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Russian Tobacco Firms Call on Putin to Keep Cigarettes Cheap

Russia's tobacco companies sent a letter to President Putin imploring him to oppose a parliamentary initiative to set a minimum price on tobacco products.
Moscow Times
added Oct 24, 2014 18:14
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Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, as part of Republican AG coalition, active in faraway court fights

Many of RAGA's biggest donors have a stake in who wins. Giving $75,000 this year was the National Rifle Association, the plaintiff in a lawsuit seeking to eliminate a federal ban on the sale of handguns for those between 18 and 21. That ban was upheld, bu
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Oct 24, 2014 18:12
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[Azerbaijan] Cigarette prices may further drain wallets

Anti-smoking advocates and health experts hailed the recent government proposals that aim to decrease the number of smokers in Azerbaijan. Musa Guliyev, a member of the Parliamentary Committee has offered to fine people who smoke at home near children and
AzerNews (az)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:39
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Imperial Tobacco Canada | Nova Scotia media reports suggesting e-cigarette ban are extremely worrisome

Imperial Tobacco Canada hopes recent news reports that suggest the Nova Scotia government intends to treat electronic cigarettes like traditional cigarettes are unfounded. Canada's largest tobacco manufacturer says regulating e-cigarettes, which do not co
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:02
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[UK] ARCHIVE: How Comic Relief invests millions in arms, tobacco and alcohol: Panorama expose also reveals charity is sitting on £100m and will not say how money is spent

Charity invests cash in controversial firms to fund £17m running costs / Documentary was shelved for two months by nervous BBC execs / Charity is 'risking reputation', says ethical investment expert
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:16
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[Florida] Perspective: Chiefland grads question 'Big Tobacco' at UF

some students there are questioning why "big tobacco" was invited to speak Sept. 22. The meeting with tobacco company Altria...took place in UF’s Hough Hall, the new building for business graduate students, and was publicized by faculty in the business c
Chiefland (FL) Citizen
added Oct 24, 2014 13:13
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[North Carolina] Imperial Tobacco Selects Greensboro for New U.S. HQ

The acquisition will make Imperial Tobacco the third largest tobacco company in the United States, with a 10% share of the cigarette market. Following consummation of the acquired brands and assets, the new company will be based at Lorillard's current h
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:03
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Tobacco Control in California, 2007-2014: A Resurgent Tobacco Industry While Inflation Erodes the California Tobacco Control Program (308 pp) (PDF)

Countering a resurging tobacco industry will require advocates to be much more visible and assertive in challenging politicians who take tobacco money. Progress on tobacco control has been concentrated at the local level where policymakers are relatively
eScholarship
added Oct 24, 2014 10:02
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California's tobacco control efforts losing steam, report finds

Once a highly successful program and international model, the state's anti-tobacco efforts now appear to be waning due to the decreased spending power of the California Tobacco Control Program, a resurgence of the tobacco industry in state politics, and t
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 24, 2014 09:55
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U.S. business, farm groups warn on tobacco limits in Pacific trade pact

Chamber of Commerce, American Farm Bureau Federation, National Association of Manufacturers, American Meat Institute and other organizations said they were "highly concerned" that tobacco might be excluded... In a letter sent late on Monday to the U.S. Tr
Reuters
added Oct 24, 2014 09:53
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