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[California] Action Starts on San Francisco’s Total Flavor Ban

a new coalition called Let’s Be Real San Francisco has been formed to launch an effort to gather signatures from San Francisco voters to require the city’s Board of Supervisors to place a referendum question on an election ballot next year. Under the cit
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 24, 2017 03:19

[Africa] BAT accused yet again of unfair practices in Kenya

For the second time in two years, an exposé in the newspaper, the Guardian, says that BAT, along with other multinational tobacco firms “have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protectio
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Jul 17, 2017 17:10

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Japan, South Korea face 'tipping point': Philip Morris CEO

is looking to begin talks with governments within five years on phasing out cigarettes. The time frame is based on projections of when users of new smoke-free devices could overtake traditional smokers in number in those two countries. "If you extrapolat
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 17, 2017 14:02

OpenText Announces Customer and Partner of the Year Award Winners at Enterprise World 2017

"Every year, we recognize the incredible progress and achievements of our OpenText customers," ...Consumer Products Innovation Award – British American Tobacco (BAT)
PR Newswire
added Jul 16, 2017 20:09

Inside Philip Morris’ campaign to subvert the global anti-smoking treaty

The world’s largest publicly traded tobacco company is deploying its vast resources against international efforts to reduce smoking. Internal documents uncovered by Reuters reveal details of the secret operation.
added Jul 13, 2017 19:34

[Botswana] Anti tobacco war firms up

Several researchers have proven that tobacco use and second hand smoke kill more people annually than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. This was said by Minister of Health and Wellness, Ms Dorcas Makgato at a national tobacco conference in Ga
Botswana Daily News (bw)
added Jul 13, 2017 18:05
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[UK] MOORE: The tobacco industry's tactics in Africa are deeply troubling

If the industry can hold off regulations designed to control the sale of tobacco, and taxes to make smoking it more expensive, those economies will provide a rich seam of revenues for years... It is a battle that will ultimately be won, as it was here. B
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 17:51

[Australia] Exposed: big tobacco's behind-the-scenes 'astroturf' campaign to change vaping laws

Philip Morris is running an under-the-radar campaign ... using the same "astroturf" tactics it used in its fight against plain packaging. The multinational has been using its offshoot smokers' rights lobby group - dubbed "I Deserve To Be Heard" - to cont
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 13, 2017 17:47

Reynolds discloses additional financial projections in response to lawsuits

disclosed Wednesday additional financial projections to help resolve attempts by two investors to halt shareholder votes on its sale to British American Tobacco Plc. Reynolds’ independent board members accepted Jan. 17 BAT’s offer to buy the 57.8 percent
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 13, 2017 03:36

VaporFi's Newest Twitter Study "Mapping the Rise of Vaping" Tracks the Story of a Growing Vaping Community in the U.S.

a proprietary study that tracks and reveals the story behind the rise of vaping by analyzing one of the world's biggest and most democratic platforms: Twitter. In the past, industry reports have shown the increase in vaping in terms of store openings, fr
PR Newswire
added Jul 13, 2017 01:20
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