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Big Tobacco goes into battle over plain packaging

Big tobacco companies are stepping up their global fight against government attempts to make cigarettes less appealing by removing brands from packaging.<p>Philip Morris (PM) and British American Tobacco (BTAFF) said Friday they have filed lawsuits against a new British law requiring cigarettes to be …

FTSE 100 ends the day strongly on hopes of Greek deal - BBC News

Court finds American tobacco companies won't have to admit lying about the effects of smoking

The ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is a partial win for cigarette makers in the long-running legal fight that began in the Clinton administration in 1999.<p>In this latest round, the companies objected to running court-ordered advertisements that would have …

Flavoured tobacco ban kicks in Saturday

As of Saturday midnight, no menthol cigarettes, flavoured rolling papers and flavoured cigarillos under five grams will be sold in Nova Scotia.<p>At …

A Hunk Of Planet Dissolves Before Our Eyes

It begins with a growl. Then there's a crack — a slurpy, sucky, crunchy noise. A guy is on the phone, and his pal interrupts him and says, "It's starting, Adam, I think. Adam? It's starting ..." The two are up on a bluff, overlooking a giant ice field. They are standing next to time-lapse cameras. …

Deadly Shootout in Ukraine Raises Fears of Russian Invasion

A predawn firefight in Ukraine left at least one pro-Russian activist dead. Kiev fears this could be the pretext Putin has been looking for to roll …

Humans are wiping out species a thousand times faster than nature can create new ones

Sometimes extinction happens naturally. Other times humans are to blame. Given the many millions of plant and animal species that have ever existed, it’s tough to know exactly how to assign responsibility. But new research indicates that we have an alarmingly large role.<p>Humans are wiping out …