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Paraguay's tobacco-growing president says he'll sell off his cigarette factory

Paraguay's new President Horacio Cartes says he's willing to sell off his cigarette-making business that has often drawn criticism from foreign governments worried about contraband.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 16, 2013 19:41
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Reynolds Confronting Antitrust Concerns Over Lorillard Merger

is meeting with top antitrust officials to overcome some regulatory opposition to its proposed acquisition of rival cigarette maker Lorillard Inc., according to people familiar with the matter. Within the Federal Trade Commission, some staff members say
Bloomberg News
added Apr 1, 2015 10:28
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[Florida] Plateau in smoking suits helps Reynolds-Lorillard deal

Supporting the Lorillard-Reynolds deal is "a new mood of optimism within U.S. Big Tobacco on the litigation landscape," UK-based analysts at the investment firm Jefferies Group said in a note on June 30, adding that the situation still looked risky.
Reuters
added Jul 14, 2014 21:53
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[Canada] The Tobacco Conspiracy

A documentary film I made in 2006 on corporate malfeasance of the tobacco industry. French versions can be found on the web.
Vimeo
added Mar 26, 2014 14:43
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[Africa, Zambia] JTI invests $12m in tobacco industry

THE world’s third largest tobacco company, Japan Tobacco International (JTI), has clearly found its niche in Zambia, four years after entering the market. Since it set up shop in Zambia in 2011, the company now has about 7,000 farmers under its out-growe
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Apr 21, 2016 19:23
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Tobacco in Iran

Cigarettes maintains growth potential due to low unit prices and the rising number of smokers The number of smokers in Iran continued to grow during 2013 despite widespread advertising in the mass media highlighting the negative health effects of smoking
Euromonitor International
added Nov 11, 2014 18:25
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[Florida] Jurors Hold Philip Morris And R.J. Reynolds Accountable for Engaging in 50-Year Conspiracy

a jury in federal court in Florida today returned a verdict of $41.1 million against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company for conspiring for decades to conceal the hazards of smoking and the addictive nature of cigarettes. The jury awa
Business Wire
added Oct 23, 2014 14:17
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[Asia-pacific, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Vietnam] Cigarette price level and variation in five Southeast Asian countries

To maximise the effectiveness of tobacco tax policies, countries should adopt specific excise tax structures to decrease cigarette price variation, which would minimise opportunities for smokers to ‘trade down’ to a cheaper brand to avoid a tax-driven pri
Tobacco Control
added Mar 7, 2014 02:51
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[Kentucky, Montana] Owner of Ted’s Cigars featured on HGTV

a Louisville man and his family on the next episode of “Living Big Sky” airing Saturday at 11 p.m. Ted Jackson, owner of Ted’s Cigars, 2306 Frankfort Ave., a unique premium cigar company perhaps best known for its handmade Maker’s Mark Cigar, told me he
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added May 16, 2015 10:30
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[UK, USA] Market Report: Imperial Tobacco slips over last-gasp bid to clinch blockbuster tie-up

will this week meet with members of the Federal Trade Commission in the US, alongside management from American tobacco giants Reynolds and Lorillard. The three are hoping to convince the competition regulator to rubber-stamp the blockbuster tie-up of Rey
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Mar 31, 2015 09:27
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