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[Europe] ARCHIVE: BRAUCHLI: Cigarettes and Senators

Consider Senators Mitch McConnell (R - KY) and Richard Burr (R - N.C.). ... The money that cigarettes have paid the two men, as well as some of their colleagues, makes them understandably sensitive to the well-being of their donors and they have expresse
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:30
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[Asia, Israel] Toddler who ingested liquid nicotine passes away

A two-year-old girl who ingested liquid nicotine from an electronic cigarette passed away on Tuesday evening in Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem's Ein Karem, Army Radio reported.
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 4, 2013 17:46
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[Australia and Oceania, Solomon Islands] Government Increases Tobacco Excise Duty By 20%

The Minister for Finance and Treasury, Hon. Rick Hou has announced that the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) has increased excise duty for Tobacco products by 20%. This measure is part of the Government’s commitment to ensure the proportion of excise on
Scoop (nz)
added May 9, 2013 00:39
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[Australia and Oceania, Solomon Islands] Anger over Tobacco Regulation

Grievances have escalated between the Tobacco Regulation task forces with stake holders around consultation table to finalise the final regulation on the Tobacco ahead of its enforcement next month.
Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added Apr 17, 2013 13:26
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[Iraq] Millions of dollars spent on cigarette consumption regionally

According to new statistics, approximately 35% to 40% of those living in Kurdistan smoke, which costs US$ 70 million every year. Statistics collected by the Kurdistan Association for Fighting Smoking shows that nearly 35% to 40% of the region's populati
The Kurdish Globe (iq)
added Mar 4, 2013 06:55
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[Algeria, UK] How cigarette smuggling fuels Africa's Islamist violence

Contrabrand tobacco is a $1bn trade in north Africa, run by extremists including Mokhtar Belmokhtar, who masterminded the attack on the Algerian gas plant. The trade is highly profitable – and very low risk
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 26, 2013 23:55
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[UK] E-cigarettes 'can cause more harm than smoking,' experts say

propylene glycol is put into the cartridges, and accounts for up to 90 per cent of their content. This can cause 'acute respiratory system irritation', claims Dr Elisabeth Pott, director of the Federal Centre of Health Education in Cologne, Germany, who
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2013 22:38
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Tobacco Act prohibits potato, tomato cultivation in Maldives

The new tobacco control Act would ban cultivation of potato and tomato in the Maldives as cultivating any species of the tobacco family is prohibited under the Act.
Haveeru Daily (mv)
added Dec 24, 2012 17:18
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[Europe] Borg adopts Dalli's Tobacco Products Directive

Newly-appointed European Commissioner Tonio Borg forwards his predecessor’s controversial Tobacco Products Directive to the Commissioner’s College.
Malta Today (mt)
added Dec 2, 2012 23:55
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[Europe, Hungary] Governments must challenge Big Tobacco

This week, a European association of tobacco growers called UNITAB will be holding their 33rd Congress in Budapest, Hungary. This is one of several tobacco growers’ association events this year organised to attempt to undermine a lifesaving global public
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 25, 2012 07:24
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