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[Australia, Honduras, Ukraine] Big Tobacco fights back on packaging

with British American Tobacco telling The Times that it is assisting the Honduras and Ukraine governments with legal fees. While the latter doesn’t spring to mind as a huge tobacco producer, the Ukraine Government fears that if the ban is upheld, pressure
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 5, 2012 19:15
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[Asia] Azerbaijan among world's most smoking countries

Montenegro, where 4,124.53 cigarettes are smoked per adult per year, according to 2014 figures... As for Azerbaijan, it took 13th place in the ranking, which proves that the country has a large number of smokers.
News.az
added Jun 2, 2016 15:01
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[Asia-pacific, Europe, Japan, USA] WOLVERTON: Big Tobacco Eyes Easing Restrictions Via TTIP

a 14-page letter from British American Tobacco revealed fewer than five percent of the text. What was visible was little more than the written version of small talk...meeting with lobbyists working for Philip Morris...even the date was redacted!
The New American
added Sep 5, 2015 16:34
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Bahrain mulls 300% rise in tobacco tax

Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) says the country would lose BD100m ($265m) in tobacco sales each year if it went ahead.... Tobacco company executives and dealers and a visiting US Trade Department official reportedly met in Bahrain earlier
Arabian Business
added May 20, 2014 06:58
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European Union Approves Tough Rules on Electronic Cigarettes

The European Parliament on Wednesday approved rules that will for the first time regulate Europe’s fast-growing market for electronic cigarettes. Beginning in mid-2016, advertising for e-cigarettes is to be banned in the 28 nations of the European Union,
New York Times
added Feb 26, 2014 14:54
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[Europe, Malta] Jury still out on police reluctance to press charges against Dalli

Dalli indicated as bribe’s ‘author’ in charges against Silvio Zammit – so why did police not press charges against Dalli before change in government?
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 1, 2013 00:46
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Cigarette Bans to Hit Europe

Lawmakers at the European Parliament on Wednesday approved a ban on menthol and other flavored cigarettes as part of broad legislation that will sharply restrict how tobacco products can be sold across the 28-nation European Union.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 11, 2013 10:25
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] Concerns over Vanuatu tobacco investment

Tobacco control advocates have raised concerns about cigarette manufacturers setting up operations in the Pacific, after Vanuatu rejected an application from a foreign tobacco investment company.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 14, 2012 16:49
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[Asia-pacific] U.S. submits compromise on anti-tobacco laws under Pacific trade deal

Governments will be allowed to block tobacco companies from suing over anti-smoking measures under a U.S. proposal being debated by Pacific trading partners as part of a free trade deal spanning a dozen countries.
Reuters
added Oct 1, 2015 21:45
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[Lithuania] Roadmap of actions to strengthen implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in the European Region 2015–2025: making tobacco a thing of the past (PDF)

Vilnius, Lithuania, 14–17 September 2015
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 14, 2015 12:47
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