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[Massachusetts] LETTER: SEN. LEWIS/REP. McMURTRY: Raising tobacco sales age to 21 is smart public health and fiscal policy

CONTRARY TO Jeff Jacoby’s recent column...A report from Philip Morris complained that “raising the legal minimum age for cigarette purchase to 21 could gut our key young-adult market.” It is immoral to enable Big Tobacco’s effort to foster lifelong addict
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 4, 2016 17:21

[Massachusetts] LETTER: Let's stop to think of the social benefits of smoking . . . OK, done.

JEFF JACOBY compares the freedom to buy cigarettes... Jacoby wails about individual rights but is really asking the rest of us to absorb the terrible costs of unregulated corporate greed.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 4, 2016 17:19

[Florida, Indiana] Judge grants e-liquid maker temporary restraining order in vaping case

A federal judge on Thursday afternoon granted a temporary restraining order for Naples, Florida-based GoodCat LLC... wrote in the order that “Goodcat has a reasonable likelihood of succeeding on the merits” of its case against the vaping laws.
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jul 2, 2016 16:29

[California] Cigarette tax initiative qualifies for November ballot, setting off expensive opposition campaign by tobacco industry

An initiative that would raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by $2 in California officially qualified for the Nov. 8 ballot on Thursday, setting the stage for another expensive battle between the tobacco industry and public health advocates. And becau
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 1, 2016 15:34

[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: Continuing to make smoking a thing of the past

If someone were able to offer these MSPs a popular, cost-effective means of greatly improving health, saving the NHS money, supporting businesses...e evidence is clear that a tobacco-free generation will not just be healthier, but wealthier and fairer too
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jul 1, 2016 15:27

[New Zealand] More people turning to vaping as tobacco price rises

People puffing on the electronic devices, or "vaping" as the practice was known, were becoming a common sight around Northland with the retailer - who spoke anonymously - describing the cigarette substitutes as "the best thing I've ever sold". E-cigaret
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 30, 2016 16:08

[Europe] Estonia's public revenue reduced by EUR 31 mln by illegal cigarettes

According to a study conducted by KPMG, the illicit cigarette trade caused a loss of 31 million euros to Estonia in 2015... "While the consumption of illicit cigarettes decreased in both the European Union and Estonia last year, the black market still ac
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Jun 30, 2016 15:51

[Illinois] REEG: From injustice to justice: Lessons learned from the Madison County tobacco litigation

the employer of thousands of citizens, spent millions in fees and expenses on the case...having that money available for salaries and benefits for its employees, other benefits for its customers or the public, charitable causes and other good deeds. The p
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jun 28, 2016 23:55

[UK] Public want smokers to pay for their own NHS health care

A new YouGov survey of more than 2000 people revealed 62% believed the NHS should not bear the full cost of treating the self-inflicted damage done by smoking. John Quail, managing director of, which commissioned the research, believes the
The Sunday Post (uk)
added Jun 28, 2016 15:59

[Massachusetts] Vape shop owners say new federal regulations could close them down

Opponents of a new tobacco product review process, announced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in May, say it will cost manufacturers of e-cigarettes, e-juice and delivery systems millions of dollars per product – money they can’t afford. The FDA,
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jun 25, 2016 02:19
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