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[Australia] DAUBE: Big Junk is just as evil as Big Tobacco

Why should we accept the processed and junk food industries - and their representatives such as the council - as appropriate to provide advice? The director-general of the World Health Organisation said: ''It's not just Big Tobacco any more. Public health
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 28, 2013 01:19
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[Canada] Letter: For the sake of our children, flavoured tobacco products should be banned

They were in brightly coloured packs labelled “Cigars,” ... I don’t want my kids to have to go through this. I am doing my part to educate them on the dangers of smoking, but the government must also do its part. Ordinary citizens like me cannot prevent
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Apr 19, 2013 13:44
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[Canada] OCSA ramps up Contraband education

The Ontario Convenience Stores Association is taking its message about the fines people face, and the harm contraband cigarettes cause to communities and businesses to the streets with a new 10-week billboard campaign in dozens of locations in about 10 co
Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) (ca)
added Aug 21, 2012 02:15
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[Australia] Super fund quits tobacco companies

SUPERANNUATION fund First State Super has wiped from its investment portfolios all companies involved in the manufacture of tobacco products, in a move welcomed by cancer specialists. Chief executive Michael Dwyer said the decision to exclude the cigare
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:49
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Circle K And NJOY Electronic Cigarettes Enter Into Long Term Partnership For Chain-Wide Distribution

Circle K has entered into a partnership with NJOY electronic cigarettes for chain-wide corporate store distribution in 3,100 US retail locations beginning in August 2012.
CBS MarketWatch
added Jul 18, 2012 18:55
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[Canada] Nova Scotia, P.E.I. both set legal age for marijuana use at 19

P.E.I. said it will sell marijuana at standalone outlets run separately by its liquor commission, while Nova Scotia said pot will be sold alongside alcohol in its provincial liquor stores.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Dec 7, 2017 21:58
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Altria 2014 Annual Report (PDF)

The smokeable products segment performance last year was outstanding. We delivered strong adjusted operating companies income growth of 6.7%, driven by higher pricing. Adjusted operating companies income margins also increased for the year to 44.1%.
Altria Group, Inc.
added May 21, 2015 22:36
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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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[China] Efforts called to block students' access to smokes

The Pioneers for Health Consultancy Center (PFH) and Yunnan Provincial Health Education Institution (YPHEI) organized volunteers to count the number of these stores and observe their sales to teenagers
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 9, 2012 11:47
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[Florida] LETTER: Don't fall for Big Tobacco's ploy

trying to buy its way out of this accountability "problem" by paying 100 lobbyists to pass a bill that would result in Big Tobacco being treated differently....That AIF would support a Big Tobacco bailout without ever mentioning Big Tobacco really says it
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Mar 19, 2015 20:33
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