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Health Canada's overreach in fight against e-Cigarettes casts doubt on motives

While sanctioning the sale of cigarettes and other nicotine containing products, Health Canada combats healthier alternatives as a criminal substance casting doubt if motive is public health. http://www.ElectronicCigaretteCanada.ca/ is one company prosec
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Aug 22, 2012 15:44
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Analysts react to FTC approval of Reynolds deal

However, at least one analyst, Christopher Growe with Stifel Nicolaus, seemed incredulous that the Federal Trade Commission voted 3-2 for a divestiture package little changed from what was recommended by the manufacturers in July. It also is likely Reynol
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 28, 2015 08:15
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[Belize] A Modern Mess Over Cigarette Supremacy

Modern Cigarettes, it's a top Chinese brand and a major seller in the Corozal Free Zone where the agent is a well-connected Chinese businessman... the dispute in this case really is about who's controls the highly lucrative agency for Modern Cigarettes an
7 News Belize (bz)
added Jan 8, 2014 02:23
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[Uae, Uae: Dubai] Anti-tobacco law to come into effect on January 21

The Dubai Municipality has issued a comprehensive guide book to ensure the implementation of the executive regulations of the anti-tobacco federal law with only four months left for businesses to comply.
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Sep 22, 2013 07:15
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[Canada] LETTER: Woman fined for buying cigarettes at reserve store

I asked the officer: “If I’m not able to purchase these cigarettes, why is the store allowed to sell them to me?” His said it was because “they can get away with it.” . . . I might come out of this having to do some jail time but I don’t care. I will n
Thunder Bay (Ont) Chronicle-Journal (ca)
added Oct 20, 2012 19:37
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Indonesian tobacco company establishes in Vanuatu

A tobacco manufacturing company is establishing operations in Vanuatu obviously bringing along with it new competition for imported cigarettes. The first of its kind in Vanuatu, Rock International Tobacco is an Indonesian based foreign investment cigaret
Vantuatu Daily Post (vu)
added Oct 8, 2012 03:43
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[Washington] Congress rules on roll-your-own cigarettes

Congress passed a transportation package that included a provision that defines the shops as cigarette manufacturers. Then, just a few hours later, the state Supreme Court issued a decision that temporarily requires the stores to collect the same taxes a
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Jun 30, 2012 05:12
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Reynolds American Inc. in 2012: “Progress” in tobacco litigation is alleged five weeks after U.S. Supreme Court leaves the company with “massive liability…with no end in sight.”

Three key issues were taken up at the 2012 Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) Annual Shareholders Meeting in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on May 3rd.
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added May 29, 2012 14:08
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[Florida, North Carolina] Filmmaker charged with trying to extort R.J. Reynolds

Joseph Patrick Kelly is accused of threatening to release some footage he shot for Reynolds of a mock trial, unless the company donated $15,000 to a Kickstarter campaign for a horror film ... "Well, from the photos attached you can probably see some impo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 4, 2014 15:24
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[Virginia] Cigar lounge owner isn't blowing smoke

Emir Kobak and wife Nil launched Mona Lounge & Cigar Bar, a smoking lounge, Mediterranean restaurant and music venue ... Kobak invested about $250,000 in the startup. About half of that went toward the ventilation system, which he said is one of the most
Richmond (VA) BizSense
added Apr 8, 2013 08:33
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