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[Russia] Strong tobacco taxation policy adopted despite industry interference

“In a brazen move, the tobacco industry brought its agenda and its voice here to the heart of tobacco control. [On Sunday 12th October,] at the International Tax and Investment Centre, whose board of directors include several tobacco companies, had conven
South Asia Mail (ca)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:46
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[UK] Starbucks has banned e-cigarettes after health worries

Starbucks has confirmed it has banned electronic cigarettes after a World Health Organisation report said the product touted as a healthy alternative smoking may have hidden dangers. This is bad news for more than two million people in the UK who use el
Metro Café (uk)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:43
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[Australia, Vietnam, Kentucky, North Carolina] McConnell seeks to protect tobacco industry in trade deal

McConnell is pressuring U.S. negotiators to ensure that tobacco companies can take part in the dispute settlement portion of the trade deal, with talks scheduled next week on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact with several countries in Asia a
The Hill
added Oct 19, 2014 19:29
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[Africa, Nigeria, Russia] ABONE: Tobacco Control: Danger Signals from Chief Regulator

public and media representatives were thrown out of the public gallery and prevented from observing the proceedings of the conference. Worldwide condemnation trailed the ban as observers see the action as laden with hidden agendas aimed at covering suspe
This Day (ng)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:39
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[Russia] Tobacco Companies to Do Everything Possible to Reduce E-Cigarette Regulations: Watchdog

Large tobacco corporations are buying up smaller e-cigarette brands and consolidating the market reducing regulation, Media Director at Corporate Accountability International advocacy group said.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:32
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[Russia] Tobacco Companies Could Use E-Cigarettes to Reenter Public Health Policy: Advocacy Group

"E-cigarettes could become an avenue for tobacco industry to reinsert itself into public health policy making," Stewart said. "[WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control] definitely recommends regulating them [e-cigarettes] in a similar manner to toba
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:31
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Last gasp for tobacco stocks?

Investors who choose to invest in tobacco stocks should be well aware of the challenges facing the industry. Rising taxes, punitive regulation and an over-dependence on emerging markets are just a few examples. Investors should also be aware of increasin
Investors Chronicle
added Oct 17, 2014 14:40
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[Russia] World Health Organisation calls for urgent probe into e-cigarettes

a global investigation into the control and prevention of e-cigarettes. A WHO survey, revealed at its Convention on Tobacco Control in Moscow this week, found that e-cigarettes are classed as non-tobacco products in many countries and that the ingredients
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Oct 17, 2014 14:37
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[Russia] BULLETIN Day 5

UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT: TOBACCO INDUSTRY INTERFERENCE IN THE COP
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 17, 2014 12:57
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Philip Morris Int'l Q3 Results Top Estimates, But Trims 2014 Outlook

Cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris International, Inc. ( PM ) reported Thursday a profit for the third quarter that decreased 8 percent from last year, hurt by higher excise taxes. Cigarette shipment volumes also edged down 0.4 percent.
NASDAQ
added Oct 17, 2014 10:49
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