Headlines Tagged with Industry Watch — 9,178 headlines found
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.
Feb 5, 2013 The Parliament Magazine (be)
added Feb 7, 2013 09:19
Members of the NRA and the Kansas State Rifle Association are supporting a bill that would bar state money from lobbying against legal products.
Feb 6, 2013 Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Feb 7, 2013 09:15
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
Feb 3, 2013 Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 3, 2013 12:44
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. “
Jan 24, 2013 Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jan 24, 2013 20:32
Public policies often have unintended consequences that outweigh their benefits. One consequence of high state cigarette tax rates has been increased smuggling, as criminals procure discounted packs from low-tax states to sell in high-tax states. Growing
Jan 10, 2013 Tax Foundation
added Jan 14, 2013 11:55
... It passed last week after the trial lawyers were given a neat little plumb that guaranteed them higher contingency fees on big medical malpractice cases.
Jan 9, 2013 Ottawa (IL) Daily Times
added Jan 9, 2013 11:49
Cigarette maker Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. (PMFTC) on Friday appealed to its distributors and retailers to sell its products at pre-sin tax recommended retail prices, saying it has not yet raised the prices of its cigarette products. PMFTC’s cig
Jan 5, 2013 Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jan 8, 2013 05:02
but it’s hard not to notice the current swirl of interest in and bombastic big-upping of this niche category’s prospects, now worth in excess of $US2 billion globally (about the size of the global small cigars market), according to Euromonitor Internation
Nov 24, 2012 finchannel.com (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Nov 24, 2012 18:49
BAT works with Forensic Security Services, a firm of private detectives, in carrying out corporate espionage on the continent. This confirms investigations by The Herald that Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa contracted Forensic Security Services to sp
Nov 24, 2012 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 24, 2012 18:18
Timo Lange, right, a campaigner for LobbyControl, with his tour group at the building in Berlin that houses the tobacco lobby.
Nov 23, 2012 New York Times
added Nov 23, 2012 21:22