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[Africa, Nigeria] Campaigners Warn Over Youths, Underage Targeted Tobacco Adverts

Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance has raised the alarm against tobacco companies in Nigeria over their aggressive marketing campaigns targeted at vulnerable kids and youth in schools...“secret smoking parties orchestrated by the British American Tobacco Ni
Leadership (ng)
added Aug 14, 2017 15:17
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Oklahoma Supreme Court rejects $1.50 per pack smoking-cessation fee

The approval of the $1.50 per pack increase was fought in Oklahoma state court by Reynolds American Inc., Philip Morris USA and several convenience stores, wholesalers and smokers. The law was set to go into effect in late August.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 14, 2017 15:13
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[North Carolina] E-cig risk campaign for youths draws praise, criticism to FDA

will roll out an online extension of its “The Real Cost” ...anti-smoking advocates question whether the FDA campaign could cause more harm than good, especially if it attempts to tell youths — as some anti-tobacco public-health advocates claim — that e-ci
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 14, 2017 15:11
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TOBACCO v. STATE OF OKLAHOMA: APPLICATION TO ASSUME ORIGINAL ,JURISDICTION AND PETITION FOR DECLARATORY RELIEF AND WRITS OF PROHIBITION AND/OR MANDAMUS (PDF)

DECLARATORY RELIEF GRANTED. SECTIONS 2, 7, 8, AND 9 OF SB 845 ARE UNCONSTITUTIONAL. Combs, C.J., Gurich, V.C.J., Kauger, Winchester, Edmondson, Rei±: and Wyrick, JJ., concur. Watt and Colbert, JJ., concur in part and dissent in part.
TownNews.com
added Aug 13, 2017 02:59
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[Canada] Editorial: Tobacco lawsuit still drags on

In part, this was due to the work of whistle-blower Jeffrey Wigand... In any event, if the province is right, while this trial meandered along, a whole new generation of smokers was recruited by shameless industry tactics. That is unconscionable.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Aug 12, 2017 19:24
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SPANO: There's Smoke Coming From This Dividend Champion And It's Time To Evacuate

While I don't see Armageddon for Altria, I do see a major retrenchment...might eventually become a "weed titan"...look at Philip Morris International. The company does not suffer from near the demographic, regulatory or fundamental challenges that Altria
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Aug 12, 2017 12:59
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[Kansas] Tobacco novelty quilts showed creativity

quilts based on the collection of former Emma Creek Quilt Guild member Ethel Abrahams. Abrahams acquired quilts sewn with fabric novelties produced by tobacco companies. “This is the story of some of the most unusual fabrics used in American quilt making
Newton Kansan
added Aug 11, 2017 18:43
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[North Carolina] 22nd Century posts mixed second-quarter results; revenue and earnings loss up

22nd Century Group Inc. disclosed Wednesday an increased second-quarter loss from ratcheting up production expenses related to its very-low-nicotine cigarettes and other tobacco styles. The loss was $3.35 million compared with a loss of $2.9 million a y
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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VIDEO: Tobacco and Housing Bonds May Avoid Puerto Rico Pain: Mysak

discusses public pensions boosted from equity markets, and Puerto Rico: tobacco and housing bonds may avoid restructuring.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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Oklahoma Supreme Court rules fee on cigarettes unconstitutional

Republican Governor Mary Fallin said invalidating the fee would cause a $215 million budget shortfall. Most of the revenue created by the passage in May of the "cessation" fee - $1.50 per pack of cigarettes - was earmarked for health and human services ag
Reuters
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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