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[UK] Lorillard acquires British e-cigarette maker for $49 million

Lorillard said Tuesday that it purchased SKYCIG to expand its global reach in the popular alternative to tobacco cigarettes. "It has been Lorillard's mission to be first and best in the electronic cigarette category," Chief Executive Murray Kessler said
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 2, 2013 17:15
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[Spain, UK] Fighting Over the Rock / Feud Over Gibraltar’s Sovereignty Fosters an Economic Squeeze

Gibraltar’s government acknowledges that Gibraltar benefits from tax differences with Spain, particularly for retail items like cigarettes, but “in every single border town in the world there is some leverage on the pricing of certain items,” Albert Isol
New York Times
added Sep 15, 2013 10:33
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] 10 ASEAN countries are home to 10 percent of world’s adult smokers

The 10 ASEAN countries are home to 10 percent of the world’s 1.25 billion adult smokers with 17.3 million of them from the Philippines, a report of the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) showed. Based on the 2013 ASEAN Tobacco Control Atlas
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Sep 15, 2013 10:31
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[Spain, UK] Smuggling cheap tobacco from Gibraltar

hundreds of bicycles, heaped in a large pile, rust in the summer sun. ... once your passport has been checked, is a kiosk selling cheap tobacco. The two things are linked. The bicycles have been seized from cyclists trying to smuggle tobacco across the
BBC Online
added Aug 22, 2013 14:57
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[Europe] ARCHIVE: BRAUCHLI: Cigarettes and Senators

Consider Senators Mitch McConnell (R - KY) and Richard Burr (R - N.C.). ... The money that cigarettes have paid the two men, as well as some of their colleagues, makes them understandably sensitive to the well-being of their donors and they have expresse
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:30
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[Asia, Israel] Toddler who ingested liquid nicotine passes away

A two-year-old girl who ingested liquid nicotine from an electronic cigarette passed away on Tuesday evening in Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem's Ein Karem, Army Radio reported.
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 4, 2013 17:46
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[Australia and Oceania, Solomon Islands] Anger over Tobacco Regulation

Grievances have escalated between the Tobacco Regulation task forces with stake holders around consultation table to finalise the final regulation on the Tobacco ahead of its enforcement next month.
Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added Apr 17, 2013 13:26
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[Iraq] Millions of dollars spent on cigarette consumption regionally

According to new statistics, approximately 35% to 40% of those living in Kurdistan smoke, which costs US$ 70 million every year. Statistics collected by the Kurdistan Association for Fighting Smoking shows that nearly 35% to 40% of the region's populati
The Kurdish Globe (iq)
added Mar 4, 2013 06:55
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[Algeria, UK] How cigarette smuggling fuels Africa's Islamist violence

Contrabrand tobacco is a $1bn trade in north Africa, run by extremists including Mokhtar Belmokhtar, who masterminded the attack on the Algerian gas plant. The trade is highly profitable – and very low risk
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 26, 2013 23:55
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[UK] E-cigarettes 'can cause more harm than smoking,' experts say

propylene glycol is put into the cartridges, and accounts for up to 90 per cent of their content. This can cause 'acute respiratory system irritation', claims Dr Elisabeth Pott, director of the Federal Centre of Health Education in Cologne, Germany, who
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2013 22:38
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