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[Colorado] Tobacco tax hike dollars would go to health programs

In addition to directing funds to “health-related programs and tobacco education, prevention and cessation programs,” the ballot question also directs the additional revenue to other health-related programs. A “Yes” vote for the ballot question would r
Durango (CO) Herald
added Oct 23, 2016 15:33

[Asia] Shadow report exposes real scenario of tobacco use in Pakistan

In an attempt to show the true picture behind the “all good” veiled arguments of the federal ministry of health, TheNetwork for Consumer Protection Friday launched the first of its kind shadow report, an analysis of official government report on the Fram
The News (pk)
added Oct 23, 2016 14:33

Virginia-based tobacco giant on track to be the biggest spender in Colorado history

the issue committee No on 72 has spent $17.4 is funded almost exclusively by Altria Client Services LLC, the tobacco behemoth that owns Philip Morris and has a long history of political activity.
Colorado Independent
added Oct 23, 2016 14:27

[Colorado] NUFER: Pueblo Chieftain Increased tobacco tax would be boon for mental health

At Mental Health Colorado, our focus is on kids and adolescents. We, as an organization, would like to see mental health professionals in all schools — and this amendment may be a way to achieve this. This measure, if passed, would fund evidence-based p
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added Oct 23, 2016 13:44

[Indiana] Daniels asks campus to explore total tobacco ban

In a University Senate meeting on Wednesday, Daniels asked the senate to consider this change. The University Resources Policy Committee has been asked to explore the Purdue community’s opinion about the ban. Alan Friedman, associate professor of biolog
The Exponent (Purdue U.)
added Oct 23, 2016 13:29

[District of Columbia] DC Council debating to raise age to 21 to buy tobacco products

The full council debated the issue recently and some raised the issue that the civil penalty written in this bill would give an underage smoker who buys tobacco a $50 fine. However, the fine for smoking marijuana in public in D.C. is only $25.
WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Oct 23, 2016 13:29

[Illinois] Chicago suburb raises legal age to buy tobacco to 21

Highland Park, located north of Chicago, is the first community in Lake County to increase the minimum age from 18. Several other Illinois communities, including Chicago, already have done so. The new ordinance takes effect in Highland Park on Jan. 1.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27

[Australia] Malcolm Turnbull told to quit the cigs after stakes in big tobacco revealed

So why does Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull still have a financial stake in two of the world's biggest tobacco companies, 18 months after... One is a European fund that invests in British American Tobacco and the others are Japanese funds with shares in
Hills News (NSW) (au)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27
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BAT’s $47B Reynolds Buy May Sail Through Antitrust Review ($$)

Despite the heightened regulatory environment that has served as the death knell for several megamergers this year, British American Tobacco’s $47 billion takeover bid for U.S. tobacco company Reynolds American likely will not draw intense antitrust scru
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27
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[California] EDITORIAL: Voters, OK Prop. 56 to cut smoking, help cover costs

It’s hard to believe that Big Tobacco is concerned enough about the state of our roads or anti-smoking programs to spend tens of millions to scuttle this initiative. In addition, claims that schools are being “cheated” have been shot down by state educat
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added Oct 22, 2016 20:20
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