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[Europe, Poland] Tobacco: New EU cigarette laws could burn Polish industry

The Polish Chamber of Commerce (PIH) has warned that the directive could eliminate one-third of Poland's tobacco market. As much as 40 percent of all menthol cigarettes in the EU are made in Poland.
Warsaw Business Journal (pl)
added Jan 3, 2013 05:00

[Russia] Smokers Can Now Get Cigarettes With Their Mail

agreement reached between Russia's national mail service Russian Post and four tobacco companies—British American Tobacco, Philip Morris, Japan Tobacco International and Imperial Tobacco—cigarettes will be sold in 30,000 post offices across the country.
Moscow Times (ru)
added Aug 3, 2015 15:50

[Mozambique] Universal Corporation Announces Expansion in Africa

announced today that the Company has approved several new capital projects in Africa which will increase and enhance the Company's infrastructure in that region. Universal currently operates in six African nations. The largest of the new projects is in Mo
PR Newswire
added Nov 5, 2013 06:28

Tobacco tycoon to lead Paraguay

Mr Cartes, 58, is part of the tiny elite that controls almost everything in Paraguay. His father represented the Cessna aeroplane company in Paraguay, which enabled Mr Cartes to be educated in the US. The president-elect owns controlling shares in banks,
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 24, 2013 10:16

Sri Lanka tobacco company gets more time to comply with graphic warning law

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court today granted the Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) more time to comply with the Health Ministry regulations to mark cigarette packs with graphic warnings. The Supreme Court hearing an appeal by the CTC against an Appellate Court rul
added Feb 28, 2013 13:52

A letter to the US FDA from Tobacco Control Editor, Ruth Malone

FDA is unwittingly acting as an agent for the tobacco industry’s public relations initiatives and undermining a strong tobacco control strategy. This is very problematic and ... enormously naive. ... I am declining to participate in this meeting and urgi
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 30, 2013 21:07

[Oregon] PSU professor helps uncover how tobacco companies avoid $1 billion in taxes

James F. Pankow, a professor of Chemistry and Civil & Environmental Engineering at Portland State University (PSU), provided important analytical measurements for Bloomberg News in a recent article discussing how some tobacco products are being sold in t
The Oregonian blogs
added Mar 11, 2013 02:49

[Australia, USA] WOODHEAD: Big Pharma's credibility goes up in smoke

Companies such as GSK (Zyban, Nicabate), Pfizer (Champix) and Johnson and Johnson (Nicorette) are active members of a conservative US lobby group called the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). . . . If these Big Pharma companies are so committe (au)
added Jul 17, 2012 05:07

EDITORIAL: Who Wants Tobacco Business Dead in Africa?

if the concern of ITGA and tobacco farmers is that the FCTC will take away farmers' livelihood . . . If the concern of WHO FCTC is to reduce the burden of tobacco use, and prevent the death of millions of users and make plans for better alternative to t
Africa News (nl)
added Jul 10, 2012 14:51

[Africa, Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa] INVESTIGATION: Tobacco giant, British American Tobacco, caught in intensive smuggling, corporate espionage

Following events in South Africa, the BBC in July 2008 aired a documentary, 'Bannatyne Takes on Tobacco', which looked at BAT's tactics in Africa and revealed that the tobacco multinational was breaking rules in Nigeria, Malawi and Mauritius.
Premium Times (ng)
added Jul 9, 2012 09:05
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