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[Illinois] City’s newest tobacco taxes violate state law: judge

In a Jan. 20 ruling, Judge Ann Collins-Dole found that the city violated a 1993 law when it tried to impose taxes on cigars and smoking, smokeless and pipe tobacco...filed last May by Iwan Ries — the self-proclaimed oldest tobacco shop in the city at 19
Chicago Sun-Times
added Feb 1, 2017 14:46
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France bans glamorous cigarette names

France has banned the sale of cigarettes with "glamorous" names, following the introduction of neutral packets as part of the government's efforts to reduce smoking, a habit that costs more than two million lives a year, according to a study published Tu
RFI (fr)
added Jan 31, 2017 18:20
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[UK] Forest rejects claim that smoking is "adding to the social care crisis"

“Smoking rates are at their lowest ever level yet smokers still contribute £12 billion a year in tobacco taxation, a sum that far exceeds the alleged cost of treating smoking-related diseases or providing social care to those suffering from a smoking-rel
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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[Sweden] With Kaliber+ we’ve added more of the best

the latest addition to the Swedish Match range, Kaliber+, was launched widely in the Swedish retail trade. Kaliber+ is a further development of the Kaliber series, in which Swedish Match has prioritized a stronger product with a more fully packed portion
Swedish Match AB (se)
added Feb 9, 2017 00:55
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[Europe] UK Gourmet E-Liquid Brand Targets New Markets

Red Vape has been producing gourmet e-liquids from their state of the art UK manufacturing facility. Using only the finest ingredients, including Naturally Extracted Tobacco’s, they have built a strong reputation for quality in the UK vaping community. Th
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Jan 30, 2017 22:11
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Update on the challenge to the ban on snus – next step, the European Court of Justice

NNA has succeeded in its request to join the challenge against the ban on snus in the UK and the EU. The High Court agreed on 26th January that the challenge can be referred to the European Court of Justice. There were two issues before the court. Swe
New Nicotine Alliance UK (uk)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:32
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Tobacco Companies Target People Struggling With Mental Health

The tobacco industry has historically marketed cigarettes specifically to the seriously mentally ill — and has developed relationships with homeless shelters and advocacy groups to gain positive media coverage and political support — individuals struggli
Teen Vogue
added Jan 30, 2017 15:28
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Local Municipalities Become Ground Zero in Tobacco Wars

Even though the Republican Party won major victories in last fall’s elections, retailers must stay vigilant around their core in-store category. New anti-tobacco strategies are infiltrating lawmaking, say sources tracking these measures.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 30, 2017 00:49
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[Africa, Kenya] Children highly exposed to tobacco, survey shows

According to Consumers Information Network survey report released yesterday, the sale of tobacco products around schools has seen a large percentage of children take up smoking and use of other forms of tobacco.
MEDIAMAX NETWORK LTD. (ke)
added Jan 26, 2017 14:45
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Philip Morris International Looks Toward A Smoke-Free Future

today re-affirms its commitment to designing a smoke-free future. With more than one million adult smokers who have converted to IQOS, momentum continues to grow behind the company’s full-scale effort to market smoke-free products that can ultimately repl
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jan 25, 2017 15:10
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