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[UK] SWEANOR: Pragmatism on nicotine could save lives

Reducing risks by helping smokers switch to less hazardous products has been opposed rather than endorsed, with regulation serving to restrict alternatives to cigarettes. The push to ban potentially less hazardous alternatives to cigarettes, or to put th
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 01:24
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[Canada, China, Eastern Europe, UK] Is smoking finally on its way to being stamped out?

So, while the ruling doesn’t sound the death knell for Big Tobacco, it is a blow as the industry grapples with its biggest crisis in decades, with many of the biggest manufacturers scrambling for growth in an environment in which governments are increasi
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 6, 2015 19:53
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[UK, USA] MARKET REPORT: Shares fall in British American and Imperial Tobacco

Imperial, down 105p to 2963p, is set to pick up assets sold off in a proposed merger of US cigarette giants Reynolds and Lorillard - but traders noted reports that the deal could be blocked by regulators.
The [London, UK] Express
added Apr 1, 2015 19:00
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[UK] British American Tobacco hires Bite's crisis comms head Will Hill

Will Hill: to work on British American Tobacco's fight against plain packaging
PR Week (uk)
added Jun 22, 2012 12:33
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[UK] Nottingham Forest Ladies given lifeline after sponsorship boost

Nottingham Forest Ladies have been thrown a lifeline after Sky Sports News broadcast their battle to stay in business. ... electronic cigarette company E-Lites have come to the rescue with a sponsorship deal to keep them afloat until Christmas.
Sky Sports (uk)
added Oct 21, 2013 12:44
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[UK, USA] Market Report: Imperial Tobacco slips over last-gasp bid to clinch blockbuster tie-up

will this week meet with members of the Federal Trade Commission in the US, alongside management from American tobacco giants Reynolds and Lorillard. The three are hoping to convince the competition regulator to rubber-stamp the blockbuster tie-up of Rey
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Mar 31, 2015 09:27
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[Europe, UK] Alert over electric cigarette hazard

The eHealth - Cigarette is currently subject to a European Safety Recall because the brand’s charger unit could give users an electric shock and overheat, while its labelling has also been ruled inadequate.
York Press (uk)
added Jun 22, 2012 15:06
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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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[UK, USA] Imperial Tobacco Loses U.S. Chief Ahead of $7.1 Billion Purchase

said the head of its U.S. business resigned after less than a year, dealing a blow to the company as it prepares to complete the $7.1 billion purchase of assets including the Blu electronic cigarette brand. Marty Orlowsky, the former chief executive offic
Bloomberg News
added Feb 26, 2015 14:43
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[UK] Wirral pensioner kicked off public transport because of his electronic cigarette

A PENSIONER went back to smoking after his fake cigarette saw him kicked out of pubs and slung off buses.
Wirral News Group (uk)
added Jul 20, 2012 12:16
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