News tagged with tobacco industry

Growers the big winners in Malawi's tobacco industry

Tobacco growers are the big winners, while the environment and people who have lost land to tobacco estates are the major losers in Malawi's expanding tobacco industry. This is according to Alois Mandondo of the Centre for ...

Dec 18, 2013
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Study shows tobacco retail proximity to schools

(PhysOrg.com) -- For years the tobacco industry has argued that efforts to ban tobacco advertising near schools would constitute a total ban on tobacco advertising in urban areas.

Feb 21, 2011
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China tobacco profits undermine anti-smoking push

(AP) -- China's addiction to huge revenues from its state-owned tobacco monopoly is hindering anti-smoking measures, potentially costing millions of lives in the country with the world's largest number of ...

Jan 06, 2011
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FDA: Agency must review tobacco products

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration says it must review tobacco products that were introduced or changed over the last four years in order for companies to keep selling them.

Jan 05, 2011
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