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[Africa] Alliance One puts Kenya fraud damage at USD 51 million

said employee fraud that prompted the company to close its Kenyan procurement office last year caused “discrepancies” in inventory and income amounting to USD 50.8 million (EUR 45.6 million). Last November the leaf merchant had put the estimated damage at
Tobacco Journal International
added May 26, 2016 18:47
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Australia-Hong Kong Investment Ruling Released in Plain Packaging Case

This is not the first time that Australia’s plain packing legislation has faced legal action. For example, the law already faced a constitutional challenge domestically, brought by British American Tobacco and Japan Tobacco International. The challenge f
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added May 26, 2016 08:38
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Could the World's Most Effective Quit Smoking Aid be a Low Nicotine Cigarette? US Public Health Officials Think So

22nd Century Group (NYSE MKT: XXII) is a plant biotechnology company whose 200 patents worth of technology allows it to decrease or increase the level of nicotine in tobacco plants through plant breeding and genetic engineering. The Company's main focus,
Baystreet.ca
added May 25, 2016 23:33
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[Indonesia] Philip Morris International welcomes Human Rights Watch report

“We are encouraged to be recognized for the transparency of our efforts to address hazardous farm working conditions for children on tobacco farms in Indonesia. Our Agricultural Labor Practices (ALP) program is showing tangible progress to eliminate chi
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 25, 2016 23:21
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[Europe] More than half of EU citizens questioned now think e-cigarettes are harmful

More than half of Europeans now think that e-cigarettes are harmful--a proportion that has nearly doubled in two years--show the latest results of a European Union (EU)-wide survey, published online in the journal Tobacco Control.
EurekAlert
added May 25, 2016 16:37
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[UK] INTA 2016: Food and alcohol ‘heading down same road’ as cigarettes, says BAT

A lawyer at tobacco company British American Tobacco (BAT) has said alcohol and food deemed to be unhealthy are “going down the same route” as tobacco, in a discussion centred around plain packaging laws.
World Intellectual Property Review (uk)
added May 25, 2016 16:29
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[Europe, UK] EDITORIAL: What comes after standardised packaging for tobacco? ($$)

The industry should pay a levy to provide sustainable funding for tobacco control policies
British Medical Journal
added May 25, 2016 14:51
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Two-year trends and predictors of e-cigarette use in 27 European Union member states [FREE FULL TEXT]

People who started using e-cigarettes to quit smoking tobacco were more likely to be current users, but the trends vary by country. These findings underscore the need for more research into factors influencing e-cigarette use and its potential benefits an
Tobacco Control
added May 25, 2016 14:49
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WHO Censorship Tactics Should be Exposed at World Health Assembly

Global Leaders Have an Opportunity to Scrutinize WHO’s Definition of Transparency and Accountability...At the last Conference of the Parties (COP6) of the WHO’s (FCTC) in 2014, members of the public and journalists were unjustifiably ejected from the publ
JT International (JTI) (Japan Tobacco) (jp)
added May 25, 2016 03:59
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia needs new Act for tobacco control, says ex-MOH official

Putrajaya must enact a standalone law on tobacco control with standardised packaging rules before the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement comes into effect, a retired Health Ministry official said today. Dr Zarihah Mohd Zain, former head of the tob
Malay Mail (my)
added May 24, 2016 15:41
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