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[Europe, Montenegro, Serbia] Montenegrin Crime Figure Assasinated

Anton Stanaj, a Montenegrin business owner and convicted cigarette-smuggling kingpin, was killed Friday in Sudan, allegedly murdered in his hotel room.
Reporting on Organized Crime and Corruption (ROCC) Project
added Mar 16, 2013 13:39
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[UK, USA] Imperial Tobacco - Realizable Upside Post-Reynolds/Lorillard

Strong stock performance relative to comps due to lower exposure to emerging markets’ currency headwinds.... Reynolds/Lorillard deal creates an oligopoly in the US market; Imperial Tobacco to benefit from price increases and operational savings.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Mar 5, 2015 11:38
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[Australia, Australia and Oceania, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands] ARCHIVE: Philip Morris Limited submission on a new Pacific trade and economic agreement (PDF)

PML faces tax and excise discrimination which impedes our ability to effectively compete in a number of markets. Fiji – tariff and excise barriers – unequal treatment of imported tobacco products, contrary to Fiji’s WTO obligations and GATT rules.
Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (au)
added May 19, 2013 11:37
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ROBBINS: End Game Strategies for Tobacco Control

Can we really consider “end game strategies” for tobacco? An Op-Ed in the New York Times makes a strong case ... The Journal of Public Health Policy, where I am co-editor, has been encouraging public health leaders to report on “end game strategies” fo
ScienceBlogs
added Mar 27, 2013 10:47
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Australia’s ‘plain packaging’ stubs out cigarette branding, prompting backlash

it has touched off a war being fought in domestic courts, at a Geneva-based agency that enforces world trade treaties, and through obscure arbitration panels working out of organizations such as the World Bank. Anti-smoking activists regard Australia’s n
Washington Post
added Oct 30, 2013 14:34
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[Europe, UK] Alert over electric cigarette hazard

The eHealth - Cigarette is currently subject to a European Safety Recall because the brand’s charger unit could give users an electric shock and overheat, while its labelling has also been ruled inadequate.
York Press (uk)
added Jun 22, 2012 15:06
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Philip Morris International: New US tobacco deal

Philip Morris International Inc. announced Wednesday that it is partnering with two U.S. tobacco leaf suppliers to buy its tobacco rather than working directly with farmers.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 6, 2014 10:38
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[Eastern Europe, Russia] Who Smokes Most: A surprising map of smoking rates by country

Nobody lights up like Eastern Europe, where average annual consumption can exceed 2,000 cigarettes per person. The very highest rate is in Serbia (2,861 cigarettes per person per year), according to data from 71 countries compiled by the World Lung Found
Washington Post
added Oct 19, 2012 15:33
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[UK] BAT invests in a smokeless future

British American Tobacco, the world’s second-biggest tobacco company by sales, is investing more than £100m to develop smoking alternatives as new tobacco bans and higher taxes persuade more smokers to extinguish their butts.
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 1, 2012 04:09
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[Balkans, Germany, Serbia] Bosnia to extradite major suspected Balkan tobacco-smuggler

Bosnia will extradite to Germany Srecko Kestner, believed to have been a crucial figure in multi-billion-dollar cigarette smuggling in the Balkans, a spokeswoman in Sarajevo told the German press agency dpa Thursday.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (dpa) (de)
added Oct 14, 2012 16:26
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