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[UK] Plain tobacco packets ‘can cause more harm’ ($$)

There is a “high risk” that plain tobacco packaging could do more harm than good because of a “flawed consultation” that the Department of Health ran last year, according to Rupert Darwall, who was commissioned by Philip Morris International, the world’s
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 18, 2013 10:02
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SMOKING, THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY, ANTI-SMOKING AND BETELNUT IN CHINA

* SMOKING IN CHINA * History of Tobacco in China * Chinese Smokers * Smoking Culture in China * Smoking and Doing Business * Cigarettes in China
Facts and Details (blog)
added Mar 12, 2013 15:26
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[New York] A.G. Schneiderman Sues Major Contraband Cigarette Dealers For Evading State Taxes

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced today that his office has filed a lawsuit against two companies for illegally selling contraband cigarettes without paying the required state excise taxes. The lawsuit, which is the result of an ongoing inve
New York State Attorney General
added Mar 4, 2013 16:26
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SCHULTZ: Camel Crush: A Not-So-New Innovation by Our Friends at Big Tobacco

So it appears to have gone with Camel Crush. In May 2012, Business Insider reported that Camel had enjoyed a 21% increase in market share among 12-17 year-old children—“a gain attributable to the Camel Crush cigarette which switches from plain to mentho
Ring Of Fire Network
added Mar 2, 2013 23:19
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[UK] Junk science: food companies accused of using tobacco's tricks to protect profits

Global food and drink companies are using techniques pioneered by the tobacco industry to undermine public-health policies designed to combat obesity, diabetes and alcohol-related illnesses, a new study claims.
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 12, 2013 13:08
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World's Biggest Cigar Producer Eyes Premium Market

Swisher International Inc., a company that sells more cigars in a day than many cigar companies sell in an entire year, has formed Royal Gold Cigars, a premium cigar division that is being headed by cigar-industry veteran Alex Goldman. Royal Gold is goin
Cigar Aficionado
added Feb 10, 2013 20:49
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[Belgium, Europe] Thousands demonstrate against planned EU-wide tobacco laws

tobacco retailers, who descended on Brussels to protest against the proposal, have complained that adoption of the directive would cause "serious damage" to 1.5 million operators, half of them tobacconists.
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added Feb 7, 2013 09:19
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[Kansas] NRA-backed bill would restrict anti-smoking programs

Members of the NRA and the Kansas State Rifle Association are supporting a bill that would bar state money from lobbying against legal products.
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Feb 7, 2013 09:15
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[Bulgaria, Europe, Greece] MEPs plan tobacco subsidies as Brussels fights smoking

Members of the European Parliament have paved the way for hundreds of millions of pounds of subsidies to go to Europe's tobacco farmers -- even though Brussels spends huge amounts on anti-smoking campaigns
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 3, 2013 12:44
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Russia Weakens Anti-Smoking Law Before Key Second Reading

While the bill keeps a ban on smoking in public places, it drops restrictions on cigarette sales and the right to set minimum cigarette prices, said Dmitry Yanin, head of anti- tobacco lobbying group, the International Conference of Consumer Societies. “
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jan 24, 2013 20:32
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