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[Canada] $20-Billion Quebec Tobacco Lawsuit Wraps Up After 3 Years Of Testimony

The plaintiffs include an estimated one million Quebecers who argue the companies are liable because they knew they were putting out a harmful product and hid the health effects of tobacco. The suit involves separate groups of plaintiffs — some who beca
Canadian Press
added Dec 13, 2014 20:59
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[Asia, Canada, Europe, USA] Professor David Sweanor to Give Keynote Address at 22nd Century Group Annual Shareholder Meeting; Company Releases Letter to Shareholders

“The FDA should quickly move to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes to non-addictive level. If we reduce the level of the stimulus, we reduce the craving. It is the ultimate harm reduction strategy.” ... 22nd Century is in the rare position of having a v
Business Wire
added Mar 27, 2015 12:36
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[Canada] Ontario Budget's Tobacco Tax Increase Will Lead to More Illegal Cigarettes

National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) said that the Ontario budget's tax increase on tobacco products, despite the proposed introduction of new anti-contraband measures, will only make the province's massive illegal cigarette problem worse
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 5, 2014 20:34
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Canada: Precedent-Setting Marlboro Decision Provides Guidance On Entitlement To Claim Profits In Trademark Infringement Cases

On March 23, 2015, the Federal Court confirmed that Imperial Tobacco is entitled to elect an accounting of Philip Morris' profits resulting from the infringement of its rights in the MARLBORO trademark in Canada. This important decision for the parties w
Mondaq
added Mar 26, 2015 09:34
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[Canada] VIDEO: Ontario's new anti-smoking rules take effect, banning smoking from patios

The changes also added playgrounds, and sports fields to the places where people can no longer smoke. The revised legislation also bans the sale of tobacco products from university and college campuses.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 3, 2015 13:47
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[Eastern Europe] Montenegro tenders tobacco factory

Montenegro's Council for Privatization and Capital Projects announced a new tender for tobacco company Novi duvanski kombinat Podgorica (NDKP), which envisions his djelimièna privatization and recapitalization by building factories reports MINA.
Balkans.com (cy)
added Apr 10, 2013 13:02
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[Ethiopia] National Tobacco to Maintain Monopoly Rights After Majority Share Acquisition

National Tobacco Enterprise (NTE) will continue to hold its monopoly right as producer, importer and seller of tobacco products for the next 10 years. Sheba Investment Plc, co-owner with the government, has been holding over a billion Birr in payments to
Addis Fortune (et)
added Oct 13, 2014 13:54
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[Canada] Smoking ban on patios sought

In an unexpected move Wednesday, council approved a plan to ask provincial health authorities to investigate the idea of banning smoking on outdoor patios.
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Jun 27, 2014 12:57
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[Moldova] The machine that flooded UK with 7billion fake fags

Detectives from Imperial Tobacco traced “Machine 18” to the tiny Moldovan breakaway state of Transnistria — dubbed the most lawless place in Europe. ... Imperial believes there are 90 other machines used by gangs worldwide, but added: “With Border Agency
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Mar 27, 2013 10:54
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[Canada] Dakota Battle for Return of $500,000 of Cigarettes Seized in Manitoba Smoke Shop Raids

The Manitoba government has seized nearly $500,000 in legal cigarettes from a Dakota smoke shop that has been raided five times by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), alleges one of the chiefs behind the shop.
Indian Country Today
added Aug 22, 2012 15:06
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