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[Asia, China] 1 in 3 cigarettes smoked in Hong Kong are illegal, controversial study finds

About a third of all cigarettes smoked in Hong Kong are illegal and the city is losing out on billions in tax revenue as a result. Those are the findings of a tobacco industry-funded report on the consumption of illegal tobacco in 11 Asian countries last
South China Morning Post
added Oct 3, 2013 04:25
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Nearly 10000 Cambodians die of smoking annually: expert

Nearly 10,000 people died of smoking every year in Cambodia, Dr. Mom Kong, executive director of Cambodia Movement for Health (CMH), said Thursday. Speaking in a consultative workshop on tobacco smoke at the Ministry of Social Affairs, he said that it wa
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 7, 2013 15:15
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[China, India, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam] ADB: High tobacco prices save lives

Smoking-related deaths in Thailand and four other Asian countries where tobacco use is amongst the highest in the world would drop by 20% if cigarette prices were doubled by increased taxation, according to an Asian Development Bank study relased on Tue
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 13, 2012 09:59
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Terrorism and Tobacco--How Cigarette Smuggling Finances Jihad and Insurgency Worldwide

The Cutting Edge
added Jun 29, 2009 00:00
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[North Carolina] New FDA tobacco regulations stir help, harm debate

The FDA issued on Friday a heads-up reminder to retailers, manufacturers, importers and distributors on how the regulations affect them... However, the FDA did not mention it is facing several federal lawsuits on various aspects of the regulations, each
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 1, 2016 14:24
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[Kansas, Missouri, New York] 18 Indicted in $18 Million Conspiracy to Traffic in Contraband Cigarettes

An Independence, MO business owner and a Wichita, KS attorney are among 18 defendants who have been indicted by a federal grand jury in a more than $17 million, multi-state conspiracy to transport hundreds of thousands of cartons of contraband cigarettes
Kansas City infoZine
added Aug 16, 2013 01:23
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How Obama’s tobacco tax would drive down smoking rates

President Obama’s proposal to nearly double the federal tobacco tax would help fund a universal pre-K program. And, if history is any guide, it would likely have a marked impact on driving down the country’s smoking rates.
Washington Post
added Apr 15, 2013 08:48
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FISHER: Fewer Smokers Means Higher Taxpayer Costs

A study detailed in the most recent New England Journal of Medicine confirms . . . What the CBO study shows is the litigation that showered such huge benefits on a few was based on the false premise that cigarettes cost taxpayers money. Unfortunately, t
Forbes
added Nov 29, 2012 16:35
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DOCKET for NICOPURE LABS v. FDA et al, Oct 17-26, 2016

MINUTE ORDER... Finally, each side should address the impact of the rules concerning modified-risk tobacco products on these questions, including whether liquids marketed as “nicotine free” are modified risk products.
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 27, 2016 02:20
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OLIVET: Who really won the legal battle between Philip Morris and Uruguay?

although Philip Morris was required to contribute $7m for legal costs, Uruguay will still have to pay a further...the victory’s most useful contribution would be to raise awareness among states of the dangers of signing up to a privatised court system tha
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 28, 2016 18:15
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