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Breathe, eCig Corp. Confirms 100,000 Units of its Second Generation Product will Arrive First Week of June 2015 to Support New York City Launch

next generation devices (which will incorporate the Company's pending intellectual property) will reproducibly and precisely dispense the recommended amount of nicotine per puff and offer an optional childproofing device—both firsts in the industry. The c
PR Newswire
added May 22, 2015 21:00
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco Giants Sue Britain Over Rules on Plain Packaging

Britain would be the first of the European Union’s 28 countries to impose the regulation, which formed part of a broad new set of tobacco rules, also governing electronic cigarettes, that the union approved last year but has left up to member states to e
New York Times
added May 22, 2015 17:36
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[Europe] Tobacco companies file lawsuits against UK Government over plain packaging laws

Philip Morris International (PMI) and British American Tobacco (BAT) both argue the measures deprive them of property in the form of trademarks, and are seeking compensation that could extend to billions of pounds if they succeed. In legal objections fi
The Independent (uk)
added May 22, 2015 17:30
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH can’t impose ban on tobacco firms’ promo events – SC

The Supreme Court has upheld a Court of Appeals’ (CA) ruling junking the health department’s 2009 decision that barred two Philip Morris Philippines Manufacturing Inc.’s (PMPMI) sales promotion activities, saying only the Inter-Agency Committee-Tobacco (
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added May 22, 2015 12:44
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[Italy] Electronic cigarette, that’s how the market burns | Il Fatto Quotidiano

On Thursday, the Constitutional Court rejected the maxi-tax decided by a decree passed by Letta’s government, which has imposed a 58.5 percent tax on the sale price. Taxes on cigarettes – the ruling says – are “justified by the disfavour towards a product
AgiVape News (blog)
added May 22, 2015 12:03
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Tobacco firms gear up for legal action against plain pack fiat in UK

Philip Morris International, which owns Marlboro brand, is likely to be the first to file the lawsuit. Japan Tobacco International, too, is contemplating a similar action, media reports said.
Packaging Business Review (uk)
added May 22, 2015 11:50
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Philip Morris lawsuit could cost taxpayers £11bn

TOBACCO giant Philip Morris is to launch the biggest corporate compensation case in history against the UK and Scottish Governments over the decision to impose plain packaging on cigarettes. Legal papers are expected to be presented today or early next
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 22, 2015 11:18
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[Virginia] Altria Commits $800,000 in College Scholarships to 20 Richmond Public Schools Graduates

Joined by parents, educators, elected officials and executives from Altria, 20 Richmond area students crossed the stage today at the historic Hippodrome Theater to accept scholarships of up to $10,000 per year... Altria scholars receive support to help t
Altria Group, Inc.
added May 21, 2015 22:44
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Altria's (MO) CEO Marty Barrington Hosts 2015 Annual Shareholders Meeting (Transcript)

. I am Marty Barrington, Chairman, CEO and President of Altria Group. I want to wish a warm welcome to everyone who is here today or if you are listening on our webcast. With me this morning are Denise Keane, Altria’s General Counsel and Brandt Surgner, o
Seeking Alpha blog network
added May 21, 2015 19:03
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Japan Tobacco ad agency Dentsu finances cartoons with smoking: MPAA rates them for kids

When Marnie Was There (PG rated for "thematic elements and smoking") is an animated feature financed by Japan advertising giant Dentsu, the agency for Japan Tobacco. The film is distributed in the US by Gkids, an independent that releases films from S
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 21, 2015 10:56
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