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Philip Morris Cig Scheme Not Publicly Known, DC Circ. Told ($$)

A whistleblower urged the D.C. Circuit to revive his allegations that Philip Morris overcharged the U.S. Department of Defense for cigarettes, maintaining Friday that long-public information about the company's disparate international pricing had no deta
Law360
added Jan 15, 2016 23:56
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India] SINGH: ISDS arbitration upholds Australia’s plain packaging laws

high costs of ISDS agreements point to the need for India, Indonesia and other countries that are currently revisiting their investment treaty regime to seriously rethink the inclusion of ISDS mechanisms in future investment treaties and trade agreements.
East Asia Forum (au)
added Jan 15, 2016 16:13
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HUD overstated costs and vastly understated the benefits of ending smoking in (some) public housing

Wendy Max, Hai-Yen Sung, and I submitted this public comment...this cost benefit analysis overstated costs and grossly understated the benefits of the old rule (including ignoring most health benefits of quitting and discounting the few health benefits of
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 14, 2016 21:20
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Cigarette tax cannot cover cost of treating smoking-related diseases, says health ministry

Datuk Dr Abdul Razak Muttalif from the Institute of Respiratory Medicine says more than RM3.83 billion of public funds was used to treat patients suffering from cigarette-smoking-related diseases in 2010.
The Malaysian Insider (my)
added Jan 14, 2016 21:10
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[Washington] Smoking ban clears the air / Latest health concerns focus on effects of vaping products

Ten years after Washington State’s Smoking in Public Places law was put into effect, local health officials and restaurant owners agree that overall the smoking ban has been a good thing both for workers and for business.
Spokane Journal of Business (Wa)
added Jan 14, 2016 18:49
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GLANTZ: Like the FDA, HUD overstated costs and vastly understated the benefits of smoking (some) public housing smokefree

Wendy Max, Hai-Yen Sung, and I submitted this public comment on HUD’s regulatory impact analysis of its proposed rule making some public housing smokefree...this cost benefit analysis overstated costs and grossly understated the benefits of the old rule
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 13, 2016 20:58
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[UK] Reading Between the Lines / Results of a survey of tobacco control leads in local authorities in England (PDF)

The cloud that looms over the generally positive outlook expressed by respondents to the survey is the threat of significant budget cuts. Many tobacco control leads have already experienced cuts and many more are worried about how their work will fare
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Jan 13, 2016 07:56
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[UK] Stop smoking services at threat as funding comes under pressure

"Thousands of people will want to quit smoking this new year and free stop smoking services provided by local councils provide vital support to help them achieve that goal. These services are under threat from a lack of sustainable funding." - George But
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Jan 13, 2016 07:44
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[UK] Around 40% of local authorities cutting budgets for smoking cessation services

The report, published on Wednesday by Cancer Research UK, asked tobacco control experts from 126 local authorities across England about their smoking services, their budgets and how well their services were integrating since moving to local government fro
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 13, 2016 07:32
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RAISING THE MINIMUM LEGAL SALE AGE TO 21

momentum is building across the country to raise the MLSA to 21 to prevent more youth from initiating tobacco use, and federal legislation to raise the minimum legal sale age for tobacco products to 21 was introduced on September 30, 2015.
CounterTobacco.Org
added Jan 9, 2016 12:06
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