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[Texas] No Smoke, No Problem

Regardless, Koch and his network of volunteers are informing the public about the proposed smoking ban through events like Friday on the Green while signing up supporters via smokefreefw.org. The next step is to ask City Council to adopt a new, stricter
Fort Worth (TX) Weekly
added Jun 15, 2016 20:53
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[Europe] EU member states losing €11.3bn a year to sale of illegal cigarettes

The tobacco industry argues that "strict supply chain controls" and shared intelligence, combined with authorities' law enforcement, has resulted in a decline of around 20 per cent in the illegal flow of cigarettes originating from within the EU. One o
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added Jun 10, 2016 21:52
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[Florida] SC15-722 Lyantie Townsend, etc. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (PDF)

the Legislature granted litigants obtaining a judgment a vested right to a fixed rate of interest that expressly fixed the rate of interest until the judgment was paid... we quash the decision below, answer the rephrased certified question in the negat
Supreme Court of Florida
added Jun 10, 2016 17:36
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[Asia, India] CASTRO: Why graphic tobacco warnings are a big victory

These warnings will reach every current and potential tobacco user in India—including children—and deliver essential knowledge (and warning) about the harm...essential to stay resolute in the face of industry interference, but the dividend that comes from
Financial Express (in)
added Jun 10, 2016 16:33
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As tobacco age rises to 21, California sales, revenue down

California’s official move Thursday to raise the legal tobacco purchase age to 21 years old will lower the state’s tobacco tax income by about $68 million a year, according to legislative analyses. But sales of cigarettes and other tobacco products have
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 10, 2016 12:33
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[Netherlands] Dutch could save €1.7bn a year and halve smoking rate with tough campaign

A new report claims the Netherlands could more than halve its proportion of smokers and save €1.7bn a year with stricter anti-smoking controls. The report for the Dutch cancer society, KWF, is the first to compare the potential effects of anti-smoking cam
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:17
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[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: Tobacco tax: Butting out

A world authority on smoking cessation, New Zealander Dr Murray Laugesen, supports e-cigarettes as a prime and remarkably low-risk weapon against the killer habit. It’s time the ministry listened.
New Zealand Listener (nz)
added Jun 9, 2016 14:50
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FDA Testing Of Cigars: What Does It Mean, What Will It Cost?

The FDA's jurisdiction over the premium cigar industry goes into effect this summer, but cigar manufacturers whose products are subject to testing will be given a three-year grace period to streamline and normalize their compliance requirements. This mea
Cigar Aficionado
added Jun 8, 2016 19:56
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Big Tobacco is Losing Ground in Europe

“The business case is positive,” said Axa’s soon-to-be CEO Thomas Buberl. “It makes no sense for us to continue our investments within the tobacco industry. The human cost of tobacco is tragic — its economic cost is huge.”
Triple Pundit
added Jun 8, 2016 18:12
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[Canada] Plain tobacco packaging increases purchases and contraband, Australian prof says

"Once you take into account the price effects and you take into account the general decline in smoking anyway, there's no evidence to support the hypothesis that the plain packaging had any effect in itself," Sinclair Davidson, Royal Melbourne Institute
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:11
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