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[North Carolina] Reynolds' super-premium cigarette taking off

has dipped its toes back into the international waters for traditional cigarettes with its super-premium cigarette, Natural American Spirit, in Asia and Western Europe. Natural American is the top brand of Reynolds subsidiary Santa Fe Tobacco Co., which R
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 22, 2015 15:59

[Europe, UK] Wirral Euro MP blasts e-cigs tax plan (From Wirral Globe)

Tax policy makers from across Europe met in Brussels on Wednesday to discuss whether e-cigs should be covered by excise duty. Any such move would drastically increase the cost of the alternative smoking product. MEP Paul Nuttall, UKIP deputy leader, sa
This is Wirral (Wirral Globe) (uk)
added Feb 20, 2015 10:57

Philip Morris International Recognized as One of Europe’s Top Employers for Third Consecutive Year

today was named as a top employer in Europe for the third consecutive year, in recognition of the high standards of excellence in its working environment. Certification is the result of independent assessment by the Top Employers Institute, which also rec
Business Wire
added Feb 10, 2015 22:19

Latvia is still in first place in Europe in the proportion of contraband cigarettes smoked in 2014

28.9% of them were contraband cigarettes, which is the lowest level in the past five year, according to a study carried out by AC Nielsen... 66.8% of the contraband cigarettes smuggled into the country come from Belarus, while 29.8% from Russia.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Feb 5, 2015 19:09

Philip Morris International Q4 2014 Earnings Preview -- Trefis

Markets such as Russia, Europe, Latin America and South-East Asia helped drive the company’s performance in the previous quarter. Certain expenses related to new product launches, changes in the brand architecture and the optimization of the manufacturing
added Feb 4, 2015 15:27

[Europe, UK] Petitioners' fears over EU-US trade deal well-grounded ($$)

More than 1m people in Europe have signed petitions against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. In Britain, a YouGov poll showed that those who thought the plan would be bad for Britain outnumbered those who thought it would be beneficial
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 3, 2015 19:58

AUDIO: Here's the Full Text of President Obama's 2015 State of the Union

I’m asking both parties to give me trade promotion authority to protect American workers, with strong new trade deals from Asia to Europe that aren’t just free, but fair.
TIME Magazine
added Jan 21, 2015 10:11

[Australia, Europe, UK] TAYLOR: Cigarette packaging

tobacco companies would take action in Europe, demanding either that the law be revoked or that compensation be paid. If the government did fail to prove its case, then it would be a PR disaster for anti-smoking policy, and the taxpayer could find itself
Law Gazette (uk)
added Jan 18, 2015 21:39

[Ireland] Marie Kierans: Smokers must quit now - Irish cancer figures bleak

Irish women rank amongst the highest in Europe for lung cancer mortality. That was the grim news from the Irish Cancer Society this week and it does not make for pretty reading.
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Jan 18, 2015 18:12

[China, USA] Dr. Frank Bures: Does Europe have a smoking-cessation secret?

The stumbling block to many people wanting to quit now is the cost of what’s available. Cytisine would make it affordable almost everywhere. Perhaps some highly motivated politico can become the standard bearer for getting it approved on a fast track, es
Winona (MN) Daily News
added Jan 18, 2015 12:13
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