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Judge finds UPS liable to New York over cigarette shipments

"UPS largely relied on its size and weak internal procedures to excuse blatantly culpable conduct," she wrote. "But there were many, many people within UPS who consciously avoided the truth, for years." The state and city had sought more than $872 milli
Reuters
added Mar 25, 2017 17:49
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[New York] UPS Loses N.Y. Trial Over Reservations' Untaxed Cigarettes

to have turned a blind eye to shipments of untaxed cigarettes to New Yorkers from American Indian reservations that undermined anti-smoking efforts. The state seeks more than $800 million in damages for lost tax revenue. U.S. District Judge Katherine B. F
Bloomberg News
added Mar 25, 2017 17:48
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Public reactions to e-cigarette regulations on Twitter: a text mining analysis

In the days following the FDA’s announcement of the new deeming regulations, the public reaction on Twitter was largely negative. Public health advocates should consider using social media outlets to better communicate the policy’s intentions, reach and p
Tobacco Control
added Mar 25, 2017 17:32
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Recommendations to the European Commission implementing a priority list of additives that should have more stringent reporting requirements: the opinion of the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR)

identified a list of 48 single chemicals relevant for the priority list of additives used in tobacco products. Within the list, SCENIHR attempted to indicate as far as possible rankings of additives and provide an explanation for its ranking.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 25, 2017 17:32
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[New York] Judge rules against UPS in untaxed cigarette case

liable in a 2015 lawsuit filed by New York City and New York state that accused it of having a corporate culture that favored sales opportunities over a responsibility to following regulations helping New York enforce tax law.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 25, 2017 17:11
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Appeals court upholds Texas cigarette tax

Dismissing a lawsuit filed by small tobacco companies, an Austin-based appeals court ruled Friday that state regulators could impose a special tax on cigarette makers that weren’t part of a multibillion-dollar settlement reached with Big Tobacco in the l
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Mar 25, 2017 17:10
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[Asia-pacific] UN Special Rapporteur to visit Indonesia for first time

Indonesia’s average life expectancy is 71 years, significantly lower than its neighbours, Malaysia (77), Australia (84) and Singapore (85). Smoking takes a major toll on the nation’s health, with rates of children’s smoking said to be “out of control.”
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 25, 2017 17:09
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IRVING: SMOKESCREEN Inside Big Tobacco’s Academy of Lies, the Inventor of ‘Alternative Facts’

an industrial scale exercise in the promotion of an alternative scientific reality. It involved not just alternative facts but an entire body of false scientific... Hill & Knowlton outlined a four-point strategy to deal with scientific critics: “(a) smear
The Daily Beast
added Mar 25, 2017 17:01
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[China] Yunnan Tobacco and Smart Manufacturing

The tobacco industry of southwest China’s Yunnan Province – the largest tobacco-growing region in China and known as the Kingdom of Tobacco – is in a process of technological transformation intended to implement new best practices of smart manufacturing
Tobacco Asia
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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[Asia] E-cig Users Face Jail Time in Thailand

A popular police webpage has confirmed penalties for the possession of e-cigarettes. Users could be jailed for 5 years while manufactures face 10 years inside for ignoring the law. The advice from policewoman Sirirat Piankaew on the “Muat Ka” page comes
Tobacco Asia
added Mar 24, 2017 20:34
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