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[Balkans, Germany, Serbia] Bosnia to extradite major suspected Balkan tobacco-smuggler

Bosnia will extradite to Germany Srecko Kestner, believed to have been a crucial figure in multi-billion-dollar cigarette smuggling in the Balkans, a spokeswoman in Sarajevo told the German press agency dpa Thursday.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (dpa) (de)
added Oct 14, 2012 16:26
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Bhutan smokers huff and puff over tobacco ban

The world's strictest anti-tobacco laws have anguished sellers and consumers in the remote Himalayan kingdom.
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Sep 28, 2012 19:12
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[North Dakota] LETTER: Nothing is at all safe about e-cigarettes

My thanks to Steve Johnson, owner of SnG Vapor of Grand Forks, for pointing out the safety of water, vegetable glycerin, flavorings and propylene glycol in e-cigarette vapors. . . there is no study that shows what a safe level of nicotine is and, persona
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 30, 2012 15:24
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[New York] Tobacco Industry Squashes Village's Ordinance

On the heels of a lawsuit by seven tobacco companies and the New York Association of Convenience Stores, the Village of Haverstraw has scheduled a public hearing to rescind a first-of-its-kind ordinance passed this spring. The board indicated at a specia
Rockland County (NY) Times
added Jul 19, 2012 14:25
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[Australia] Victorian smoking rates hit record low

VICTORIA is close to realising a "smoke-free generation", the head of the state's Cancer Council says.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jul 18, 2012 03:42
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[Africa, Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa] INVESTIGATION: Tobacco giant, British American Tobacco, caught in intensive smuggling, corporate espionage

Following events in South Africa, the BBC in July 2008 aired a documentary, 'Bannatyne Takes on Tobacco', which looked at BAT's tactics in Africa and revealed that the tobacco multinational was breaking rules in Nigeria, Malawi and Mauritius.
Premium Times (ng)
added Jul 9, 2012 09:05
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[Florida] New push to ban flavored tobacco in Deltona

The head of the Volusia County Health Department said children are getting their hands on candy-flavored tobacco products and getting hooked on smoking.
Baynews 9 (Tampa, FL)
added Jun 5, 2012 15:01
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Florida appeals court orders another new trial for Reynolds in Engle case

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is the beneficiary of another Engle progeny trial verdict reversal by a Florida appeals court. The case involves the largest pending jury damages awards against Reynolds — $13.97 million compensatory and $25 million punitive —
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2017 22:13
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Japan Tobacco's new CEO lights up Imperial with M&A talk

sparked takeover speculation on Tuesday by naming a new chief executive who wants the world’s third-largest international tobacco maker to do more overseas acquisitions to offset falling cigarette sales at home. Shares in British tobacco company Imperial
Reuters
added Nov 23, 2017 00:21
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[Canada] Tobacco Farmers Feeling “Unfairly Prosecuted”

The Opposition Critic For Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said growers are being made to feel like criminals due to the government’s strategy on illegal tobacco. He added most tobacco farmers are hard-working, law-abiding people who just want to be
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 21:00
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