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The six goals for Big Tobacco by @SimonChapman6

--Widespread dual use --Retarding smoking cessation --Resocialising public smoking back into fashion ... --Conveying to young, apprehensive would-be smokers that nicotine is a benign drug --Welcoming back ex-smokers as customers --Cross-promotin
Twitter
added Jul 19, 2014 12:16
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Reynolds in Talks to Acquire Lorillard in Merger of Tobacco Rivals [Plan to Merge Tobacco Giants Faces a Fight.]

Hoping to combat a decades-long slump in smoking, two of the biggest American tobacco companies said on Friday that they were in talks to merge and create a $56 billion cigarette colossus.
New York Times
added Jul 15, 2014 05:54
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[France, UK] Imperial Tobacco rises after brands update

a positive response to an investor conference in Paris. At the meeting on Tuesday, chief executive Alison Cooper and marketing director Peter Corijn discussed the company's plans for its brands and its growth prospects. The update has prompted a 34p ris
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 20, 2014 16:27
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[Canada] ROBINSON: A Historian Writes a History of a Tobacco Company and Never Mentions Lung Cancer?

After we received the following article by Daniel Robinson, we asked Joanne Burgess if she would like to post a reply. She agreed and submitted the piece that appears below Robinson's article. Below her piece is Robinson's response.
History News Network
added Jun 17, 2014 07:38
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Are the tobacco industry's claims about the size of the illicit cigarette market credible? The case of South Africa

estimates of the illicit trade share downwards to create the impression that illicit trade is high and rising. If previous estimates by the tobacco industry were incorrect the credibility of current estimates should be questioned.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 12, 2014 10:43
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Australia’s Graphic Cigarette Pack Warnings Appear to Work

The country’s Bureau of Statistics says household consumption of tobacco fell 4.9 percent during the year that ended in March and clipped a small but still noteworthy 0.1 percentage point from Australia’s gross domestic product in the first quarter of th
New York Times
added Jun 11, 2014 13:33
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[California] Is this tiny gadget the future of smoking?

The sleek, modern, minimalist design of both modelTwo and Pax make them as much a high-tech gadget as a smoking implement, a quality that sets Ploom apart from both traditional tobacco accessory makers and e-cigarette retailers. "We're a tech company at
CNN
added Apr 16, 2014 11:31
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[Nevada] Kessler Talks Menthol at NATO Show

used his NATO Show general session to take a look at one of the most hotly debated issues during the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) reign over tobacco products: menthol cigarettes. “Regulations must be grounded in both science and the law, oth
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Apr 11, 2014 11:31
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Tobacco Factsheet: Tobacco advertising and promotion, Countering industry arguments

Industry argument: a ban on tobacco advertising won’t decrease tobacco use. Response: Today, we have compelling evidence that comprehensive bans on tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship can significantly reduce cigarette and other tobacco use.
Premium Times (ng)
added Apr 10, 2014 18:48
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[New York] NJOY, E-Cigarette Maker, Receives Funding Valuing It at $1 Billion

received a $70 million capital injection from a group of investors including Brookside Capital and Morgan Stanley Investment Management, in the latest vote of confidence for a fast-growing industry. The company, based in Scottsdale, Ariz., boasts several
New York Times
added Mar 1, 2014 18:29
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