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[Vietnam] GOODWIN: Watch Out, Joe Camel Is Back: Big Tobacco and the TPP

helping to promote cigarette use, an industry that accounts for one in ten adult deaths worldwide, especially among young Vietnamese women, will not make for a proud Obama legacy.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 30, 2015 21:40

MOODY: E-Cigarettes Poised to Save Medicaid Billions

the rational policy decision is to adopt a non-interventionist stance toward the evolution and adoption of the e-cig until hard evidence proves otherwise. While cigarette tax collections will fall as a result, Medicaid spending will fall even faster.
State Budget Solutions
added Apr 2, 2015 19:09

[Canada] SHATENSTEIN: My best friend was a smoker who died 10 years ago this week. It's time for big changes to tobacco regulations

For my best friend, the new adventures stopped 10 years ago this week. Daniel Feist was 51 when he died. Longtime readers will also remember the unflinching series of articles he and I co-wrote for the Gazette in fall 2004, after he was diagnosed with St
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Feb 8, 2015 18:07

Philip Morris determined to make its legal battle over cigarette labeling with Uruguay, a lesson for other countries

Some media outlets have compared the legal dispute between big tobacco and Uruguay as David vs. Goliath, with Philip Morris' seemingly endless coffers up against the small economy of Uruguay. "The amount of money that Philip Morris has at its disposal p
added Sep 18, 2014 18:18

No Smoking In Russia? Tough New Antitobacco Rules Come To The Land Of Cigarettes

This Moscow street scene, circulated on the Internet in a video, illustrates the tensions between smokers and antitobacco activists as tough new legislation comes into force in Russia, the world's second-largest cigarette market. The latest provisions o
Radio Free Europe
added Jun 28, 2014 09:44

GLANTZ: FDA economic model used in Regulatory Impact Analysis underestimates benefits by ignoring short term effects of smoking

I just submitted this public comment to the docket on the FDA deeming rule. The analysis they did this time makes all the same mistakes they did in 2010 when they analyzed the proposed warning label rule. RE: Economic model used in Regulatory Impact A
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 13, 2014 12:28

[Ohio] E-cigarette users under fire at Wal-Mart, other companies

A growing number of companies have begun charging workers extra for health care plans if they use electronic cigarettes.
Cincinnati (OH) Business Courier
added Sep 5, 2013 18:35

[West Virginia] Study says smoking bans beneficial to state

Contrary to popular belief, indoor smoking bans have been good for West Virginia businesses, according to a recently released federal study.
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
added Aug 12, 2013 09:26

New Study by Roland Berger Finds Tobacco Products Directive Will Cost Jobs and Hit Tax Revenue across Europe

The Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) could adversely affect Europe’s economy, resulting in up to 175,000 job losses and lost tax revenue of up to EUR 5 billion throughout Europe, according to a new study published by Roland Berger Strategy Consultants. T
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Apr 27, 2013 11:23

The VA’s $47,000 ‘Smoking Machine’

here’s a candidate for a little spending cut: The Department of Veterans Affairs might want to rethink its $47,526 contract — awarded less than a month ago — for a “cigarette smoking machine.” Just what is a cigarette smoking machine anyway, and why doe
ABC News
added Feb 12, 2013 13:04
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