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[Asia-pacific, Australia, USA] Alcohol, junk food next plain packaging targets, lawyer warns

Herbert Smith Freehills taking on the World Trade Organisation on behalf of British American Tobacco over plain packaging and warning labels on tobacco packaging, has told Fairfax Media that tobacco is often the "canary in the coal mine" for changes
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 27, 2015 10:59
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[Massachusetts] Saugus Super Petroleum nets 30-day tobacco sales suspension

The Board of Health suspended Super Petroleum’s tobacco sales permit for 30 days after a third violation of the store selling tobacco to a minor. On June 12 a minor working undercover for the North Shore/Cape Ann Tobacco Alcohol Policy Program purchased
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jul 26, 2015 05:42

[UK, UK-Scotland] Trust defends its position in big tobacco

Mark Barnett, manager of the £1.3billion Edinburgh Investment Trust, has said the stock market is fully valued and defended his major position in tobacco companies. The trust, once managed in the capital but now run from Henley-on-Thames by Invesco Perp
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jul 26, 2015 05:41

[Africa, Uganda] Debate on Tobacco Control Bill suspended

deputy Speaker of Parliament, on Tuesday halted the debate on the Bill to allow MPs harmonise contentious provisions...Hotel Owners Association say this will leave adult smokers with no place to consume a legitimate product which is a human right contrave
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Jul 25, 2015 22:23

[Virginia] VIDEO: Some Tobacco Shoppers at Va. Warehouse Stores Suspected of Cigarette Smuggling

News-4 I-Team – and public testimony given by regulators with the Northern Virginia Cigarette Tax Board – show a series of an enormous individual cigarette purchases, some topping $150,000 per purchase, by customers at big box stores from Woodbridge to F
added Jul 25, 2015 21:28

[Virginia] Costco Makes it Clear: Bulk Cigarette Buys to Be Scrutinized

new signs in its Virginia stores that say Costco requires tobacco purchasers show additional ID...after the News4 I-Team reported that Virginia tax officials were concerned about cigarette traffickers buying product from stores like Costco and Sams and se
added Jul 25, 2015 21:23

[Australia, UK-Scotland] LETTER: RIDGWAY: Illicit tobacco

Sheila Duffy...distorted the situation in the introduction has been a success...this is totally incorrect... llicit trade and Ash’s desire to tax tobacco virtually out of existence will play directly into the hands of the criminals.
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:14

[Louisiana] Casino blames smoking ban for 2nd drop in monthly take

Dan Real, general manager of Harrah’s New Orleans, asked the state Gaming Control Board on Thursday for support in efforts to change legal requirements that dictate how many employees the casino must hire, as well as restrictions on the land-based casino
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 25, 2015 19:25
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VIDEO: Chamber of Commerce Pushes Tobacco On Children Overseas; Unfortunately, It’s Working

the US Chamber of Commerce is working feverishly to keep the industry profitable overseas. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins talks about the Chamber’s activities with attorney Howard Nations.
Ring Of Fire Radio: Robert Kennedy Jr, Mike Papantonio and Sam Seder
added Jul 25, 2015 17:50

SINGLETERRY: Raising age required to buy cigarettes will protect long-term health of New Jerseyans | Opinion

As I learned when proposing a tobacco age ordinance in North Plainfield, there are vested interests that oppose measures to reduce smoking. The New Jersey Gasoline, Convenience Store and Automotive Association has been lobbying against raising the tobacc
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Jul 25, 2015 15:21
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