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New Report: States Can Help Finish the Fight Against Tobacco by Boosting Funding for Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Efforts

The states are missing a golden opportunity to save millions of lives and billions of dollars in health care costs because they continue to shortchange proven programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a report released to
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2016 19:36

[Asia, Vietnam] Cigarette smuggling causes huge losses

Speaking at a seminar on the impact of chemicals on pregnant women and fetuses held at Hung Vuong Hospital in HCMC last Friday, Truong said cigarette smuggling is forecast to cause annual tax losses of VND7 trillion... Some smuggled cigarettes in Vietnam
Vietnam Net
added Dec 13, 2016 23:44

[Tennessee] How Retailers Can See Eye to Eye With Lawmakers

says work with his local trade association on a seemingly innocuous bill made a huge organizations began to back the bill because higher prices could dampen tobacco sales—something they could get behind, LeRoy says. While raising price
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Dec 13, 2016 23:32

Trump urged to snuff out FDA rules threatening 15,000 e-cig makers

In a letter to Vice President-elect Pence, Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson and California Rep. Duncan Hunter said that the new regulations would eliminate the industry with fees of up to $1 million per product. Typically, vaping operations produce dozens of p
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Dec 13, 2016 19:30
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[UK] North East smokers urged to quit to 'save money' over Christmas

The campaign heading into the New Year is being run by smoke free campaigners Fresh. They've released figures showing how much money can be saved by quitting smoking: £47 a week – which could pay for a Star Wars Remote Control BB-8 toy and a DVD.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Dec 13, 2016 14:46

Millions in Ohio smoking fines uncollected

Attorney General's Office reports it currently has more than $2.6 million in unpaid smoking fines on its books out of $4.2 million in fines assessed since the law went into effect. Some of those fines are in payment plans, while others may never be colle
WKYC-TV NBC 3 (Cleveland, OH)
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26

[Ohio] Clearing the air: Smoking ban has little effect on businesses, officials say

Ohio’s Smoke-Free Workplace Act celebrated its 10th anniversary this past week. Officials say the smoking ban has had no economic impact on local businesses, but many have been fined for not complying with the law.
added Dec 11, 2016 07:58

Cigar Industry Lawsuit Against FDA Regulation Slated for July 2017

“After a thorough and detailed legal review, we are challenging this unlawful regulatory action in federal court to protect the statutory and constitutional rights of our industry and its members,” said Mark Purcell, ceo of the IPCPR at the time of the f
added Dec 10, 2016 18:02

World No Tobacco Day 2017: Tobacco – a threat to development

It will demonstrate the threats that the tobacco industry poses to the sustainable development of all countries, including the health and economic well-being of their citizens. It will propose measures that governments and the public should take to promo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:54

[Asia, China] Hong Kong leads mainland in war to cut smoking

When a person goes to buy a packet of cigarettes in Hong Kong, he or she faces two obstacles.... The mainland...has only recently started to learn the lessons of Hong Kong. Since 2010, the number of smokers has increased by 15 million and cigarette prod
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Dec 9, 2016 15:34
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