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[Canada] How Big Tobacco skirts Ottawa's ban on flavoured cigarettes

Watermelon-flavoured cigarillos, maple syrup cigars that smell like warm pancakes, skinny minty-flavoured cigarettes that look like a lipstick. They are all part of the latest collection of starter tobacco products with obvious kid-friendly appeal. And
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 17, 2014 14:33
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[Canada] 'Increasing harassment' of smokers: Cigarette chief on no-tobacco day

Ms. Polet, who has been with British American Tobacco, Imperial’s parent, for decades, issued a statement today calling for a new approach to curb tobacco use, specifically a program known as “tobacco harm reduction” that includes such things as e-cigare
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 29, 2014 14:16
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[New Zealand] Inside the gates at Big Tobacco's happy place

In the face of increasing pressure from anti-smoking lobbyists, the three main players in New Zealand's tobacco industry - British American Tobacco, Imperial and Philip Morris - are all still raking it in.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 13, 2013 01:09
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[Europe, Malta] Jury still out on police reluctance to press charges against Dalli

Dalli indicated as bribe’s ‘author’ in charges against Silvio Zammit – so why did police not press charges against Dalli before change in government?
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 1, 2013 00:46
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[UK] Council Signs Tobacco Declaration To Safeguard Public

Bath & North East Somerset Council is one of the first local authorities in the South West to publicly declare its intention to protect residents’ health from the risks associated with smoking tobacco.
NOW Bath (uk)
added Sep 18, 2013 08:36
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As a Favor to Big Tobacco, Texas Taxes Just the Little Guys

Texas enacted an unconstitutional law that subjects only small tobacco companies to a tax of 55 cents per pack, the Texas Small Tobacco Coalition claims in court. The coalition sued General Greg Abbott and Comptroller Susan Combs, in Travis County C
Courthouse News
added Jul 19, 2013 11:17
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Lobbyists, Bearing Gifts, Pursue Attorneys General

Myers...who was on a panel about e-cigarettes at an event in Park City, Utah, was startled by what he saw: lobbyists from regulated industries — financial, energy, alcohol, tobacco and pharmaceutical companies — socializing with top state law enforcement
New York Times
added Dec 3, 2014 13:36
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[North Carolina] Big 3 tobacco makers want FDA to ban vapor e-cigs

Reynolds American Inc. has fired an expected shot across the bow of small vapor cigarette manufacturers.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 7, 2014 15:10
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Air Space: E-Cigarette Reg Leaked to Industry?

Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association (TVECA) put up a picture of the scanned document on its website Friday, indicating it was the "Deeming Tobacco Products to be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as Amended by the Family Smok
MedPage Today
added Apr 18, 2014 20:49
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[Ireland] Financial Times: Belarus supplies smuggled cigarettes in the UK

Cigarette factories in Belarus and Ukraine have also been pinpointed by customs officials as selling to criminal gangs, who smuggle them into the EU. Greece has become a popular route for tobacco smugglers recently as its borders are porous because of th
Charter'97 Press Center (by)
added Apr 18, 2013 12:16
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