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[UK] Cigarette plain packaging war heating up as new Australian study due for release

Tobacco industry sources have warned of a rise in the UK’s counterfeit trade and questioned the validity of the study in the UK. Industry sources said that removing branding will put the accessibility of “non-shop” and illegal tobacco in the spotlight.
City A.M. (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 09:01
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[Australia, UK] Cigarette giants in plain packet fight ($$)

An official Australian study, due for publication in the next month, is expected to be used by the British government as ammunition in its battle to remove branding from cigarette packets....makers say the Australian report will be a whitewash that will
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 08:59
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Tobacco control advocates take Pakistan government to court for reneging on 85% graphic health warnings

The legal intervention from the Coalition for Tobacco Control Pakistan (CTC-Pak) blocks the immediate watering-down of the law and calls health and finance ministers to account for reneging on a policy proven to protect public health. Tobacco industry pr
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Aug 15, 2015 10:56
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GLANTZ: Tobacco control advocates take Pakistan government to court for reneging on 85% graphic health warnings

After years of the tobacco companies bullying governments in court, it is nice to see health advoacte pushing back when government caves to Big Tobacco. Here is a press release that the International Union against Turbulosis and Lung Disease just put ou
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 15, 2015 10:55
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[Australia, Canada, Italy] A footnote from the federal Tax Court

And so BAT is able to reduce its taxes in Canada and Australia by generating a little cross ownerhip amongst its subsidiaries. Will the tax act be amended to remove their right to do so? And when?
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Aug 7, 2015 13:08
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[North Carolina] Judge dismisses trust suit against Reynolds, BAT

The lawsuit sought to block Reynolds American Inc.'s $29.25 billion purchase of Lorillard Inc., which closed June 12. The trust claimed in its lawsuit, filed in August 2014, that non-British American Tobacco Ltd. shareholders of Reynolds stock may be sh
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 5, 2015 13:11
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[North Carolina] Business Court judge dismisses trust suit vs. Reynolds, BAT

judge dismissed a shareholder lawsuit Tuesday that was filed by the Beatrice Corwin Living Irrevocable Trust. The lawsuit sought to block Reynolds American Inc.'s $29.25 billion purchase of Lorillard Inc., which closed June 12. The trust claimed in it
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 4, 2015 20:47
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22nd Century Group to File Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results And Announces Conference Call to Provide Business Update

company focused on technology which allows it to increase or decrease the level of nicotine in tobacco plants through genetic engineering and plant breeding. The Company’s mission is to reduce the harm caused by smoking. 22nd Century owns or exclusively c
Business Wire
added Aug 4, 2015 10:21
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[Africa, Kenya] Health minister defends strict tobacco rules in battle with manufacturer

Health secretary James Macharia has termed the introduction of a levy on cigarette manufacturers to regulate the tobacco industry as justified. Mr Macharia says in court documents that the fee is reasonable and does not constitute violation of rights to
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Aug 4, 2015 09:39
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[UK] British American Tobacco to close Guildford Depository

“[BAT] has not been legally obliged to keep the Guildford Depository open for several years... “The vast majority of documents in the Guildford Depository are available online via third party websites and we haven’t received any visitors to the site in o
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Aug 3, 2015 12:31
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