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[Massachusetts] Anti-tobacco crowd backs e-cig regs while retailers seek changes

Proposed restrictions on free samples of e-cigarettes for adults would harm retailers ability to help smokers quit, "vaping" advocates argued Thursday to the attorney general's office. Numerous e-cigarette specialty shop owners, supporters and anti-toba
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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[Egypt] Spike in ‘single’ cigarette sales expected to decrease tax proceeds by EGP 2bn: Traders

The Cairo and Giza Tobacco Traders Association expects a decrease in tax proceeds of EGP 2bn in the current fiscal year’s national budget, due to a nationwide increase in purchasing single cigarettes.
Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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[China] Nurture or Neuter: The e-cigarette industry in Hong Kong

Harbour Times looks into how the Hong Kong Government’s efforts have empowered — or stifled — innovation and growth in certain industries. In the first of the series, we look at the e-cigarette business.
Harbour Times (hk)
added Apr 25, 2015 13:54
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FTC expected to approve $27B tobacco deal

The Federal Trade Commission is expected to approve Reynolds American’s $27 billion purchase of Lorillard by a vote of four to one, despite the objections of some agency staff, The Post has learned. The deal will combine the second- and third-largest cig
New York Post
added Apr 25, 2015 12:58
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[UK] Union tarred by Imperial Tobacco sponsorship dealings

The Oxford Union has backed out of an offer by Imperial Tobacco to sponsor a debate on the morality of the tobacco industry following an investigation. This follows outrage and unhappiness from speakers invited to oppose the tobacco industry. They conta
Cherwell Online (Oxford Student Publication) (uk)
added Apr 25, 2015 12:49
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[Pennsylvania] Local Health Officials Concerned As E-Cigarette Use Rises In Younger Generations

Doctor Aditi Satti, associate professor of medicine at the Temple Lung Center, says it's not very surprising since they can be advertised almost anywhere. "They are able to market the way tobacco is not currently able to market. They can be on the TV, t
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Apr 25, 2015 12:46
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[Wisconsin] Sheboygan cigar-making industry once was smoking

Tobacco was first grown by enterprising Wisconsin settlers in 1844 in Walworth County. Twenty years later, the Civil War boosted the popularity of cigars in the state, but it was ultimately the significant German immigrant population that created a huge
Sheboygan (WI) Press
added Apr 25, 2015 12:31
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[Illinois] Local Wine Brand Expands to Whole Foods, Adds Cigars and Candles

"The cigar company approached me after and said they sold over 300 cigars and wanted me to start my own cigar brand. That's when I said, 'I think I got it.' It was just a no-brainer and an easy transition." Lampley Cigars, which she named after her fathe
DNAinfo
added Apr 25, 2015 12:30
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Holy Smoke - My Favorite Idea That Everyone Knows But Doesn't Understand

Altria is my favorite idea that everyone knows but no one understands. ...The indicators for Altria's future performance are actually more negative than positive. It's a matter of time before its foundation is shaken yet again. It's time to short Altria.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Apr 25, 2015 12:27
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[Asia] Xinhua Insight: China stubs out tobacco ads

China's top legislature on Friday adopted an amendment to the Advertisement Law that restricts tobacco advertising to minors. The amendment to the 1994 Advertisement Law was approved by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress and will ta
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 25, 2015 12:12
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