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[Canada] Retailers protest contraband tobacco

A Canadian retail association in Ontario mounted a campaign Thursday asking smokers to stop buying contraband tobacco and buy legitimate brands.
UPI
added Aug 20, 2012 02:50
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Landmark Electronic Cigarette Settlement After 7 More Sued

The settlement clearly states that 3 out of 4 of the Nutrade e-cigarette models do not infringe on Ruyan’s fundamental patent structures .
Free-Press-Release.com (FPR)
added Aug 15, 2012 16:19
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[Korea - South] SEOUL: Seoul prepares for international forum to curb smoking

The ministry of health and welfare said yesterday that the 5th Conference of the Parties to the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) will be held at COEX in southern Seoul from November 12 to 17.
Asia News Network (ANN) (th)
added Aug 5, 2012 13:37
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Philip Morris Int'l sells fewer cigarettes in 2Q, profit falls 4 percent despite higher prices

AP - Associated Press
added Jul 22, 2012 15:00
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[Wisconsin] New law cripples roll-your-own cigarette shops

Save on Cigarettes owner Nick Patel, who has one shop in Racine and one in Mount Pleasant, said his sales were slashed by at least 90 percent when the Federal Transportation Funding Act was signed into law July 6. The act essentially defines retail shop
Racine (WI) Journal Times
added Jul 15, 2012 12:54
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[North Carolina] Tobacco takes beating [The Wilson Daily Times, N.C.]

the more crops he find that were either destroyed or damaged during Sunday's storm. "It is pretty severe in places," said Bradley, who is director of the Edgecombe County Cooperative Extension Service.
InsuranceNewsNet.com
added Jul 9, 2012 19:44
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[UK] Tobacco Industry's Tactics Against Anti-Tobacco Policies

In this week's issue of PLoS Medicine, UK public health experts write that it is fair to say that the tobacco industry's comprehensive and huge response to the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control is adopting a 'globalizatio
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 28, 2012 06:15
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DJ: JT Shareholders Reject Dividend Hike Proposal

Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914) shareholders on Friday rejected a proposed sharp dividend hike and other measures put forward by U.K.-based activist hedge fund The Children's Investment Fund.
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jun 22, 2012 09:22
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[New York] Assembly Approves Bill to Prohibit Smoking Outside of Elementary or Secondary Schools

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz today announced the approval of legislation that would further protect children and young adults from the detrimental effects of secondhand smoke by prohibiting smoking within 100 feet of e
Saugerties (NY) Post-Star
added Jun 19, 2012 15:18
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[Florida] Schlesinger Law Offices Wins $75 Million in Damages Against Big Tobacco on Behalf of Deceased Construction Worker

The verdict is unique because this is the first, and thus far only, Engle progeny case in which compensatory and punitive damages were assessed against each tobacco company
CBS MarketWatch
added Jun 6, 2012 04:45
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