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ORDER #55-Remand denying the Motion for Relief From Certain Provisions of Order #1015.

Defendants have no other avenue for reconsideration — at this late date — of overturning the Court’s injunction ordering B&W Tobacco to air one television spot per week of the corrective action statements. In short, RJR’s attempt to turn its merits argume
Tobacco On Trial
added May 29, 2015 01:02
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[UK] Smoking parents plunging nearly half a million children into poverty, says new research

Around half of the 2.3 million children living in relative poverty in the UK have a parent who smokes, the analysis by the University of Nottingham found. However, a further 400,000 would be classified as being in poverty if their parents’ weekly expend
The Independent (uk)
added May 28, 2015 23:01
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Imperial Tobacco Canada files legal challenge against Nova Scotia menthol ban

"By prohibiting the sale of menthol cigarettes, the Government of Nova Scotia has stepped beyond its legislative authority, which leaves us with no other choice than to bring this matter in front of the courts," said Ms. Caroline Ferland, Vice President
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 28, 2015 18:51
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[Puerto Rico, USA] Form 8-K CURRENT REPORT

On May 26, 2015, RAI entered into Amendment No. 1 to Asset Purchase Agreement with Imperial Sub and, for certain limited purposes, Imperial, for purposes of, among other things: clarifying certain defined terms and closing conditions of the Merger; and a
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 28, 2015 18:49
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Approaches for Controlling Illicit Tobacco Trade — Nine Countries and the European Union

continued adoption of the provisions outlined in the WHO illicit trade protocol and its accession could improve the global capacity to reduce illicit trade in tobacco products and enhance public health. The WHO illicit trade protocol contains three main e
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 28, 2015 16:27
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World No Tobacco Day — May 31, 2015

This year, WHO calls for international collaboration to stop the illicit trade of tobacco products (2). Illicit tobacco trade is characterized by tax avoidance and tax evasion, such as bootlegging, counterfeiting, and smuggling. This practice undermines t
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 28, 2015 16:25
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Use of Tobacco Tax Stamps to Prevent and Reduce Illicit Tobacco Trade — United States, 2014

although the majority of states required low-tech cigarette tax stamps as of January 1, 2014, few were using high-tech stamps, applying stamps to other tobacco products, or working with tribes on stamping agreements. Depending on analytical approaches and
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 28, 2015 16:24
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The Most Powerful Women In Science And Health

Melinda Gates (3) As co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Gates led $3.9 billion in donations in 2014 / Margaret Chan (62) After nearly a decade at the helm of the World Health Organization / Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (85)...started the Biocon F
Forbes
added May 28, 2015 12:56
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[Europe] 56.6 Billion Illegal Cigarettes Consumed in the EU in 2014, Worth More Than €11bn in Lost Tax Revenue

New KPMG report for British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Japan Tobacco International and Philip Morris International confirms sustained rates of illegal tobacco trade across the EU
Business Wire
added May 28, 2015 07:22
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[Africa, Nigeria] Groups say Jonathan’s signing of Tobacco control bill ‘a public health legacy’

The highlights of the Tobacco Control Law include ban of smoking in public places, ban of tobacco advertising sponsorship and promotion, ban of sale of cigarette in single sticks, ban of sale of tobacco products to minors, mandatory warning messages on
Premium Times (ng)
added May 28, 2015 07:12
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