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WHO study likens palm oil lobbying to tobacco and alcohol industries

GENEVA (Reuters) – The palm oil industry is deploying tactics similar to those of the alcohol and tobacco industries to influence research into the health effects of its product, a study published by …

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How Medan tobacco growers blew chance to stay on par with Havana, and palm oil took over

In December 1957, Sukarno, the first president of newly independent Indonesia, expelled some 46,000 Dutch people living and working in the country and nationalised their businesses, slamming the final …

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ENVIRONMENT DAY: Radioactive Oil, Fertilisers and Tobacco – Inter Press Service

MEXICO CITY, Jun 3, 2011 (IPS) – Emissions of radioactive materials from the burning of fossil fuels and the production of chemical fertilisers are another reason to come up with sustainable alternatives, experts say. Large-scale treatment of raw materials …
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