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Tobacco companies lost the fight against new e-cigarette regulations — in 2009

In June 2009, the president signed into law the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act...Reynolds spent about $2.1 million lobbying in 2015, and Altria spent about $9.6 million....the regs that were released in final form yesterday were first p
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added May 8, 2016 20:02
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[Asia] Faulty taxation makes tobacco 'highly affordable' in Bangladesh, study find

The International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project’s (ITC Project) study found that the price of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco increased ... This calls for a reform in the tobacco tax system as “tobacco users may switch between tobacco product
bdnews24.com (bd)
added May 7, 2016 18:46
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Illegal tobacco industry flourishing in Australia as government hikes taxes

But instead of quitting, many smokers are buying cut-price cigarettes from the dangerous and unregulated illicit industry, which distributes 2.4 million kilograms of tobacco across the country every year. The Budget expects to raise $4.7 billion from tob
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added May 6, 2016 19:31
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Mercury News editorial: California's historic anti-smoking week

The next logical step for Californians will come this fall, when an initiative for a $2 a pack tobacco tax increase should be on the ballot. The $1.5 billion in annual revenue would go for anti-smoking programs and provide desperately needed funding to i
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added May 6, 2016 04:35
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EDITORIAL: R Street calls on Congress to amend FDA rules for e-cigarettes

The Fiscal Year 2017 House Agriculture Appropriations bill contains language that would move the predicate date until the effective date of the final regulations, likely to be later this year. Under an amendment to the bill sponsored by Reps. Tom Cole, R
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added May 9, 2016 15:21
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Cost of e-cigarettes remain higher in many countries

The cost of e-cigarettes remains higher than the cost of combustible cigarettes in many countries, according to recent research. “For policymakers and advocates who aim to persuade combustible cigarette smokers to switch to e-cigarettes, this finding pr
Healio.com
added May 3, 2016 16:30
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[Asia] ARCHIVE: The “Long Winter” of China Tobacco’s Discontent

the decline may be attributed to the overall external economic situation, the fundamental cause of the current harsh situation is, to a great extent, the tobacco industry itself. Whether the tobacco industry has truly paid attention to consumer demand, wh
Tobacco Asia
added Jun 16, 2017 18:25
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[Asia, India] Spare a thought for tobacco farmers: ITC chief

The Central government’s moves to enforce larger pictorial warnings on tobacco products could affect the livelihoods of 4.8 crore people in India, said Chairman of ITC Limited Y.C Deveshwar here on Friday.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 30, 2016 21:26
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Smokers' ranks look conspicuously sparse in Obamacare

Insurers – who can charge higher rates in most states to admitted smokers – are steamed. They say the cheating that smokers do to escape tobacco surcharges on their monthly premiums means higher rates for everyone else.
Northwest Cable News (Seattle, WA)
added Apr 30, 2016 21:26
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[Ireland] Cost of smoking to healthcare system revealed in new study

Smoking has cost our healthcare system a total of €506m as well as €1bn in lost productivity per year, a new study has found. The Irish Cancer Society has welcomed the report, published by the Department of Health.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 30, 2016 19:30
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