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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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[Canada, UK] ARCHIVE: E-cigarette business is smoking in Sudbury, but health unit urges caution

Correction...CBC News reported a claim that the the Public Health England study was funded by the tobacco industry. In actual fact, PHE commissioned and paid for the study, and none of its authors received funding from the tobacco industry. CBC News regre
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 3, 2016 18:56
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[Europe, UK] Show offs / Tobacco manufacturers are busy showing off new products and price-marked packs - while they still can, reports Tracy West

This year is going to be a busy one for the tobacco category as it's the manufacturers' last chance to launch new lines before the full display ban in April 2015. That's the opinion of Alan Graham, head of marketing at Scandinavian Tobacco Group UK (STG
Forecourt Trader (uk)
added Jun 10, 2014 10:05
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[UK] Deputy smoking at cancer event

Brian Collins admitted having a puff at the side of the Relay For Life track at Park Farm but claimed he’s been the victim of a political attack by a Labour group supporter. “The individual who has complained about me obviously had an ulterior motive,”
Dumfries and Galloway Standard (uk)
added Jul 12, 2012 09:53
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Paisley presses Government to drop tobacco packaging plans

North Antrim MP Ian Paisley Jr has had a "very productive" meeting to discuss the impending closure of Ballymena's Gallaher tobacco factory with the Secretary of State.
The News Letter (uk)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:26
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Mediational Pathways of the Impact of Cigarette Warning Labels on Quit Attempts (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Health warning labels seem to influence future quitting attempts primarily through their ability to stimulate thoughts about the risks of smoking, which in turn help to raise smoking-related health concerns, which lead to stronger intentions to quit, a
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
added Jul 11, 2014 07:44
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[UK] Lorillard acquires British e-cigarette maker for $49 million

Lorillard said Tuesday that it purchased SKYCIG to expand its global reach in the popular alternative to tobacco cigarettes. "It has been Lorillard's mission to be first and best in the electronic cigarette category," Chief Executive Murray Kessler said
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 2, 2013 17:15
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[Spain, UK] Fighting Over the Rock / Feud Over Gibraltar’s Sovereignty Fosters an Economic Squeeze

Gibraltar’s government acknowledges that Gibraltar benefits from tax differences with Spain, particularly for retail items like cigarettes, but “in every single border town in the world there is some leverage on the pricing of certain items,” Albert Isol
New York Times
added Sep 15, 2013 10:33
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[UK] You're an idiot if you smoke after reading my story

A SMOKER of over 40 years who developed cancer has described how surgeons had to battle to save him from losing his nose. Former labourer Trevor Wood, from Southway, found a cancerous growth in his nose eight weeks ago which left him needing major face
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Aug 9, 2012 17:06
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[UK] Philip Morris warns on strong US dollar ($$)

The US company that sells tobacco products overseas warned that foreign exchange fluctuations could cut 25 cents off its earnings per share in 2012
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 21, 2012 10:07
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