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GB smoking in long-term decline

GB smoking in long-term decline

| February 22, 2016

National statistics indicate that vaping has become popular in Great Britain but that smoking is in long-term decline. The only question is whether vapers should mix with the rest of the population.

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Concerns over directive delays

Concerns over directive delays

| February 22, 2016

Delays in transposing the new EU Tobacco Products Directive into Romanian law could disrupt the country’s cigarette industry and, therefore, its tax revenues.

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No smoking in Kuwait’s malls

No smoking in Kuwait’s malls

| February 22, 2016

Kuwait is this week starting to enforce a ban on tobacco smoking inside malls, and a ban on electronic-cigarette vaping in restaurants or cafés.

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E-cig sales rules to be relaxed

E-cig sales rules to be relaxed

| February 19, 2016

Belgium is relaxing its partially-ignored but stringent restrictions on the sale of electronic cigarettes containing nicotine.

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Workforce to be cut at ITG Brands

Workforce to be cut at ITG Brands

| February 19, 2016

ITG Brands employees are set to become the collateral damage from the much-hailed takeover of Lorillard by Reynolds Tobacco Inc.

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Swedish Match reports sales up

Swedish Match reports sales up

| February 19, 2016

Sales were up at Swedish Match during both the fourth quarter of 2015 – five percent – and the full year – nine percent.

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