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12
Apr
The Supreme Court refuses a legal challenge from tobacco companies against TPD plain packaging.

Supreme Court Refuses Legal Challenge, Plain Packaging Compulsory

The European Union’s Tobacco Products Directive plain packaging policy will be compulsory from May 20, after the Supreme Court rejected permission for the tobacco industry to appeal the new regulations.British American Tobacco Imperial Bra...

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11
Apr
Prince Charles has banned smoking from his 2000 acre Scottish stately home.

Prince Charles Bans Smoking From 2,000-Acre Stately Home

Prince Charles really doesn’t like smoking as his grandfather, George VI, a smoker, died of lung cancer when the heir to the throne was just three.His son Prince Harry enjoys the occasional cigarette much to his father’s annoyance, and e...

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22
Mar
Health campaigners have called for a ban on all flavoured tobacco products.

Health Campaigners Call For Ban On All Flavoured Tobacco Products

Numerous anti-smoking and public health groups are calling on the Food and Drug Administration to go in even harder on the tobacco industry by banning candy or fruit flavoured e-cigs and cigars.The American Lung Association, the American Hea...

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21
Mar
A new study has shown that cigarette retailers are struggling with the TPD.

TPD Already Damaging Tobacco Retailers

Tobacco retailers are already beginning to feel the effect of the EU’s Tobacco Products Directive ahead of May 20, the date when the TPD is thoroughly implemented.According to a survey conducted by the Tobacco Retailers’ Allian...

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23
Feb
Tobacco manufacturers battling cigarette packaging restrictions

Tobacco Manufacturers Fight Cigarette Packaging Restrictions

Tobacco advertising will be a thing of the past from May 20 when the European Union’s Tobacco Products Directive takes affect.Famous figures and tobacco advertising campaigns such as Marlboro man will become extinct, with all cigarett...

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13
Feb
Welsh children swap tobacco for e-cigs.

Welsh Children ‘Ditch Tobacco For E-Cigs’

Children in Wales are nearly twice as likely to vape than smoke regular tobacco, Cardiff University research has found.A study, published in the BMJ Open, investigated 32,479 11-16 year olds in Wales, and found that 18.5% had used e-cigarett...

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25
Jan
British American Tobacco eyeing Reynolds deal.

BAT Eyeing Reynolds Deal

Despite US smoking statistics being at an all-time low, but that doesn’t seem to be curbing investor’s interest in purchasing from a resurgent US tobacco market.British American Tobacco, a multinational British tobacco company ...

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23
Dec
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FDA Rejects Snus Pouch “Healthier” Request

The Food and Drug Administration, the health body that regulates cigarettes and tobacco products in the US, has rejected an application by Swedish Match North America Inc. that would allow tobacco distributors to market snus pouches as less harm...

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23
Dec
hand-rolling tobacco will rise by 5% above retail price

BAT Buys Bosnian Tobacco Business

Cigarette giants British American Tobacco have backed an Austrian fund to increase its ownership of Bosnian firm Fabrika Duhana Sarejevo to 78.8%, meaning it has acquired their tobacco assets....

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