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[Mongolia] L.Erdenechimeg: Law on tobacco control to be tightened

Member of Parliament L.Erdenechimeg initiated and submitted for approval a law on tobacco control. The law has been implemented for a year and evaluations were made on the performance of the law. MP L.Erdenechimeg provided more information about its per
UB Post (mn)
added Mar 2, 2014 23:17
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[Canada] Duty Free Industry Greatly Concerned that Excise Tax Increase Will Jeopardize Government Revenues and Canadian Jobs

Frontier Duty Free Association (FDFA), which represents Canada's land border duty free shops, today expressed great concern that the huge excise tax increase on tobacco products will work counter to government revenue goals, health strategies and Canada's
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Feb 12, 2014 17:12
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[Africa] Rwanda to draft tobacco control law

Rwandan Health Minister Agnes Binagwaho said Wednesday the government was drawing up a tobacco consumption code to protect both smokers and nonsmokers from the effects of smoking. Speaking on the sidelines of an international conference on fighting toba
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 7, 2013 13:07
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[Africa] Kenyans opt to sell tobacco to Tanzania

Kenyan tobacco farmers along the Tanzania border have opted to sell their produce in the neighbouring country due to better prices and leaf grading measures. A survey shows that a kilo of tobacco in Tanzania sells for over Sh360 while the same quantity w
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Nov 1, 2013 08:56
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[Oregon] 'Sweet deceit' cigars tempt teens

A new survey of eighth- and 11th-graders in Multnomah County found one out of six has tried the new flavored cigars or flavored chewing tobacco. One in 10 smokes a hookah — a water pipe typically filled with flavored tobacco. “It’s not really an acciden
Portland (OR) Tribune
added Sep 26, 2013 05:22
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The NAAG Tobacco Project

specializes in matters related to the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (“MSA”). Its staff is dedicated to helping the Attorneys General of the signatory States (“Settling States”) interpret, implement, and enforce this agreement. The Tobacco Project is
National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)
added Sep 25, 2013 08:37
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NAAG LETTER TO FDA Re: FDA Regulation of E-Cigarettes (PDF)

Dear Commissioner Hamburg, The undersigned Attorneys General write to urge the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take all available measures to meet the FDA’s stated deadline of October 31, 2013, to issue proposed regulations that will address the ad
National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)
added Sep 25, 2013 08:33
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Australia's Possible Nationwide Smoking Ban Will Be World's First

Australia is considering a ban on smoking to prohibit people from using "cancer sticks" which only endanger public health and safety. However, the Australian government will give smokers the option of using e-cigarettes to ease them into quitting the ris
International Business Times (au)
added Sep 16, 2013 11:41
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[Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, Pennsylvania] R.J. Reynolds receives favorable rulings from arbitration panel (PDF)

An arbitration panel has determined that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company is entitled to approximately $266 million in disputed payments the company made under the terms of an agreement, known as the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA), between cigarette manuf
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Sep 11, 2013 21:40
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[Florida] Smoking lawsuit testimony continues

Geraghty's argument was, in part, that tobacco addiction was common knowledge even a century before Rizzuto's birth. Henningfield, an addiction expert who works as a consultant and teaches at Johns Hopkins University, testified in favor of Rizzuto begin
Hernando (FL) Today
added Aug 18, 2013 10:38
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