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BATES/LEHRER/SWEANOR: EIGHT TOBACCO HARM REDUCTION PROPOSALS FOR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT (PDF)

despite very large expenditures and sweeping federal powers, perverse tobacco policy is failing the American public and will soon destroy thousands of small and medium- sized businesses that are part of the solution, not part of the problem. The vast m
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Feb 2, 2017 16:15
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[Canada, UK] Menthol cigarettes could be WORSE for your health than regular tobacco: Study links them to 'more severe lung problems'

Menthol smokers reported more trips to A&E than non-menthol smokers / Were hospitalised more frequently for worsening of their lung disease / Menthol smokers had a 29% higher risk of being hospitalised / Worsenings might include difficulty breathing or a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:23
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[Canada] Have cigarette taxes become ‘extreme’? Canadian tobacco exec says so

The head of Canada’s biggest cigarette maker is railing against taxes on tobacco products she says are “extreme,” as well as against health “extremists” who want the sale of the cancer-causing products banned completely.
GlobalTV (ca)
added May 30, 2014 04:52
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Even a 'tiny hit of nicotine can leave first-time smokers addicted - and it's their genes that are to blame'

After being repeatedly given the drug, some individuals become nicotine 'avoiders', but others become nicotine 'choosers' and are more likely to become addicted. And whether we are an avoider or a chooser depends on our genes, they said.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 14, 2015 12:50
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[Canada] Nunavut woman launches petition to ban smoking inside multi-unit buildings

Sharon Angnakak is looking for 1,000 Nunavummiut willing to support a territory-wide ban on indoor smoking in multi-dwelling buildings. Last week the Iqaluit woman launched an online petition drive to gain support from 1,000 people in Nunavut for this g
Nunatsiaq News (ca)
added Apr 13, 2015 11:52
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[Saudi Arabia] Shisha shops not included in under-18 tobacco ban

Shisha shops, cafes and restaurants are not included in a recent ban implemented by the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 18, a Ministry of Health official said.
Arab News (sa)
added Jul 2, 2012 12:13
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[Florida] Roll-Your-Own Tobacco Road Cigarette Stores Reopen (at Least for Now)

A federal court injunction gave temporary relief to the 13 Tobacco Road, roll-you-own cigarette shops in Tampa Bay, which reopened July 27. Partnership owner Sam Bontempo has vowed to fight a federal law that led to higher taxes on discounted smokes.
Patch.org
added Jul 28, 2012 10:48
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[India] Gudan Garam cigarettes now smugglers' favourite

Customs officials at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport have encountered largescale smuggling of the famous Gudang Garam brand of cigarettes over the last few days.
Asian Age (in)
added Jun 5, 2012 14:15
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Vector Group and Liggett Group Reach Comprehensive Settlement on Engle Tobacco Litigation in Florida (NYSE:VGR)

Resolves Thousands of Lawsuits, Largest Group of Legal Cases Against Company Company Will Incur After-Tax Charge of $53 Million in Third Quarter 2013
Vector Group LTD
added Oct 24, 2013 03:27
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[Canada] AGAR: Illegal cigarettes? Blame government

Governments are never going to get that money back by scolding people into being better citizens when all the government does about cigarettes is treat them as a cash cow.
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:35
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