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R.J. Reynolds Markets New “Smokeless” Cigarettes


R. J. Reynolds, the second-largest tobacco company in the United States, began test-marketing a new type of smokeless cigarette in Wisconsin. Revo is a rebranding of Eclipse, which was originally test-marketed from 1994 to 2005. 231 more words

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Intimidatory Behaviour of the Tobacco Industry

A few weeks ago I asked a question of the Leader which he was unfortunately unable to answer because he developed a very dry throat. He had a coughing attack and was not able to give his usual very full and comprehensive answer to questions. 151 more words


New Smokeless Tobacco Products Use Bulk Packaging to Avoid Taxes


Moist smokeless tobacco brands such as Longhorn and Kayak have a new packaging scheme to avoid Minnesota’s minimum moist smokeless tobacco (MST) tax. 135 more words

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Direct Mailing Project Updates

The Association for Nonsmokers-Minnesota (ANSR) conducts research on tobacco industry web and mail marketing with funding from ClearWay MinnesotaSM.  The project began in 2010.  Today, the ANSR archive contains thousands of examples of these types of marketing.  208 more words

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Why the Uganda Tobacco Control Bill Needs Protection from the Tobacco Industry

Uganda became a part of the World Health Organization (WHO) Frame Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in June 2007 signed a treaty that makes the country legally obligated to implement the treaty in good faith. 558 more words

Uganda And Its Things


‘Chewing tobacco products is injurious to health’, a hollow warning we see on TV ads and films whenever an actor/actress comes on screen enjoying the bite. 452 more words

Responding to legal threats from the tobacco industry

I call on the Leader to ask the Minister for Health, the Taoiseach and the Minister for Justice and Equality to consider some radical approaches to dealing with the tobacco industry in light of the disclosure that Japan Tobacco International intends mounting a serious, and I believe ultimately futile, legal challenge… 342 more words