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Big Tobacco vs. Small Players as E-Cigarette Smoke-Off Begins

Logic, Njoy, and Vapor are waiting to exhale as giant tobacco companies begin to invade their turf. In August, Altria Group (MO), the largest cigarette maker in the U.S., will start selling its new MarkTen e-cigs in an undisclosed Indiana market. Second-b
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jun 25, 2013 07:28
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[Asia-pacific, Canada, South America/Caribbean, USA] International trade law, plain packaging and tobacco industry political activity: the Trans-Pacific Partnership [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco companies are increasingly turning to trade and investment agreements to challenge measures aimed at reducing tobacco use. This study examines their efforts to influence the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a major trade and investment agreement w
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2013 06:26
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Retailers fear fallout from Oregon's proposed tobacco tax increase

Two pieces of tobacco legislation are pending in the Oregon Legislature and tobacco industry giants like Phillip Morris, John Middleton and U.S. Smokeless Tobacco are taking notice. They’re providing retailers with information and encouraging them to lob
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Jun 12, 2013 14:13
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BOSTIC: Philip Morris & IBM IMPROVER project: downplaying links between smoking & disease

the Tobacco Institute closed its doors, after 40 years of obfuscating the science ... The main purpose of IMPROVER seems clear – remuddy the waters on the causal link between tobacco and disease. But they actually get much more. By enticing young researc
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added May 22, 2013 08:36
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Hungary Gave Tobacco-Sale Rights Based on Party Links, HVG Says

Hungary distributed tobacco sale-permits in the city of Szekszard after members of Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s party vetted applicants for political loyalty, the news website HVG.hu said, citing a recording from a meeting. Applicants “need to be commit
Business Week/Bloomberg
added May 14, 2013 12:59
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MORRIS: Smokers may quit, but big tobacco fumes on

Yet the big three American firms have managed to increase their profits through price increases, and with Altria announcing that it has decided to follow its two main competitors by entering the market for electronic cigarettes, the prognosis is better th
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 3, 2013 02:27
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Thailand commits to comply with WTO ruling on tobacco tax row with Philippines

In 2011, Bangkok lost the tobacco case that Manila lodged before the WTO in behalf of the Philippine unit of cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris. In its ruling, the WTO agreed that Thailand slapped discriminatory taxes on cigarettes imported from the Ph
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Apr 29, 2013 01:26
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Altria to Launch E-Cig as Cigarette Demand Softens

--Profit lifted by credit, higher cigarette and smokeless pricing --Total cigarette market share reaches highest level in four years --Altria to enter e-cigarette market in back half of 2013
NASDAQ
added Apr 25, 2013 13:43
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Philip Morris Earnings Face Headwinds From Anti-Tobacco Laws

the company has entered 2013 with vastly changed dynamics from the previous year. Firstly, on December 1, 2012, the Australian plain packaging law came into effect which requires standardized packaging for all the cigarettes with no branding. Secondly, th
Trefis
added Apr 16, 2013 16:13
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Indonesia: The tobacco industry's "Disneyland"

obacco addiction inflicts huge damage on household incomes and health." That's been exacerbated by what Dr. Richard Hurt, director of the Nicotine Dependence Research Program at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, calls an "invasion" by internationa
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Jan 4, 2013 12:44
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