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[Australia] Stub you: How a tobacco giant is bypassing packaging rules

IMPERIAL Tobacco has deployed a new trick to circumvent plain packaging legislation and it's caught the Federal Government flat footed. Packs of 20 Peter Stuyvesant cigarettes - manufactured by Imperial - are being sold with a lift out soft pack inside
APN News & Media (au)
added Jul 28, 2016 13:25
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Imperial Tobacco announces plans to shut down manufacturing units in Ireland

Imperial Tobacco has announced that it will shut down its manufacturing facilities in Mullingar, Co Westmeath, in Ireland. The closure that comes after 50 years of service in the area will also lead to a loss of 87 jobs. The company claims that its decisi
Dublin News (au)
added Jul 4, 2016 14:43
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Imperial Tobacco to shut down after 50 years of operations in Ireland

it will shut down its manufacturing facilities in Mullingar, Co Westmeath, in Ireland. The closure that comes after 50 years of service in the area will also lead to a loss of 87 jobs. The company claims that its decision has been influenced by last month
Big News Network.com (au)
added Jul 1, 2016 20:43
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[Europe, UK] Imperial disappointed with Brexit

"... a UK exit from the EU is a reality we have to work with. It's clear, however, that it will take considerable time for the UK Government and the EU to work through the exit process, which gives us plenty of time to make any adjustments to the way we d
Tobacco Journal International
added Jun 28, 2016 21:14
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Govt plans to remove branding despite threats

Thinly veiled threats of legal action will not deter the government from its plans to take the branding off cigarette packets, the Associate Health Minister says. Yesterday, Imperial Tobacco's global director of corporate affairs Axel Gietz said he coul
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jun 27, 2016 13:56
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[New Zealand] NZ MP walks off televised interview after blasting tobacco spokesman as a 'peddler of death'

A New Zealand MP has walked out of the end of a televised debate with a tobacco company spokesman after he argued that Australia's plain packaging rules did not affect the long term consumption of cigarettes.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jun 27, 2016 13:54
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Plain packaging on cigarettes didn't go ahead in Australia, but will it get the green light in NZ?

Paul Henry talks with Axel Geitz, Imperial Tobacco Director of Corporate Affairs, on the plain packaging on cigarette packets debate. Since plain packaging on cigarettes didn't go ahead in Australia, will it get the green light in NZ? Is a lawsuit in the
RadioLIVE (nz)
added Jun 27, 2016 13:53
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Watch: Fox storms out of TV interview

Ms Fox became angered during the discussion and accused the tobacco spokesman of "peddling death and destruction and misery on our people". She also compared Dr Gietz to Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels. Dr Gietz is in New Zealand to oppose plans
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 25, 2016 14:30
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[New Zealand] Maori MP walks off set during TV tobacco debate

Fox called Imperial Tobacco a peddler of death and destruction. A fiery exchange on TV3's The Nation this morning. Imperial Tobacco's Axel Gietz announced the company wouldn't rule out a fight with the New Zealand government if plain packaging went ahea
Radio Network (nz)
added Jun 25, 2016 14:28
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[New Zealand] On the Nation: Plain Packaging Debate

Fox: “...for the last 27 years – 27 years – I have not attended a funeral of someone in our family, and I’ve attended numerous funerals, who has died of natural causes… you and your companies are addicting people to cigarettes and telling us that it’s the
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 25, 2016 14:27
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