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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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[USA] Federal Circuit Smokes Cuban Entity On Standing Issue

Empresa Cubana Del Tabaco (d/b/a Cubatabaco) v. General Cigar Co., Inc. The U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board's (the Board) decision, holding that a Cuban cigar manufacturer's standing to pursue
Mondaq
added Aug 16, 2014 16:50
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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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[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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[Germany, USA] Tobacco Firm Pursues 'Safer' Cigarette

BAT) said Monday that it would launch a 6-month controlled study of "reduced toxicant" cigarettes in which effects on respiratory function will be evaluated ... The new clinical study, to be conducted in Germany, will enroll 260 healthy volunteers, includ
MedPage Today
added Jul 29, 2013 16:20
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[USA] 'How Will a US Smoking Ban Affect Canada?' Asks Lucky Nugget

CBS MarketWatch
added Sep 11, 2012 13:21
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[USA] Support Rising For Outdoor Smoking Bans In US, Canada

Based on 89 surveys in both countries between 1993 and 2014, researchers say the growth of support for smoking restrictions, even among smokers, shows that outdoor smoking bans can achieve majority support. “This and other studies have found that it loo
Reuters
added Oct 12, 2015 21:29
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