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Oklahoma court overturns $1.50 per pack cigarette fee

rejected the state's claim that the fee is intended to protect the public welfare by discouraging smoking. The court agreed that the fee violates a state constitutional prohibition against passing revenue-raising measures in the final five days of a legis
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 10, 2017 19:06

[China, Dominican Republic] Caribbean Cigar Makers Turn to the European and Chinese Markets

Radhames Rodriguez is using a rare tobacco and special wrapper to roll 50,000 of his new premium cigars, the Pulita, in the Dominican Republic. U.S. aficionados shouldn’t get their hopes up though -- the limited-edition cigar won’t be on sale anywhere nea
Bloomberg News
added Aug 10, 2017 17:06

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] BAT challenges PMI in heated tobacco market with Glo

On Thursday, BAT announced through a press conference at The Four Seasons Seoul that it will be opening its first Glo flagship store in the Garosugil shopping district of Seoul on Sunday, kicking off its sales in Korea... Both Glo and IQOS are heated tob
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 10, 2017 17:00

Court schedules examination of Philip Morris Ukraine’s tobacco processing documents in Ukraine

The lawsuit was launched after a tax dispute between the company and the authority, which accuses the company of violating the law when importing tobacco and exporting cigarettes and the unlawful use of the Marlboro brand.
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Aug 10, 2017 15:48

FDA's Plan to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes Has Captured the Attention of Regulators and Public Health Experts Around the World / Officials in Canada, New Zealand and U.K. are Now Pursuing Nicotine Reduction Policies

“As other countries seek to implement their own reduced nicotine standards, 22nd Century stands ready to partner with any countries – or tobacco companies – that have a genuine interest in improving the health of smokers.” The Bloomberg article declares
Business Wire
added Aug 10, 2017 01:44

22nd Century Group Files 2017 Second Quarter Report and Announces Conference Call to Provide Business Update

Although 22nd Century has not yet received revenues from licensing or broad commercial sales of the Company’s proprietary Very Low Nicotine tobacco – which are expected to be considerable – sales of the Company’s conventional products continue to grow im
Business Wire
added Aug 10, 2017 01:43
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] PESEK: The LDP’s tobacco addiction tells a much bigger story

the lost-business argument peddled by the tobacco-industrial complex, is bunk. As London, Madrid, New York, Paris, Shanghai and any host of global cities...This remains a puffer’s paradise, in part, because the Finance Ministry owns one-third of Japan Tob
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 10, 2017 01:09

Some Oklahoma High Court Justices Say Fees May Be Fine

The new cigarette fee was also passed in the final five days of the legislative session and without a supermajority of lawmakers, said former U.S. Attorney Robert McCampbell, who represents Phillip Morris USA Inc., R.J Reynolds Tobacco Co. and others in
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 9, 2017 15:07

‘If it looks like a duck’: Oklahoma Supreme Court hears budget lawsuits

McCampbell is representing tobacco companies who challenged the constitutionality of SB 845, which implemented a $1.50-per-pack fee on the basis that it and a handful of minor statutory tweaks would reduce smoking in the state of Oklahoma.
added Aug 9, 2017 15:06

Smokers Feel Heat but Not the Burn -- WSJ

Three of the world's biggest tobacco firms are rolling out new, electronic tobacco-heating devices they say are healthier alternatives to traditional smoking, but feel more like puffing on a real cigarette. That is a sensation many smokers complain is mi
Fox Media
added Aug 9, 2017 13:55
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