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[Europe, UK] Big Tobacco fights back: how the cigarette kings bought the vaping industry

Big Tobacco began to realise that, rather than just a temporary fad, e-cigarettes represented a new threat to their established markets. And that wasn't all – they might be the prototype of a product the industry had long searched for in vain: the safer
Newsweek
added May 27, 2015 17:35
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[UK] The safe use of flavorings in e-cigarettes / A first practical guide for the risk assessment of e-cig flavorings

British Standards Institute (BSI) are developing product standards for e-cigarettes ... 'These guidelines, lay out the 'what' ...and our guide explains the 'how'.' Costigan is Principal Toxicologist at Nicoventures, a nicotine company established by Briti
EurekAlert
added May 27, 2015 16:28
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ValueSustainability Summary 2014 / Investing in a sustainable future shared for our business and society (PDF)

As a result, we have achieved inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the last 13 years, 12 of them as industry leader. Given the serious health risks associated with smoking, I am particularly proud of the progress we have made in harm
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added May 27, 2015 09:38
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VIDEO: Harm reduction / The opportunity: It's simple; we want to reduce the public health impact of our products.

But many adults choose to smoke, so our top priority continues to be working towards reducing these risks and making available a range of less risky tobacco and nicotine-based alternatives.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added May 27, 2015 09:35
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[UK] Tobacco firms challenge plain packaging law

The Department of Health has responded saying that it refuses to be "held to ransom by the tobacco industry". If successful, the tobacco companies may secure huge payouts from the British government. British American Tobacco and Philip Morris say that st
BBC Online
added May 22, 2015 18:05
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[UK] Philip Morris, BAT Sue Over Law Taking Branding Off Packs

The tobacco companies claimed the so-called plain packaging law, which comes into effect a year from now, is excessive, harms their trademarks and infringes World Trade Organization rules. “We respect the government’s authority to regulate in the public
Bloomberg News
added May 22, 2015 18:05
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Cigarette groups begin legal action over UK branding ban

Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco on Friday began what is likely to be years of legal wrangling in the UK and European courts over the measure, which they say infringes property and trademark rights.
Financial Times (uk)
added May 22, 2015 18:03
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco Giants Sue Britain Over Rules on Plain Packaging

Britain would be the first of the European Union’s 28 countries to impose the regulation, which formed part of a broad new set of tobacco rules, also governing electronic cigarettes, that the union approved last year but has left up to member states to e
New York Times
added May 22, 2015 17:36
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[UK] Philip Morris sues over England's "plain packaging"

According to tobacco maker Philip Morris, the U.K. has crossed the line with a yet-to-be-implemented law that will put plain packaging on all cigarette boxes. While the logos of brands such as Philip Morris' Marlboro and Chesterfield would be covered up,
CBS
added May 22, 2015 17:33
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[UK] Where big tobacco is getting into legal battle over plain packaging

“Legal action is not something we wanted to have to consider and is not something we undertake lightly, but the U.K. government has left us with no other choice,” a British American Tobacco spokesperson said. The companies argue that the law violates th
WTVR TV 6 (Richmond, VA)
added May 22, 2015 17:32
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