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The Future of Brands

Welcome my friends, join us. See what the future holds for your brand. Be amazed by the cloak of invisibility that could surround your brand! Walk the tightrope of new regulation in a world where no brand is safe!
The Future of Brands (JTI)
added May 15, 2017 17:55
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[Australia, UK] Tobacco's unbranding could be a wake-up call for other brands

industry is not sitting back. Japan Tobacco International... "The future of brands" makes the case that the creep of regulation won’t stop at fag packets: if brands don’t stand up and act, then alcohol, soft drinks and confectionery could be next.
Campaign US
added May 15, 2017 15:53
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[Malaysia] 'It's an enforcement issue'

TOBACCO manufacturers are maintaining their stand that any additional tax increase on cigarettes will only spur the “burgeoning illegal cigarette trade”. The Confederation of Malaysian Tobacco Manufacturers (CMTM) said the move would see a “no-win situa
New Straits Times (my)
added May 14, 2017 21:00
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] BASU: Newsstands play smoke and mirrors over cigarette pack images

Either way, it's bad news for vendors. In view of the government proposal to have 85 percent of cigarette packs covered by warning signs, many of them are worried about going out of business. It's also being alleged that if people stopped smoking altoget
China Daily (cn)
added May 13, 2017 01:47
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[New Hampshire] Dover teen gets national tobacco-free award

Martuscello, a sophomore at Dover High School, has testified before the Dover City Council in favor of including e-cigarettes in the city’s smoke-free policy. She and other members of Dover Youth to Youth advocated successfully for the removal of tobacco
Foster's Democrat
added May 13, 2017 01:44
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[Rhode Island] LETTER: Cigarette tax hike would hurt convenience stores

if her budget is enacted, it will actually hurt some of Rhode Island’s smallest existing businesses, like ours, while also hurting many of the citizens she seeks to help with a wage increase. Time and again, Governor Raimondo and past governors have soug
Cranston (RI) Herald
added May 11, 2017 19:25
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[Asia, Pakistan] Health activists warn against tobacco industry’s false alarm of surge in sale

Media reports suggest that the international tobacco industry has created a smoke screen with deceptive statistics to create the impression that the counterfeit tobacco industry has captured the market of the international tobacco companies, and that Fed
The News (pk)
added May 11, 2017 03:08
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] WHO to support Health Ministry with enforcing tobacco control regulations

The ministry in a release said the Convention Secretariat, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and WHO, will provide technical support on the areas identified as priorities for strengthening the implementation of the con
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added May 11, 2017 00:37
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[Asia, Pakistan] Anti-tobacco bill in limbo in KP

A bill meant to restrict production, trade and consumption of tobacco and reduce smoking-related illnesses in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been in limbo since September 2016 in the face of resistance by people related with the business of cash crop.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 11, 2017 00:36
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[New York, Washington] Vape Shops Want to Do Good, but Fear F.D.A. Won’t Let Them Do Well

For many vape store owners, it’s not just a business but a mission, a way to help others stop smoking, as they have. Yet the looming F.D.A. deadline has upended the industry and left many business operators frustrated and confused. Kim Thompson has owne
New York Times
added May 10, 2017 16:21
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