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[North Carolina] Senator asks FDA for clarity on consequences of new e-cig rules

A Republican Senate committee chairman has sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration asking “for assistance in understanding the consequences” of its new rules on electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and chairman of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 27, 2016 11:41
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[Botswana] Stringent tobacco control vital - Mbongwe

Millennium Development Goals (MDG) will remain unattainable as long as the government does not control the use of tobacco, Anti Tobacco Network Interim Executive Director Bontle Mbongwe has said. Speaking during a media workshop this week, Mbongwe argu
Mmegi (bw)
added Aug 29, 2013 15:59
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[Australia, Canada] Mining billionaire Andrew Forrest plotting 'assault' on the tobacco industry

Suing big tobacco for the costs of smoking-related illnesses is on the radar of an organisation set up by billionaire iron ore magnate and philanthropist Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest. The $75-million Eliminate Cancer Initiative (ECI), funded by Mr Forrest an
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 30, 2017 16:45
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Reynolds, ITG square off in dispute over payments to Florida for health-care expenses related to smoking

ITG Brands LLC is suing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in an attempt to settle which tobacco manufacturer is responsible for making annual Master Settlement Agreement payments in Florida on four traditional cigarette brands. As part of Reynolds American Inc.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 23, 2017 13:56
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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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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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Continued implications of taxing roll-your-own tobacco as pipe tobacco in the USA [FREE FULL TEXT]

states will continue to lose revenue, and smokers who would otherwise quit will continue to have a low-cost alternative product available for purchase. Potential solutions include: (1) US Treasury Department distinguishing between RYO and pipe tobacco bas
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2015 09:57
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GLANTZ: Obama DHHS should look beyond economists when assessing consumer surplus

At a minimum, behavioural scientists and neurobiologists need to be among the experts evaluating the government’s approach to these issues.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 16, 2015 15:01
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Terrorism and Transnational Crime: Foreign / Policy Issues for Congress (PDF)

Illicit tobacco trade: The production, smuggling, and sale of tobacco products, including genuine and counterfeit cigarettes, is a lucrative form of financing for organized crime as well as terrorist groups, such as Hezbollah, Hamas, the Kurdistan Wor
US Department of State
added Nov 6, 2012 16:35
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