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[Canada] Tax hike on Ontario smokes a boon for black market

Smoke-Free Ontario Modernization report...calls for huge tax increases on smokes...“When you talk about taxation specifically, these groups are putting their head in the sand, they’re not recognizing that there is a contraband problem in the province,” sa
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 14, 2017 09:13
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[Canada] Day 253: "Every party has an ending."

There was eloquence. There was eye-rolling. There was anger. There was laughter. And not all of it from in front of the bar!... "I fear that the hardest work will start in the next few minutes," he said before announcing the AMEN to every trial: "Judgme
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 12, 2014 03:56
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco tax smokescreen evaporates

Using tax changes as a smokescreen for price rises has allowed tobacco companies to maintain their earnings as cigarette consumption in the UK and Europe has continued to fall. One tobacco analyst, who asked not to be named, described the relationship b
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 7, 2012 15:55
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[Canada] Imperial Tobacco utilise des groupes paravents pour contrer des mesures antitabac [Imperial Tobacco use screens groups to counter tobacco control measures]

uses groups as the Canadian Association of Convenience Stores (ACDA) and its Quebec branch to get its messages to the public and to exert pressure on governments, says an internal document of the tobacco giant. The document that La Presse has obtained,
La Presse (ca)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:24
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[Canada] SIDELINED Big Tobacco claims the government is playing favourites with cannabis companies

obacco firms are certainly peeved by the way the government is going about the legalization process. “We do not understand why the same principle, of a low tax for marijuana, is not being applied to tobacco,” said Jorge Araya, President and CEO of Imperi
Vice.com
added Oct 14, 2017 08:49
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[Australia, Canada] GAGNON: How marijuana makes the obvious case against plain packaging for tobacco products

While it may be tobacco and marijuana facing plain packaging in Canada today, it will be another industry shortly thereafter. Companies making a legal product have a right to their brands, and those brands must be protected to ensure that consumers have
Financial Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:57
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[Canada] Trying to keep tobacco profits from fleeing the country

another preliminary round in the Appeal Court review of the Blais-Létourneau tobacco trials. Lawyers representing Quebec smokers came asking for an order to force the defendant tobacco companies to stop shipping their money overseas while the appeal is un
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 7, 2015 12:59
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MEDIA ADVISORY - British American Tobacco's Head of Next Generation Products visiting Canada to discuss global vision and industry trends

is inviting media for a Meet & Greet with British American Tobacco's Managing Director of Next Generation Products (NGP) from London, Mr. Kingsley Wheaton. British American Tobacco has invested over $1.5 billion dollars over the last six years to develop
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:47
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[Canada] Tobacco companies may be working to undermine tobacco control initiatives: Philpott

Health Minister Jane Philpott says tobacco companies may be working with “industry front groups” to interfere with government policy and the government has to guard against attempts to undermine tobacco control initiatives in Canada.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:30
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[Canada] The no-longer confidential financial statements

Imperial Tobacco and Rothmans, Benson and Hedges have now had their current financial statements made available to the public. . . . Why is PMI/RBH so much more profitable than BAT/ITL? If there has been such a dramatic fall in ITL profits, why has this
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Aug 1, 2015 20:02
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