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Plain Packaging in the UK: Tobacco Company Opposition

fought against the policy using a series of arguments which they publicised via: Their corporate websites; Political advertising campaigns; Submissions to the two UK Consultations on plain packaging in 2012 and 2014 respectively; Third-party voices. Tak (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 14:59

[UK] Bath investigation lifts lid on big tobacco’s campaigning methods

highlights how tobacco companies funded opposition to the new policy by individuals and organisations – with the linkage frequently not disclosed publicly - during a three year period. It highlights the difficulties of implementing Article 5.3 of the Worl
University of Bath (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 14:57

Standardised tobacco packaging: a health policy case study of corporate conflict expansion and adaptation [FREE FULL TEXT]

The multifaceted opposition to standardised packaging was primarily undertaken by third parties with financial relationships with major tobacco manufacturers. Low levels of transparency regarding these links created a misleading impression of diverse and
BMJ Open (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 14:56

How Can C-Stores Sell More Vape? Brick-and-mortar selling different at c-stores vs. vape shops

Consultant Cynthia Cabrera with the Miami-based Cating Group spoke with CSP Daily News recently, pointing out ways NJOY, Scottsdale, Ariz., raised the visibility of e-cig and vaping devices, while at the same time, needed to better understand the overall
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 11, 2016 21:44
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[UK] After tobacco, industry ponders where to draw the line

Axa is not the first to blacklist tobacco — the Norwegian oil fund, along with US public sector pension groups Calpers and Calstrs have all sold their investments in cigarette companies. However, the move has renewed concerns as to how far investors might
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 11, 2016 21:13

Philip Morris Readies iQOS for the U.S. / ‘Heat not burn’ device expected in early 2017

Through a licensing deal with Altria, Philip Morris International plans to bring a “heat not burn” product to the United States by early next year
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 11, 2016 15:50

Altria Becomes Significant Shareholder in Anheuser-Busch InBev; Revises 2016 Full-Year Earnings Guidance

Altria Group, Inc.
added Oct 11, 2016 15:39

[North Carolina] Filmmaker Angus MacLachlan Gets Martin Scorsese's Blessing

"Abundant Acreage Available"... was written and directed by Winston-Salem’s Angus MacLachlan... The film is about a brother and sister who live and work on a tobacco farm in East Bend, North Carolina. Their father dies, and three strangers appear on the f
WFDD 88.5 (Winston-Salem, NC)
added Oct 11, 2016 15:24

[Canada] Cigarette butts could soon be costly for Toronto's bars, restaurants

It's a chargeable offence in the city of Toronto to throw litter on public or private property, and new regulations are making it mandatory for business owners to provide receptacles for patrons who smoke.
Metro (ca)
added Oct 11, 2016 14:42

[North Carolina] Universal Corporation Announces Dismissal of Lawsuit involving its Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients (CIFI) and Universal Leaf North America Subsidiaries

dismissal of a lawsuit filed in March 2016 by Mr. William Frank Lee and his company, Central Marketing, Inc., against Universal and its subsidiary, Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients, Inc. ("CIFI"), concerning the creation and establishment of the sweet
PR Newswire
added Oct 11, 2016 01:32
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