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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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Reynolds American subsidiary sues e-cig maker

A subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc. is suing an Alabama electronic-cigarette retailer, accusing the company of trademark infringement of Reynolds’ Camel and Winston brands, and unfair and deceptive trade practices. Reynolds Innovations Inc. filed the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 6, 2012 08:12
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[Canada, USA] Study finds smoke-free workplaces more creative

finds employees with companies working under smoke-free legislation improved creativity by an average of 9% after smoking left the workplace.... companies in the U.S. who have filed patents between 1976 and 2010.
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Aug 8, 2016 13:26
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[Australia, Togo] Jeff The Diseased Lung, John Oliver's Gift To Marlboro, Is Taking The World By Storm

Oliver and his team sent Jeff the Diseased Lung shirts to Togo and put up Jeff billboards in Uruguay...With the explosion of Oliver’s #JeffWeCan hashtag campaign, Jeff’s star is rising, and rising fast. Pretty soon, he might be the first thing that comes
bustle
added Feb 17, 2015 17:36
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22nd Century Group Enters Cannabis Space

Joseph Pandolfino, Founder and CEO of 22nd Century Group, stated, “The main reason 22nd Century was attracted to Anandia’ s proprietary technology is that it gives us a level of exclusivity in the cannabinoid biosynthetic pathway in cannabis similar to w
Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2014 18:00
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[UK, USA] China’s biggest homegrown gadget is a hit—but not at home

Hon has blamed China’s giant state-owned tobacco companies for discouraging the adoption of e-cigarettes ... now the e-cig industry has one of the classic hallmarks of a developing technology sector: An acrimonious fight over intellectual property.
Quartz
added Mar 11, 2014 08:58
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JTI Acquires 'Ploom' Intellectual Property Rights From Ploom, Inc.

it has acquired from Ploom, Inc. a number of patents and trademarks relating to the tobacco vaporization device[1] business. This is part of JTI's drive to further develop the tobacco vapor category and overall mission to be the leader in next generation
PR Newswire
added Feb 16, 2015 15:47
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[Europe, UK, USA] E-cigarettes: no smoke without fear ($$)

E-cigarettes are big business. How did they start? How do they work? And what is big tobacco doing to protect its market share?
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 17, 2014 10:20
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