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Archive for October, 2013

Molins’ order intake and sales increased

October 25, 2013 | Comments (0)

Molins PLC said yesterday that its order intake and sales had been broadly as expected and, in the year to date, remained ahead of those of last year. Performance in the period also had been broadly in line with expectations, the company said in issuing an interim management statement for the period from July 1 […]

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Nicotine not alone in causing addiction

October 25, 2013 | Comments (0)

Researchers in New Zealand say that nicotine is not the only ingredient in tobacco products that makes quitting difficult, according to a story by Peter Sergo for the Medical Daily. At the Smokefree Oceania conference in Auckland, Penelope Truman, of the Institute of Environmental Science and Research, presented a study that was said to show […]

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Lorillard reports higher cigarette sales, strong electronic cigarette position

October 24, 2013 | Comments (0)

Lorillard’s domestic wholesale cigarette shipment volume during the third quarter of this year, at 10,271 million, was up by 3.8 percent on that of the third quarter of 2012. Full-price cigarette volume, at 8,779 million, was up by 5.1 percent, because of a Newport volume rise of 5.3 percent to 8,697 million. Also in the […]

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Plain pack arbitration set for February

October 24, 2013 | Comments (0)

Philip Morris International has said that the next arbitration hearing in a dispute between Philip Morris Asia (PMA) and Australia over standardized packaging is scheduled to take place on Feb. 20. The arbitration is proceeding in accordance with the provisions of the Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) and the Arbitration Rules of the United Nations Commission […]

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Liggett set to settle most Engle cases

October 24, 2013 | Comments (0)

The Vector Group has announced that it and its Liggett Group tobacco subsidiary have reached a comprehensive settlement resolving most of the individual Engle progeny tobacco litigation cases pending in Florida. The Engle progeny cases stem from a 2006 Florida Supreme Court decision that decertified a class action but allowed former class members to file […]

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Lower cigarette volumes at Reynolds but strong moist snuff sales at American

October 23, 2013 | Comments (0)

Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) yesterday reported that R.J. Reynolds’ domestic cigarette volume shipments during the three months to the end of September, at 16.7 billion, were down by 4.3 percent on those of the three months to the end of September 2012. Reynolds’ growth brands volume, at 11.1 billion, was up by 0.7 percent, with […]

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BAT’s volumes down over nine months

October 23, 2013 | Comments (0)

British American Tobacco’s cigarette volumes during the nine months to the end of September, at 501 billion, were down by 3.2 percent on those of the nine months to the end of September 2012. According to an interim management statement posted on the company’s website, volumes were down in all of the company’s regions with […]

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Time to make views known on menthol

October 22, 2013 | Comments (0)

Lorillard is appealing to people to write to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in support of the legal sale of menthol cigarettes. In a press note, the company said the FDA was seeking information to help it determine whether or how to regulate menthol in cigarettes beyond the existing regulations that applied to all […]

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Czech president has doctors fuming

October 22, 2013 | Comments (0)

Doctors have challenged a statement by Milos Zeman, the president of the Czech Republic, who reportedly said that tobacco smoking posed no health risk if smokers took up the habit after the age of 27, as he did, according to a story in the Prague Daily Monitor. Zeman was said to have made the statement […]

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Hardly any of India’s 275 million tobacco users intent on quitting their habit

October 22, 2013 | Comments (0)

At least 94 percent of tobacco users in India have no intention of quitting, according to a Times of India story quoting a recent report by the Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project India (TCP India project). The TCP India project is part of the International Tobacco Control Project, a multicountry initiative to evaluate the impact […]

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