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[UK] Imperial tobacco issues warning over JPS scam

Retailers are being urged to watch out for a JPS voucher scam which is conning stores out of cash. The blue circular vouchers claim to offer shoppers £3 off the purchase of products in the JPS range.
Convenience Store (uk)
added Jan 7, 2015 16:38
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[UK] E-cigarette sales hit a wall in grocery stores

Sales of electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) through traditional stores - including convenience and CTNs - are flatlining as adult vapers switch to buying online and through the UK’s growing number of specialist e-cig stores.
Convenience Store (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 08:35
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[Algeria, UK] How cigarette smuggling fuels Africa's Islamist violence

Contrabrand tobacco is a $1bn trade in north Africa, run by extremists including Mokhtar Belmokhtar, who masterminded the attack on the Algerian gas plant. The trade is highly profitable – and very low risk
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 26, 2013 23:55
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[China, UK, Georgia] A discussion of the tobacco industry’s exploitation of “smoke-free” Olympic Games

internal documents released as a result of the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (.pdf). While excluded from the venue itself, the industry extended its far-reaching tentacles into the immediate areas adjacent to and surrounding the Olympic Ring. T
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Aug 6, 2012 18:02
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[Africa, UK] ASHALL: My experience with British American Tobacco’s shameful behaviour in Ethiopia

BAT) was aware and fully involved in getting those posters on poor storefronts in Addis, even though BAT knew that advertising cigarettes was against Ethiopian law. Indeed, British American Tobacco ignored all of my attempts to contact them through thei
The Great Tobacco Plague - A doctor's experience of the world's biggest preventable killer (Dr Frank Ashall blog)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:19
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[UK] Labour dragged into row over plain cigarette packs

Labour has been dragged into the row over plain tobacco packaging after it emerged that the party has sold exhibition space to Philip Morris at its party conference
Packaging News (uk)
added Sep 25, 2013 12:34
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[Spain, UK] Smuggling cheap tobacco from Gibraltar

hundreds of bicycles, heaped in a large pile, rust in the summer sun. ... once your passport has been checked, is a kiosk selling cheap tobacco. The two things are linked. The bicycles have been seized from cyclists trying to smuggle tobacco across the
BBC Online
added Aug 22, 2013 14:57
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[UK] E-cigarettes 'can cause more harm than smoking,' experts say

propylene glycol is put into the cartridges, and accounts for up to 90 per cent of their content. This can cause 'acute respiratory system irritation', claims Dr Elisabeth Pott, director of the Federal Centre of Health Education in Cologne, Germany, who
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2013 22:38
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[UK] ASA Adjudication on Imperial Tobacco Ltd

Action The ads must not appear again in their current form. We told Smoke Spots to ensure their future advertising did not condone or encourage an unsafe practice.
Advertising Standards Authority (uk)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:07
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[UK] Lynton Crosby uses offshore tax haven in Malta in legal ploy previously described by David Cameron as "morally wrong"

Our investigation will cause acute embarrassment to the Prime Minister, who has described legal ploys to avoid tax as “morally wrong”
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 6, 2013 07:00
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