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[Canada] 1 in 3 Cigarettes Sold in Ontario are Contraband

the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) released results of a study highlighting 33% of cigarettes purchased in Ontario were illegal. In some parts of Ontario, 2 in 3 cigarettes were illegal.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 26, 2017 16:51
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THACKER: Science That Is Bought and Paid For / Inside the Academic Journal That Corporations Love

“Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology is a vanity journal...I later outed Milloy in the New Republic for being on the payroll of the tobacco companies while writing articles for FoxNews.com that disparaged the science of second-hand smoke. And, in 2007
Cornucopia Institute
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] BIR urged to reconsider bid to cancel Mighty’s license over tax case

Mighty Corporation on Monday urged the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to reconsider its statement threatening to cancel the tobacco company’s license to operate over tax evasion charges.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[Asia-pacific] Restaurants Thwart Japan’s Push Toward a ‘Smoke-Free’ Olympics

Japan’s plans to make Tokyo “smoke free” ahead of the Olympic Games hit a fresh roadblock as lawmakers remain deadlocked over a bill to ban the use of cigarettes in indoor public spaces after a backlash from the nation’s restaurant industry.
Bloomberg News
added Apr 24, 2017 23:21
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[UK] Pharmacy guidance on smoking and mental disorder

“Encouraging smoking cessation or reducing smoking behaviour in people with mental health disorders should be a priority for every pharmacist. The guide outlines how pharmacists can help and the main pharmacotherapy approaches to helping patients change
Royal Pharmaceutical Society (uk)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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Disney, the Gap and Pepsi urged to quit US Chamber of Commerce

are being pressured to quit the US Chamber of Commerce, America’s largest lobby group, amid criticism of its big-money efforts to fight climate change legislation and promote tobacco products. A coalition of pressure groups including Action on Smoking an
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 24, 2017 15:02
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[China] Chinese immigrant men smokers’ sources of cigarettes in Canada: A qualitative study [FREE FULL TEXT]

The cigarettes obtained through online transactions were imported by smoking or non-smoking Chinese immigrants and visitors, suggesting the Chinese community were involved or complicit in sustaining this form of purchasing behavior. Other less common sour
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 22, 2017 23:27
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[California] ALENCASTRO: Cigarette tax is unfair

the burden of tobacco taxes should be placed on the shoulders of corporations when their tobacco enters California and tax revenue should be used to offer solutions for people who are addicted. It should not be the responsibility of the poor to fund Calif
The Coast Report (Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA)
added Apr 22, 2017 12:30
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A Former Trump Partner in a Failed Russia Deal Donated to his Inauguration

In the early 1980s, LeBow rose to fame as an investor, scooping up a diverse range of companies, including Western Union and Brigham's Ice Cream. But his most well-known investment might have been Liggett Tobacco, which led LeBow to other tobacco-related
Mother Jones Magazine
added Apr 21, 2017 17:51
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Colas, cigarettes: North Korea airline diversifies as threats mount of sanctions

at Pyongyang airport, it's difficult to miss the airline's brand. The Air Koryo conglomerate makes cigarettes and fizzy drinks, besides owning a taxi fleet and petrol stations - and all have the same flying crane logo as the carrier.
Reuters
added Apr 21, 2017 17:47
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