24.03.2011 - Greens to push for Future Fund bar on tobacco investment
Australia's Greens will ask lawmakers today to vote to stop the government, which plans some of the world's toughest anti-smoking laws, from investing in tobacco companies as part of a civil servants' retirement fund. Greens senator Rachel Siewert will put a motion to the Senate to stop the government's Future Fund - established in 2006 to cover pension costs of retiring lawmakers, judges and public servants - investing in tobacco..............................................Full Article: Source
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