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E-cigarettes can be key weapon in battle against smoking, insist UK MPs

Vaping is less harmful than conventional smoking and the two should not be treated as the same, according to a report by the UK’s Science and Technology Committee.
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Aug 19, 2018 20:26
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[Europe, UK] British MPs push e-cigarettes as health benefit

British MPs are backing e-cigarettes as a public health fix to help traditional smokers kick the habit — and are eyeing Brexit as the perfect opportunity to boost the industry. In a ringing endorsement of vaping, MPs in the U.K. parliament’s science and
Politico
added Aug 18, 2018 16:55
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Impact of the WHO FCTC over the first decade: a global evidence review prepared for the Impact Assessment Expert Group [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions The FCTC has increased the implementation of measures across several policy domains, and these implementations have resulted in measurable impacts on tobacco consumption, prevalence and other outcomes. However, FCTC implementation must be acce
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:19
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Analysis of Article 6 (tax and price measures to reduce the demand for tobacco products) of the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

While there has been some improvement in tobacco tax policy over time, parties should adopt stronger tax measures, despite industry opposition and threats about illicit trade. Parties should implement FCTC Article 5.3 and ratify the Protocol to Eliminate
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:15
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Tax harmonisation and tobacco product prices in the European Union, 2004–2015

The current tax stance has been successful at increasing both cigarette and RYO tobacco prices. To further enhance the public health impact of the European Union tax directive, the revision should promote the convergence of prices across Member States and
Tobacco Control
added Aug 18, 2018 16:11
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FOX: The harm of Virginia’s illicit tobacco trade

Legislation with teeth needs to be enacted to combat tobacco smuggling on an international scale...smuggling hits legitimate tax revenue, funds terrorism and organized crime, fuels instability and ultimately threatens U.S. national security. We cannot aff
Washington Post
added Aug 18, 2018 14:59
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Neb. Officials Seek To End Tribal Cos.' Tobacco Lawsuit ($$)

Nebraska officials urged a federal court Wednesday to toss a suit filed by two Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska-owned cigarette companies challenging the application of state laws, saying the state has immunity to the suit and that its laws aren't blocked by
Law360
added Aug 17, 2018 12:54
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[Europe, UK] A New Leak Reveals The Government's "No Deal" Brexit Papers Will Cover 84 Areas Of British Life

Papers on the consequences of leaving the EU without an agreement will cover topics from broadcasting to blood safety, according to a list seen by BuzzFeed News.... Tobacco
BuzzFeed
added Aug 17, 2018 12:50
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[Korea - North] Trump Administration Sanctions Companies Helping North Korea

The companies targeted by the Treasury Department are based in China, Singapore and Russia. The shipments, which violate sanctions imposed by the United States and the United Nations, include exports of alcohol, tobacco and cigarette products, as well as
New York Times
added Aug 17, 2018 11:25
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[USA] Turkey's doubling tariffs on U.S. products will amount to $533 mln, trade minister says

Turkey doubled tariffs on some U.S. imports including alcohol, cars and tobacco in retaliation for U.S. moves.
Reuters
added Aug 15, 2018 17:20
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