Time for Government to invest in some ethics over tobacco
The revelation that the Northern Ireland Local Government Officers' Superannuation Committee invested £50m in tobacco firms brings into focus the need for Government-led fair and ethical management and investment of local government pension funds. Related Stories Most MLAs are surplus to requirement Students are now customers Assembly must address legacy of our conflict
Children of pregnant smokers likely to be aggressive: Study
Tobacco use during pregnancy has already been associated with a long list of harmful effects, including low birth weight, still births, sudden infant death syndrome and behavioural problems in children.
Big Tobacco's (Lack of) Response to FDA's Menthol Queries
A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) official investigating the use of menthol in cigarettes expressed dissatisfaction with the responses from tobacco companies, Dow Jones Newswires reported Oct. 7.
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