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[Australia] Smokes tax hike a boon for gangs: industry

THE tobacco industry has attacked government plans to hike the excise on cigarettes, saying it will hit the hip pocket of more than three million smokers and cause illegal sales to flourish. Labor has announced plans to lift the cost of cigarettes by 1
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Aug 1, 2013 09:12
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[USA] Indonesia to Seek Compensation From US in Tobacco Spat

Indonesia will seek compensation from the United States for pulling its clove cigarettes from shelves despite a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling that deemed the ban discriminatory. Indonesia’s trade ministry said it had lost between $200 million an
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jul 31, 2013 12:05
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[Ireland] REILLY: Tobacco industry’s campaign against plain packaging is based on fear for its profits

In time, its claims about plain packaging will look as bogus and as misleading as its claims about smoking being harmless and not being addictive. .. it would be a strange society that would allow a situation where intellectual property rights supersede
Irish Times (ie)
added Jul 26, 2013 21:33
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[Australia] BAT Disputes Study Claim That Plain Packs Curb Cigarette Appeal

British American Tobacco (BATS)’s Australian unit has disputed the findings of a cancer charity’s study that plain packaging lowers the appeal of cigarettes and increases the desire to quit. Australia’s introduction of plain packaging legislation has ha
Bloomberg News
added Jul 23, 2013 00:10
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On Twitter, dubious health claims from e-cigarette bots

What the team found was a steady stream of tweets, many of which appear to be from bots, or automated Twitter accounts, that tout the health and safety benefits of e-cigarettes, primarily pushing the idea that e-cigarettes aid with the cessation of smokin
Reuters
added Jun 27, 2013 14:38
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[Indiana] Marlboro maker Altria Group to sell its first electronic cigarette under MarkTen brand in Ind.

Tobacco company Altria Group Inc. is launching its first electronic cigarette under the MarkTen brand in Indiana starting in August and expanding its smokeless product offerings. The owner of the nation’s biggest cigarette maker, Philip Morris USA, annou
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 12, 2013 12:39
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[China] Advocates decry tobacco exhibition

said Tang Qiong, vice director of the Shanghai Municipal Health Promotion Committee. "The China Tobacco Museum is itself the tobacco industry's biggest advertisement," Tang said at an event Tuesday. Prior to the event, the committee organized an unautho
Global Times (cn)
added May 21, 2013 16:56
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SIMON/STEWART: Merchant of Death Steps Down: A Look at the Deadly Work of Philip Morris International's Outgoing CEO Louis Camilleri

During his tenure, nearly 30 million people died from tobacco-related causes globally. When will the tobacco industry’s largest player stop obstructing public policy in nations that are trying to save lives and reduce suffering among their citizens? With
AlterNet.org
added May 14, 2013 11:55
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Alert! Oklahoma legislators are recognizing the importance of regulating vapor products!

SUPPORT SB 802! Contact Your Legislators Today and Tell Them: * It's important that vapor products, like e-cigarettes (and all tobacco products), are age restricted.
transformtobacco.com (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company)
added Apr 8, 2013 11:07
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[UK] 'Business fears' cast cloud over future of artificial cigarettes ($$)

Government plans on licensing electronic cigarettes have been delayed even further amid fears for the future of the embryonic industry in Britain. The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency began a consultation in February 2010, but it said
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 8, 2013 09:24
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