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KATZ: FDA’s proposed rules would snuff out small manufacturers of premium cigars

It would be shameful if Congress fails to defend J.C. Newman’s legacy and all the other small businesses that comprise the “premium cigar” industry. After all, the root of their problem is lawmakers’ foolish delegation of overly broad powers to the FDA.
Washington Times
added May 25, 2016 23:56
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[North Carolina] ITG Brands confirms plans to cut 375 workers, one-third of production staff

The plant’s 1,100 legacy Lorillard Inc.’s 1,100 production workers have been preparing for such a blow ever since rumors surfaced in March 2014 about Reynolds American Inc. buying their company to acquire Newport, the top-selling U.S. menthol cigarette a
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 23, 2016 22:47
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[Asia] Azerbaijan sharply reduces import of cigarettes

Azerbaijan has decreased import of cigarettes by six times within two months, Aydin Aliyev, head of the Azerbaijani State Customs Committee, told reporters March 14. Aliyev said that this is primarily connected with prevention of import of tobacco produ
TREND News Agency (az)
added Mar 14, 2016 15:01
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco marketing season to begin 30 March

A delayed tobacco selling season will begin on 30 March with expectations this season’s total volume will be about 160 million kgs, The Herald reported. Last year about 200 million kgs were sold. Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board Chairperson Monica Chi
Tobacco Journal International
added Mar 4, 2016 14:28
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[Latin America] Japan Tobacco International Acquires 50% Stake in Dominican Republic’s Tabacalera

has acquired a 50 percent stake in the Dominican Republic’s La Tabacalera, officials said Wednesday. JTI bought the Tabacalera stock from Spain’s Consorcio Cita Caribe. The Dominican government owns the rest of the company’s outstanding shares.
Latin American Herald Tribune (ve)
added Feb 18, 2016 19:32
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[New York] THOMPSON/SNYDER: Big Tobacco is suffocating Indians' cigarette business

The burgeoning Native American cigarette trade, so vital for the existence of many tribes, has become the setting for a David vs. Goliath battle among Native American small business owners, Big Tobacco and the U.S. government — and Big Tobacco is winning
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Feb 10, 2016 02:08
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BENTLEY: E-Cigarette Industry Faces Prohibition After Crucial Rider Fails To Make Omnibus Spending Bill

A policy rider that could’ve saved 99 percent of the e-cigarette of from de facto prohibition failed to make it into the House’s omnibus spending bill released Tuesday night. The rider would’ve changed the Food and Drug Administration‘s (FDA) rules requ
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Dec 16, 2015 18:29
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[Canada] Study finds shocking numbers of contraband cigarettes in Ontario

The study, done on behalf of the Ontario Convenience Store Association (OCSA), found that 21.8% - or more than one in five - of all cigarette butts gathered from 133 locations across the province in October were contraband. OCSA president Dave Bryans sa
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:31
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[India] ARCHIVE: Letter Voodoo cigarillos: bidis in disguise?

The distinction between a cigarillo and a cigarette has important legal and financial implications. Since the wrapper of a cigarillo contains tobacco, cigarillos are taxed at the same rate as small cigars. In 2002, the US federal tax rate for small cigar
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2015 15:02
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[UK] Shares in Imperial Tobacco hit record high on fresh takeover talk

Shares in Imperial Tobacco touched an all time high on Monday amid fresh speculation a tie-up between the UK-listed cigarette group and Japan Tobacco is imminent. There has been takeover talk about the pair recently, but this time the amplified bounce in
Yahoo Finance (uk)
added Nov 16, 2015 21:57
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