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Andhra flue-cured target slashed by 30 percent

Andhra flue-cured target slashed by 30 percent

| July 13, 2015

The 2015-16 authorized flue-cured crop for the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has been cut by 30 percent from that of 2014-15, according to a story in the New Indian Express. The Tobacco Board, at a meeting in Hyderabad on Friday, decided – based on indications given by the Indian Tobacco Association (representing tobacco manufacturers, […]

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Tobacco firms say cannot pay Quebec court award

Tobacco firms say cannot pay Quebec court award

| July 13, 2015

Canada’s biggest tobacco companies say they don’t have enough cash to make a $1.13 billion payment by the end of the month to Quebec smokers who won a landmark class-action suit, according to a story by Sidhartha Banerjee for The Canadian Press. Lawyers argued in court on Thursday that a provision in the $15.6 billion […]

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Austria to ban public-places vaping and smoking

Austria to ban public-places vaping and smoking

| July 13, 2015

The Austrian parliament has decided to impose a ban on vaping and tobacco smoking in pubs and restaurants starting on May 1, 2018, according to an APA story. A partial ban on tobacco smoking has been in place since 2009. Pub and restaurant owners are being ‘encouraged’ to impose full bans on their premises by […]

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British government not to apply tobacco-firm levy

British government not to apply tobacco-firm levy

| July 13, 2015

The British government has decided not to go ahead with the imposition of a levy on tobacco manufacturers and importers, according to a Reuters News story. In December, the government said it was considering introducing such a levy, which would have been based on market share. It launched a consultation to gather views on the […]

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Academic seeks recognition of e-cigarette’s quit role

Academic seeks recognition of e-cigarette’s quit role

| July 10, 2015

A Māori health academic has accused some Aotearoa (New Zealand) health researchers and officials of spreading false negative information about electronic cigarettes, according to a story by Andrew McRae for Radio New Zealand. Marewa Glover, an associate professor of Massey University, was quoted as saying that these false claims were putting people off using electronic […]

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Essentra exporting UK production jobs to Hungary

Essentra exporting UK production jobs to Hungary

| July 10, 2015

About 200 people are set to lose their jobs following an announcement on Wednesday by Essentra Plc that it planned to close its factory at Jarrow, UK, by the end of this year, according to a story in the Shields Gazette relayed by the TMA. The current Jarrow production is to be shifted to Hungary. […]

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