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[UK, USA] Imperial Tobacco - Realizable Upside Post-Reynolds/Lorillard

Strong stock performance relative to comps due to lower exposure to emerging markets’ currency headwinds.... Reynolds/Lorillard deal creates an oligopoly in the US market; Imperial Tobacco to benefit from price increases and operational savings.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Mar 5, 2015 11:38
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[Europe, UK] New challenge to plain packaging decision

JTI UK managing director Daniel Torras....said: “Evidence of impact and consequences is a fundamental principle behind the introduction of any regulatory measure. However when it comes to tobacco, the Government appears to have thrown away the rule book.
Forecourt Trader (uk)
added Mar 5, 2015 11:34
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[UK] Ireland votes to bring in standardised tobacco packs

“We hope MPs in Westminster will follow suit to ensure our children are protected from a deadly addiction and vote for standardised packaging when they get the opportunity this month” - Alison Cox, Cancer Research UK
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Mar 5, 2015 11:15
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[UK] Smoking ban must be enforced in prisons, judge rules

The ban on smoking in public places must be enforced in state prisons as well despite warnings that it could provoke widespread unrest in jails across England and Wales, a high court judge has ruled. Mr Justice Singh said the justice secretary “wrongly
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 5, 2015 10:49
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Stubbing-out smoking in the Scottish Borders

The rate in the Borders is slightly higher than the UK average, with 22 per cent of adults smoking. Stop smoking support in the Borders is provided by Quit4Good, a team of specialist stop smoking advisors and community pharmacists. They offer valuable su
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Mar 4, 2015 12:47
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[UK] AUDIO: Surrey Trading Standards launches campaign to crack down on illegal tobacco

Working with the Smokefree Surrey Alliance, the campaign aims to gather intelligence about manufacturers and suppliers of illegal tobacco and raise awareness of the dangers and risks to person and property. Members of the public are encouraged to come fo
GOV.UK
added Mar 4, 2015 12:46
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[UK] Cutting smoking in North East could save regional economy £100m

According to anti-smoking agency Fresh, the vision to reduce smoking rates to 5% by 2025 would have a profound impact on the region’s NHS and economy - freeing-up around £50 million for the NHS and significantly easing the strain on hospital admissions a
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Mar 4, 2015 12:45
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[Europe, UK] Ireland bans branded tobacco packs

The UK is set to follow the Irish example with laws to be passed before the end of the month. Anti-smoking campaigners and Government say the ban will remove one of the last remaining and most powerful marketing tools of big tobacco firms, but it is fa
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 4, 2015 10:36
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[UK] So how can non-smokers like the BBC's Nick Robinson get lung cancer?

Bronchial carcinoid tumours are a form of cancer known as neuroendocrine tumours. ...10 to 20 per cent occur in the lungs... In fact, while smoking is by far the most common cause of the 43,000 cases of lung cancer each year, 14 per cent of people who dev
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2015 01:02
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[UK, USA, Wisconsin] British American Tobacco drops and sues PwC over pollution scandal

has dumped its auditors PwC and taken them to court over a potential $1bn (£651m) US environmental damages bill. It is the latest in a long line of tests for the Big Four auditing firm, which is still reeling from accusations by the Public Accounts Comm
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 2, 2015 22:36
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