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Laos sets up tobacco control fund

Prakit Vathesatogkit, the secretary general of the International Network of Health Promotion Foundations, said on Wednesday that the Lao cabinet had established a tobacco control fund, that will receive a contribution of 2% of tobacco companies' profits,
Bangkok Post (th)
added Jan 24, 2013 12:48
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[Florida] Fort Lauderdale woman's big money verdict against tobacco company tossed out

A state appellate court ruled Wednesday that a new jury should decide how much in damages to award a Fort Lauderdale woman who had won a whopping $300 million verdict against tobacco giant Philip Morris.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Dec 12, 2012 21:57
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TAN: Smoking In Asia: A Looming Health Epidemic

After a spate of tobacco-related policy changes in China and across Asia, governments can only hope that these will be enough to stem the looming health epidemic that threatens to reverse the socioeconomic gains of the past decade.
Asian Scientist (sg)
added Aug 24, 2012 01:54
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RYO Tobacco Machine Industry Loses Appeal

This week, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned an injunction preventing the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB)from treating retailers with RYO machines as tobacco manufacturers. By lifting the trial court’s injunction, the court pav
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 22, 2012 15:30
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[Australia, USA] WOODHEAD: Big Pharma's credibility goes up in smoke

Companies such as GSK (Zyban, Nicabate), Pfizer (Champix) and Johnson and Johnson (Nicorette) are active members of a conservative US lobby group called the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). . . . If these Big Pharma companies are so committe
6minutes.com.au (au)
added Jul 17, 2012 05:07
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EDITORIAL: Who Wants Tobacco Business Dead in Africa?

if the concern of ITGA and tobacco farmers is that the FCTC will take away farmers' livelihood . . . If the concern of WHO FCTC is to reduce the burden of tobacco use, and prevent the death of millions of users and make plans for better alternative to t
Africa News (nl)
added Jul 10, 2012 14:51
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[UK] SHANAGHER: Thoughts about selling tobacco

Local retailers who sell tobacco need to make sure their voice is heard. Writing to the FT may be one route. Writing in response to the government consultation is a better one. Click here and argue for the status quo as soon as you can.
betterRetailing (uk)
added Jun 27, 2012 14:08
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[Massachusetts] Cigar lovers to FDA: A cigar isn't just a cigar

some in the cigar world are pushing to make sure their livelihoods and the products they enjoy don't go up in smoke. While the Food and Drug Administration has expressed its intention to regulate cigars under a 2009 law that gave it authority over the to
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2012 16:01
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[New York] No NY law seen soon for e-cigarettes

Several states waiting for FDA action
WPTZ-5 (Plattsburgh, NY)
added Jun 14, 2012 21:08
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $8.8M, Plus Punitives, In Engle Trial ($$)

A Florida jury awarded $8.8 million on Monday to a sailor whose chain-smoking wife died of lung disease, hitting R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with far more than the $5.3 million he had asked for and also finding the tobacco company owes punitive damages for
Law360
added Oct 25, 2016 00:10
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