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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, 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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[Canada, USA] Grand River Enterprises Six Nations, Ltd., et al. v. United States of America

Grand River seeks not less than $310 million to $664 million for damages allegedly resulting from a 1998 settlement agreement between various state Attorneys General and the major tobacco companies, and certain state legislation that partially implements
US Department of State
added Jul 30, 2017 12:41
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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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[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] PICARD: A sea change in the war on smoking

Smoking low-nicotine cigarettes is better than smoking high-nicotine ones, and vaping is better than smoking. Those are the kind of plain language messages that regulators and public-health officials need to deliver in Canada, not just the U.S.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 31, 2017 13:34
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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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A novel approach to estimating the prevalence of untaxed cigarettes in the USA: findings from the 2009 and 2010 international tobacco control surveys

One in five packs were untaxed with rates higher in states with higher-excise taxes. It is unclear whether these estimates differ from the actual prevalence of cigarettes that are untaxed by a smoker's state of residence. Harmonisation of excise tax rates
Tobacco Control
added Nov 7, 2013 03:54
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[UK, USA] Big tobacco strikes out at bid to ban menthol ($$)

critics argue they play a crucial role in encouraging people to smoke by improving the taste and making it easier to inhale tobacco fumes, and may be harder to give up than their regular counterparts.
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 5, 2013 09:52
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