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[Canada] Pleas set on tobacco charges involving Glace Bay residents

Gouthro is charged with two counts of transporting tobacco with no documentation showing origin or destination of the product. Metcalfe is charged with possession of tobacco with no tax paid and possession of tobacco without the proper excise markings.
Cape Breton (NS) Post (ca)
added Jan 12, 2015 23:28
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[Asia] Sri Lanka starts printing warning on cigarette packs

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court last year ordered the leading manufacturer of tobacco products in Sri Lanka, Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) to include pictorial health warnings covering 60 percent of the front and back panels of the cigarette packs released to t
LankaPage.com
added Jan 3, 2015 12:55
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[Canada] National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) | More than 300 Million Additional Cigarettes Bound for Illegal Market Without Action on Contraband Tobacco

Bill 45, the Making Healthy Choices Act, 2014, will, among other things, ban flavoured tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes. The black market already has a large number of flavoured tobacco products available for sale. This is particularly true
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Dec 4, 2014 19:58
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40,000 die of smoking-caused diseases every year in Vietnam

Vietnam is one of 15 countries with the highest numbers of smokers in the world, and around 40,000 Vietnamese people die of smoking-caused diseases every year – or more than 100 people per day, the health ministry has warned.
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Dec 1, 2014 06:41
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[Canada] Federation of School Councils wants clearer e-cigarette regulations and bans

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of School (NLFSC) Councils wants to see more finite regulations on the sale of electronic cigarettes and it’s using Ontario as a guide.
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:32
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[Chile] Changes in Tobacco Laws

The legal text seeks to prohibit smoking in cars while there are children in them, and to force tobacco companies to answer to health issues due to the consumption of tobacco. The smoking ban initially came into effect in March, 2013, however regarding t
I Love Chile (cl)
added May 5, 2014 20:47
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[Florida] Jury Foreman In Jim Naugle's Sister's Smoking Case Questioned

Former Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle, who is pursuing his late sister's smoking case against Philip Morris USA Inc., failed Wednesday to prevent the questioning of a jury foreman on a panel that produced an $11.2 million verdict.
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Mar 20, 2014 13:01
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[Hungary] Report: Black market tobacco trade on increase

While naturally no official statistics exist on the black-market tobacco trade in Hungary, a report from Agence France-Presse claims that “several smugglers” have informed that “business has been brisk ever since … nearly 90% of licensed tobacco sellers
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Dec 28, 2013 00:58
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Adult tobacco use practice and its correlates in eastern Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study

There is paucity of data on the smoking habits of rural populations in developing countries.... Conclusion: Cigarette smoking is prevalent among the male rural town population in Ethiopia.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Oct 31, 2013 13:31
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[West Virginia] A look back at WV tobacco litigation

More than a decade in the making and it's not over yet for West Virginia's tobacco litigation cases. A Kanawha County jury recently returned a verdict finding in favor of the defendant tobacco companies in all but one of six claims.
Charleston (WV) State Journal
added May 23, 2013 13:28
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