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Category: Breaking News

Reynolds encourages teens not to smoke

Reynolds encourages teens not to smoke

October 10, 2014 | Comments (0)

The Right Decisions Right Now (RDRN) youth tobacco prevention program has partnered with the National School Boards Association in the US in a joint effort to convey a strong and effective anti-tobacco use message to more teens, according to a note posted on Reynolds American’s website. ‘RDRN, which is funded by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, […]

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PMI to webcast third quarter results

PMI to webcast third quarter results

October 10, 2014 | Comments (0)

Philip Morris International is due to host a live audio webcast at www.pmi.com/webcasts from 09.00 hours Eastern Time on October 16 to discuss its 2014 third-quarter results, which will be issued about 07.00 hours the same day. During the webcast, which will be in listen-only mode, CFO Jacek Olczak will discuss the results and answer […]

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Lorillard’s 3Q results due October 23

Lorillard’s 3Q results due October 23

October 10, 2014 | Comments (0)

Lorillard is due to release its third quarter 2014 results on October 23, before the market opens. A news release will be made available under the Investor Relations section of Lorillard’s website: www.lorillard.com.

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Fighting Andalucía’s illegal trade

Fighting Andalucía’s illegal trade

October 9, 2014 | Comments (0)

Imperial Tobacco’s Spanish business is backing a major awareness campaign in Andalucía to tackle what it says is the growing problem caused by illicit tobacco. The Stop Contrabando de Tabaco initiative is led by the Mesa del Tabaco industry body in Spain with support from Altadis. ‘The four-week campaign makes use of impactful advertising on […]

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Tobacco fails JT’s radioactive testing

Tobacco fails JT’s radioactive testing

October 9, 2014 | Comments (0)

Japan Tobacco Inc. has completed its pre-purchase radioactive material testing of this year’s Japanese domestic leaf tobacco with the completion of tests on Burley and native varieties. Testing started in late July on the country’s flue-cured Virginia tobacco, the results of which were announced on August 7. In a note posted on its website, JT […]

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Smoking hit by market forces

Smoking hit by market forces

October 9, 2014 | Comments (0)

Bangkok’s deputy governor, Pussadee Tamtai, yesterday warned people that they risked being fined more than Bt2,000 if they smoked tobacco in the city’s markets, according to a story in The Nation. There are said to be 338 markets in Bangkok where smoking is prohibited. The deputy governor said markets that failed to enforce anti-smoking laws […]

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RAI to webcast results conference

RAI to webcast results conference

October 9, 2014 | Comments (0)

Reynolds American Inc. is due to host a conference call and webcast following the release of its third-quarter 2014 financial results before the market opens on October 21. The conference call, which will begin at 09.00 hours Eastern Time, will involve Susan M. Cameron, president and chief executive officer, Thomas R. Adams, chief financial officer, […]

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JT considers major restructuring in EU

JT considers major restructuring in EU

October 7, 2014 | Comments (0)

Japan Tobacco today announced a proposal to restructure its manufacturing facilities in the European Union (EU) for the purpose of optimizing its operations and strengthening its competitive position in a challenging operating environment. The company will undertake appropriate consultations with employees’ representatives and the European Works Council on the proposal to change its product sourcing, […]

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E-cig maker to challenge Tobacco Directive

E-cig maker to challenge Tobacco Directive

October 7, 2014 | Comments (0)

Totally Wicked, a leading U.K. e-cigarette manufacturer, has won the right to formally challenge the validity of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) at the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) in Luxembourg. At a hearing at the Royal Courts of Justice, Justice Green decided that a preliminary ruling reference should be made to […]

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AOI to enter Uganda

AOI to enter Uganda

October 6, 2014 | Comments (0)

Alliance One International (AOI) has announced its intention to enter the Ugandan tobacco leaf market once all relevant governmental approvals and licenses, including registration of its new Ugandan subsidiary, Alliance One Tobacco Uganda (AOU), are complete. AOU’s core business plans to include providing agronomy services to tobacco growers through an integrated production system that supports […]

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