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Victory in the Philippines: President Signs Historic Cigarette Tax Increase

President Benigno Aquino has signed a new law that will significantly increase cigarette taxes. This new law will help reduce tobacco's deadly toll in the Philippines, where 28 percent of the population smokes - including nearly half of all men - and mor
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added Dec 27, 2012 05:22
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Tobacco Companies Gave $1.5 Million to Trump Inaugural and Ramped Up Lobbying – They Want to Roll Back FDA Oversight of E-Cigarettes, Cigars

The new disclosure documents reveal the tobacco industry is going all out to get its way: The two largest U.S. tobacco companies, Altria and Reynolds American, gave $500,000 and $1 million respectively to President Trump’s inauguration, according to disc
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added Apr 21, 2017 18:13
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[Africa] Uganda Sets Powerful Example with Comprehensive Tobacco Control Law / Strong smoke-free provisions enacted over industry objections

Uganda’s law sets a powerful example for Africa, which has traditionally lower rates of tobacco use and has been targeted by the tobacco industry as a major growth market.
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added Jul 30, 2015 14:35
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Moldova Enacts Historic Law to Fight Tobacco Use, Resisting Pressure from U.S. Chamber of Commerce

a bold and comprehensive law ...enacted despite years of opposition from the tobacco industry and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The new law will help Moldova fulfill its obligations under the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco
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added Jul 14, 2015 20:41
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Supreme Court Lets FDA Move Forward with Graphic Cigarette Warnings And Other Tobacco Regulations

The new warnings are needed to better inform Americans about the deadly consequences of smoking. As Congress found in enacting the requirement, the current, text-only warnings – which are printed on the side of cigarette packs and haven't been updated si
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added Apr 22, 2013 20:02
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Another Low for Tobacco: Kitty Litter in Cigars

View a slideshow of these cigars and their filters.
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added Mar 4, 2013 16:10
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Cigarettes and Slush Puppies

Tobacco companies pay stores billions each year to ensure their products are advertised heavily, displayed prominently and priced cheaply to attract kids and keep current tobacco users hooked. One of the tactics tobacco companies and stores use is to pla
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added Oct 19, 2012 16:56
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Illinois More than Doubles Cigarette Tax

$1-a-pack hike will save lives, bolster state Medicaid program
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added May 30, 2012 18:45
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[South America/Caribbean] Graphic Warnings Begin to Appear on Cigarette Packs in Costa Rica

Costa Rica joins 13 other countries in Latin America – and at least 62 countries worldwide – in requiring graphic cigarette warnings. These countries include Uruguay, which is currently fighting a lawsuit brought by tobacco giant Philip Morris Internatio
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added Sep 22, 2014 23:01
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Not Your Grandfather’s Cigar / A New Generation of Cheap & Sweet Cigars Threatens a New Generation of Kids (PDF)

This report documents how the proliferation of new cigar products and their marketing has changed the market in ways that threaten our kids and establishes the need for common-sense regulation of cigars. It also explains how tobacco tax policy should be
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added Mar 14, 2013 14:24
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