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[Australia] Imperial Tobacco's plain packaging 'the ultimate sick joke'

One company, Imperial Tobacco, is using the new packaging to directly challenge the government by telling its Peter Stuyvesant brand customers "it's what's on the inside that counts''. "Soon no one will see Peter Stuyvesant on the outside but we don't c
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Sep 11, 2012 12:36
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[UK] The Continued Rise Of E-Cigarettes - HuffPost Reports

the industry doesn’t regulate the products as health/medicinal, nor are they regulated as tobacco products. This leaves them in the somewhat surprising category of lifestyle products. They fall into the general sales products Customs & Excise classific
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 8, 2012 22:29
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[USA] US free market group tries to halt sales of cigarettes in plain packets in UK

Alec, organisation that funds Tea Party members, moves to derail UK government's proposals
The Observer (uk)
added Jul 15, 2012 09:45
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Big Tobacco Moves Forward With Plans To Develop New, Healthier Cigarette

Philip Morris International announces plans to produce a new line of lower health risk cigarettes by 2017, aimed at combating the budding electronic cigarette industry.
PRLog
added Jul 10, 2012 14:24
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[Nebraska, New York] Does the Shadow of Big Tobacco Loom Behind the Recent Seizure of Mohawk Cigarettes?

“The sale and distribution of Native American brands to nontribal members are fully within the State’s power to tax, regulate and enforce,” Altria declared in its white paper. “There is no immunity for sales of Native American cigarettes to non-Indians o
Indian Country Today
added Jun 1, 2012 10:14
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[California] Tobacco companies add $15 million to fight cigarette tax

Los Angeles Times blogs
added May 8, 2012 06:12
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[Canada] SIDELINED Big Tobacco claims the government is playing favourites with cannabis companies

obacco firms are certainly peeved by the way the government is going about the legalization process. “We do not understand why the same principle, of a low tax for marijuana, is not being applied to tobacco,” said Jorge Araya, President and CEO of Imperi
Vice.com
added Oct 14, 2017 08:49
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Next-generation products drove BAT merger

British American Tobacco said Vuse and other Reynolds American Inc. innovations helped motivate the company to spend $54.5 billion to acquire the 57.8 percent of Reynolds it did not already own.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 5, 2017 17:42
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[Asia] Exclusive: Bloomberg charity scrutinized by India for anti-tobacco funding, lobbying - documents

The intelligence wing of India’s home ministry last year drafted a note on Bloomberg Philanthropies, raising concerns that the foundation was running a campaign to “target” Indian tobacco businesses and “aggressively” lobby against the sector.
Reuters
added Aug 29, 2017 13:44
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[California] GLANTZ: FDA’s “new” nicotine policy: A mixed picture that highlights the importance of local and state action to maintain progress

the overall evidence still shows that e-cigarette use is associated with less not more quitting... The FDA’s action also highlights the importance of other local and state action to control ecigarettes, particularly including them in smokefree laws and to
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 3, 2017 01:10
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