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[Australia, UK] Tobacco's unbranding could be a wake-up call for other brands

industry is not sitting back. Japan Tobacco International... "The future of brands" makes the case that the creep of regulation won’t stop at fag packets: if brands don’t stand up and act, then alcohol, soft drinks and confectionery could be next.
Campaign US
added May 15, 2017 15:53
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[UK] The tobacco giant behind Lucky Strike is spending billions on 'next-gen nicotine delivery systems'

"We are becoming a tech company," British American Tobacco (BAT)'s Dr. David O’Reilly told Business Insider during a recent tour of the company's research and development (R&D) headquarters in Southampton, England. Dr. O'Reilly is the group scientific a
Business Insider
added May 15, 2017 15:28
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[China, Czech Republic] Czechia’s Zeman jokes about Putin’s 'smoking ban,' 'liquidating journalists' in meeting with Russian officials

During the "One Belt, One Road" forum in the Chinese capital Beijing, he told Lavrov "You are smoker just like me, Minister Lavrov – but your President forbids it." The response of the Russian President came quick. "I don't recommend it!" Putin said. "I
Daily Sabah (tr)
added May 15, 2017 15:11
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[Asia, India] Bengaluru doctor gets global honour for anti-tobacco drive

City-based oncologist Dr U S Vishal Rao has been honoured with the '2017 Judy Wilkenfeld Award for International Tobacco Control Excellence' for his contribution towards the fight against use of tobacco in Karnataka. Dr Rao is the Chief of Head and Neck
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added May 14, 2017 21:01
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[Asia, Mid-east] Evaluating the pictorial warnings on tobacco products in Arabian Gulf countries against other international pictorial warnings

PWs originating from the GCC had significantly lower ratings than those implemented in Australia and the UK. The GCC countries may need to re-evaluate the currently implemented PWs and update them periodically.
Tobacco Control
added May 13, 2017 01:44
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Virginia Police Bust Migrant Gang Smuggling Cigarettes for $30 Million

alleged criminals included a diverse set of migrants from Iraq, Egypt, Morocco, and Mauritania...smuggling was also tied to many other crimes...allegedly stole rental cars...media outlets have downplayed police statements that the suspects are foreign nat
breitbart.com
added May 11, 2017 19:45
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Universal Corporation Announces Conference Call

PR Newswire
added May 11, 2017 19:33
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[Europe] Finland, UK and Ireland singled out in 2017 ‘Nanny State Index’

“The most heavy-handed countries – Finland, the UK and Ireland – all have very high taxes on alcohol and tobacco, as well as severe smoking bans,” the 2017 edition says. At the other end of the table, the index lists the Czech Republic and Germany as pl
EurActiv
added May 11, 2017 14:06
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[Europe] BRILL: Don’t thwart an ally in the war on tobacco

Declining smoking rates in Europe mean less tax revenue for many fiscally strained governments. Trying to make up for these losses with a tax on e-cigarettes would be a big mistake, writes Alex Brill.
EurActiv
added May 11, 2017 14:04
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[Europe] THE NANNY STATE INDEX 2017 CONFERENCE: PROGRAMME

Gunnar Hökmark MEP will address the importance of the Nanny State Index and outline his ideas about the ideal role of regulators. Chris Snowdon will go through the newly published index and look at the rankings in the four different categories. He will al
Nanny State Index [European Policy Information Center (EPICENTER)]
added May 11, 2017 03:26
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