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[New Jersey] One Percent of NJ Tobacco Tax Revenue Will Go to Anti-Smoking Initiatives

Christie on Friday approved legislation to divert one percent of all tax revenue from sales of cigarettes and other tobacco products to the State Department of Health to fund programs to combat use. That appropriation will generate between $6 and $7 mill
New York Observer
added Dec 16, 2017 20:03
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[UK] Mansfield shop workers jailed for selling illegal tobacco

Fakher Fathulah, 42 of Abingdon Street, Derby; Marwan Shaban, 40 of Market Place, Mansfield Woodhouse; and Nabaz Ahmadi, 21, of Warner Street, Derby, all pleaded guilty to one offence against the use of a trademark and one offence for possessing dangerou
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:02
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[Florida] Voters could decide tobacco, `certificate of need’ issues

A panel of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission approved separate proposed constitutional amendments that would alter how much money is set aside for anti-smoking programs
Florida Politics
added Dec 16, 2017 19:59
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PROPOSED TOBACCO TAX HIKE FOR IOWA

Gov. Kim Reynolds heard requests to bump the tobacco tax rate in Iowa up $1.50. Iowa’s cigarette tax rate is currently a $1.36. Minnesota's is $3.04. Dan Randall, from Osage, says he thinks tobacco products shouldn't be singled out for a tax hike. “Becau
KIMT TV (Mason City, IA)
added Dec 16, 2017 19:52
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[Minnesota] This Tongue-in-Cheek Campaign Fixes Big Tobacco’s ‘Corrective Statements’

One of Clearway's corrections reads "For decades, we've denied the truth." According to several industry experts, big tobacco companies designed their court-mandated “corrective statements”—ads explaining the real dangers of smoking—to go unnoticed. That
Ad Week
added Dec 16, 2017 19:50
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[UK] Tobacco shop shuts after more than a century

Reeders Tobacconists in Chorley is shutting up shop on Tuesday. It comes 10 years after the smoking ban and as electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are taking off with Chorley boasting at least 11 vape shops. Sandra Perkins, manager at the Chapel Street s
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Dec 16, 2017 18:39
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BRIEF-Axsome Collaborates With A Nicotine Addiction Research Center For Phase 2 Trial Of AXS-05 In Smoking Cessation

* AXSOME THERAPEUTICS - ‍ENTERED RESEARCH COLLABORATION WITH DUKE UNIVERSITY TO EVALUATE AXS-05 IN A PHASE 2 CLINICAL TRIAL IN SMOKERS ATTEMPTING TO QUIT​
Reuters
added Dec 16, 2017 18:24
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[USA] U.S. says China is still failing to notify WTO of state-backed firms

The other names on the new U.S. list are China Tobacco International Inc
Reuters
added Dec 16, 2017 18:20
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Japan's ruling bloc approves big corporate tax cut to encourage wage hikes

The tobacco tax will be hiked by 3 yen per cigarette or 60 yen a pack in stages over the next four years, the first such increase since 2010. Taxes will also rise on “heat-not-burn” tobacco in stages over the next five years.
Reuters
added Dec 16, 2017 18:19
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monitoring the future reveals good and bad news underscoring need for education and regulation

The rise in use of non-traditional tobacco products documented by the survey, as well as increases in little cigar usage among older teens, should be all the motivation the [FDA] needs to finish the process they started in 2016 and fully regulate all toba
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 16, 2017 18:10
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