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[Asia-pacific, Europe, Japan, USA] WOLVERTON: Big Tobacco Eyes Easing Restrictions Via TTIP

a 14-page letter from British American Tobacco revealed fewer than five percent of the text. What was visible was little more than the written version of small talk...meeting with lobbyists working for Philip Morris...even the date was redacted!
The New American
added Sep 5, 2015 16:34
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Continued implications of taxing roll-your-own tobacco as pipe tobacco in the USA [FREE FULL TEXT]

states will continue to lose revenue, and smokers who would otherwise quit will continue to have a low-cost alternative product available for purchase. Potential solutions include: (1) US Treasury Department distinguishing between RYO and pipe tobacco bas
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2015 09:57
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[New Zealand, USA] LETTER TO THE PM RE: TPPA (PDF)

some states will simply not put forward sensible health proposals for fear of the inevitable pressure and possible litigation that might ensue. In our view this concern is particularly relevant to measures for effective action on tobacco and alcohol.
Public Health Association of New Zealand (nz)
added Oct 6, 2013 06:35
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[USA] Tampa cigar manufacturers welcome Cuban competition

“The competition is already there all over the world. It’s just something maybe new to some Americans,” said Cooks. “So they’ll try it, and maybe boost cigar sales in general, and that’s not a bad thing!”
WTVT Fox13 (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Sep 22, 2015 17:05
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[USA] Acquisition of US assets completed

On 15 July 2014, Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (the “Company”) announced that a subsidiary of the Company (“ITG Brands”) had entered into a purchase agreement with Reynolds American Inc. (“Reynolds”) for the acquisition of certain US cigarette and e-cigaret
Imperial Brands (nee Imperial Tobacco) (uk)
added Jun 13, 2015 20:54
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[Canada, UK, USA] BAT in $575m deal to settle asbestos dispute

ends the British tobacco group’s seven-year legal dispute with Flintkote, a US roofing company...said the agreement would provide “closure” on a legacy issue and protect it from current and future asbestos claims in the US. The settlement amounts to 3.6 p
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 19, 2014 13:45
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[UK, USA] Imperial fires up e-cigarette legal battle ($$)

Fontem Ventures, a wholly owned subsidiary of UK-based Imperial Tobacco, has filed a suit in California against nine US e-cigarette makers, including the top three – Lorillard’s Blu Ecigs, NJOY and Logic – which together account for about 80 per cent of t
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 11, 2014 09:02
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[USA] President Obama: It's time to submit the World Health Organization's tobacco treaty to the US Senate for ratification.

Fullfil your 2008 campaign promise to submit the international WHO FCTC Tobacco treaty to the full US Senate for ratification. 168 countries have already ratified the treaty. The United States are one of nine remaining countries that still needs to ratif
SignOn.org: Re-Inventing People-Powered Politics
added Feb 7, 2013 08:27
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[Canada, USA] CBSA officer charged in cross-border tobacco smuggling investigation

RCMP says a Canada Border Services Agency officer has been charged in a smuggling investigation. The Mounties say the arrest came as part of a joint forces investigation that focused on a criminal organization that was allegedly smuggling truckloads of c
Canadian Press
added Dec 12, 2016 20:07
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[Europe, USA] R.J. Reynolds Case Won't Face En Banc Review

A divided 2nd Circuit declined a request for an en banc hearing on claims that cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds is allegedly running an international drug- and cigarette-smuggling ring.
Courthouse News
added Jul 7, 2015 16:49
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