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[Germany, USA] Has Barack Obama taken up smoking again?

Now a photo taken on a balcony on the margins of the G7 meeting in Bavaria shows Obama apparently taking a cigarette from a packet. The picture was posted on Instagram by Renzi’s spokesman Filippo Sensi.
added Jun 9, 2015 10:03

[Puerto Rico, USA] Form 8-K CURRENT REPORT

On May 26, 2015, RAI entered into Amendment No. 1 to Asset Purchase Agreement with Imperial Sub and, for certain limited purposes, Imperial, for purposes of, among other things: clarifying certain defined terms and closing conditions of the Merger; and a
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 28, 2015 18:49

[USA] PROCTOR: The cigarette catastrophe continues

The fundamental defect of cigarettes is sugar: cigarettes today are made from tobaccos containing high levels of sugar...which makes the resulting smoke inhalable....the immense financial—and therefore political—power of this industry.
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 11:29

[Kazakhstan, USA] HEFLER: Tobacco industry confronted with child labour

every time a new report is published tobacco companies react with apparent surprise...industry is extremely monopolised, has a record of collusion and suppression of leaf prices, interferes with policy development and invests in NGOs such as ITGA, ECLT an
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 28, 2015 12:54

[Canada, USA] E-cigarettes sales will suffer if regulated like tobacco: analyst

The growth in the e-cigarette category has been driven by novelty, Gorham said, adding that if the devices are kept out of view and under lock and key it will difficult to capture new sales. "E-cigarettes depend on marketing for growth and cigarette comp
Canadian Press
added Aug 31, 2014 21:34

[UK, USA] China’s biggest homegrown gadget is a hit—but not at home

Hon has blamed China’s giant state-owned tobacco companies for discouraging the adoption of e-cigarettes ... now the e-cig industry has one of the classic hallmarks of a developing technology sector: An acrimonious fight over intellectual property.
added Mar 11, 2014 08:58

[USA] Eyes on Trade: Will U.S. Face Trade Sanctions for Anti-Smoking Law?

As Deadline Passes for U.S. to Alter Law Curbing Teen Smoking, Ruled Against by WTO, Final Decision on Administration’s Anti-Smoking Policy Could Shift Back to WTO
Eyes on Trade (blog) (Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch (GTW))
added Jul 27, 2013 23:23

[USA] EDITORIAL: US should embrace efforts to combat smoking overseas

Washington has done embarrassingly little to address the problem overseas. The US government spends about $8 billion on global health annually, but only about $7 million on tobacco-control efforts overseas,
Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 27, 2012 05:32

[Canada, USA] US warnings debate under way

the Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE), has issued a mild warning about the effectiveness of shocking warnings... Sontag said a study had ‘somehow calculated’ that packs with such pictures would be 60 times more likely to inspire smokers to quit th
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 21, 2016 22:46

[Africa, USA, Zimbabwe] US, Mauritius dump Zim tobacco

over escalating human rights abuses, sources say....withdrawal by the deep-pocketed countries from buying Zimbabwean products is a heavy blow...police last week used teargas, water cannons and batons to disperse opposition youths
The Daily News (zw)
added Sep 7, 2016 16:48
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