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Small share of tobacco income spent on prevention

Small share of tobacco income spent on prevention

| December 9, 2015

US states are failing to fund tobacco-use prevention programs adequately despite receiving billions of dollars in tobacco revenue, according to a report released today by a coalition of public health organizations. The upshot of this is that for every $20 that tobacco companies spend on marketing their products, the states spend $1 on programs aimed […]

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Ban sought on products that promote nicotine

Ban sought on products that promote nicotine

| December 9, 2015

A bill due to be tabled in Thailand next year will seek to ban all products that promote nicotine use, according to a story by Loh Foon Fong for The Star (Malaysia). “We need this law because we are seeing attempts by tobacco companies to come up with more and more of these products,” said […]

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Iggesund delivers another sharp card

Iggesund delivers another sharp card

| December 9, 2015

Iggesund Paperboard, which traditionally sends out elaborate, customized Christmas cards, this year commissioned a card of extreme complexity from the UK company, Santoro Graphics, which is known for its 3D greeting cards. “Santoro Graphics is a company which uses on a daily basis our Invercote Creato paperboard to the extremes of its capacity,” explains Anna […]

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API appoints Richard Burhouse to commercial team

API appoints Richard Burhouse to commercial team

| December 8, 2015

API, a brand enhancement specialist and leading manufacturer and distributor of foils, laminates and holographics, has further strengthened its commercial team with the appointment of packaging and security industry professional Richard Burhouse. Burhouse takes on the new role of commercial director at API Laminates’ site in Poynton, U.K. In his new position, Burhouse will be […]

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EU court expected to rule soon on TPD challenge

EU court expected to rule soon on TPD challenge

| December 8, 2015

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) is expected to give on December 23 a preliminary judgment in a case brought by British American Tobacco and Philip Morris International against the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), according to a story in the Irish Examiner relayed by the TMA. The tobacco companies allege that the directive prevents […]

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Ontario has major, widespread illegal trade problem

Ontario has major, widespread illegal trade problem

| December 8, 2015

A study conducted on behalf of the Ontario Convenience Store Association (OCSA) in Canada found that 21.8 percent of all cigarette butts collected from 133 locations across the Province during October were from illicit products, according to a story in the Ottawa Sun relayed by the TMA. Every community, not just areas close to reserves, […]

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