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21 June 2011

FDA issues graphic cigarette labels [USA]

Author: Michael Felberbaum, Associated Press

In the most significant change to U.S. cigarette packs in 25 years, the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday released nine new warning labels that depict in graphic detail the negative health effects of tobacco use…Also included among the labels...

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11 January 2011

Working for Scrooge: Worst Companies of 2010 for the Right to Associate

Author: Intl. Labor Rights Forum

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) states that “everyone has the right to form and to join trade unions for the protection of his interests”...Intl. Labor Rights Forum (ILRF) has released our 2010 version of an annual report: “Working...

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11 January 2011

[DOC] R. J. Reynolds response to Intl. Labor Rights Forum report “Working for Scrooge”

Author: R. J. Reynolds

...We are at a loss to understand why R.J. Reynolds [part of Reynolds American] would be mentioned at all in connection with claimed violations of workers’ rights to organize and join unions. What is clear from the report is that the Farm Labor...

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13 November 2010

Cigarette Giants in Global Fight on Tighter Rules

Author: Duff Wilson, New York Times

As sales to developing nations become ever more important to giant tobacco companies, they are stepping up efforts around the world to fight tough restrictions on the marketing of cigarettes…The industry has ramped up its efforts in advance of a...

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15 September 2010

US Judge Holds Hearing On How To Implement Tobacco Restrictions

Author: Brent Kendall, Dow Jones Newswires

The Justice Department and the tobacco industry returned to court Wednesday to begin sorting out how to implement restrictions imposed on cigarette makers in 2006 after a U.S. judge found the companies violated federal racketeering laws...Now, the...

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19 April 2010

Tobacco 'candy' could poison kids: study

Author: Amy Norton, Reuters

In a study of reports to U.S. poison control centers between 2006 and 2008, investigators found that 13,705 children younger than 6 were accidentally poisoned by tobacco products... In a baby or small child, even a small amount of nicotine...can cause...

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19 February 2010

Both sides take tobacco fight to Supreme Court [USA]

Author: Mark Sherman, AP

The Obama administration asked the Supreme Court Friday to allow the government to seek nearly $300 billion from the tobacco industry for a half-century of deception that "has cost the lives and damaged the health of untold millions of Americans."...

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25 August 2009

Tobacco seen killing 6 million people next year

Author: Maggie Fox, Reuters

Tobacco use will kill 6 million people next year from cancer, heart disease, emphysema and a range of other ills, global cancer experts said in a report issued on Tuesday. The new Tobacco Atlas from the World Lung Foundation and the American Cancer...

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19 September 2006

The denial industry

Author: [book excerpt] George Monbiot, in Guardian [UK]

...124 organisations that have taken money from [ExxonMobil] or work closely with those that have...take a consistent line on climate change: that the science is contradictory, the scientists are split, environmentalists are charlatans, liars or...

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21 September 2005

[PDF] Should Global Rules Have Legal Teeth? - Policing (WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control) vs. Good Citizenship (UN Global Compact)

Author: Tagi Sagafi-nejad, College of Business Administration, Texas A&M International University, in International Journal of Business [USA]

...the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) and the United Nations Secretary-General’s Global Compact...are two efforts to engage transnational corporations in the development process and in the articulation of a...

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