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When the tobacco industry is divided

When the tobacco industry is divided

On discussing tax on cigarettes, BAT Brasil and Philip Morris move in opposite directions. Why? If we think about the tobacco industry, we can imagine a homogeneous block, with big companies united around the same interests. In reality, however, it’s a bit more complicated than that. Of course, industry leaders…
Bolsonaro deputy leader admits to being “in cahoots” with Minister Onyx to extinguish anti-tobacco collegiate

Bolsonaro deputy leader admits to being “in cahoots” with Minister Onyx to extinguish anti-tobacco collegiate

Video reveals plot between congressman Marcelo Moraes (PTB-RS) and the minister to breach international treaty With connections to tobacco industry interests, federal representative Marcelo Moraes (PTB-RS) admitted on video to having taken part in a scheme to put an end to Conicq, the National Committee for the Implementation of the…
Hemmed in by agribusiness, Xavante territory is hit by high Covid-related mortality rates

Hemmed in by agribusiness, Xavante territory is hit by high Covid-related mortality rates

With pressure on their native land and traditional foods, agrochemicals polluting their rivers, and a high rate of chronic disease have left the Xavante people of Brazil’s Cerrado savanna vulnerable to the pandemic Beneath the intense sun of Brazil’s Central-West region, protesters paraded their bodies painted black and red —…