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[Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Plain packaging cigarettes unsuccessful in Australia

MPs hearing arguments for and against plain packaging for cigarettes have been told the policy has been anything but successful in Australia. A submission from the organisation representing convenience stores says tobacco sales across the Tasman increas
Radio Network (nz)
added May 7, 2014 21:11

Hamish Maxwell, Philip Morris Empire Builder, Dies at 87

Hamish Maxwell, whose acquisitions of food companies in the 1980s turned Philip Morris into a consumer products colossus, died on Saturday at his home in Palm Beach, Fla. He was 87...."cigarettes aren’t necessarily dangerous,” Mr. Maxwell, a two-pack-a-d
New York Times
added Apr 22, 2014 10:29

[Asia, Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Alliance One and China Tobacco Finalize Joint Venture in Brazil

completed the formation of a new joint venture company, China Brasil Tobacos Exportadora SA ("CBT") in Brazil on March 26, 2014. CBT has operated as an independent subsidiary of AOB for the last two crops and currently contracts with 9,500 integrated grow
PR Newswire
added Mar 31, 2014 11:39

REHN: 6 Mega Corporations Control Almost the Entire Global Cigarette Industry

government doesn’t have to be the sole emissary of responsibility against the global tobacco behemoth, but rather it has allies in the fight against six companies that together are a monopolizing force that profits from destroying the lungs and wallets of
added Mar 13, 2014 16:53

VUSE makes South by Southwest debut as official e-cigarette sponsor (PDF)

“With a culture of innovation and focus on emerging trends, South by Southwest is the ideal setting to showcase the state-of-art, digital technology in VUSE that makes it a game-changer for the vapor industry,” said Stephanie Cordisco, president of RJR V
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Mar 9, 2014 23:53

[Europe, UK] E-cigarette players vow to fight 'unworkable' EU clampdown

The UK’s electronic cigarette industry has moved to allay fears that the nascent market for e-cigs will be stymied within two years as a result of new European legislation. The Electronic Cigarette Industry Trade Association (ECITA) is furious after t
The Grocer (uk)
added Mar 8, 2014 21:40

[UK] Imperial Tobacco shares lifted by deal to sell its e-cigarettes in Boots

Big tobacco has made another significant move into the e-cigarette market with news that Imperial Tobacco is to sell its Puritane product in Boots stores, lifting the company's share price.
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 21, 2014 15:15

EDITORIAL: A Dream Whose Time Is Coming

Fortunately governments at all levels have recognized the price in human lives our country pays for in this addiction, and have taken action to protect nonsmokers and discourage smoking. But there is more to do before the dreams of Koop and visionaries l
Lake Arrowhead (CA) Mountain News
added Feb 20, 2014 11:03

NATO, NYACS and Manufacturers Sue New York City

The ordinance provisions that are the subject of the litigation are those sections that restrict cigarette and tobacco product coupons and other promotional price discounts (such as buy one, get one free) on tobacco products. As set out in the lawsuit, t
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 5, 2014 16:59

[Europe, UK] Ban on 10s, 19s and menthol cigarettes moves closer

Plans to ban cigarettes in packs of less than 20 and roll your own tobacco in less than 30g have moved another step closer after an influential committee of MEPs backed the revised European Tobacco Products Directive (EUTPD).
Convenience Store (uk)
added Jan 24, 2014 21:44
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