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[New York] EDITORIAL: ‘You caused the health crisis; you pay for it’

“The effects that oxycodone and hydrocodone produce in the brain are indistinguishable from the effects produced by heroin,”...now would be a good time for state attorneys general to start researching a possible case against the pharmaceutical companies,
Adirondack Daily Enterprise (Saranac Lake, NY)
added Nov 16, 2016 20:25
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[UK] FAG QUIT CUTS FEAR

A study by Cancer Research UK and the campaign group Action on Smoking and Health found six in ten local authorities in England were forced to reduce their budgets last year.
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 16, 2016 17:22
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[UK] Sin taxes on alcohol and tobacco have cost the Treasury £31bn, analysis finds

Around £31.6 billion of tax revenue has been lost because of the illicit market in spirits, beer, wine, cigarettes, rolling tobacco and diesel, according to the analysis of HMRC figures by the TaxPayers’ Alliance. The high taxes on alcohol and tobacco s
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 15, 2016 16:53
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[Montana] OAKLEY: Big Tobacco bets big on vaping

The FDA is moving in the right direction by putting in place stiff regulatory barriers to prove that ENDS don’t cause public harm.
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Nov 14, 2016 15:21
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High taxes and limited enforcement have New York City awash in illegal booze and cigarettes

Illegal smuggling deprives New York state of at least $1.6 billion in annual tax revenue, and the enterprise has grown exponentially since the city and state quadrupled tobacco taxes between 2001 and 2011. As nationwide liquor sales have jumped 106% sin
Crain's New York Business
added Nov 20, 2016 21:30
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Extensive Validated Research Required before Adopting Low Nicotine Tobacco

A panel discussion on 'Emerging Issues for Indian Tobacco Growers' called for extensive research on the consequences of adoption of very low nicotine level tobacco on farmers, consumers, and the environment, including the economic cost to the nation bef
Confederation of Indian Industry (in)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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Tobacco industry eyes California proposition to raise cigarette tax

Herzog said the big Election Day concerns for the manufacturers are the potential that a successful California proposition encourages other left-leaning states to follow suit, and the possibility, though slim, of Republicans losing control of the U.S. Ho
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 8, 2016 19:38
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[UK] Cigarettes cost 50% more in minimum price plan ($$)

Plans to force a minimum price upon cigarette makers could see the cost of even the cheapest pack rise to £8.68 — a jump of almost 50%. The chancellor could introduce a tax floor on cigarettes in the autumn statement this month, according to industry so
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 6, 2016 17:03
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[New Zealand] READER REPORT: 'I want to die early and harm those I love'

One of the first assertions Giddy makes is that society casts smokers aside as lepers. This was probably accurate a decade ago, but now “lepers” is a word often used by pro-tobacco lobbyists attempting to gain favour with smokers as they claim it’s gover
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 5, 2016 13:46
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EDITORIAL: The U.S. Needs Ugly Smoking Pictures, Too

the delay has been time enough for more than 3 million Americans to start smoking -- half of whom will probably die as a result. The new evidence of graphic labels’ life-saving potential should make it easier for the FDA to justify a revised set of labels
Bloomberg News
added Nov 4, 2016 23:45
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