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[Australia] No logo / Big Tobacco’s controversial, ailing crusade against plain packaging

Only America, where the right to free speech makes standard packs highly unlikely, may remain an anomaly (though it is a signatory to the TPP). In the past investors often viewed a new wave of rules on tobacco as a chance to buy tobacco stocks inexpensiv
The Economist
added Aug 4, 2016 16:57
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[Africa, Kenya, Uganda, UK, USA] British American Tobacco faces call for bribery allegations inquiry

The politicians, led by congressman Lloyd Doggett and senator Richard Blumenthal, suggest that BAT’s actions may have violated both the Anti-Bribery and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Acts (FCPA). If proven, the allegations – denied by BAT – could result
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:41
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[Europe, UK, USA] As Smoking Declines, Tobacco Makers Seek to Slim Down Brands

Consolidating brands—and holding on to customers in the process—is often a lengthy, elaborate exercise Subtle packaging changes allow Imperial Tobacco to migrate its brand Brooklyn to West. ... Merging brands, or “brand migration,” as it is often called i
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Aug 25, 2015 19:42
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[USA] Altria Reports 2015 First-Quarter Results; Delivers Adjusted Diluted EPS Growth of 10.5% and Reaffirms 2015 Full-Year Adjusted EPS Guidance

“In the smokeable segment, PM USA’s steady investments in Marlboro continued to strengthen the brand’s leadership position. In the smokeless segment, USSTC grew its volume, supported by retail share gains from Copenhagen and Skoal combined. And Nu Mark b
Altria Group, Inc.
added Apr 23, 2015 11:23
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[USA] U.S.-Cuba Thaw May Lead to Cigar Price Gain, Altadis Says

could lead to an increase in prices for premium cigars if more Americans are able to buy them to smoke, the head of Imperial Tobacco Group Plc’s (IMT) Spanish unit said.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 2, 2015 21:49
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[Canada, USA] TSNA Exposure: Levels of NNAL Among Canadian Tobacco Users

findings provide the first nationally representative characterization of TSNA exposure among Canadian tobacco users. Although the findings indicate marked differences in TSNA exposure between Canadian and American populations of tobacco users, it is not k
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 22, 2014 12:53
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[USA] E-cigarette market lights up in the US

Anti-smoking organisations in the US are watching the spread of e-cigarettes warily, cautioning smokers against placing too much faith in them as a safe alternative to regular cigarettes.
Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH (dpa) (de)
added Sep 3, 2013 00:25
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[Brunei, Canada, USA] EDITORIAL: Tobacco retreat damages trade

By allowing the tobacco industry to undercut these measures and throw the health of millions to the wind, the U.S. is risking putting a chill on all international trade agreements.
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Aug 27, 2013 11:02
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Impact of point-of-sale tobacco display bans: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey

Impulse purchasing of cigarettes was lower in places that enacted POS display bans. These findings indicate that implementing POS tobacco display bans does result in lower exposure to tobacco marketing and less frequent impulse purchasing of cigarettes.
Health Education Research
added May 13, 2013 09:06
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[Australia, Europe, Ireland, UK, USA] ANALYSIS: Big Tobacco hurt by legal and mindset changes

Big Tobacco is proving notoriously hard to stub out but legal changes, excise hikes and the illicit trade are hurting it, writes John Hearne
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 22, 2013 10:45
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