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[Sweden] Swedish Match loses Norway court case on snus packaging

a Norwegian court said on Monday. The company had asked for a temporary injunction against regulations that the government imposed to standardise product packaging. The government argued the new rules were designed for public health puposes. (Reporting
Reuters
added Nov 7, 2017 05:42
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] British American Tobacco quits PH business

will close its Philippine operations by the end of December this year amid “difficult environment”... Manila Bulletin Business sources confirmed that BAT Philippines started winding down operations after Japan Tobacco International (JTI) acquired Mighty f
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 7, 2017 05:36
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[UK] STUBBED OUT Five million adults have tried to stop smoking in the last year – but one in five didn’t last a month

And half of those who tried blamed a lack of willpower for their failure to kick nicotine. Despite not being able to pack them in for good, one third of users said they were able to cut back by more than 75 per cent while one quarter halved their intake
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Nov 6, 2017 15:43
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Altria picks up pace on FDA applications for innovative tobacco products

Altria confirmed it would — as expected — piggyback on Philip Morris International’s March premarket application with the FDA to sell its IQOS Marlboro HeatSticks in the U.S. The FDA accepted the IQOS application for scientific review of the heat-not-bu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 5, 2017 21:27
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Altria, Anticipating FDA Rule, Is Developing Reduced-Nicotine Cigarettes

said it has developed ways of producing reduced-nicotine cigarettes and aspires to become the U.S. market leader in noncombustible tobacco products such as e-cigarettes, attempts to get ahead of potential federal requirements for tobacco companies to chan
Dow Jones Newswires
added Nov 5, 2017 21:25
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[Florida] QUACKENBUSH V. R.J. REYNOLDS: UPCOMING Trial 11/06/17 –

In this tobacco litigation, plaintiff claims defendant concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 5, 2017 21:10
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[Florida] ADAMSON V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 11/06/17 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant concealed the risks of cigarettes, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 5, 2017 21:06
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FOLAN: Court-ruled anti-smoking TV ads, won't be effective on millennials and generation Z

Those outlets most popular among young people were not included in the ruling...the anti-smoking message will likely not be heard by a great many of those who need to hear it most... It is a decision that will have life and death consequences.
The Hill
added Nov 5, 2017 18:26
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Philip Morris Avoids Lion's Share of Liability at Trial Over Florida Smoker's Throat Cancer

A state court jury Thursday linked Philip Morris cigarettes to a Florida woman’s laryngeal cancer and her eventual death, but limited its verdict to six figures in medical expenses and found the tobacco company responsible for less than 1/20th of that amo
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 5, 2017 00:46
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Baby's death sparks call for Indonesia to crack down on big tobacco

A young Indonesian couple who believe cigarettes killed their baby son want the country's Government to shut down the nation's powerful tobacco industry. One-month-old Muhammad Hafizh died of pneumonia after breathing in second-hand cigarette smoke at a
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 4, 2017 23:58
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