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Nicaragua to Host IV International Tobacco Festival

host the IV International Tobacco Festival opening Wednesday which will see buyers from the United States, Europe and Latin America, according to the organizers of the event. The event, with “Puro Humo” (Pure Smoke) as its slogan
Latin American Herald Tribune (ve)
added Jan 13, 2015 20:16
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[Canada] KUKASWADIA: Public health agencies should prioritize public health based on evidence, not fear

4,922 people have died worldwide from Ebola. In Canada alone, 37,000 died in 2011 due to tobacco use...480,000 Americans died in 2010 from tobacco...tobacco kills more people than Ebola every three days. So yes, cigarettes are scarier than Ebola
PLOS Blogs
added Oct 30, 2014 13:02
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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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[Germany] YOU’RE THE TARGET New Global Marlboro Campaign Found to Target Teens (PDF)

Using concepts and imagery consistent with the recommendations of findings from previous Philip Morris internal research on marketing to teens,9, 10 the “Be Marlboro” campaign draws on youth-oriented images and themes that suggest to young people
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids International
added Mar 12, 2014 19:57
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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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[Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden] Nordic Countries Aim to Ban Smoking

The Welfare Committee of the Nordic Council, chaired by Icelandic MP Siv Friðleifsdóttir, announced in Helsinki yesterday that they want the Nordic countries to be smoke free by 2040. The committee will also work towards a 10 percent reduction in alcohol
Iceland Review (is)
added Nov 2, 2012 13:46
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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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[UK] Philip Morris warns on strong US dollar ($$)

The US company that sells tobacco products overseas warned that foreign exchange fluctuations could cut 25 cents off its earnings per share in 2012
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 21, 2012 10:07
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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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