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Canada’s big tobacco firms say Quebec lawsuit oversteps Parliament

are accusing the plaintiffs in a landmark class-action lawsuit of attempting to use the courts to do what Parliament doesn’t dare: ban the sale of cigarettes...cigarettes have at least one use – to give smokers pleasure – and Quebec Superior Court cannot
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:20
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[Florida] Vector Group Management Discusses Q1 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

The Engle progeny cases remained a primary focus of our litigation activity, with 4,523 cases currently pending in both federal and state court. Although we and the other industry defendants continue to believe that the Engle process is materially flawed
Seeking Alpha blog network
added May 13, 2013 04:14
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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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[Virginia] FDA’s tobacco head plans to move quickly on industry issues

“You all make a lawful product,” Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA’s Center For Tobacco Products, told those attending the Tobacco Merchants Association annual meeting in Williamsburg. “Our job is to regulate the manufacture, sale and marketing of the t
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 17, 2013 10:20
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AIM Reports: Tobacco giant withdraws from Mozambique

The tobacco giant Alliance One is pulling out of Mozambique in 2007. . . .the most productive tobacco concession, in the Tete district of Chifunde was taken from Dimon in 2005, and given instead to Mozambique Leaf Tobacco (MLT), a subsidiary of the US Un
Mozambique News Agency (uk)
added May 28, 2012 11:32
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[North Carolina] Reynolds Deal / Some details still to come

How many Lorillard employees would be transferred to Reynolds in the process? When would Newport production shift from Lorillard to Reynolds' plant at Tobaccoville? When would ITG Brands LLC, the U.S. subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco Group Plc, hire the bu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 2, 2015 07:17
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[Korea - South] Aftermath of Cigarette Price Hike: Rolling Tobacco, E-Cigs and Loosies Booming

Korea’s smoking culture is changing drastically due to the Korean government’s recent cigarette price increases. Sales of rolling tobacco, which goes for half the price of cigarettes, are increasing. So called ‘loosies,’ single cigarettes that were popul
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jan 5, 2015 23:58
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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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Altria's CEO Hosts 2013 Investor Day Conference (Transcript)

We have continued to achieve substantial success in managing the tobacco and health litigation, notwithstanding significant challenges. ... I will touch on two categories of tobacco litigation, lights class actions and individual cases, including Engle p
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jun 13, 2013 11:07
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[Canada] First Nations defend cigarette sales

The Union of Ontario Indians is taking umbrage with what it says an attempt by government and private agencies to “demonize” the legitimate manufacture of cigarettes in First Nations communities.
Thunder Bay (Ont) Chronicle-Journal (ca)
added Aug 16, 2012 22:09
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