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Archive for January, 2013

Reynolds to webcast full-year results

January 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

Reynolds American Inc. is due to host a conference call and webcast following the release of fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 financial results before the market opens on February 12. The conference call and webcast will start at 09.00 hours Eastern Time and be hosted by Daniel M. Delen, president and CEO, Thomas R. Adams, CFO, […]

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Lorillard to webcast full-year results

January 30, 2013 | Comments (0)

Lorillard is due to publish its fourth quarter and full year 2012 results on February 13. A conference call for analysts and investors, which will begin at 09.00 Eastern Time, will be hosted by Murray S. Kessler, chairman, president and CEO, and David H. Taylor, executive vice president, finance and planning, and CFO. Investors and […]

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Securing tobacco supply lines by evolving track and trace systems

January 29, 2013 | Comments (0)

British American Tobacco says that this year will see the evolution of track and trace systems that monitor and secure products across the supply chain. In a note published on its website, the company’s head of anti-illicit trade, Pat Heneghan, said that, according to the World Health Organization, illegal tobacco trafficking cost governments at least […]

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Vietnam cracks down on illicit trade

January 29, 2013 | Comments (0)

One hundred Vietnamese officials and representatives from relevant ministries and agencies met on January 25 at Ha Noi to discuss how to implement a new government circular on handling the illicit trade in cigarettes, according to a story in Vietnam News. The circular sets out strict penalties for trading, transporting and storing smuggled tobacco. People […]

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Dhaka journalists take sides on tobacco

January 29, 2013 | Comments (0)

The public debate over a bill to amend Bangladesh’s 2005 tobacco products control act seems likely to be one sided. Ruhul Amin Rushd, convenor of the Anti-Tobacco Media Alliance, a journalists’ platform said to represent all media outlets in Dhaka, was reported by bdnews24.com to have said that his organization was demanding tough laws to […]

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Playing the color card

January 29, 2013 | Comments (0)

Researchers in Japan have suggested that Asian women might be discouraged from smoking if it could be shown that smoking were associated with a darker skin color. An abstract of the paper was published by Tobacco Control at: http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/early/2013/01/25/tobaccocontrol-2012-050524.abstract?papetoc. In a paper that seems to court controversy, the authors said that having a lighter skin […]

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Ferrary to manage Rhodia Acetow

January 28, 2013 | Comments (0)

Olivier Ferrary is taking over from Gérard Collette as general manager of Rhodia Acetow, which in 2011 became part of the Solvay Group. A former manager of SDU Special Chemicals, Ferrary has held various responsibilities relating to chemicals and plastics within the Solvay Group. Collette will take over the management of Solvay’s industrial function and […]

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ChristenUnie party trying to resurrect smoking ban in the Netherlands

January 28, 2013 | Comments (0)

Smoking is back on the political agenda in the Netherlands with the opposition party, ChristenUnie, planning to launch a new effort to have smoking banned in all cafés and bars, according to a DutchNews.nl story. The Netherlands banned smoking in cafés, bars and clubs in 2008, but since then bars smaller than 70 square metres […]

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Stopping tobacco smoke insulting the nasal senses of Australian neighbors

January 28, 2013 | Comments (0)

Smoking tobacco on apartment balconies will be banned if smoking bylaws are enforced by body corporate committees across Queensland, Australia, according to a Sunshine Coast Daily story. Travis Schultz, of Schultz Toomey O’Brien Lawyers, said smokers were entitled to smoke within their own units but the body corporate was now able to pass a bylaw […]

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Lobbyists object to smokers being accommodated in public places

January 28, 2013 | Comments (0)

Anti-tobacco lobbyists are unhappy that Bangladesh’s proposed Bill for Amending Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control) Act, 2005, would provide designated smoking areas in restaurants and workplaces. They don’t want any provision to be made for smokers. The lobbyists were attending a five-day workshop on ‘enforcing anti-tobacco laws’, which was organised by the International Union […]

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