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[Europe, Malta] Tobacco smuggling shoots up by 28 per cent

The amount of tobacco smuggled into Malta grew by some 28 per cent last year, costing the Treasury about €10 million in lost revenue, an EU-wide report seen by the Sunday Times of Malta has estimated.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 18, 2016 00:59
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ARCHIVE: Fascinating graphics show who owns all the major brands in the world: Everything Else

biggest product brands in the world are owned by a handful of corporation. Food, cleaning products... everything is in the hands of these megacorporations....This graphic...shows all the connections between all brands, from liquor to clothing to music lab
Gizmodo
added Jul 17, 2016 14:10
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e-cigarette May Cause Less Harm: Tobacco Primes to Gain

In order to maintain share in the developed countries, the tobacco biggies have resorted to innovation in the form of e-cigarettes and Reduced Risk Products (RRP) to mitigate losses from an increasing number of quitters. Per Euromonitor International, th
NASDAQ
added Jul 17, 2016 02:22
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[Uruguay] HANSEN-KUHN: Celebrating Common Sense?

So, while we should certainly celebrate the good news from the Philip Morris-Uruguay decision, that doesn’t mean that common sense over these kinds of disputes has prevailed. A better approach would be to set aside ISDS, as countries like Bolivia and Sou
Common Dreams
added Jul 17, 2016 01:20
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How To Defend Your Company Where It’s Most Vulnerable

The miles of shipping containers along the coastline could not have been a more fitting backdrop for the recent CSP Leadership and Crisis Prevention Forum... Over the forum’s three days, speakers covered topics ranging from insurance to cybercrime and imm
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 16, 2016 01:53
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[Europe, Sweden] World’s third-largest tobacco producer quits cigarettes

As cigarettes face increasing regulation and a diminished customer base, under Lars Dahlgren’s leadership Swedish Match is looking ahead to a smoke-free tobacco industry
European CEO (uk)
added Jul 16, 2016 00:53
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5 trillion cigarette butts posing worldwide pollution threat

Littered cigarette butts may be an important source of metal contaminants leaching into the marine environment and potentially entering the food chain, suggests research published online in the journal Tobacco Control.
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Jul 15, 2016 18:31
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[Latin America] Little Uruguay beat Big Tobacco in court, keeping the right to large, grotesque cigarette warnings

The company had demanded that either the regulations be lifted, not be applied to Philip Morris, or that Uruguay pay the company more than $20 million in damages. The tribunal instead ordered Philip Morris to pay $7 million and other costs to reimburse U
Public Radio International (PRI)
added Jul 15, 2016 02:22
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[Australia, Europe] BONADIO: Uruguay’s victory against Big Tobacco is more than just a local triumph

whatever Big Tobacco may think, public health policies pursued by democratically-elected governments should not be overturned by the industry’s trademark-based lawsuits, which seem predominantly aimed at scaring policymakers focused on protecting citizens
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 14, 2016 16:55
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[Switzerland] Investor-State Tribunal Dismisses Philip Morris Case Against Uruguay Cigarette Packaging

“trademarks being property, their use by the registered owner is protected,” said the tribunal. This meant that the tobacco company had “property rights regarding their trademarks capable of being expropriated.” Observing that Philip Morris’ brand and “
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:55
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