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[USA, New York] U.S. court revives Europe money laundering case vs R.J. Reynolds

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said a lower court judge erred... "With respect to a number of offenses that constitute predicates for RICO liability and are alleged in this case, Congress has clearly manifested an intent that they appl
added Apr 24, 2014 09:29

[Europe] Lung cancer set to catch breast cancer as the deadliest cancer amongst women

the biggest cancer killer among women “within the next few years”, leading experts have said, as more women who began smoking in the 1960s and 1970s succumb to the disease in old age. Across Europe, lung cancer in women, and pancreatic cancer in both me
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 24, 2014 09:15

[Ireland] Illegal cigarette smugglers take to the high seas

THIS map shows the major tobacco smuggling routes into Ireland and reveals that cigarettes made in Asia and Africa generally come into the country by sea.However, from mainland Europe the illicit products mostly arrive here on planes and trucks. It is a
Irish Independent (ie)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:03

Turkey 5th in Europe in anti-smoking efforts

Luk Joossens, tobacco control advocacy officer at the European Cancer League, presented the list and a report on tobacco control activities at the event. Countries on the list are assessed for the measures they took against smoking.
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:36

[Wisconsin] E-cigarette maker rolls out $20M marketing campaign

Victory Electronic Cigarettes Corporation in Nunica, near Grand Haven, is targeting consumers in the U.K. and west Europe with a marketing campaign focused on its Vapestick brand.
Grand Rapids (WI) Business Journal
added Apr 8, 2014 23:11

[UK-Wales] 'Great deal of support' for smoke free village

Plans to turn Llanfairpwll into Europe's first 'smoke free village' will get underway today, with the launch taking place at Ysgol Llanfairpwll. The aim is to create a cleaner environment for children and young people in the area, with signs put up in
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Apr 8, 2014 11:23

[Europe, Netherlands] Sales decline forces Philip Morris to quit Dutch plant ($$)

Sliding cigarette sales in continental Europe have forced Philip Morris to move to shut its factory in the Netherlands, putting more than 1,200 jobs at risk. The maker of the Marlboro and L&M brands said yesterday that it would begin a consultation with
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 7, 2014 11:24

Michael Clapper, President International of Victory Electronic Cigarettes Corporation Elected as New Chairman of ECITA, Europe’s Leading ECIG Trade Association

Victory Electronic Cigarettes Corporation (OTCQB: ECIG), today announced that Michael Clapper, its President International, has been elected as the Chairman of Europe’s leading Electronic Cigarette Trade Association, ECITA. The naming of Mr. Clapper as Ch
Business Wire
added Apr 1, 2014 16:32

Quick Gains After a Smoking Ban

The number of premature births and children’s hospital visits for asthma dropped significantly in parts of the United States, Canada, and Europe barely a year after they enacted smoking bans, researchers reported in The Lancet last week.
New York Times Blogs
added Apr 1, 2014 00:14
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[UK] WOODFORD/PALUMBO: Listen to public concerns on TTIP ($$)

climate of regulatory freeze in Europe, potentially putting at risk protective measUres such as standardised packaging for tobacco products. We are also concerned that the ISDS favours foreign investors and multinationals over national small and medium...
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 31, 2014 23:58
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