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[Asia, Cambodia] Tobacco company's tactics scrutinised

Cambodia’s top-selling cigarette firm achieved dominance by courting senior political figures and vigorously opposing public health legislation, according to a study published this month in medical journal Global Public Health. Twenty years after moving
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Apr 21, 2016 11:14
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[Europe] Shoppers in the dark over tobacco laws

With less than one month before tobacco manufacturers are forced to stop making cigarettes and rolling tobacco in small packs, convenience store retailers and staff are being urged to communicate...Consumer awareness of the new European Tobacco Directive
Convenience Store (uk)
added Apr 19, 2016 12:53
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[Asia] India's ITC says to resume cigarette production amid health warning row

India's $11 billion tobacco industry is up in arms against the new rules and has taken the government to court. Industry estimates show the production halt has already cost $850 million and risks the livelihood of millions of farmers. In a statement to
Reuters
added Apr 18, 2016 19:48
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[Australia] Tobacco Company Approaching Aussie Doctors To Introduce E-Cigarettes

The Australian Medical Association has slammed new research claiming eight in 10 medical health practitioners support the use of e-cigarettes. The research, released on Thursday, was conducted on behalf of Nicoventures, a start-up company owned by Briti
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 18, 2016 19:40
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[Asia] Exclusive: In health warning showdown, tobacco industry turns to India's top court

India's tobacco industry has sought to delay strict new health warning rules by appealing to the country's highest court, a move anti-smoking activists say could backfire given that the court has ruled against cigarette makers in the past.
Reuters
added Apr 14, 2016 15:30
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[Guyana, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Demtoco director says 'draconian' tobacco laws could shutter operations ($$)

Kirton, who told shareholders at the company’s 82nd Annual General Meeting that it has shared with the government the “industry’s position,” which includes a request “for balanced regulation that offers an opportunity for the existence of smokers and non
Stabroek News (gy)
added Apr 13, 2016 22:31
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Ranger International: In this issue: Tobacco stocks as melting ice cubes

the multi-decade growth story in this industry has turned to one of decay. This dynamic includes emerging markets where growth is no longer strong and currencies have become a headwind...why should tobacco stocks be selling at premiums when they historic
MailChimp
added Apr 13, 2016 15:34
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[Korea - South] Foreign cigarette firms sue gov't over PX ruling

accusing the government of unfairly prioritizing Korea Tobacco and Ginseng (KT&G) in selecting which cigarettes will be sold at military post exchanges (PX). The two companies also requested that the government also nullify its selection. “The Ministry of
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Apr 9, 2016 03:43
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[Europe, UK] BAT general counsel Belhomme steps down as cigarette giant instructs HSF on plain packaging challenge

Belhomme retires as BAT, alongside other tobacco firms, brings a legal challenge in the European Court of Justice against the revised EU Tobacco Products Directive, also known as TPD2, which was adopted in May 2014 but has been delayed by a series of cou
Legal Business magazine (uk)
added Apr 9, 2016 03:11
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‘Public enemy no. 1’: Tobacco industry funding for the AIDS response [FREE FULL TEXT]

This article analyzes the history of tobacco industry funding for the AIDS response – a largely ignored aspect of private donor involvement...This raises questions, which this paper seeks to answer, about if donations by tobacco companies to AIDS organiz
Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS: An Open Access Journal
added Apr 8, 2016 17:49
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