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[Spain] Marijuana Clubs Rise Out of Decades-Old Spanish Laws

300 new cannabis clubs have opened ...Another factor...was Barcelona’s new antismoking laws, which went into effect in bars and restaurants in January 2011 and sent cannabis smokers, who are often also tobacco smokers, looking for new places to congregate
New York Times
added Jul 10, 2014 22:46

EU Sends Tax Investigators To Gibraltar, Spain Over Tobacco ($$)

have embarked on another fact-finding mission at the border between Gibraltar and Spain's La Linea to investigate tobacco smuggling and delays at the border, the supranational body announced Wednesday.
added Jul 3, 2014 03:55

[Spain] Tobacco Megamerger Gets Nudge From Spanish IPO: Real M&A

Two American tobacco giants that have been involved in on-and-off merger talks may get some help an ocean away in Spain. Reynolds American Inc. (RAI:US) has explored the purchase of Lorillard (LO:US) Inc. for several months with its efforts so far stymi
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 2, 2014 19:37

[Spain, UK] Imperial’s logistics venture gears up to deliver IPO payday ($$)

Logista, the logistics division of Imperial Tobacco, will float with a market capitalisation of up to €1.9bn when it comes to market in Spain next month. The mooted price will mark a payday for Imperial Tobacco, which will sell up to a third of the busin
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 26, 2014 20:44

Spain to count drugs, prostitution when measuring GDP

Spain will include revenues from prostitution, drug trafficking, tobacco smuggling and other illegal activities when calculating its economic output, its statistics office on Thursday.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jun 15, 2014 16:48

[Spain, UK] Imperial Tobacco could net £720m from float of European logistics division

Imperial Tobacco has unveiled plans to float its European logistics division on the Spanish stock market in a move that could value the business at nearly £2bn. The company will sell a minority stake in the business, Logista, to institutional investors
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 11, 2014 00:32

[Spain] Imperial Tobacco to float logistic unit Logista

said on Tuesday it intended to float its European logistics division Logista on the Spanish stock market after a review of options for the Madrid-based unit.
added Jun 10, 2014 20:40

[Spain, UK] National Grid trials the app that passeth all understanding / Scratched fixture ($$)

For Imperial Tobacco, floating Logista will be more like a win on the scratch cards distributed by the Spanish group than scooping “El Gordo”, as Spain’s top lottery prize is known. The logistics company is valued at £1.1bn-£1.5bn by Panmure. Imps will ha
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 10, 2014 19:03

[Spain] Imperial Tobacco Plans I.P.O. of Logista Distribution Unit

said on Tuesday that it planned to publicly float its Compañía de Distribución Integral Logista Holdings distribution unit in an initial public offering in Spain. Imperial Tobacco acquired full ownership of Logista through its Altadis subsidiary in 2008.
New York Times
added Jun 10, 2014 09:46

[Spain] Police will confiscate cigarettes from minors

There is no law banning underage children from smoking in the street, therefore, the Minors Unit of the Local Police has had to strictly interpret the Balearic Minors’ Law in order to justify their decision to take cigarettes away from children.
Euro Weekly News (es)
added May 26, 2014 15:27
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