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[Canada] VIDEO: Regulations for Marijuana vs Tobacco

regulations to make sure it's consumed responsibly. And the heavily regulated and competing tobacco industry would like to see an even playing field...Kiernan talks to...Imperial Tobacco Canada about why it's important for the tobacco industry to weigh in
Bloomberg News
added Jun 2, 2017 19:52
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[Canada] Ban seductive brand names as part of the federal government’s plain packaging regulations for tobacco products

The Quebec Coalition for Tobacco Control is applauding the French government’s decision to ban various tobacco brand names and, bolstered by the support of 200 Quebec organizations, is asking Canada’s Minister of Health, Jane Philpott, to include the same
LifeinQuebec.com (ca)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:31
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[Ireland] E-cigarette company up in smoke

Healthier Smoker is being shut down a few months after promising a raft of new staff hires at its Waterford factory and unveiling multimillion-euro expansion plans. The fledgling “vaping specialist” and producer of E-cigarette liquids will be wound up aft
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Sep 2, 2014 14:09
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Big Tobacco Tries to Snuff Out T-Shirt Artist

Skylar Shatz smoked Marlboro Reds for a decade .. has designed a T-shirt reminding people that cigs are deadly. He hasn’t sold many shirts, but Shatz has gotten serious interest from one really big name: Philip Morris. The tobacco giant sent Shatz a bit
Vocativ
added Jun 30, 2014 13:02
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[Australia, UK] Plain packaging: the lessons learned so far

Given the importance of plain packaging to brands in general many will want the UK government to heed calls for a specific public consultation on the IP implications of the policy before taking its final decision.
Lexology (uk)
added May 13, 2014 16:32
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[UK, USA] Imperial Tobacco goes after e-cigarette competitors

has decided to take on three of the most powerful e-cigarette heavyweights in America by way of a lawsuit alleging patent infringement. A lawsuit has been filed against manufacturers Blu, NJoy, and Logic. The three combined hold approximately 80% of the A
Bdaily Ltd (Business News Network) (uk)
added Mar 28, 2014 14:19
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JOHN MIDDLETON COMPANY LLC v. FDA/DHHS: COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF (PDF)

Categorically banning the word “mild” and extinguishing Middleton’s BLACK & MILD® trademark violates not only the TCA and the APA, but also the Constitution. The First Amendment protects trademarks and brand names. A per se ban on certain words in a tra
Amazon CloudFront
added May 28, 2016 02:01
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Canada set to join plain packaging fray as international momentum grows

The newly elected Liberal government in Canada has vowed to pursue an “activist” healthcare agenda, and has confirmed that plain packaging is a “top priority”. Canada has often been ahead of other countries with respect to restrictions on tobacco marketi
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Nov 24, 2015 15:38
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[UK, USA] Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) Spared From ecig Lawsuit

has been spared from the lawsuit, as this company is known to develop the technology for the ecigarettes internally. The lawsuit will affect Lorillard Inc as it offers a brand called the blue Cigs, NJoyInc, Ballantyne Brands LLC at Charlotte as well as M
Financial Trends
added Mar 13, 2014 17:00
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[Africa, Uganda] Tobacco companies fight

A Kenyan firm, Mastermind Tobacco Kenya (MTK Ltd) through its subsidiary Continental Tobacco Uganda (CTU Ltd), is accusing Uganda of using the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) to block it from using Uganda as a transit for its ‘Supermatch’ branded cigarett
The Independent (ug)
added May 26, 2013 02:06
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