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FDA review of tobacco products grinds to a halt

Tobacco companies have introduced almost no new cigarettes or smokeless tobacco products in the U.S. in more than 18 months because the federal government has prevented them from doing so, an Associated Press review has found. It's an unprecedented paus
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 13, 2012 13:22
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Tobacco Industry Using Coupons to Keep Women and Young People Addicted

Tobacco companies' aggressive coupon marketing tactics may reduce the likelihood that current smokers will quit, according to new research published in Tobacco Control, an international peer-reviewed journal. This report is the first-of-its-kind to illust
PR Newswire
added Dec 12, 2012 15:46
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Illicit cigarettes and hand-rolled tobacco in 18 European countries: a cross-sectional survey -- Joossens et al.

This study indicates that IIP is less than 7% in Europe and suggests that the supply of illicit tobacco, rather than its price, is a key factor contributing to tax evasion.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 11, 2012 06:40
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[UK] Lung cancer rates soaring for women after tobacco manufacturers target them by saying smoking helps you stay slim

Lung cancer rates have surged in women after tobacco manufacturers encouraged them to smoke to stay slim, experts warn. The number of cases is increasing far more quickly compared to men and is likely to overtake them within the next decade. Researcher
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 11, 2012 22:02
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[Europe] EDITORIAL: The Dalli case is not ‘closed’

The report compiled by the EU’s anti-fraud agency, OLAF, which led to the departure of John Dalli from the European Commission, must be published immediately. The issue will not go away until there is full disclosure.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 29, 2012 16:26
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[Europe] Tobacco lobby focus switches from Dalli to Stoiber

EXCLUSIVE: Edmund Stoiber, a German Bavarian politician who heads the European Commission's high-level group on cutting administrative burdens, lobbied former Health Commissioner John Dalli on the controversial tobacco directive during one of his group's
EurActiv
added Oct 26, 2012 05:40
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Tobacco Producers Hiking Promotions in Fight for Market Share

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) and Lorillard Inc. (LO) touted plans to get aggressive on cigarette pricing to combat promotions offered by rival Altria Group Inc. (MO), which has been winning market share as overall volumes fall.
Fox Media
added Oct 25, 2012 05:51
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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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