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[Australia] Simon Chapman: Up in smoke

AUSTRALIA’S pioneering plain tobacco packaging legislation, which was fully implemented 2 years ago, is the single most important piece of tobacco legislation ever introduced. I reached this conclusion while doing research for my book*, covering the
Medical Journal of Australia
added Nov 24, 2014 03:48

[UK] Des Naughton resigns from Nicoventures: British American Tobacco loses ecigarette managing director

Naughton will leave BAT on 28 February 2015 after nearly 20 years with the tobacco giant, four of which has been on the manage­ment board. In that time, he has also been group operations director and regional director for Eastern Europe.
City A.M. (uk)
added Nov 21, 2014 12:01

[Denmark] Supreme Court sides with tobacco companies

In the first lawsuit of its kind in Denmark, the Supreme Court rules against a long-term smoker's claims ... “Tobacco companies are not responsible for permanent damage that comes from long-term cigarette smoking,” the court wrote in its ruling according
The Local (dk)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:33

[Denmark, UK] Danish Supreme Court clears tobacco firms in case filed by ex-smoker

that two tobacco companies were not responsible for health problems suffered by a longtime smoker. Allan Lykke Jensen, 67, smoked for almost 50 years and had sought damages of 53,000 kroner (8,900 dollars) for health issues that included heart problems.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (dpa) (de)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:07

[UK] British American Tobacco general counsel Withington to retire

Legal Week (uk)
added Nov 20, 2014 21:34

[UK] British American Tobacco unveils management board changes

Des Naughton, managing director - Nicoventures, has decided to leave BAT in order to focus on new business opportunities. He will leave BAT on 28 February after nearly 20 years with the group, four of which as part of the management board, including gro
Stock Market Wire (uk)
added Nov 20, 2014 21:33

[Belgium, Europe, UK] Big Tobacco Fined for Fueling Black Market in U.K.

Companies use bogus smuggling claims to fight tobacco control measures, then foster black markets themselves... Incidents like the U.K. fine on BAT show policymakers that the tobacco industry is not a credible voice in conversations about illicit trade o
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:36

[Belgium, UK] BAT fined for oversupplying tobacco in low-tax European jurisdictions

Big tobacco, long accused of complicity in smuggling, is under close scrutiny as it emerges that one of the world’s largest cigarette firms has been fined for oversupplying foreign markets. The practice of flooding low-tax foreign markets with more toba
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:35

British American Tobacco : Tobacco Farming: Debating the Future

In recent years, there has been considerable debate about the social, environmental and economic impact of tobacco growing, especially in developing countries and some orgnaisations are calling for tobacco farmers to be encouraged to switch to alternativ (fr)
added Nov 14, 2014 17:02

[Belgium, UK] Smoke clears on Big Tobacco’s role in smuggling

Last year, in the Lucky Strike room in British American Tobacco’s global headquarters overlooking the Thames, a former chief inspector of constabulary said that he was concerned about the growing cost of tobacco smuggling and its financing of terrorism.
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 14, 2014 08:53
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