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[UK] CLARK: Imperial’s smoke and mirrors

a shrewd sense of political timing. Imperial has opted to axe England’s last cigarette factory, blaming “increasing regulation”, ten days after Jane Ellison, the public health minister, ordered tobacco companies to scrap branded boxes in favour of plain p
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:25
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[UK] Nottingham cigarette factory closure threatens more than 500 jobs

The planned closure of Imperial's last factory means there will be no cigarette manufacturing left in Britain. The only other remaining factory in the UK is run by Japan Tobacco International in Northern Ireland. Unite, Britain's largest union, accused
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:24
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[UK] Unions slam Imperial Tobacco closure as a 'cynical ploy' to retain company profits

IMPERIAL Tobacco is facing a backlash after announcing it will close its Lenton factory and cut 540 jobs. It claimed low sales and increased regulation had hit its profits. But it also blamed the growing illicit trade of cigarettes, with research claimin
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:22
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[France, UK] 540 jobs to go as Imperial Tobacco shuts Nottingham factory ($$)

For England, it is the end of the cigarette-making industry. For France, it means Gitanes will no longer be made on French soil. And for 900 staff, Imperial Tobacco’s decision to close two factories on either side of the Channel means losing their jobs.
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:10
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E-Cigarettes Target Youth With Festivals, Lawmakers Say

E-cigarette makers aim to hook youth on their products using music festivals, free samples and candy-flavored versions, U.S. Democratic lawmakers said. The findings, in a survey released today by members of Congress, should prod U.S. regulators to curb
Bloomberg News
added Apr 16, 2014 04:07
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Altria Pays $3.3 Billion Under Industry Smoking Pact

Altria Group Inc. said its Philip Morris USA unit made its annual payment--which totaled $3.3 billion this year-- toward the tobacco industry's master settlement agreement. Under the landmark 1998 tobacco agreement, companies in the industry agreed to p
NASDAQ
added Apr 15, 2014 23:26
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SMMC says tobacco ban is a 'shameful idea'

sergeant major of the Marine Corps will fight for Marines' right to buy and use tobacco products on base, despite Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's full support of a review of the product's use and sales aboard military installations. Sgt. Maj. Mike Barret
Marine Corps Times
added Apr 15, 2014 17:33
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Are E-Cigarettes Losing Ground in the Vapor Market?

some of the most passionate “vapers” are skipping the big brands of packaged e-cigarettes in favor of more specialized devices known as “vapors,” “tanks” and “mods.” These can be refilled with nicotine liquids made by a range of producers, as opposed to
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Apr 15, 2014 17:29
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[Europe] ARCHIVE: CRONIN: The muscle and money of Big Tobacco

There should be no room for nuance when tobacco is discussed. Six million lives are lost to smoking every year. The companies that cause this suffering deserve to be treated as pariahs. So why is the EU accommodating them?
EUobserver.com
added Apr 15, 2014 17:27
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The Chamber of Commerce's European Foray / Shining Big Tobacco’s Shoes

The truth is that de Gucht is conniving with big business to destroy or dramatically weaken health, environmental and labour standards and democracy itself. The US Chamber of Commerce was the American pressure group most consulted by officials working f
CounterPunch
added Apr 15, 2014 17:23
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