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[UK] VIDEOS: 'Ban E-cigarette use indoors,' says WHO

A spokesman for the British American Tobacco company said: "We have always said that given nicotine is addictive, minimum age laws of 18 for the sale of e-cigarettes should be introduced. "However, if overly restrictive regulations are introduced hampe
BBC Online
added Aug 26, 2014 21:48

[North Carolina] Shareholder files suit against Reynolds

Reynolds American Inc.'s $27.4 billion offer for Lorillard Inc. has received its first legal challenge from a Reynolds shareholder. ... The plaintiff is suing Reynolds, its board of directors—which includes top executive Susan Cameron — and British Ameri
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 22, 2014 12:07

[Africa, Nigeria, UK] British America Tobacco urges anti-tobacco NGOs to fund alternative smoking products

“In recent times, stakeholders have asked NGOs involved in tobacco control to get more involved in consumer education and funding of research of alternative and healthier products for consumers, who insist on smoking as these areas are critically needed
Premium Times (ng)
added Aug 22, 2014 07:01
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[Nigeria] ERA/FoEN To African Govts: Prosperous Tobacco Farmer Stories A Myth

ERA/FoEN said the call had become urgent in view of the increase in tempo of visibility events organised by cigarette makers and leaf buyers through the International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) and its allies in different countries in the last two
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Aug 21, 2014 22:06

[UK] Nine facts about tobacco company lobbying

3. For decades after the link between smoking and lung cancer was scientifically proven, the tobacco industry deliberately caused public confusion about the health impacts of tobacco. In 1953, following advice from public relations firm Hill and Knowlto
Environmental Health News (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-CIEH) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:15

[Canada] With glamour of smoking all but gone, why is Big Tobacco still so profitable?

Despite decades of negative factors that would likely spell the end of any other industry, international tobacco companies are raking in cash and staking their territory in the battle for market share. In Canada, smoking rates have plateaued at about 16
National Post (ca)
added Aug 19, 2014 17:54

[Africa, Nigeria] Group accuses British American Tobacco of misleading police on tobacco law

In a statement issued in Lagos, Monday, ERA/FoEN said the series of visibility events organised by BATN, including a sensitization exercise last week for police officers in Lagos on enforcement of the anti-smoking law, were nothing more than gimmicks to
Premium Times (ng)
added Aug 19, 2014 06:26

[Africa, Nigeria] No Public Smoking Law To Be Enforced

The Lagos State Police Command has said it is ready to ensure that the law prohibiting public smoking in Lagos is strictly adhered to. The command said to ensure this, it is in collaboration with British America Tobacco to organise a one-day sensitisati
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Aug 19, 2014 05:18

[Africa, Nigeria] BATN On A Mission To Thwart Tobacco Control Law, ERA/FoEN Insists

Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria...said series of visibility events organised by BATN including a sensitization exercise last week for police officers in Lagos on enforcement of the anti-smoking law were nothing more than gimmicks
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Aug 19, 2014 00:48

[Africa, South Africa] Authorities smoking socks, says BAT

BRITISH American Tobacco (BAT), South Africa’s biggest cigarette maker, has unsurprisingly come out against plans to force cigarette companies to sell their products in plain packets by next year. France, New Zealand, India and Britain are all consideri
Business Day (za)
added Aug 10, 2014 21:52
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