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[Bangladesh] Tobacco farming doubles in BD despite worry over ill effects

Campaigners made a fervent call for the tobacco industry to end its exploitation of farmers ... On the eve of the World Food Day -- October 16 -- they especially expressed worry about ill effects of aggressive expansion of the evil empire of tobacco on f
Financial Express (bd)
added Oct 16, 2014 11:35
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[Russia, UK] ITIC advances fact-based tax and economic reform ($$)

Your report "Tobacco lobby aims to derail WHO on tax increases" (October 7) painted the International Tax and Investment Center...organisations, are alleging that ITIC's research and education programmes are part of a "hidden agenda" to "derail" the WHO's
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 21:13
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USTR Hoping To Keep Corporate Sovereignty Provisions If It Excludes Big Tobacco From The Deal

has continued to push out-of-date regulatory concepts into modern trade agreements. These are clearly designed not with the public interest in mind, but with a focus on what's best for the representatives of a few giant companies who are close to the USTR
Techdirt (blog)
added Oct 15, 2014 20:27
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[Russia] WHO deal backs higher tobacco taxes to cut smoking

The World Health Organization today adopted guidelines recommending countries bring in higher taxes on cigarettes to help cut smoking rates, a move fiercely opposed by the tobacco industry. Delegates from 179 countries meeting in Moscow signed up to th
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:30
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US governor blasts France's anti-tobacco law

McCrory. The Republican wrote an angry letter this week to Gérard Araud, the French ambassador to the US, to “formally oppose the project of his government”, Le Figaro reported on Wednesday. McCrory, who is in charge of America’s biggest tobacco produ
The Local France (fr)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:28
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[France, Ireland, North Carolina] NC governor decries French, Irish cigarette plans - SFGate

McCrory has written letters to French and Irish officials decrying plans in those countries to force manufacturers to package their cigarettes in plain containers. McCrory argues farmers and manufacturers in the top U.S. tobacco-producing state would be h
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 15, 2014 16:16
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[Asia, Latin America, South America/Caribbean, USA] China Tobacco International of Brazil invests in tobacco production in Rio Grande do Sul

CTIB was created in 2012 in partnership with US company Alliance One Brasil Exportadora de Tabacos (AOB). CTIB, a subsidiary of China Tobacco International (CTI), started operating in Brazil in 2002 and buying tobacco from Brazilian producers in 2009.
Macau Hub (mo)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:12
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[Sweden, Nevada] 2014 NACS Show Tobacco Beat

LAS VEGAS -- Who says it’s all about the e-liquids? A jaunt across the expansive NACS trade-show floor would suggest the real business is going to be in hardware: namely closing the gap between cig-alikes and vaporizers, and/or making the hot-button “ope
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 15, 2014 15:59
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[Canada] Bill C-10 takes aim at illegal tobacco

Imperial Tobacco Canada congratulates the Federal Government for taking concrete action against contraband tobacco with the passage of Bill C-10 through the Senate on October 8. The bill creates a new Criminal Code offence of trafficking in illegal tobac
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 15, 2014 15:57
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[Germany] Reemtsma recognized for action on CO2

Reemtsma, was presented with an award at an event in Nuremberg for taking action to reduce CO2 emissions by 20 percent before 2017. The initiative includes using more fuel-efficient vehicles and providing better driver education. “This award demonstrates
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 15, 2014 15:40
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