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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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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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[UK] EXCLUSIVE: Smoking ban for resort parks

MOVES are being made to ban smoking in Blackpool's parks. Signs are to go up at the entrances to 13 parks and playing fields advising the public the areas are now smoke-free sites.
Blackpool Today (uk)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:00
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[UK] John Denham backs doctor's plea to ban cigarette branding

A Southampton MP has joined forces with a city doctor to get branding removed from tobacco packaging.
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jul 28, 2012 12:18
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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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[Iraq, UK, USA] Imperial sales hit by US cigar market slump

further problems with the timing of pricing activity in a number of markets and the mixed impact of lower sales of mass market cigars in the US ahead of a brand re-launch, combined with trouble in Iraq and the strong pound. All these resulted in a decline
City A.M. (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 15:50
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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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