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[Europe, Germany] BAT to Cut 950 Jobs at German Cigarette Factory to Reduce Costs

id a decline in smoking in western Europe. The staff reductions at the 1,320-worker factory in the Bavarian town of Bayreuth will be implemented over two years, the London-based tobacco company said in a statement Thursday. Cigarette production will be s
Bloomberg News
added Jul 15, 2016 18:29

Madvapes Opens First Franchise Store In Knoxville, Tennessee!

With goals to maintain a similar pace over the next 12 months and beyond, Madvapes plans to expand into several more states and Europe in the upcoming months. Madvapes positions itself in the market by providing the finest selection of products to a wide
PR Newswire
added Jul 15, 2016 15:59

[Europe, Germany] BRIEF-British American Tobacco to close cigarette manufacturing in Bayreuth

* Decision to close cigarette manufacturing in bayreuth the result of analysis of production capacity in western europe
added Jul 15, 2016 12:06

European E-Cigarette and Vaporizer Device and Aftermarket - Contradictory Regulatory Regimes is a Key Challenge - Research and Markets

Europe, being one of the largest markets in the e-cigarette industry, is home to contradictory regulatory regimes. In most of the member countries, there are strict rules towards the consumption and sale of e-cigarettes and in some countries, such as Gre
PR Newswire
added Jul 11, 2016 16:42

[Europe] EU ends anti-tobacco smuggling deal with Philip Morris

EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva in a letter to Philip Morris said that new rules at the UN and in Europe now "offer the best regulatory means to fight illicit trade." "Given this changed environment, our conclusion is that there is no need for a pr
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jul 7, 2016 17:17

[Europe] The Billion-Dollar Threat to Philip Morris International

a considerable amount of smuggling activity occurs each year in the cigarette industry. Philip Morris has to bear its share of the cost burden of smuggling, and based on a recent study focused on Europe, the amount of illicit cigarette trading that's goin
Motley Fool
added Jul 5, 2016 19:42

[Asia] Tobacco volumes decline in China for the first time in two decades and bring down global volumes

Smokers in China stubbing out their cigarettes helped the world's largest tobacco market shrink last year, while Western Europe enjoyed growth. China consumed almost 60bn fewer cigarettes in 2015. As the Asian powerhouse accounted for around 45 per cent
City A.M. (uk)
added Jun 21, 2016 11:15

[Europe] Supreme Court Rejects EU Lawsuit Against Reynolds American

It and 26 member states allege the cigarette maker engaged in “grave misconduct” by participating in a money laundering cycle in which criminal groups smuggled illegal narcotics into Europe and laundered the resulting proceeds through illegal cigarette pu
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jun 20, 2016 17:40

[Europe, USA] Single motherhood tied to slightly raised heart disease risk

single women with children and jobs were ...77 percent more likely to smoke, the study found... Single women without kids in Europe were less likely to have high blood pressure and more likely to have a history of smoking than their U.S. peers.
added Jun 18, 2016 16:18

[Belarus] Lithuania's and Latvia's illicit tobacco market remain among biggest in Europe

Illicit cigarettes last year accounted for 18.7% of Lithuania's total tobacco product market, down by 9.6 percentage points year-on-year. If these cigarettes had been purchased legally, the government would have raised around 66 million euros in addition
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Jun 17, 2016 21:31
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