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[Europe, UK-Scotland] Brexit opens up threat of tobacco industry lobbying, charity warns

BREXIT risks leaving Scotland more vulnerable to the threat of tobacco industry lobbying, it has been warned. ASH Scotland – a charity which aims to combat the harm caused by smoking – said global tobacco giants could exploit economic arguments to gain i
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:00
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ARCHIVE: Steven Brill wants to be king of all media watchdogs. But will Brill the owner and Brill the editor always get along?

magazines that take tobacco ads almost never write about the health effects of tobacco. / That’s not us. And if tobacco companies cancel advertising, this isn’t a dilemma I’m going to have for very long.
Mother Jones Magazine
added Mar 5, 2018 14:53
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[Australia] New trade agreement could 'expose taxpayers' to financial risk

Dr Ranald said the only clear exclusion of public interest regulation in the trade agreement is tobacco regulation, which was prompted by the Philip Morris plain packaging case against Australia. Tobacco companies lost their claim under Australian law fo
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 5, 2018 14:42
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Final Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Includes Historic Tobacco Control Provision

"This historic agreement will ensure that ratifying nations can enact tobacco control measures intended to improve public health without lengthy and expensive investment dispute interference from the tobacco industry.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Mar 5, 2018 14:40
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[China, North Carolina] NC could pay high price for metals tariffs

North Carolina’s poultry and tobacco industries could also suffer from retaliatory tariffs. The state was the No. 3 producer of chickens in 2016 and the top producer of tobacco. ...China is the fastest-growing market for North Carolina tobacco exports.
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Mar 5, 2018 14:37
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[Cuba] The XX Habanos Festival Comes to a Closure With a Gala Evening Dedicated to Partagás

The XX Habanos Festival has come to an end with the Gala Evening -in tribute to a very special edition, that of its 20th Anniversary- for the world's best tobacco lovers from more than 70 countries. The new Línea Maduro of Partagás was presented, incorpo
PR Newswire
added Mar 5, 2018 14:35
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Global E-cigarette and T-vapor market to Reach $86.43 billion by 2025, Reports BIS Research

E-cigarettes and tobacco vapor products are being touted as safer alternatives for cigarettes and the future of tobacco industry. These products imitate the look and feel of cigarettes but, are assumed to release less harmful chemicals than cigarettes.
PR Newswire
added Mar 5, 2018 14:34
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[New York] Groups, States Back NY In $247M UPS Cigarette Penalty Row ($$)

A host of states and anti-tobacco groups have thrown their support behind the state and city of New York’s bid Wednesday for the Second Circuit to affirm a $247 million penalty against United Parcel Service Inc. for helping to move untaxed cigarettes fro
Law360
added Mar 3, 2018 18:47
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New York State Asks Appeals Court To Uphold $247M Tobacco Verdict ($$)

New York state on Feb. 21 urged an appellate panel to uphold a federal judge’s $247 million verdict against the United Parcel Service (UPS), saying UPS had plenty of notice of the kind of damages the plaintiffs were seeking (The State of New York, et al.
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 3, 2018 18:47
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These Household Giants Are Being Battered By Technology

Japan Tobacco Inc., which has seen domestic cigarette sales fall for 17 straight months, is playing catch-up in adapting to the changing environment. The company’s Ploom Tech smokeless tobacco device lags behind Philip Morris International Inc.’s IQOS in
Bloomberg News
added Mar 3, 2018 18:17
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