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[UK, USA] Imperial Tobacco confident on Reynolds-Lorillard deal

Imperial Tobacco is prepared for tweaks to the $27bn Reynolds American takeover of Lorillard when US competition authorities rule on the deal that will more than triple the British tobacco company’s market share in the US.
Financial Times (uk)
added May 6, 2015 10:48
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[UK] Back of pack health warnings make little impact on teen smokers

suggests research published online in Tobacco Control. Pictorial warnings work better than text alone, but if positioned on the back of the pack are less visible and less effective, say the researchers. In 2008 the UK became the third European Union cou
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Sep 4, 2013 12:40
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[Ireland] Financial Times: Belarus supplies smuggled cigarettes in the UK

Cigarette factories in Belarus and Ukraine have also been pinpointed by customs officials as selling to criminal gangs, who smuggle them into the EU. Greece has become a popular route for tobacco smugglers recently as its borders are porous because of th
Charter'97 Press Center (by)
added Apr 18, 2013 12:16
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[UK] Imperial Tobacco to cut £300m costs a year

The tobacco giant intends to slash a further £300m from its cost base every year until September 2018 to support investment and profit growth, Alison Cooper, chief executive told investors in London on Tuesday.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Feb 26, 2013 14:35
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[UK] Retailers reminded about new tobacco control laws

Retailers are being reminded to make sure that all tobacco products are out of view from the public when stores open on Monday next week.
The Information Daily (formerly eGov monitor - A Policy Dialogue Platform) (uk)
added Jul 21, 2012 15:09
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[UK] MP opponents of plain-packaging for cigarettes accepted hospitality from tobacco giant

MPs who signed a letter calling for the Department of Health to abandon a proposal to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes have accepted hospitality worth thousands of pounds from a major tobacco company, it can be revealed.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:04
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How to give it: Arabella Weir / The comic actor and writer supports Cancer Research UK because her parents died of the disease ($$)

Arabella Weir, 54, is a comic actor and writer. She supports The Answer is Plain, a campaign by Cancer Research UK that is asking the government to strip cigarette packaging of its branding to make it less attractive to children.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 16, 2012 18:20
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[UK] Half-smoked cigar belonging to Britain's greatest engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel goes on show - alongside the case he used for his 40-A-DAY habit

One of the most ingenious and prolific engineers in history, Brunel oversaw the building of 25 railway lines, more than 100 bridges and three ships - and was rarely seen without a cigar between his lips.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 27, 2014 18:44
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[Australia, UK] TAFFLER: The Guardian Blogs (blog) Tobacco packets attract children. Now argue against making them plain

The tobacco industry depends on attractive packaging to draw in young recruits as the old ones die
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Jul 17, 2012 05:35
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[UK] Six smokers prosecuted for littering in Chesterfield

Chesterfield Borough Council successfully concluded six prosecutions at North East Derbyshire and Dales Magistrates’ Court on 30th May, all for deliberately dropping and leaving cigarette ends.
Chesterfield Borough Council (uk)
added Jun 21, 2012 10:28
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