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[Africa, Kenya] Shisha traders move to court to challenge Gov’t ban on commodity

The High Court has on Friday rejected a petition to lift the government ban on Shisha dashing the hopes of scores of Shisha lovers and businessmen who now claim the ban will cost them millions of shillings and cost jobs. The High Court however gave the
MEDIAMAX NETWORK LTD. (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:27
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[Africa, Kenya] Court declines to suspend ban on shisha

Fifteen people, among them smokers, distributors, promoters and manufacturers filed an urgent application at the High Court to protest against the ban. They said the decision by the CS to ban the importation, sale, advertising and even promotion of shis
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:26
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Judge orders R.J. Reynolds to keep paying Florida millions

When Bondi filed the suit last January, she said Florida was already owed $45 million and could lose $30 million a year going forward. Gillen said until R.J. Reynolds has its obligation to pay Florida transferred to Imperial Tobacco Group, it must continu
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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New York Cigarette Tax Drives Up Smuggling

“What’s going on now is costing legitimate licensed retailers and wholesalers billions of dollars in sales,” James Calvin, director of the New York State Association of Convenience Stores, told The (Oneonta, N.Y.) Daily Star. Here's a look at how things
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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[New Mexico] Judge dismisses several lawsuits against Natural American Spirit

A federal judge in New Mexico has approved dismissing at least 26 complaints against a Reynolds American Inc. subsidiary related to how its Natural American Spirit super-premium cigarette brand has been marketed to consumers. However, Judge James Bowman
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 28, 2017 15:35
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Legal Cannabis Sales Projected to Rise Across North America

22nd Century Group Inc. (NYSE: XXII) is a plant biotechnology company focused on genetic engineering and plant breeding which allows the increase or decrease of the level of nicotine in tobacco plants and the level of cannabinoids in hemp/cannabis plants
PR Newswire
added Dec 27, 2017 16:39
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[Greece, Russia] Greek Tobacco Industry SEKAP on the Verge of Bankruptcy

The possibility of bankruptcy that is to be discussed at an extraordinary board meeting of the Greek tobacco industry SEKAP, is scheduled for Thursday. SEKAP; which is owned by Russian-Greek investor Ivan Savvidis, has been asked by a Komotini Court of
Greek Reporter
added Dec 27, 2017 15:29
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[North Carolina] Reynolds leaf buildings gain listing on national historic register

The three-story Reynolds leaf buildings known as 2-1 and 2-2 are located at 951 Reynolds Blvd... According to the department, building 2-1 “housed two essential elements of the tobacco manufacturing process: stemming and redrying, both necessary to reduc
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 27, 2017 15:18
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[Africa, Kenya] Big Tobacco’s ‘healthier’ alternatives to cigarettes meets skepticism

During a stakeholders’ meeting held in Nairobi two weeks ago, Leadership Impact Dynamics founder Ade Adeyam said the industry must offer alternative products as a tool to help stop smoking. “We believe we can have a big impact on public health by promot
East African Standard (ke)
added Dec 26, 2017 03:52
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[UK, USA] Top Universities Reject Big Tobacco’s Research Funding

The Wire contacted all the academic institutions targeted in the leaked emails. With the exception of Harvard and Columbia, the rest replied saying they would not be accepting funding linked to the tobacco industry and directed to their already establish
The Wire (in)
added Dec 26, 2017 03:03
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