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Proposed acquisition of Reynolds - BAT obtains antitrust approval in Japan

British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Apr 6, 2017 19:06
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[Asia, Japan] Behind the Scenes / Passive smoking measures meet resistance

Current measures for secondhand smoke are limited to the duty try to prevent smoking, but many restaurants, such as this one in Tokyo, allow customers to smoke freely... About 100 members from the tobacco caucus, chaired by Takeshi Noda, gathered on March
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Apr 6, 2017 14:00
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[Africa, Uganda] Government defends law regulating tobacco consumption as civil society joins fight

In its main petition before court, BAT contends that the Tobacco Control Act has the effect of unjustifiably singling out the tobacco industry for discriminative treatment and amounts to a ban on right to trade and consume a legal product, which contrave
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Apr 6, 2017 03:40
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[Asia, Mid-east] E-Cigarettes and Vaping Market in Iran

Smoking in Iran is at record levels, social observers and national health groups say. Every day more and more people are taking up the habit, some as young as 13 years old, according to the Iranian Anti-Tobacco Association. A local anti-smoking group e
Financial Tribune
added Apr 6, 2017 02:06
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[Canada] Big Tobacco warns plain-packaging will increase contraband problem as Senate studies anti-smoking bill

The industry says the Liberals’ Bill S-5 is a gift to organized crime; anti-smoking groups say concerns over the legislation are being overstated, and that plain packaging will make cigarettes less attractive to kids. Representatives of Imperial Tobacco
National Post (ca)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:05
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[Kentucky] Ethics Reporter: Lobbyists combined to spend $4.6 million over just 20 days of 2017 short session

Although the General Assembly was in session for just 20 days, $4.6 million was spent on lobbying in the first two months of the 2017 short session....Altria is the next highest spender, spending $57,386 on tobacco-related issues including a resolution ur
KyForward
added Apr 6, 2017 01:59
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Global smoking deaths up by 5% since 1990: study

The percentage of men and women who use tobacco every day has dropped in most nations since 1990, but the total number of smokers and tobacco-related deaths has increased, a consortium of researchers reported Thursday. Mortality could rise even further a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:13
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] MACABENTA: Cigarettes: The macho killers

Some years ago, I was asked to create an ad campaign to debunk the argument that a non-smoking section in restaurants and other public places could spare non-smokers from the hazards of second-hand smoke. I depicted a public swimming pool where someone
Business World (ph)
added Apr 5, 2017 09:45
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E-Cigarettes: The Questions Still Burn

Zhu and colleagues reported that e-cigarette popularity has been boosted by free media coverage in news reports, cameos in popular movies and endorsements by celebrities who tout them as a tool to quit smoking. During January’s Golden Globes Awards, for
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Medical Center
added Apr 4, 2017 21:21
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15 Most Expensive Cigarette Brands In The World

around one billion smokers...with some 80% of them living in low- and middle-income countries. In this way, among the 10 countries with the highest percentage of smokers, the top three are North Korea, Greece and Nauru.
Insider Monkey
added Apr 4, 2017 20:58
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