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[South Africa] Did Big Tobacco buy Twitter?

There's more to the data — and social media — backing the latest tobacco-funded ad campaign. The tobacco industry is paying social media celebrities in what could be a ploy to undermine new government efforts to curb tobacco use in the country.
Bhekisisa (za)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:38
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[Canada] TOBACCO KING: Indigenous billionaire businessman's lavish lifestyle

Ken Hill ... billionaire Six Nations resident launched the world’s largest private Indigenous-owned corporation, Grand River Enterprises Ltd., in 1992 — selling enormous volumes of cigarettes in Germany, the Bahamas, the U.S. and elsewhere. The company
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Sep 11, 2018 14:31
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[China, USA] BOEHM: Next Round of Tariffs Could Making Vaping More Expensive

By making it harder for smokers to switch to vaping, the Trump administration's tariffs would strike a blow against public health.
Reason Magazine
added Sep 10, 2018 18:04
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[Africa, Asia-pacific, Europe, South Africa] WILCOX: The world must unite against Big Tobacco’s 21st century colonialism

Now, as participants to the FCTC prepare for their eighth biannual summit in Geneva...The wealthy Western states need to put Big Tobacco in its place, and prove to the developing world that they can tame the cigarette industry through concerted, unified a
Africa Times
added Sep 9, 2018 20:46
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[Europe, Romania] This Giant Homemade Drone Crashed Into a Tree in Ukraine. You Might Be Surprised Who Built It.

found about a kilometer from the border of Romania....Cigarette smuggling is big business in the Ukraine, estimated at $2 billion annually... sold to the rest of Europe tax-free, generating huge profits and inspiring the kind of ingenuity seen with cocain
Popular Mechanics
added Sep 8, 2018 19:56
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[UK] Doncaster man sentenced for smuggling illegal tobacco

A man from Doncaster has been sentenced after he was caught taking delivery of almost 850 kilos of illegal tobacco at a storage unit. James Brennan, 46, of Grange View, Doncaster, was arrested by HM Revenue and Customs officers after he was caught colle
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 5, 2018 15:02
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[Colorado, Florida] Payless Cigars & Pipes Forced to Move Headquarters From Boulder

Payless Cigars & Pipes, a company owned by The Cigarette Store Corp. / Smoker Friendly was forced to move from the company headquarters in Boulder, Colo. to New Port Richey, Fla. near Tampa Bay. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper vetoed SB 18-179, whi
Convenience Store Decisions
added Sep 5, 2018 22:03
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[Colorado, Florida] Governor’s Veto Causes Cigar Company to Move

Prompted by action by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, officials with Smoker Friendly International said they will move its subsidiary, Payless Cigars & Pipes, from its Boulder headquarters to New Port Richey, Fla., near Tampa Bay.
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:59
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Chain pharmacies busted selling tobacco to minors

Over the past six years, several U.S. chain pharmacies have been caught numerous times by [FDA] selling tobacco products to minors, a new study finds. The biggest offender: Walgreens, according to the report published in JAMA Pediatrics. Between 2012 an
Reuters
added Sep 5, 2018 15:13
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US Food and Drug Administration Inspection of Tobacco Sales to Minors at Top Pharmacies, 2012-2017

For these reasons, we examined the inspections of tobacco sales to minors conducted by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in approximately 13 200 pharmacies in 49 states and Washington, DC, from January 1, 2012, to December 31, 2017.
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Sep 5, 2018 15:11
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