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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

[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

[Australia] Smokers Are Addicted To The Branding Of Their Cigarettes

One of the authors of the study, Melanie Wakefield, who is also director of the Centre for Behavioral Research in Cancer in Victoria, suggested in a 2007 paper that cigarette branding alone created a set of self-fulfilled expectations, or "halo" effect.
Fast Company
added Jul 24, 2013 18:15

[Australia, Dominican Republic, New Zealand] WTO Hears Health, Economic Considerations Of Plain Packaging For Tobacco

In its meeting this week, the World Trade Organisation intellectual property committee heard again about the issue of plain packaging of tobacco products, as New Zealand is proposing to introduce such a regime in the country. Economic and health interest
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Mar 8, 2013 11:14

[North Carolina] Johnston County sweet potato farmer files lawsuit over pet food idea

What started as a simple idea aimed at improving the quality of pet food made in China with North Carolina sweet potatoes has become a lawsuit filed March 23 by a farmer against a Virginia agriculture giant. Johnston County farmer Frank Lee filed suit ag
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Apr 5, 2016 20:37

[Vietnam] GOODWIN: Watch Out, Joe Camel Is Back: Big Tobacco and the TPP

helping to promote cigarette use, an industry that accounts for one in ten adult deaths worldwide, especially among young Vietnamese women, will not make for a proud Obama legacy.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 30, 2015 21:40

[France] Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S: French Authorities May Ban the Use of the Brand Name Café Crème for Cigars

According to French media, the French Ministry of Health and Ministry of Budget are expected to announce in the near future that they consider the use of Scandinavian Tobacco Group`s Café Crème brand name for cigars to be a violation of the French Public
added Jan 31, 2017 19:43

New Vaporizing Technology, qmos™, set to Revolutionize Vaping and E-Cigarette Industries

United Tobacco Vapor Group's (UTVG) announced today that UTVG has been granted a patent for their new vaporizing technology...qmos™ is wickless and sponge-less. It also reduces the number of parts found in a traditional e-cigarette from 20 to 5. qmos™ tec
PR Newswire
added Dec 3, 2016 00:28

[Asia, India] Plan to ban tobacco FDI may singe cigarette companies

Shares of cigarette makers may drop on news that the government is working on a proposal to completely ban foreign direct investment (FDI) in the tobacco sector..."Basically, government is signalling a slow death to the tobacco sector. Clearly, such steps
Times of India
added Apr 26, 2016 13:59

[UK, USA] Imperial fires up e-cigarette legal battle ($$)

electronic cigarette arm of Imperial Tobacco has launched legal proceedings over patents against nine of its US rivals as “big tobacco” becomes increasingly aggressive in the battle for the fast-growing e-cigarette market. Fontem Ventures, a wholly owned
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 10, 2014 16:15
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