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[Canada, UK, USA] Smoke and mirrors: The tobacco industry pursuit of the cancer-free cigarette

“We’ve got consumers getting sick because they use our products.” It’s a statement that previous BAT executives wouldn’t have dreamed of making. Incredibly, tobacco companies in North America were still denying the link between smoking, addiction and di
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Oct 8, 2012 14:29
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Effects of plain package branding and graphic health warnings on adolescent smokers in the USA, Spain and France

an experimental test of the effects of plain pack branding and graphic health warnings (GHWs) in three different countries ...plain packs can independently strengthen the more instantaneous, direct effects (short of quitting thoughts) found with the GHWs.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2016 01:16
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[USA] Allowances for U.S. Travelers on Cuban Cigars and Rum

The $100 limit will certainly restrict the amount of each product brought back by travelers, as a box of 25 high-quality Cohiba cigars ranges from about $100 to as much as $500 in Havana currently. Prices for other Cuban cigars vary.
New York Times
added Dec 18, 2014 00:00
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[Canada, USA] VIDEO: E-Cigarettes Get Their Shot in Hollywood

Paid product placement in films has been off limits for tobacco companies for the past 16 years. But now e-cigarette companies like the Canada-based SmokeStik are buying screen time in films like the upcoming Cymbeline starring Milla Jovovich.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Sep 15, 2014 13:40
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[USA] President Obama’s smoking problem in Malaysia

Malaysia’s government is battling against a smoking epidemic that threatens its young people — and it fears Barack Obama’s big Pacific trade deal will make the health crisis even worse. ... Malaysia’s fear is that it will suffer the same fate that Urugua
Politico
added Apr 28, 2014 02:34
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[Canada, USA] O'ROURKE: New cancer study says e-cigarettes are still bad for you

The moral of the story here is, while smoking e-cigarettes is harmful, it still hurts you less than smoking actual cigarettes. Also, many people claim e-cigs a great cigarette cessation tool, although some studies refute this.
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Apr 10, 2014 18:39
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[UK, USA, North Carolina] E-cig maker files suit

Claims Lorillard, others unlawfully used patented technologies
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 13, 2014 16:47
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[UK, USA] Imperial Tobacco Unit Sparks E-Cig Patent Dispute in U.S. Suits

An Imperial Tobacco Group Plc (IMT) unit sued Lorillard Inc. (LO), NJOY Inc., Vapor Corp. and eight other makers of electronic cigarettes in U.S. patent lawsuits alleging they infringed its intellectual property.
Bloomberg News
added Mar 11, 2014 14:29
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[USA] Australia's Plain Tobacco Packaging Laws Are A Sticking Point For A New US Trade Deal

An intellectual property business delegation from the US Chamber of Commerce in Australia this week sees the removal, by law, of company brands as “strange”. They understand the health benefits but argue that a company’s brand is highly valuable, and in
Business Insider
added Nov 24, 2013 01:08
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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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