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UK MP points to abuses in US tobacco fields, during govt. debate on modern slavery

Author: Farm Labour Organizing Committee

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1 June 1980

[PDF] Business Commitment to the Millennium Development Goals

Author: Instituto Ethos

[refers to Abbott Laboratories, Accenture, Accor, Aché Laboratórios Farmacêuticos, Alcatel, Amanco, Anglo American, AngloGold, Avon, Banco Bradesco, Banco do Brasil, Bandeirante Energia, BankBoston, BASF, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers...

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14 July 2001

BAT Loses Plea On Smoking [Uganda]

Author: Juliet Nankinga, New Vision [Kampala]

The High Court yesterday dismissed attempts by the British American Tobacco (BAT) Limited to be joined as respondents in a case in which environmentalists are seeking criminalisation of public smoking. BAT (U) Limited represented by Oscar Kihika had...

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28 August 2001

Clarke tobacco firm 'targeted children'

Author: Chris Ayres, Times [London]

Kenneth Clarke is facing a World Health Organisation investigation into whether British American Tobacco, of which he is deputy chairman, put sugar and honey into cigarettes to attract under-age smokers.

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28 August 2001

Philip Morris Brasil, Souza Cruz lawsuit (re Brazil)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In July 1995, the Associação de Defensa da Saúde do Fumante (ADESF; Association for the Defense of Smokers’ health) filed a class action lawsuit alleging that Philip Morris Brasil and Souza Cruz (part of British American Tobacco) had made misleading...

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4 February 2002

Christian Aid calls for global regulation of tobacco industry: Brazilian tobacco farmer sues BAT subsidiary.

Author: Christian Aid

New report from Christian Aid raises concerns over the safety of growing tobacco. A tobacco farmer who claims he has been made permanently ill as a result of growing tobacco is taking Souza Cruz, the Brazilian subsidiary of British American Tobacco ...

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11 April 2002

BAT must pay damages to Australian smoker

Author: Virginia Marsh & Nikki Tait, Financial Times

A dying 51-year-old mother of four has become the first cancer victim outside the US successfully to sue an international tobacco group, after an Australian judge threw out British American Tobacco's defence because it destroyed documents.

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Article
19 April 2002

Tobacco Giant's New Smoking Gun [Australia]

Author: Workers Online

A worker who complained about smoking in her workplace has been sacked from a call centre [contracted to call centre operator, Addecco] operated for cigarette giant British American Tobacco.

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1 May 2002

Shredded: Justice for BAT

Author: Robert Weissman, Multinational Monitor

The latest major blow against the tobacco industry has been struck in Australia. There, a judge has concluded that British American Tobacco (BAT) has engaged in a massive document-destruction scheme intentionally designed to thwart smokers or former...

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4 July 2002

Asia-Pacific health & consumer groups criticise British American Tobacco's social responsibility report

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