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[Europe] ‘Cheap whites’: The new trend dominating tobacco black markets

Tobacco smugglers have found new ways of expanding their illegal activities and now focus on a trend called “cheap whites"... The European Commission is addressing the issue as part of the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), and has ratified the World Heal
EurActiv
added Oct 3, 2016 15:27
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A Natural OTP Opportunity / Consumer demand grows for high-margin premium OTP options

“It would seem that tobacco and healthy are polar opposites,” he said. “(But) tobacco is absolutely one of those categories where customers see ‘premium,’ see ‘all-natural,’ and that grabs their attention.” Though the trend is admittedly being driven by
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 28, 2016 23:06
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group: Tobacco industry ‘CSR’ poses new challenge to implementation of tobacco control laws

“Now that laws prohibit unnecessary interaction between government and the tobacco industry, the latter has become more innovative. Tobacco manufacturers are using or hiding behind their front groups or CSR arms in their attempts to enter into transactio
Our Daily News
added Sep 28, 2016 16:26
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[Australia] Johnson v Cancer Council of Victoria (Review and Regulation) [2016] VCAT 1596

For the reasons given, I find that the disclosure of Document 1 would divulge information communicated in confidence by or on behalf of a person to the Council, and the disclosure of the information would be contrary to the public interest by reason that
Australasian Legal Information Institute
added Sep 28, 2016 10:16
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[Virginia] ARCHIVE: The McDonnell Scandal: What's The Dope Behind Star Scientific Supplement Products?

Star Scientific had been struggling as of late due in part to action by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration questioning the company’s marketing of their two major products: Anatabloc, “anti-inflammatory support of the immune system,” and CigRx, for smo
Forbes
added Sep 28, 2016 09:48
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[Virginia] Pharma Co. Linked To Ex-Gov. McDonnell Scandal Hits Ch. 7 ($$)

The company once alleged to be at the center of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s federal corruption charges, now called Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Inc., filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Delaware on Tuesday, saying “legacy issues” stymied its attempt
Law360
added Sep 28, 2016 09:41
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The world of predatory publishing: what is it, and what might it mean for tobacco control?

For those of us conducting research in the field of tobacco control, should we be concerned about the proliferation of open access publishing? ...scholarly indexes are including predatory journals among those they cover, meaning much junk science, activi
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 23, 2016 16:56
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POLICY & ETHICS How the FDA Manipulates the Media

was about to make public controversial new rules about electronic cigarettes...the embargo had worked once again to shape coverage. Felberbaum's piece, for example, quoted Margaret Hamburg, then head of the FDA, and Mitch Zeller...but nobody else
Scientific American
added Sep 22, 2016 16:37
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[UK] Whatever happened to MotoGP’s fag money?

Any fag-funded racers who didn’t like smoking? Plenty – racers are athletes who have to be seriously fit and strong, so most have an inbuilt hatred of smoking. John Kocinski, who raced for Marlboro Yamaha and Lucky Strike Suzuki, was very anti-smoking.
Motorcycle News (uk)
added Sep 19, 2016 15:21
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LETTER: SAROKIN: A Judge’s View of Tobacco Lobby: ‘Money Over Morality’

I repeat what I said in my opinion 24 years ago..."Who are these persons who knowingly and secretly decide to put the buying public at risk solely for the purpose of making profits and who believe that illness and death of consumers is an appropriate cost
New York Times
added Sep 19, 2016 08:16
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