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[Virginia] Sentencing for 2 firms, exec in Va cigarette case

Two Miami companies have been ordered to forfeit millions of dollars and their president has been sentenced to five years in prison for their roles in the trafficking of contraband cigarettes.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 19, 2012 02:48
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[Russia] ROTHMAN: Marlboro Mitt: Latest Attack On Romney Links Him To Plan Pushing Cigarettes On Kids

The inference is clear. Should Mitt Romney emerge victorious in November, the future will be a bleak one characterized by streets congested with wheezing children, choking on the fluid in their lungs as Romney’s allies finger their ill-begotten profits.
Mediaite
added Oct 17, 2012 17:06
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[Russia] Kremlin Cracks Down on Big Tobacco

Russia, the World's Second-Largest Cigarette Market After China, Plans 'Harsh' Anti-smoking Rules
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 16, 2012 02:06
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Missouri smoking tax opponents wary of Prop B

Convenience store owners across the state are using these orange signs to voice opposition to a ballot measure increasing taxes on a pack of cigarettes from 17 to 90 cents. An industry trade group representing the stores doubts the tax money will be spent
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Oct 14, 2012 20:08
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Mixed Feelings on Menthols

UBS-CSP Daily News survey suggests Newport Menthol holding strong while retailers split on new Marlboro offerings
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Oct 9, 2012 16:35
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[New Zealand] Outrage over smoking poster

The offending poster advertising "Bandit Brand" an American clothing label. A Hamilton student is outraged after visiting a clothing store, only to find them displaying a poster showing a model smoking. Claire McCool visited the recently revamped Wild
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 1, 2012 01:39
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Brand placement on price boards after tobacco display bans: a point-of-sale audit in Melbourne, Australia -- Wakefield et al.

Price boards are being used to target brands to consumers. Jurisdictions should also prohibit price board display when they ban tobacco product display; prices might instead be itemised in alphabetical order on a list only viewable upon customer request
Tobacco Control
added Sep 24, 2012 14:04
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[Spain] Adelson Chooses Madrid Over Barcelona for New Casino

Esperanza Aguirre, president of Madrid's regional government, recently urged the national government to make concessions requested by Mr. Adelson, including some tax exemptions and an easing of restrictions on smoking in public spaces. Tomás G&oa
New York Times
added Sep 10, 2012 02:14
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[Thailand] Smoking Gun

Cigarette promotional items are technically illegal, yet it's so easy to circumvent the law
Bangkok Post (th)
added Sep 3, 2012 22:31
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[Texas] Sugar Land cigar shop center of smoking battle

The smell of smoke has become a point of serious contention outside a local cigar shop, and now that the property management has stepped in with a cigar smoking ban, the battle is heading to court.
KRTK TV ABC13 (Houston, TX)
added Aug 25, 2012 05:27
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