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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco firm to challenge plain cigarette pack plan

THE tobacco giant JTI is preparing to challenge the Scottish Government's plain cigarette packets plans in an advertising campaign next week. It will reveal correspondence, obtained through Freedom of Information, from the Department of Health in which
The Scotsman (uk)
added Apr 7, 2013 10:22
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[Europe] Poland opposes EU menthol and slim cigarettes ban

In spite of the Health Ministry's reference to 90,000 deaths in Poland per year as a result of smoking-related diseases, the opinions of the other ministries proved decisive. The Ministry of Agriculture outlined that Poland is the largest exporter of t
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jan 31, 2013 13:30
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[Korea - South] 'Gangnam Style' cigarettes to debut in Canada

a newly established cigarette company is piggy-backing on the song's popularity to sell their products. "One of our new arrivals will have the name of 'Gangnam,' riding on the huge popularity of Psy's 'Gangnam Style,'" said Kang Cheol-jung, the 54-year
GlobalPost
added Jan 30, 2013 16:06
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[Malaysia] Illegal puffs on the downtrend

THE results of the latest Illegal Cigarettes Study (ICS) for the period March-May 2012 reveal that the illegal cigarettes incidence in Malaysia is trending down to 34.7%, compared with 34.8% in October-December 2011.
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:06
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SHILLERS FOR KILLERS / Revealed: How the tobacco industry paid journalists, scientists, activists and lawyers to cover up the most deadly crime in human history.

even those whose financial relationships with Big Tobacco are above-board...have been denounced in judicial court decisions as accessories to RICO...I’m going to name names. Some are surprising; some shocking; others downright horrifying.
Pando
added Jul 9, 2015 13:38
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[Florida] Big tobacco, Brecht Heuchan, and one of the most interesting food fight of the 2015 Legislative Session

Tobacco companies are now asking the Legislature to apply current law to the cases, which would limit punitive damages. Last year, legislation was filed to do just that, but withdrawn within 24 hours of its filing. This year, sensing a better chance of vi
St. Petersburg (FL) Times blogs
added Feb 13, 2015 14:00
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[Canada] Day 223: An additional round on additives

From his first job as a technician at its then newly-established facility to make reconstituted tobacco, Mr. Sinclair was steadily promoted, eventually being put in charge of all of ITL's consolidated manufacturing facilities in western Ontario. (Not lo
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 10, 2014 12:18
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[Burma/Myanmar] Campaign Pushes for Stricter Tobacco Controls in Burma

The selling of individual cigarettes can be seen everywhere from tea shops to betel nut stands and grocery stores, despite the practice being explicitly prohibited under the law. Some cigarette and cheroot packs lack health warnings or don’t meet require
The Irrawaddy Magazine (th)
added Dec 21, 2013 07:07
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PROCTOR: Camels: 100 years and still killing

The first modern cigarette arrived in 1913, a mild and sweet blend delivered in a neat pack. A century later, there's not much to party about. ... Camel's success has been literally breathtaking, caravaning millions into that sleep from which we never aw
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 23, 2013 14:43
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[Australia and Oceania] Tobacco company eyes American Samoa

A cigarette company in Samoa has expressed interest in doing business in American Samoa. When officials from American Samoa met Samoa's Deputy Prime Minister Fonotoe Pierre Lauofo two months ago, they were made aware of a request by the British American
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Aug 22, 2013 10:00
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