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Day: November 8, 2023

Should you buy items on Facebook Marketplace? TSB fraud boss says you should think twice… here’s why

TSB issues warning to consumers over online purchase scams  Spike in cases of criminals scamming people into paying for non-existent goods Nearly four in five cases originate on Facebook Marketplace  A major bank has issued an urgent warning over online purchase scams ahead of the busy festive season. TSB said it had seen a 35 per cent spike in online purchase fraud, which now accounts for...
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Demands for an ambitious Global Plastics Treaty third round of negotiations (INC-3) in Nairobi, Kenya

Plastic is a growing crisis with devastating impacts on the environment, human health, human rights, environmental justice, the rights of Indigenous Peoples, biodiversity, and climate.  As numerous studies have demonstrated, plastic has been found everywhere, not only in ecosystems and the atmosphere but also in the food we eat, the water we drink, and even inside our bodies. Thus global...
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Re-list nicotine under Poisons Act, says MMA

Nicotine should be re-listed under the Poisons Act immediately, says the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA). In a press release issued on Monday (Nov 6) night, it said that the government should immediately re-list nicotine gels and liquids as a controlled substance under the Poisons Act 1952. The MMA said this should be done following the government's decision to decouple the Generational End...
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