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Zippo’s lawsuit against e-cig maker settled, the company reports

involving a Lorillard subsidiary’s use of the name “blu” in a popular and profitable line of e-cigarettes, was filed last April in a California federal court. In it, Zippo argued the brand too closely resembled its line of “BLU” butane lighters, and infr
Bradford (PA) Era
added Jul 4, 2015 16:02
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Clearing the Smoke around the Chamber’s 'Tobacco Related' Advocacy

The Chamber believes that public health policy aimed at curbing smoking can yield positive results, while still upholding intellectual property protections, honoring international agreements, and not singling out any specific industry for discriminatory
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
added Jul 3, 2015 10:13
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[Ireland] Chamber Of Commerce Defends Its Defense Of Tobacco, Fights Obama On OT

"This organization is not in the business of promoting cigarette smoking at home or abroad, period.” However, it said: “While we do not support tobacco use, we still believe that governments should uphold intellectual property rights, adhere to internati
MediaPost (Media Magazine)
added Jul 3, 2015 09:52
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[Ireland, USA] O'DOWD: Big Tobacco’s sleazy Irish American enforcer Thomas J. Donohue

The Irish American Brooklyn native...who's paid $3.7million a year in part to promote tobacco and its inevitable outcome, lung cancer, will have none of it. He also flies in a private jet when promoting his ‘defend tobacco’ message. He warned Irish lead
IrishCentral LLC (New York, NY)
added Jul 3, 2015 09:29
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[China, UK] E-cigs a 'consumer-driven' revolution born from a bad dream

Before Hon Lik invented the e-cigarette, a device now shaking up the Big Tobacco industry, he was a pharmacist in China struggling to quit a two-to-three pack a day smoking habit.
Reuters
added Jun 11, 2015 16:49
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[Europe, UK, USA] Hon Lik invented the e-cigarette to quit smoking – but now he's a dual user

did not manage to quit. He now uses both – but says he only smokes tobacco because he has to check the flavours in his devices....sold his rights to big tobacco, which many in the public health community in the UK believe is using e-cigarettes as a stalki
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:24
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Tobacco use kills at least 36 people a day in Cuba

A nationwide survey of the risk factors in smoking prepared by the Public Health Ministry found that 24 percent of Cubans age 15 and over "actively" smoke, and more...World No Tobacco Day on May 31, Cuban health authorities are insisting that tobacco use
Fox News
added Jun 1, 2015 11:06
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[Europe, Switzerland, UK] Plain packaging battle escalates as WTO prepares for hearings on challenges to Australian regime

[PMI] has supplied World Trademark Review with an opinion from Lord Hoffman...who concludes that the UK’s recently enacted plain packaging regulations for tobacco products are unlawful and violate EU law.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 08:07
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Editorial: RIMMER: Price and trade: World No Tobacco Day 2015

World No Tobacco Day 2015 underlines the need to defend such public health initiatives from legal attacks by TTCs under trade agreements, investor clauses and outlandish intellectual property claims. The Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund is a welcome sa
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2015 09:39
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Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands 2014 (PDF)

Brand / Category / Brand value 2014 $M / Brand contribution / Brand value % change 2014 vs 2013 / Rank change...9 / Marlboro / Tobacco/ 67,341 / 3 / -3% / -1
Millward Brown
added May 23, 2015 13:53
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