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[UK] Reynolds Deal Could Help British American Tobacco Make Up Lost Ground

Acquiring Reynolds American could give British American Tobacco a boost in the market for alternatives to cigarettes.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 24, 2016 22:21

Reynolds Deal Could Help British American Tobacco Make Up Lost Ground

Consumers from the U.S. to Japan have been seeking alternatives to traditional cigarettes, forcing companies to spend billions of dollars over the years to create products with fewer risks. But BAT has slipped behind bigger rival Philip Morris Internati
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 24, 2016 13:40

[Switzerland] In Marlboro Country, a Big-Money Race for the New Smoke

Perched above crystalline Lake Neuchatel, ...scientists in lab coats are searching for the Big Tobacco’s magic bullet: cigarette substitutes that will sell -- but won’t kill... The push gained new urgency Friday with news that British American Tobacco Pl
Bloomberg News
added Oct 24, 2016 13:21

[UK] Vaper-ised! Why boom in e-cigarettes is key to a £38bn merger as tobacco sales go up in smoke

the logic of the deal lies as much in the new market for ‘vaping’ and other non-traditional nicotine products, as it does in the traditional pack of 20 cigarettes...‘They know their core business is declining and what they are looking to do is to find way
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2016 14:06

Webinar: Tobacco Regulation in the US: ANA’s Policy Work and FDA’s Authorities

Please join the American Nurses Association and the US Food and Drug Administration for a complimentary webinar. November 17, 2016 at 12 noon EST . . . About 7% of US RNs and approximately 17% of adult Americans still smoke cigarettes (Sarna et al, 2014
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 28, 2016 19:16
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Singapore jails Chinese nationals for buying, selling contraband cigarettes via WeChat

The Chinese nationals, Bao Jiancao, 29, and Zhu Xingbing, 45, were arrested in two separate operations conducted by Singapore Customs in Geylang and Woodlands respectively on Tuesday. Bao was sentenced to three months and one week jail, while Zhu was se
Malay Mail (my)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:29

[Hungary, Ukraine] Man arrested for smuggling cigarettes across international border using DRONE

Ukrainian border patrol guards arrested the man who was using powerful drones to smuggle cigarettes into neighbouring Hungary. Officers seized 32 boxes of cigarettes, half of which were Ukrainian-produced Marlboros. The cunning smuggler had attached b
Daily Star (uk)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:08
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[California] West Hollywood Councilmembers Duran and Horvath and LGBTQ Community Leaders Gather to Urge Voters to Support Prop 56 and Combat Tobacco-Related Deaths

The campaign’s latest supporters, West Hollywood City Councilmember John Duran, Councilmember Lindsey Horvath and local community and advocacy leaders, joined forces with Yes on Prop 56 to stand up to big tobacco’s LGBTQ youth targeted marketing tactics,
Yes on
added Oct 21, 2016 21:15

[California] Assemblyman Dr. Joaquin Arambula, Local Doctors and Health Advocates Endorse Prop 56, Stand Up to Deceitful Tobacco Company-Funded Ads

“I’m supporting Prop 56 to protect kids and save lives,” said Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula. “As an emergency room physician, I saw the worst of what tobacco did to people, because many came to the emergency room gravely sick. Their immune systems
Yes on
added Oct 20, 2016 21:24

BANJO: Reynolds's New CEO Needs New Ideas

On Wednesday, Reynolds executives punted on multiple questions about the threat of Philip Morris and Altria's heat sticks, telling analysts they would comment further at the annual investor meeting in November.That gives the company and its new CEO about
Bloomberg News
added Oct 20, 2016 20:12
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