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[UK] Anti-plain pack legal action grows as JTI file suit

Daniel Torras, JTI UK managing director told the Financial Times: “We have clearly and repeatedly made clear to the UK Government that plain packaging will infringe our fundamental legal rights without reducing smoking. “Despite the lack of evidence tha
Packaging News (uk)
added May 27, 2015 09:55

[Asia] BREAKING: Suntory Strikes $1.2B Deal For Japan Tobacco's Drinks Arm ($$)

Per the proposed deal, Suntory would be handed two of Japan Tobacco’s popular beverage brands, Roots and Momono Tennensui. It would also snap up Japan Tobacco’s 70.5 percent equity stake in Japan Beverage Holdings Inc. — the No. 1 independent vending mac
added May 25, 2015 22:42

[UK] Suntory to buy Japan Tobacco's vending machine business for Y150bn

Suntory Beverage & Food, best known outside Japan for its Orangina Schweppes business, said on Monday it would spend about Y150bn ($1.2bn) to buy the vending machine business and two beverage brands from Japan Tobacco, the world's third-biggest tobacco co
Financial Times (uk)
added May 25, 2015 22:33

[North Carolina] Like A Brand Should? Winston places high in value ranking of N.C. corporate and product brands

Winston is third in the state with a brand value of $3.13 billion, down from $3.96 billion in 2014. It is ranked 193rd nationally ...Reynolds has agreed to sell Winston and two other brands -- Salem and Kool – to Imperial. Winston’s brand value is 60 per
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 25, 2015 10:50

[Asia] Suntory Beverage Swallows Japan Tobacco’s Drinks Business for $1.2 Billion

Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd. will buy the soft drinks operations of Japan Tobacco Inc. for ¥150 billion ($1.2 billion) after the cigarette maker decided to cut its losses in the beverage business.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 25, 2015 09:33

[UK-Scotland] Billions sought in plain packaging compensation case

A global cigarette and tobacco company is launching the largest corporate compensation case in history over plain packaging legislation. Philip Morris will reportedly issue proceedings by Tuesday as it seeks between £9 billion and £11 billion from the U
Scottish Legal News (uk)
added May 22, 2015 18:06
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[UK] 38 MPs enjoy freebies worth £60,000 from tobacco giant: Politicians attended sporting and entertainment events at time company was battling plans for plain packaging

Investigation found politicians accepted total of £60,000 in hospitality Include Wimbledon men’s final, Chelsea Flower show and music concerts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 21, 2015 21:10

Japan Tobacco ad agency Dentsu finances cartoons with smoking: MPAA rates them for kids

When Marnie Was There (PG rated for "thematic elements and smoking") is an animated feature financed by Japan advertising giant Dentsu, the agency for Japan Tobacco. The film is distributed in the US by Gkids, an independent that releases films from S
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 21, 2015 10:56

[Europe, Ireland] Tobacco supplier resists State's EU court bid

A supplier of tobacco products is opposing the State’s application to have the Court of Justice of the EU decide various legal issues in a challenge to plans to introduce plain packaging on tobacco products here.
Irish Times (ie)
added May 19, 2015 08:42

[Asia, India] Finance ministry may be urged to shun meet funded by tobacco companies

Faced with opposition from public health activists, the health ministry is set to intervene and may soon urge the finance ministry to distance itself from an upcoming international conference in New Delhi, being co-organised by a consortium funded by seve
Times of India
added May 1, 2015 07:06
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