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[Canada] 10 things you need to know about Ontario's new smoking bans

Ontario’s Liberal government will ban smoking on patios at bars and restaurants as of Jan. 1, 2015, but that’s not all the sweeping new regulation imposes. .. The new regulation under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act bans smoking anywhere “the public is ordina
Canada.com (ca)
added Nov 8, 2014 14:16
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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar's beer and cigarette investment boom raises alarm

Myanmar has nine cigarette and tobacco-product factories, with Rothmans of Pall-Mall Myanmar Pte. Ltd. controlling 85 percent of the official cigarette market. Black market brands, however, are so prevalent that they are sold at supermarkets. Two new fac
Eleven (mm)
added Feb 26, 2013 14:40
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[Florida] Ruling won’t snuff out tobacco suits, lawyer says

“Their defense is that anything, even moon dust, causes these illnesses — anything but cigarettes,” said attorney James Gustafson Jr. “The law allows them to bring those defenses, and I’ll gladly hear the argument that alcohol causes lung cancer.”
Panama City (FL) News-Herald
added Oct 20, 2014 04:28
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[Canada] Rural Alberta bar manager says provincial laws hurting business

May says the 2008 law banning smoking inside bars hurt, but says the more recent drinking-and-driving regulation...was the fatal blow.... says he’s started to talk to a lawyer, and is considering a class-action lawsuit against the province. He's asking ot
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 4, 2014 10:14
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[Europe, UK] Giant palm-sized moths are invading Britain – attracted by cigarettes and alcohol

from the continent which are being carried over on warm winds - and attracted by tobacco and alcohol. Moth-lovers are hoping to catch the massive Convolvulus Hawk-moth using ornamental tobacco plants planted earlier this year, and wine soaked ropes.
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Sep 10, 2015 13:45
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[UK] Ten-year jump in life expectancy for rich nations across the world - but the US lags far behind

Tobacco intake showed a surprising variation across nations. Iceland is the only country in which more women smoked than men, but the overall rate of tobacco consumption was among the lowest among rich countries. The largest disparity among OECD nations
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:11
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Altria 2014 Annual Report (PDF)

The smokeable products segment performance last year was outstanding. We delivered strong adjusted operating companies income growth of 6.7%, driven by higher pricing. Adjusted operating companies income margins also increased for the year to 44.1%.
Altria Group, Inc.
added May 21, 2015 22:36
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[Florida] Court Overturns $4.3 Million Tobacco Award

The lawsuit, filed by Aycock's widow, Thelma, alleged that his death stemmed from lung cancer, but R.J. Reynolds disputed the cause. After a trial in federal court in the Middle District of Florida, a judgment for compensatory damages of $4,277,500 was
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Oct 17, 2014 16:52
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[South Carolina] Bluffton council approves 'cigar-bar' measure

If you are interested in a fine cigar accompanied by a glass of beer or wine, Bluffton is now the place to be. Town Council on Tuesday amended its smoking rules to allow tobacco stores to sell beer and wine but not liquor.
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Jul 17, 2013 16:18
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[Illinois] Local Wine Brand Expands to Whole Foods, Adds Cigars and Candles

"The cigar company approached me after and said they sold over 300 cigars and wanted me to start my own cigar brand. That's when I said, 'I think I got it.' It was just a no-brainer and an easy transition." Lampley Cigars, which she named after her fathe
DNAinfo
added Apr 25, 2015 12:30
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