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26 June 2020

Jordan tops global smoking rates as public health advocates condemn tobacco companies’ influence in shaping regulations; incl. co. comments

An investigation by The Guardian has found that multinational tobacco companies, including Philip Morris, Japan Tobacco and The British American Tobacco in Jordan have been interfering in shaping public health policies and laws. The investigation...

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28 April 2020
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Author: La Tercera (Chile)

“Desde una potencial vacuna a millonarias donaciones: El activo rol de las tabacaleras en tiempos de coronavirus” – 27 de abril de 2020...

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22 April 2020

Malawi: Tobacco farmers take legal action against tobacco producer alleging forced and child labour

Author: Leigh Day

‘Malawi tobacco farmers in landmark legal fight against British American Tobacco’ 31 October 2019...

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6 November 2019

Malawi: Tobacco giant disputes allegations of using forced child labour

Author: Deutsche Welle (Germany)

‘Tobacco company rebukes Malawi child labor claims’...

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4 November 2019

Malawi: Lawyers announce lawsuit demanding British American Tobacco compensate families working under poverty wages on tobacco fields; Company comments included

In October 2019, human rights lawyers from Leigh Day announced they were preparing a lawsuit against British American Tobacco (BAT), on behalf of children and families in Malawi, working on tobacco fields supplying the company....

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1 November 2019

Malawi: Lawyers to launch 'landmark' case against British American Tobacco over child labour & poverty wages

Author: Sarah Boseley, The Guardian

"BAT faces landmark legal case over Malawi families' poverty wages", 31 October 2019...

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5 August 2019

Kenya: Lawsuit seeking ban on cigarette smoking due to health effects filed

Author: Maureen Kakah, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Man seeks cigarettes banned in Kenya"...

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3 June 2019

Italy: Guardian reports migrants face exploitative working conditions in areas supplying world's largest tobacco manufacturers

Author: Luca Muzi and Lorenzo Tondo, The Guardian (UK)

"'I had pain all over my body': Italy’s tainted tobacco industry", 31 May 2019...

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31 May 2019

Brazil: British American Tobacco Plc. and Philip Morris International sued in landmark public health case

Author: CNBC

“In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs”, 22nd May 2019...

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1 May 2019

British American Tobacco accused of depriving developing countries of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax needed to provide people with health services

Author: Rob Davies, Guardian (UK)

"Tobacco firm BAT 'costs developing countries $700m in tax", 30 April 2019...

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