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[Nebraska] Cigar bars near OK to smoke — though they never really quit; bill now in Ricketts' hands

If Gov. Pete Ricketts signs the bill that cruised through with a 45-3 vote Friday in the Nebraska Legislature, cigar bars will have skirted the dire consequences that had been predicted months ago. Ricketts likely will take the five days he has to decide
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Feb 21, 2015 22:59
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[Russia] The Price Of Cigarettes: How Much Does A Pack Of Marlboros Cost In Every Country? [MAP]

there’s one advantage to hanging out in Sochi, Russia -- if you’re a smoker. ... Here’s a map of the 123 countries for which data was available on the Numbeo database. Click on any
IBT - International Business Times
added Feb 7, 2014 17:26
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[UK] Lorillard acquires British e-cigarette maker for $49 million

Lorillard said Tuesday that it purchased SKYCIG to expand its global reach in the popular alternative to tobacco cigarettes. "It has been Lorillard's mission to be first and best in the electronic cigarette category," Chief Executive Murray Kessler said
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 2, 2013 17:15
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[Spain, UK] Fighting Over the Rock / Feud Over Gibraltar’s Sovereignty Fosters an Economic Squeeze

Gibraltar’s government acknowledges that Gibraltar benefits from tax differences with Spain, particularly for retail items like cigarettes, but “in every single border town in the world there is some leverage on the pricing of certain items,” Albert Isol
New York Times
added Sep 15, 2013 10:33
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Lawsuits block Cuba’s path to normalization

Cuban-owned assets cannot be seized in the U.S. if they are produced in a partnership with a third country. One example is Cuba’s renowned cigars. London-based Imperial Tobacco is the international partner of Cuba’s state-owned tobacco company, Habanos,
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (TBO.com)
added Feb 4, 2015 20:45
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[Europe] Poland ‘can offer economic recipe’ to the EU

not all changes brought by EU membership are necessarily positive for the Polish economy. The last year has witnessed a significant campaign in the Polish media criticizing the new Tobacco Directive. Its introduction threatens the strong tobacco industry
EurActiv
added Sep 14, 2014 11:44
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[Europe, Ireland] Tobacco lobbying derails MEP vote

Intense tobacco lobbying in Brussels may have derailed a key vote among Euro-deputies to restrict the sale and distribution of the product. Deputies were set to vote on a tobacco products directive this week in a wider effort to reduce the number of toba
EUobserver.com
added Sep 9, 2013 06:39
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[UK] Imperial Tobacco to cut £300m costs a year

The tobacco giant intends to slash a further £300m from its cost base every year until September 2018 to support investment and profit growth, Alison Cooper, chief executive told investors in London on Tuesday.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 26, 2013 14:35
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[Africa, South Africa] WHO bullying burley tobacco growers

Having failed to reduce the demand for tobacco, the World Health Organisation is directing its attack at "the soft underbelly" of the industry - the growers, says Francois van der Merwe, chairman of the Africa region of the International Tobacco Growers'
BizCommunity.com (Retail Community of South Africa) (za)
added Jul 25, 2012 22:57
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Luxury Cigars, From Cuba To China - Forbes

Sales of premium cigars are growing at between 4% and 5% a year, with a typical smoker getting younger by the day.... Further growth in premium cigars, priced between $20 and $200 each or more, is expected in particular to be fuelled by two Communist-rule
Forbes
added Jan 23, 2015 11:36
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