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A majority of MEPs on the Parliament's International Trade Committee have today voted in favour of both less stringent rules on health warnings and tobacco packaging and for menthol to remain an additive in cigarettes. This vote result (15 in favour and
Jun 18, 2013 GUE/NGL (Confederal Group of the European United Left/Nordic Green Left) (eu)
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Prosecutions for duty evasion on tobacco have more than doubled in the past year. Revenue & Customs made 265 prosecutions for duty evasion in 2012-13, up 59 per cent on the previous year and 42 per cent on five years ago, parliamentary figures show. Pros
Jun 17, 2013 Times Of London (uk)
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off went Tory MPs Edward Garnier and Nigel Adams to last month's Chelsea flower show, their trip paid for by the people who bring you Silk Cut, Benson & Hedges, Camel and Old Holborn rolling tobacco. According to the latest register of members' interests,
Jun 19, 2013 The Guardian (uk)
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[Canada] Leaving no butts behind: TerraCycle launches second year of ambitious program to recycle cigarette waste
TerraCycle and Imperial Tobacco Canada to partner in 2012 in an innovative program to recycle the butts, inner foil, outer wrap, unused tobacco, ashes and other elements that comprise cigarette waste - the most littered item in Canada and worldwide. As a
Jun 19, 2013 Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
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Trudeau's right hand man, Marc Lalonde, was testifying for a second day at the Montreal tobacco trials. Mr. Lalonde had been called by Imperial Tobacco as a fact witness, and it was his memory of events when he was Minister of Health (1972 - 1977) that w
Jun 18, 2013 Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
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The new tobacco tax signed into law last month will raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by $1.60 starting July 1, and Elsayed, who owns Royal Cigar and Tobacco in Dinkytown, gets a lot of his business from cigarette sales.
Jun 19, 2013 Minnesota Daily (UMN)
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We support the efforts by state legislators, such as Staten Island Sen. Diane Savino and Manhattan Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal, to make the purchase of cigarettes illegal for people younger than 21.
Jun 18, 2013 Glens Falls (NY) Post-Star
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Over-zealous regulators in Europe and the US are threatening the growing market for e-cigarettes, reducing their revolutionary potential to save millions of lives in the 21st century by weaning smokers off the poisons in traditional cigarettes.
Jun 14, 2013 EconomyWatch.com (sg)
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The growing popularity of electronic cigarettes has divided regulators and antismoking activists just as Europe gets ready to tighten its tobacco laws.
Jun 18, 2013 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
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For Selby, the main issue is whether e-cigarettes meet manufacturing and regulatory inspection standards for producing products under hygienic conditions, for example, and to ensure they don't explode and cause burns. The potential harm of inhaling nicot
Jun 18, 2013 CBC News (ca)
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