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[USA] Cuban cigars, wrapped in tradition, greet new market

The rapprochement between the United States and Cuba and the influx of American visitors eager to sample one of Cuba’s most famous products also has spiked demand. “The demand for cigars by tourists is probably higher than it’s ever been. Many people th
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Aug 7, 2016 22:33
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[Australia] No logo / Big Tobacco’s controversial, ailing crusade against plain packaging

Only America, where the right to free speech makes standard packs highly unlikely, may remain an anomaly (though it is a signatory to the TPP). In the past investors often viewed a new wave of rules on tobacco as a chance to buy tobacco stocks inexpensiv
The Economist
added Aug 4, 2016 16:57
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[USA] While the US Gets More Strict on Vaping, New Zealand Moves to Relax Its Laws

These divergent approaches demonstrate the key conflict at the root of vaping regulation debates: does the potential good of e-cigarettes getting people to quit smoking outweigh the potential bad? “There is a lack of clarity about long-term health risks
Vice.com
added Aug 4, 2016 11:13
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[Africa, USA, Zimbabwe] US$57m lost in dodgy American trade

ZIMBABWE was prejudiced of more than US$57,2 million through extortionately priced imports and underinvoiced exports to the United States between 2000 to 2005, a new study reveals.Much of the losses — US$29,4 million — were mainly through unreasonably hi
Zimbabwe Daily
added Jul 25, 2016 14:47
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[Caribbean, Latin America, USA] Trademarks, State-owned Enterprises, and Cuba’s Rum and Cigar Industries

In February of this year, the US Supreme Court handed another victory to Cubatabaco by refusing to intervene in the legal case against General Cigar. The decision allows Cubatabaco to once again request the cancellation of the trademark registered by Gene
Cuba Journal
added Jul 13, 2016 18:16
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[UK, USA] CAMPBELL: Methadone, Needle Exchanges and E-Cigarettes: Puritanism As Policy

our government is picking winners and losers in the smoking cessation marketplace and engaging in Puritan policy-making about nicotine. The exact opposite of what is happening in the original home of the Puritans.
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Jul 11, 2016 16:31
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[USA] Ireland: 2016 Investment Climate Statements

The government continues to crack down on the sale of illegal cigarettes smuggled into the country by both international and local organized criminal groups. Cigarettes in Ireland are heavily taxed, making illegal trade in counterfeit and untaxed cigaret
US Department of State
added Jul 7, 2016 18:24
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[UK, USA] 16 outrageous tobacco ads that would be illegal today

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Stanford School of Medicine's "Research into the Impact of Tobacco Advertising." Over the years, the project has published more than 16,000 vintage tobacco ads. Most of them would be completely illegal in man
Business Insider
added Jun 30, 2016 20:31
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[Europe, USA] Vapours of US and EU Market Leader Electronic Cigarette Brands and Liquids Are Cytotoxic for Human Vascular Endothelial Cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

e-cigarette vapour constituents affect cell viability, proliferation, morphology, metabolism, and state of inflammatory activation. [23, 25–28] All these alterations show that chemicals found in e-cigarette vapour influence cells in a fundamental way and
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jun 29, 2016 14:26
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[Australia, USA] VIDEO: US airmen, Border Force members allegedly join crime gangs involved in smuggling

Sydney-based US Air Force personnel, Australian Border Force officials and Commonwealth-licensed customs brokers are suspected to have joined international crime syndicates...the US airmen were paid to help smuggle tobacco into Australia, depriving the Co
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 28, 2016 20:04
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