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Tobacco industry

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  • Tobacco industry — The tobacco industry comprises those persons and companies engaged in the growth, preparation for sale, shipment, advertisement, and distribution of tobacco and tobacco related products. It is a global industry; tobacco can grow in any warm,… …   Wikipedia

  • tobacco industry —    Since the 1950s, the tobacco industry has been fighting a rearguard action against consumer protection agencies, the medical profession and the ethical investment industry. Advertising on television was stopped many years ago. Sponsorship of… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • tobacco industry — noun an industry that manufactures and sells products containing tobacco • Hypernyms: ↑industry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tobacco industry in Argentina — The tobacco industry of Argentina produced 157,294 tonnes of tobacco in the 2003/2004 harvest, of which the larger part (93,327 tonnes) were exported. The planted area was 831.75 km², of which 776 were harvested.The tobacco industry is dominated… …   Wikipedia

  • Tobacco litigation — refers to the lawsuits brought against various tobacco manufacturers, attempting to hold them responsible for wrongful death, injury, or medical expenses related to cigarette smoking and other tobacco use. Cases have been brought both by… …   Wikipedia

  • Tobacco lobby — Tobacco lobbying involves the purchasing of political influence to encourage the use of tobacco. The tobacco lobby gives money to politicians to vote in favor of deregulating tobacco. It is estimated that the tobacco lobby spends an average of… …   Wikipedia

  • Tobacco bowdlerization — occurs when a publisher or government agency expurgates a photograph, text, or video document to remove images and references to consuming tobacco products. It often occurs in conjunction with traditional restrictions on tobacco advertising, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement — The Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) was entered in November 1998, originally between the four largest US tobacco companies and the attorneys general of 46 states. The states settled their Medicaid lawsuits against the tobacco industry… …   Wikipedia

  • Tobacco — For the plant genus, see Nicotiana. For the American electronic musician, see Tobacco (musician). Not to be confused with Tabacco. Part of a series on …   Wikipedia

  • Tobacco advertising — Part of a series on Tobacco …   Wikipedia

  • TOBACCO TRADE AND INDUSTRIES — Throughout the first two centuries after the discovery of tobacco for Europe through Christopher Columbus, marranos took part in spreading its cultivation and in introducing it to Europe. Jews took up smoking (widespread from the 17th century)… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism