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Turkey, a new Party to the Protocol:

The Convention Secretariat is proud to count Turkey as a new Party to the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (the Protocol). Turkey being the 36 Party (including the European Union (EU)) [1] to ratify the Protocol, five Parties are n
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[Asia, India] Cabinet approves accession to the Protocol under WHO Framework Convention on tobacco control to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products

The protocol lays down obligations of the parties. It spells out supply chain control measures that must be adopted by the parties viz. licensing of manufacture of tobacco products and machinery for manufacturing of tobacco products, due diligence to be
Business Standard (in)
added May 7, 2018 14:09
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[Australia] Illegal cigarettes account for 15pc of the market

The nation’s 2.4 million smokers are turning to illegal and even ­unhealthier cigarettes to avoid crushing increases in tobacco tax, costing the federal government almost $2 billion in lost revenue. Between 2016 and 2017, tobacco consumption fell 6.1 pe
The Australian (au)
added May 3, 2018 19:40
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[Asia, India] Cabinet approves accession to the Protocol under WHO Framework Convention on tobacco control to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products

Modi has given approval to accede to the Protocol under World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on tobacco control to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products.
India Blooms (in)
added May 3, 2018 19:21
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[Asia, Mid-east] Juul vaping device sweeping American schools on sale in UAE's grey market

There more than 50,000 posts under the hashtag #Juul on Instagram alone, and countless tweets and YouTube videos. Juul Labs via AP Intense nicotine delivery devices that give the user a strong hit that goes to their head are sweeping US high schools. An
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 4, 2018 15:54
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Winnebago Tribe: Nebraska Colluding With Big Tobacco To Regulate Cigarette Sales ($$)

In settling claims by the tobacco industry that it had not diligently enforced its escrow statute, the state of Nebraska accepted terms that “violate principles of federal Indian law, invade tribal sovereignty, discriminate against tribes, and illegally
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 29, 2018 18:00
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[Europe, Malta] Former John Dalli canvasser’s human rights breached in tobacco bribery case

A court has ruled that Sliema restauranteur Silvio Zammit had his human rights breached by the Attorney General's refusal to close the evidence against him • Zammit is charged with trading in influence
Malta Today (mt)
added Apr 29, 2018 01:03
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[Canada] Deputy chief blames illegal cigarettes for London blazes

“People need to know that if they are smoking contraband cigarettes, they have a higher probability of starting a fire,” deputy fire chief Jack Burt said, explaining that the illegal smokes don’t have the same safety features as store-bought ones.
London (Ontario) Free Press (ca)
added May 1, 2018 19:15
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[New York] Seneca man's tax fight with NY goes to state's highest court

could determine once and for all if New York State can collect sales tax on any items sold on Indian reservations...Section 6 of the state’s Indian Law. It states: “No taxes shall be assessed, for any purpose whatever, upon any Indian reservation in thi
WGRZ-TV NBC CHANNEL 2 (Buffalo, NY)
added May 1, 2018 18:45
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[Asia, Pakistan] Need of strong tobacco control regime

Increasing taxes is one of few options available with the government to control tobacco consumption, but last year an adjustment in duty structure of cigarettes was introduced which led to a sharp fall in its price resulting in promotion of smoking espec
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 26, 2018 15:55
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