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Sarkozy condemns plain packs

Sarkozy condemns plain packs

| February 8, 2016

Sarkozy appeals to the slippery slope concept in condemning standardized packaging for cigarettes.

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Brands replace Tobacco at Imperial

Brands replace Tobacco at Imperial

| February 8, 2016

Imperial Tobacco’s parent company today drops the Tobacco in favor of Brands.

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Tax stamp industry creates trade body

Tax stamp industry creates trade body

| February 5, 2016

Leading players in the tax stamp industry have established The International Tax Stamp Association (ITSA). The new body’s mission is to contribute to a better understanding of the benefits of tax-stamp technology and to promote the highest professional standards within the sector.

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Vintero to represent MTS

Vintero to represent MTS

| February 5, 2016

Vintero Corp. has been appointed as the exclusive global sales agency for Misra Toxicology Services, (MTS) of Cary, North Carolina, USA.

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PMI’s shipments down in 2015

PMI’s shipments down in 2015

| February 5, 2016

Philip Morris International shipped 847.27 billion cigarettes during the 12 months that ended in December, down 1 percent from the volume shipped in 2014. CEO André Calantzopoulos described 2015 as excellent year.

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TPP deal signed in New Zealand

TPP deal signed in New Zealand

| February 5, 2016

Trade ministers from 12 countries yesterday signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement in Auckland, New Zealand, an agreement that excludes tobacco interests from its Investor-State Dispute Settlement provisions.

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