President Barack Obama with a cigarette...Grohov, the spokesman for the mayor’s department on advertisements, said on Wednesday that the companies responsible for installing ads on
Newsweek
added Feb 17, 2016 22:12
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[Russia, USA] 'Smoking kills more people than Obama' poster appears in Moscow

Dmitry Gudkov, the sole liberal opposition MP in Russia’s parliament, on Tuesday posted a photograph of the large poster...Gudkov wrote that it was “disgusting and embarrassing that this is appearing on the streets of the Russian capital.” His Facebook p
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 17, 2016 16:45
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[Russia, USA] Moscow Anti-Smoking Campaign Uses Obama's Image as Deterrent

Anti-smoking posters in Moscow have used the image of U.S. President Barack Obama smoking to deter smokers — saying that both he and cigarettes are killers... “Smoking kills more people than Obama, although he kills a lot of people. Don't smoke — don't b
Moscow Times (ru)
added Feb 17, 2016 10:16
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[USA] Russia: Smoking Kills, Just Like Obama

A Russian anti-smoking campaign used a photoshopped picture of the U.S. president in a poster to deter people from smoking. U.S. President Barack Obama and smoking are both vicious killers, at least according to anti-smoking posters in Moscow, Russia, t
teleSUR (ve)
added Feb 17, 2016 10:22
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[Australia, UK, USA] Warnings after 'cheap' e-cigarette explodes in man's face 'like a firework'

Warnings about cheap, combustible batteries are abound with hundreds of people seeing their shoddy 'hoverboards' explode in recent months, causing injury and burning down some homes in Australia and the US.
Yahoo! 7News (au)
added Feb 11, 2016 20:36
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[South America/Caribbean, USA] Tobacco, rum and other interests lobby on Cuba as restrictions ease

Swedish Match told OpenSecrets Blog in an email that the company is not looking for an export license to Cuba. Still, in 2015, the company lobbied on four different bills that sought to end the trade embargo with Cuba. None of those measures made it out o
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:44
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[UK, USA] BAT faces call for inquiry into African bribery claims ($$)

American politicians have called on prosecutors to investigate allegations that British American Tobacco paid off politicians in Africa to protect its reputation and avoid inquiries into the harm caused by its products. In a letter to the US Department o
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 8, 2016 15:06
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[Africa, UK, USA] British American Tobacco: Members of US Congress call for investigation into tobacco

The bribery allegations, first revealed by The Independent on Sunday and the BBC, are in a dossier of claims passed to the UK’s Serious Fraud Office by Paul Hopkins, a BAT whistleblower who worked in Africa for BAT for 13 years. Experts described Mr Hop
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:07
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[Africa, Kenya, Uganda, UK, USA] British American Tobacco faces call for bribery allegations inquiry

The politicians, led by congressman Lloyd Doggett and senator Richard Blumenthal, suggest that BAT’s actions may have violated both the Anti-Bribery and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Acts (FCPA). If proven, the allegations – denied by BAT – could result
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:41
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[USA] Altria Reports 2015 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results; Delivers Full-Year Adjusted Diluted EPS Growth of 8.9%

“In 2015, Altria delivered yet another year of excellent business results and outstanding shareholder returns,” said Marty Barrington, Altria’s Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President. “We grew full-year adjusted diluted EPS by 8.9%, in line with
Business Wire
added Jan 28, 2016 18:48
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