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KHN Morning Briefing: Bristol-Myers’ Supreme Court Victory Could Have Far-Reaching Ramifications In Liability Cases

prevailed in its effort to get the Supreme Court to limit where patients can seek compensation for harm caused by drugs...potentially affect any liability case in which consumers allege harm caused by a deficient product, including automobiles, tobacco, f
Kaiser Health News
added Jun 20, 2017 20:01
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] GRAHAM: Selling smokes with smut ($$)

Politicians debating a new tobacco bill might want to look at the way the addictive is marketed. Indonesia is one of only eight countries that’s neither a signatory nor a party to the [FCTC]. That puts the republic way offside with the 180 states that ban
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 20, 2017 18:50
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Axis Biotec Announces the Construction of an Innovative Tobacco-Based Biopharmaceutical Expression and Pilot Manufacturing Facility in Brazil

Business Wire
added Jun 20, 2017 17:08
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[Colombia] For Hire: 7,000 Former FARC Guerrillas

Coltabaco S.A.S., the country’s largest tobacco company, has spent $15 million on ­minimarkets and tobacco plantations that employ former guerrillas as well as members of the paramilitary death squads that were the rebels’ archenemies
Bloomberg News
added Jun 20, 2017 10:29
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[California, Minnesota] Menthol-Ban Efforts Ripple

To the misfortune of convenience-store retailers, the prospect of a ban on menthol cigarettes seems to be catching fire, re-emerging in the San Francisco area earlier this month and surfacing now in Minneapolis.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 21, 2017 20:09
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[UK] Exclusive: British insurer Aviva selling its tobacco investments

Britain's biggest life insurer, is selling about 1 billion pounds ($1.3 billion) worth of bonds and shares it holds in tobacco companies, joining a global campaign to divest from the industry.
Reuters
added Jun 20, 2017 19:11
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[UK] A breath of fresh air: how the smoking ban has changed the pub trade

“The biggest change in trade as a result of the smoking ban is pubs providing food. Before the ban it was just seen as an alternative thing for pubs to do. But pubs have now upped their game, you can go almost anywhere and have a decent meal. It might not
Morning Advertiser.co.uk
added Jun 20, 2017 15:54
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[Michigan] 18 and older may buy tobacco in Genesee County for now, judge rules

Determining that the enforcement of a 21-and-up tobacco-buying age may cause "irreparable harm" to local businesses, on Monday, June 19, Genesee Circuit Judge Judith A. Fullerton granted a preliminary injunction and a temporary restraining order on the co
Michigan Live
added Jun 19, 2017 20:32
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SAVAGE: Not Your Grandfather's Tobacco, Not Your Father's Marijuana

22ND Century is developing two very interesting new crop varieties. One is a line of tobacco that barely makes any nicotine....other new offering is a line of marijuana that doesn’t make THC. The goal in this case is to make it possible for people to real
Forbes
added Jun 19, 2017 20:30
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[France] London, U.S.S. Fitzgerald, Japan: Your Morning Briefing

In France, Father’s Day was introduced in 1950 by a manufacturer of cigarette lighters as part of an effort to lift sales during the slow summer season.
New York Times
added Jun 19, 2017 04:05
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