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[Poland] Africa: Global Forum on Nicotine, Warsaw, 15-17 June: INTERVIEW

Interview with Professor Emmanuel C. Peitsch, Chief Scientific Officer for Philip Morris International (PMI) During this Forum on Nicotine, there have been many presentations on heated tobacco products and electronic cigarettes, what is the difference b
All-Africa.com
added Jul 17, 2017 20:44
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[USA] VIDEO: From Pence to Price: How Big Tobacco Gained Massive Influence Under Trump, Plans to Expand in Africa

AMY GOODMAN: Talk about the tobacco industry and its connections to the Trump administration and members of the Cabinet. JESSICA GLENZA: Sure. So, I think—I always like to start off with something that really surprised me, which was the amount of lobbyi
Democracy Now!
added Jul 17, 2017 20:42
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[Europe] The Ban on the Café Crème Brand Name in France Has Been Lifted

The French Ministry of Health and Ministry of Budget have issued an official notice annulling the ban issued in February 2017 against several brand names for tobacco products, including the Scandinavian Tobacco Group brand names Café Crème and Paradise (
Hugin (no)
added Jul 17, 2017 20:33
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Wrigley Sues Over 'Doublemint' E-Cigarette Liquid ($$)

Candy giant Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. has filed a trademark lawsuit over electronic cigarette liquids that mimic “Doublemint” and “Juicy Fruit,” citing a “growing concern” that flavored e-cigarettes are harmfully marketed toward children.
Law360
added Jul 17, 2017 20:25
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BRINKLEY: What Doesn't Kill Philip Morris Seems To Make It Stronger

used an age-old corporate trick to try to eviscerate the FCTC: it said publicly that it supported it. That earned it a seat at the table... The mechanism that Philp Morris used to try to overturn the Australian and Uruguayan anti-smoking laws is called In
Forbes
added Jul 17, 2017 17:41
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Florida Appeals Panel Upholds $14 Million Tobacco Verdict ($$)

affirmed a $14 million verdict in an Engle progeny suit without explanation and certified a conflict with another suit over comparative fault (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al. v. Ina E. Ahrens, No. 2D16-1651, Fla. App., 2nd Dist., 2017 Fla. App. LEXIS 10
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 17, 2017 17:31
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Florida Appeals Panel Upholds $14 Million Tobacco Verdict ($$)

affirmed a $14 million verdict in an Engle progeny suit without explanation and certified a conflict with another suit over comparative fault (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al. v. Ina E. Ahrens, No. 2D16-1651, Fla. App., 2nd Dist., 2017 Fla. App. LEXIS 10
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 17, 2017 17:31
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[Asia] India raises tax on cigarettes

India has raised the total tax on cigarettes resulting in an increase of as much as 792 rupees ($12.31) for every 1,000 cigarettes, adding about 50 billion rupees ($777 million) in revenues for the government, finance minister Arun Jaitley said. The high
Reuters
added Jul 17, 2017 17:12
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Why Smoking in Films Harms Children

“Keeping smoking onscreen is like putting arsenic in the popcorn,” Dr. Glantz said. The new study “shows they’ve taken half of the arsenic out,” he said. “Now they need to take the rest out.”
New York Times
added Jul 17, 2017 13:56
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[Canada, USA] GRE suing federal government

In an ironic twist, the biggest manufacturer of Native cigarettes in Canada is suing the federal government for $3 billion for failing to stop the proliferation of contraband tobacco producers. The lawsuit, filed in the Ontario Court of Appeal at the e
Brantford (Ont) Expositor (ca)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:08
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