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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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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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New CEO of Japan Tobacco Looks Abroad in Hunt for Growth

Japan Tobacco Inc.’s Masamichi Terabatake is in the hot seat. The 52-year-old started off 2018 by taking the helm of the world’s third-largest tobacco company. While the view from his new Tokyo office may be different than the one from his previous stin
Bloomberg News
added Jan 4, 2018 23:22
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China's national tobacco company has a staggering market — and they start young

Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Andrew Martin investigated China's tobacco industry for the latest issue of the magazine. “[CNTC] was started by the government in 1982 as a way to corral black market cigarettes,” Martin says. “It’s just exploded in growt
Public Radio International (PRI)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:32
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A State-by-State Look at the 1998 Tobacco Settlement 19 Years Later

Despite receiving over $27 billion from the tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, the states continue to severely underfund tobacco prevention and cessation programs proven to save lives and money. Since the states settled their lawsuits against the majo
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2017 00:20
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