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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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[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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[UK] “He smelt of cigars and body odour”: Savile abuse in the victims’ words

YET ANOTHER REPORT published today shows the incomprehensible extent of abuse by Jimmy Saville. The latest report into the Stoke Mandeville Hospital confirms there were another 60 individuals sexually abused by the TV star, with victims aged between 8 a
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Mar 8, 2015 09:54
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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, 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] Smokers caught puffing away in Brierley Hill flat's lifts after complaints from residents

TWO smokers caught puffing away in the lifts of a block of flats in Brierley Hill have landed court bills totalling more than £800. Tara Ash and Natalie Williams were seen smoking in the lifts at St John’s Court, Lower Derry Street, in January, Dudley M
Stourbridge News, Halesowen News & Dudley News (uk)
added Sep 5, 2013 18:54
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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] Stephen Fry in flight drama

"Ground staff are about to enter the plane and we have been asked 'to turn off all camera or video devices'... weird. Turns out it was a belligerent a**ehole who insisted on smoking a cigar and insulting the crew. Police on plane now. What a d**k."
Daily Star (uk)
added Apr 3, 2013 10:22
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