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New Jersey set to hand over millions in tobacco cash

failure to spend on smoking cessation efforts when thousands of people still die annually from tobacco-related illnesses has drawn derision from advocates and public health officials....this year will begin repaying hundreds of millions of dollars to bond
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 23, 2017 19:21
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[Florida] New FDA rules target Tampa's cigar industry

Under the new regulations, each variety of cigars, as well as each size they are sold in, would have to be submitted to the FDA for approval to continue selling the products. Yanko Maceda, owner of Tabanero Cigars, expects submission fees to cost between
WTVT Fox13 (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Aug 9, 2016 15:40
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How A Little-Known FDA Ruling Could Cripple the Cigar Industry

“The FDA has by and large ignored Congress, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Ambassadors of Central America and local government in truly assessing the far reaching effects of this regulation," Kaizad Hansotia, CEO of Gurkha Cigars, tells MAXIM.
Maxim
added Jul 15, 2016 15:29
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[New York] FDA’s costly new rules may sink local ‘vape’ shops

The clock is ticking for the more than 130 small “vape” shops in Western New York that the federal government now wants to treat like tobacco manufacturers. When sweeping new Food and Drug Administration rules go into effect next month, local shops will
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 4, 2016 17:40
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KATZ: FDA’s proposed rules would snuff out small manufacturers of premium cigars

It would be shameful if Congress fails to defend J.C. Newman’s legacy and all the other small businesses that comprise the “premium cigar” industry. After all, the root of their problem is lawmakers’ foolish delegation of overly broad powers to the FDA.
Washington Times
added May 25, 2016 23:56
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[Canada] A $4.9 Billion Decrease in Health Care Expenditure: The Ten-Year Impact of Improving Smoking, Alcohol, Diet and Physical Activity in Ontario (PDF)

current heavy smokers (one or more packs of cigarettes per day) had the highest level of health care costs followed by former heavy smokers, light smokers, former light smokers and non-smokers. The three other risk factors—alcohol, diet and physical
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Services (ICES)
added Apr 7, 2016 21:20
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[Asia-pacific, Macau] KPMG FULL SMOKING BAN REPORT RELEASED

The report, entitled “Impact of Proposed Changes in Smoking Policy in Casinos in Macau,” has projected a 16 percent reduction in GDP and a 20 percent drop in total fiscal receipts if the smoking ban is enacted. The international audit firm study was commi
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:46
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[Australia, Malaysia] GILLARD: Tobacco's ugly truth must be uncovered | Julia Gillard

In Australia, 15,000 people die a year due to tobacco use. The fight has not been won yet, but our plain packaging policy works and should be defended ... Free trade equals more jobs and prosperity. Less smoking equals more people alive and healthy. Bot
Malaysia Sun (au)
added Dec 23, 2013 00:03
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[New York] NY indoor smoking ban has changed much in 10 years

Business returned quickly, but most operators didn't get the bump in business that anti-smokers predicted. ... "People lost their jobs and lost their businesses," said association Executive Director Scott Wexler. "But in the long term, it did not have th
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 22, 2013 03:20
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Senators Lautenberg, Durbin, Harkin, and Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Stop Tobacco Smuggling, Close Tobacco Tax Loopholes, and Increase Federal Tobacco Taxes

The legislation lays out a comprehensive set of reforms that would help the federal government and states collect billions of dollars in tobacco tax revenues, which currently fund children's health insurance programs, while also helping to lower youth tob
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)
added Apr 29, 2013 01:41
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