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[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.
Quartz
added Mar 11, 2014 08:58
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[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
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[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
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[Canada, USA] Two Americans charged after police seize contraband tobacco in Ontario

RCMP seized more than 500 kilograms of contraband tobacco that was being off-loaded from a boat in South Glengarry, Ont. RCMP say investigators with the Cornwall Regional Task Force noticed that a boat was off-loading garbage bags into two pickup trucks
Canadian Press
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[USA] LEADING FROM UP NORTH How Canada Is Solving the Menthol Tobacco Problem (PDF)

How did our neighbor to the North become a global leader in tackling the problem of regulating menthol tobacco? And what lessons can we learn from Canada’s experience in adopting and implementing restrictions on the sale of menthol flavored tobacco pro
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 8, 2017 14:05
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[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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[UK, USA] MARKET REPORT: Smoke signals rising from London headquarters of BAT suggest tobacco giant is on verge of mega deal

Smoke signals rising from Temple Place, the London headquarters of British American Tobacco, suggested that the tobacco giant is on the verge of a mega deal. Its shares lost 19.5p to 3555.5p amid growing speculation it is ready to splash out billions of
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2014 12:00
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[Europe, UK, USA] E-cigarettes: no smoke without fear ($$)

E-cigarettes are big business. How did they start? How do they work? And what is big tobacco doing to protect its market share?
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 17, 2014 10:20
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[Dominican Republic, South America/Caribbean, USA] Irony: Dominicans shun tobacco despite being major growers

Ironically Dominicans are the U.S. Latinos which smoke the least, despite the fact their country figures among the world’s leading tobacco producers, says a study by the Yeshiva University’s School of Medicine, in Manhattan. Citing data from the Centers
Dominican Today (do)
added Apr 9, 2014 14:59
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Brunei, USA, Vietnam] US’s controversial TPP proposal is smoking gun for corporate agenda

Vietnam and other countries involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations face aggressive interference from Big Tobacco in the passage and implementation of public health policies, critics warn
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Sep 4, 2013 12:44
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