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[Canada] Wildrose presses Notley government to investigate tobacco-litigation scandal

The Opposition Wildrose Thursday ramped up pressure on the government of Premier Rachel Notley to order an investigation into how the contract to litigate Alberta's $10-billion tobacco lawsuit was awarded under former premier Alison Redford.
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 04:01

[Canada] Media advisory - The Canadian Cancer Society will react to the passage of the Quebec legislation to bolster tobacco control

Quebec Division will officially react to the passage of An Act to bolster tobacco control. Mélanie Champagne, Director of Public Issues, and Micheline Bélanger, former smoker and lung cancer survivor, will be available for interviews.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 03:50

[Canada] City council moving forward with hookah ban

City council is forging ahead with plans to ban the use of herbal water pipes, otherwise known as hookahs, in public places. Council passed a motion Wednesday asking Ottawa Public health to study how it can expand the city's bylaws to regulate all smoki
CRFA (Ottawa) (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 03:48

[California] EDITORIAL: Growing state budget surplus undercuts case for raising taxes

But as we always warn, boosting cigarette taxes also would increase the black market, which especially afflicts the poor. If the economy remains this productive, we hope any talk of tax increases next year is snuffed out like a cigarette butt.
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Nov 27, 2015 01:42

CPMA chief says France plain pack vote was a close call

Having received information from Brussels, Consumer Packaging Manufacturers Alliance (CPMA) director Mike Ridgway told Packaging News just how close the call was on France’s plain packaing law being passed. “It got passed by just two votes! Now it passes
Packaging News (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 01:30

[France] French give nod to plain cigarette packaging

Cigarettes will have to be sold in plain packaging in France from next year after the French parliament narrowly voted through a proposal which has drawn the ire of tobacconists. The measure narrowly made it through parliament late Wednesday after an ame
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 27, 2015 01:26

France passes plain tobacco pack law

The new packaging will be introduced in France from May next year but, as in other countries, the measure has sparked threats of legal action among tobacco companies. Smoking is the main cause of death in France, with more than 70,000 people dying each y
Packaging News (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 01:22
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France introduces plain cigarette packaging

The French parliament has narrowly passed a law to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes . It’s in a bid to cut the number of its smokers, particularly among teenagers, The new packaging will be introduced from May next year but the measure has spark
added Nov 27, 2015 01:20

[Hungary] Philip Morris, Imperial Tobacco products stay on shelves

the National Tobacco Supply Company (ODBE) said yesterday and today that is was finally able to sign contracts with the two companies, Hungarian news agency MTI reported. Retailers may place orders for Philip Morrisʼ products from December 7 and for Imp
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Nov 27, 2015 01:19

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Regulate, not ban

The government will not ban e-cigarette but will regulate it based on other countries’ experience, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said. Dr Subramaniam said further deliberation is needed before enacting new e-cigarette laws as vaping is a ne
New Straits Times (my)
added Nov 27, 2015 01:17
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