Archive for November, 2013

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Imperial employees help vulnerable

Imperial employees help vulnerable

| November 27, 2013

Imperial Tobacco employees in the FYR of Macedonia recently gave up their weekend to take part in a community volunteering event in Skopje aimed at improving the quality of life for some of the city’s most vulnerable young adults. The event formed part of a joint project with the Altadis Foundation and a local charity. […]

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French e-cigarette firm growing upward and outward into new markets

French e-cigarette firm growing upward and outward into new markets

| November 26, 2013

The French e-cigarette company Nhoss expects to more than double its turnover next year to over €20 million. In a press note issued yesterday, the company’s rise was described as “extraordinary.” Started in 2010, the company, which produces its own e-liquid, had a turnover of €150,000 during 2011; a figure that will have risen to […]

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Plan to ease Bulgaria’s tobacco smoking ban in time for winter holiday season

Plan to ease Bulgaria’s tobacco smoking ban in time for winter holiday season

| November 26, 2013

The Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) is expected to try to ease Bulgaria’s tobacco smoking ban in enclosed public places in time for New Year celebrations, according to a Novinite story quoting the Bulgarian Trud (labor) daily. Amendments to the country’s Health Act are due to be voted on in parliament in December, just before the […]

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A good year for Dunhill

A good year for Dunhill

| November 26, 2013

British American Tobacco is offering a version of one of its leading brands of cigarettes that provides details of the geographical source and harvest year of the leaf tobacco used in its manufacture, according to a This is Money story. The story doesn’t mention the brand but a picture suggests that it is Dunhill. Naming […]

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Chicago mayor takes stand on menthol

Chicago mayor takes stand on menthol

| November 26, 2013

Rahm Emanuel, the mayor of the U.S. city of Chicago, is trying to raise awareness about the danger of smoking menthol-flavored tobacco by using a new publicity campaign. According to a story by Lewis Lazare for The Business Journals, the campaign has been put together by the Chicago Department of Public Health in conjunction with […]

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Factasia.org to lobby for smokers’ rights

Factasia.org to lobby for smokers’ rights

| November 25, 2013

A new consumer advocacy group will take up the cause of smokers’ rights in Asia. Factasia.org (www.factasia.org) is an independent, not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization formed to represent the rights of smokers at government level protect the interests of adults who choose to smoke or consume tobacco provide independent and unbiased data on the issues surrounding smoking […]

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