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Complete video at http://fora.tv/2012/03/02/Does_Corporate_Funding_Corrupt_Science Robert Proctor, Professor of the History of Science at Stanford University, explains ways in which the tobacco industry has manipulated science. Proctor argues that tobacco-friendly scientific research was "mounting a gigantic confusion campaign." ---- Some 65% of all research and development in the U.S. is funded by private interests. History shows that the corporate funding of scientific research can be problematic — the tobacco industry offers a potent example. When corporations fund science, is truth the ultimate goal, or is stockholder profit? Please join five outstanding scholars and teachers as they take part in a panel discussion that asks, "Does Corporate Funding Corrupt Science?"
Tobacco control teen advocates from across the US attended the 2013 Philip Morris International Shareholder's Meeting, including Reality Check teens from across the state. Teens both spoke at the meeting and demonstrated outside.
Eastern Tobacco Company has posted its highest revenue in decades. The company was first established back in 1920. It was relaunched in 1992 as a joint stock company with 55% state ownership and management, 6% shareholders' union and around 39% ownership by private banks, investment funds and individuals. Yasser Hakim spoke to chairperson and CEO Mohamed Osman Haroun about how the company has managed to overcome massive difficulties since 2011. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
Increased cigarette sales coupled by reduced production costs helped British American Tobacco Kenya to grow its pre-tax profit in 2014 by 11 percent to 6 point 09 billion shillings. The taxman also benefitted from the cigarette manufacturer's increased sales as bat's excise duty and value added tax payments went up to 15 point 4 billion shillings. And as Bella Genga reports, bat shareholders are set to smile all the way to the bank to receive a new record dividend for the year.
ITC AGM 2014, Main Auditorium, Science City, Calcutta, West Bengal, India: It was shocking to the shareholders of ITC (Indian Tobacco Company) Limited when they were denied entry at the 103rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the company held at Main Auditorium of Science City at Calcutta, West Bengal, India on 30th July, 2014. The shareholders of ITC claimed that they had brought enough proof to be eligible for entry to the AGM of the company but security personnel at the entrance did not accept that and insisted for the Admission Slip. There was also a scuffling between the shareholders and security personnel at the entrance.
Philip Morris is contesting an upcoming U.K. rule that would require cigarettes be sold in plain packaging devoid of branding. Follow Elizabeth Hagedorn: http://www.twitter.com/elizhagedorn See more at http://www.newsy.com Transcript: Philip Morris International, maker of Marlboro cigarettes, is fighting a new ruling in the U.K. that requires all cigarettes be sold in plain packaging. U.K. Parliament enacted the rule in March. It will require all cigarettes sold in the country be packed in plain boxes by 2016. PMI has sued, contending the rules would "unlawfully deprive" it of its trademarks. (Video via U.K. Parliament) PMI says its branding — those red ribbons, for example — is too important a part of the market economy to just legislate away. PMI's general counsel wrote, "We respec...
Excerpt from Congressional Testimony highlighting Philip Morris CEO testifying before Congress that he does not believe nicotine is addictive. Alan Blum, MD, Professor and Gerald Leon Wallace M.D. Endowed Chair in Family Medicine at the University of Alabama, is one of the foremost authorities on the history of tobacco use, cigarette marketing, and strategies to end the smoking pandemic. Since 1998 he has directed the Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society, which comprises the world’s largest collection of original documents, artifacts, images and frontline reports on the tobacco industry and the anti-smoking movement. For more information about DOC or CSTS contact Dr. Alan Blum: firstname.lastname@example.org
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(11 Jun 2011) June 10, 2011 1. Wide of people walking in street 2. Various of men smoking June 11, 2011 3. Various of Bill Gates and Li Yanhong, CEO of Baidu signing documents 4. Pull out of handshake 5. Cutaway of photographer 6. Mid of Bill Gates speaking campaign slogan in Chinese, UPSOUND (Mandarin): "To forced smoking, I say no." 7. Wide of news conference 8. SOUNDBITE (Mandarin) Huang Jiefu , Vice Health Minister: "We haven't completed the task we had promised at the FCTC (Framework Convention on Tobacco Control). Tobacco products still harm society severely. If we can't handle the challenge of tobacco well, we will have three (m) million people dead from tobacco every year from 2030." 9. Cutaway of Gates 10. SOUNDBITE (English) Bill Gates, Founder of Microsoft and Bill...
On July 23rd, 2015, representatives of Chevron attempted to enter unceded Unist'ot'en territory with a gift of bottled water and tobacco, seeking to conduct work for their Pacific Trail Pipelines hydraulically fractured gas line. They have not obtained consent from the clan's hereditary chiefs and were turned away. No reproduction without consent. email@example.com
What is SHAREHOLDER RESOLUTION? What does SHAREHOLDER RESOLUTION mean? SHAREHOLDER RESOLUTION meaning - SHAREHOLDER RESOLUTION definition - SHAREHOLDER RESOLUTION explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ license. With respect to public companies in the United States, Shareholder resolutions are proposals submitted by shareholders for a vote at the company's annual meeting. Typically, resolutions are opposed by the corporation's management, hence the insistence for a vote. For publicly held corporations in the United States, the submission and handling of resolutions is regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Shareholders submit resolutions dealing primarily with corporate governance, such as executive co...
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Matt Crooke was running a tuning company's operations at age 16, and today is the lead designed of one of the most famous wheel companies around: Fifteen52 Wheels. You've seen his work spinning in piles of smoke , while attached to the Hoonicorn, or other Ken block creations. Today we sit down with the man behind those awesome styles. This episode is available in downloadable audio only format on iTunes, Google Play, wherever you get podcasts, or at the host site, http://shoutengine.com/TheSmokingTire/1552s-matt-crooke-51070 https://fifteen52.com/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/mattcrooke
Seven Senate Democrats have written a letter to Walmart CEO Doug McMillon, urging Walmart to follow in the footsteps of CVS and stop selling tobacco products. See an excerpt of their letter to Walmart in the video. Even though the federal government and states are taking action to combat smoking, should corporations like Walmart have an important role to play in tobacco control too? Do you think Walmart should stop selling tobacco products? Subscribe to The Rubin Report: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RubinReport Follow Dave on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RubinReport Like Dave on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/daverubin More Dave Rubin: http://daverubin.tv/ Host: Dave Rubin @RubinReport Gina Grad: @GinaGrad Jimmy Dore: @jimmy_dore
Will taxing sugary foods help to cut down on the amount of bad foods we eat and drink? Or do you think the government needs to stay out of our diet?
The Kenyan subsidiary of British American Tobacco wants the government to develop a sustainable tax regime on tobacco products claiming that the latest move to tax cigarettes on retail price instead of cigarette characteristics has been counterproductive. The company also told shareholders that the government has not been consistent in implementing anti counterfeit laws, exposing the company's revenue earnings on many fronts.
Mike Miles, CEO of Philip Morris, receives a question from Dr. Alan Blum at the 1992 Philip Morris Shareholders meeting. Alan Blum, MD, Professor and Gerald Leon Wallace M.D. Endowed Chair in Family Medicine at the University of Alabama, is one of the foremost authorities on the history of tobacco use, cigarette marketing, and strategies to end the smoking pandemic. Since 1998 he has directed the Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society, which comprises the world’s largest collection of original documents, artifacts, images and frontline reports on the tobacco industry and the anti-smoking movement. For more information about DOC or CSTS contact Dr. Alan Blum: firstname.lastname@example.org