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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

[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.
added Aug 29, 2017 13:44

[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

JTI launches PLOOM TECH in Switzerland – its first launch outside Japan 2017-07-21

It is also the first tobacco vapor product of its kind in Switzerland. PLOOM TECH will be available nationwide in over 1500 stores. With its state of the art technology, PLOOM TECH enables consumers to enjoy tobacco with ‘no smoke, smoke smell or ash’ by
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Jul 21, 2017 18:17

[North Carolina] NC tobacco grower headed to prison for lying to feds

Fisher, 67, of Whitakers, helped another farmer conceal the sales of hidden tobacco, and she also encouraged the farmer to lie to federal agents, according to federal prosecutors.
WNCN (Raleigh, NC)
added Jun 6, 2017 19:57

GOFFIN/WARREN/MERRILL: Tobacco Control: A Long War With a New Front

The struggle to control tobacco and its myriad ill effects has spanned almost 70 years...In the end, we find a malign catalog of technical know-how, misinformation, legislative pressure, and outright illegal activity. And now, that story enters a new chap
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
added May 29, 2017 01:16

Tobacco Companies Gave $1.5 Million to Trump Inaugural and Ramped Up Lobbying – They Want to Roll Back FDA Oversight of E-Cigarettes, Cigars

The new disclosure documents reveal the tobacco industry is going all out to get its way: The two largest U.S. tobacco companies, Altria and Reynolds American, gave $500,000 and $1 million respectively to President Trump’s inauguration, according to disc
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 21, 2017 18:13

How tobacco firms flout UK law on plain packaging

An insider in the tobacco industry has revealed some of the unscrupulous tactics it is using to avoid new restrictions governing the marketing of cigarettes that come into force next month. One strategy – sticking competitive pricing labels on packets,
The Observer (uk)
added Apr 8, 2017 23:51

E-Cigarette Industry Appeals to Trump Administration to Help Keep it in Business

the industry is now turning to the pro-corporate, anti-regulation Trump Administration and the GOP Congress in order to get the FDA to back down on the new rules.
Ring Of Fire Network
added Apr 6, 2017 21:30

[Africa, Europe, France, Kenya] Reducing illegal tobacco sales by firms key to more revenue

In a unique argument published on various portals in France, Christophe Madrolle...of centrist party, Democratic Movement, says authorities should go for manufacturers because they are the ones heavily involved in illegal trade of cigarettes.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Apr 2, 2017 19:47
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