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[Asia, India] Muted cigarette sales: ITC Q1 net profit up 3.6% at Rs 2265 cr

ITC Ltd posted a subdued 3.61 percent rise in net profit at Rs 2,265.44 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, due to pressure on cigarette sales and sluggish demand for other FMCG products.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:01
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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii, North Carolina] Actually, The T.P.P. Would Screw Tobacco Companies, According to Thom Tillis

Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) on Thursday said that the US Trade Representative is currently working to enshrine “discriminary [sic] treatment of tobacco” in the Trans Pacific Partnership...leveled the charge on the floor of the Senate on Thursday in a speec
The District Sentinel News Co-op (blog)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:28
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[Asia-pacific] HUBER: Chamber of Commerce Threatens Health of Americans

nearly everyone reading this has lost someone to tobacco. And yet, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its affiliates work hard to ensure that the way is clear for the tobacco industry to addict new generations...inner workings of the Chamber are so secret
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:18
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[Asia-pacific] BOSTIC/STEWART: US Chamber of Commerce is in Big Tobacco’s thrall

Now that the Chamber’s relationship with Big Tobacco has been exposed, the U.S. must look skeptically on the rest of the organization’s agenda. With the tobacco industry responsible for the loss of more than 6 million lives every year, there appear to be
Aljazeerah
added Jul 30, 2015 04:37
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In rise of U.S. vape shops, owners eye new marijuana market

the number of U.S. vape shops soars and shop owners seek to capitalize not only on the vaping trend, but on the more widespread, and legal, use of medical marijuana. Since 2008, the number of U.S. vape shops has grown to about 8,500, and the sale of elec
Reuters
added Jul 29, 2015 16:53
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[UK] Best invention ever? The 'cigarette' that lets you inhale caffeine

The idea behind the product was to "take everything great about an energy drink, remove the bad and use innovative technology that delivers caffeine faster and without any calories or sugar". It is made with natural ingredients suvh as guarana extract (a
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 29, 2015 16:31
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[Australia] World: US Chamber of Commerce and Big Tobacco

While Burson-Marsteller continues to work on many contentious issues, in 2010 it ceased working with clients operating in the tobacco industry, and has publicly criticised the chamber’s advocacy on behalf of big tobacco.... As WHO Director General Dr Mar
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jul 29, 2015 16:21
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[Idaho] EDITORIAL: U.S. Chamber should stop supporting Big Tobacco

Consumers should also join this fray by refusing to contribute their dollars to any company that pays dues to the U.S. Chamber of Tobacco Peddlers.
Idaho Mountain Express
added Jul 29, 2015 11:42
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[UK] Blowing smoke: is vaping waste as bad as cigarette butts?

Consumers are not properly aware of the dangers of e-cigarette waste, with whole vaping devices being sent straight to landfill rather than being recycled. That’s according to waste management company Business Waste, which claims e-cigarettes are pose an
edie.net (uk)
added Jul 29, 2015 11:13
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[Ohio] City businesses can't sell to anyone under 21

In a unanimous vote June 23, Bexley City Council opted to increase the minimum age for purchases from 18 to 21. In approving the ordinance, Bexley joined Upper Arlington, which approved a similar measure June 8 in a unanimous city council vote.
This Week Newspapers (Worthington, OH)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:25
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