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[Europe, Ireland, UK] All Party Parliamentary Group to crackdown on illicit tobacco

UK MPs and peers from across the political spectrum are coming together to form an All Party Parliamentary Group to tackle illicit trade, with a focus on smuggled and counterfeit tobacco and alcohol. The cross-party group, which is being led by founder
SecuringIndustry.com (uk)
added Sep 12, 2017 11:11
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[UK] Tobacco groups join forces to prop up Palmer and Harvey

comes as Palmer and Harvey battles to meet a £50 million debt repayment deadline. The group, which had revenues of £4.4 billion but made a £17.3 million loss last year, has been attempting to cut its costs to make it more attractive to possible buyers.
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:13
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[UK] Tobacco: In a new place?

For a long time the most crucial category for c-stores, tobacco is now the most confused. Successive waves of legislation have this year transformed both the size and the physical appearance of packs, leaving smokers puzzled, and stressed-out sales assis
Convenience Store (uk)
added Sep 1, 2017 12:45
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[UK] UPDATE 1-Imperial Brands, JTI hire advisers to rescue Palmer & Harvey

have hired advisers to examine options for struggling British cigarette wholesaler Palmer & Harvey (P&H). Imperial, the maker of the Davidoff and Golden Virginia brands, has appointed accounting firm EY while its Japanese counterpart has appointed Deloit
Reuters
added Aug 28, 2017 02:39
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[UK] Politicians join forces to tackle illicit trade

A new cross-party group of Peers and MPs is being formed to combat the issues and drivers the illicit trade, including tobacco and alcohol.... The move comes exactly one month after JTI hosted an anti-illicit event in parliament, attended by MPs across t
betterRetailing (uk)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:04
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Japan Tobacco Targets Smoker-Heavy Zones

“We want to establish ourselves in markets like Brazil, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Philippines, and grow sustainably to strength our business foundations,” spokeswoman Kana Miyauchi said via phone Tuesday, when it announced its largest Asian deal yet: paying
Bloomberg News
added Aug 24, 2017 14:39
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Japan Tobacco to buy Philippine cigarette maker Mighty for $936 million

said on Tuesday it would buy the Philippines' No. 2 cigarette maker Mighty Corp for about $936 million, its second large deal in Southeast Asia this month as it deepens its push into emerging markets.
Reuters
added Aug 22, 2017 20:09
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] PESEK: The LDP’s tobacco addiction tells a much bigger story

the lost-business argument peddled by the tobacco-industrial complex, is bunk. As London, Madrid, New York, Paris, Shanghai and any host of global cities...This remains a puffer’s paradise, in part, because the Finance Ministry owns one-third of Japan Tob
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 10, 2017 01:09
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Smokers Feel Heat but Not the Burn -- WSJ

Three of the world's biggest tobacco firms are rolling out new, electronic tobacco-heating devices they say are healthier alternatives to traditional smoking, but feel more like puffing on a real cigarette. That is a sensation many smokers complain is mi
Fox Media
added Aug 9, 2017 13:55
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[Asia-pacific] Politics is faster, more effective in Japan's capital, new governor says

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike...said she plans to introduce an anti-smoking ban in the Japanese capital before the 2020 Olympics. Efforts for a national ban on smoking in public died in parliament this year, opposed by many pro-smoking politicians in the L
Reuters
added Aug 7, 2017 12:09
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