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INTERACTIVE: Making Tobacco’s Case

Letters from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington to governments all over the world / Letters and documents from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s foreign affiliates / Letters from the U.S. Chamber with other business groups
New York Times
added Jun 30, 2015 08:41

[Hungary] Government may require blank cigarette packaging

The Hungarian government is drafting a bill that would require tobacco manufacturers to sell their products in plain packages, without logos or other brand identifiers, according to an announcement that the government published on its website, MTI report
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Jun 29, 2015 13:53

[Pennsylvania] Report: Smoking Rates In Philadelphia Fall To All Time Low

Mayor Michael Nutter says, “My administration has made it a priority to prevent youth from taking up smoking, to help current smokers kick the habit and to protect residents from secondhand smoke in indoor and outdoor spaces.” The report says in 2008, th
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jun 29, 2015 12:22

[Africa] Malawi: Veep Says Tobacco Is Strategic Crop to Malawi

Tobacco Association of Malawi (TAMA) on Thursday officially opened its 27th Annual Congress, a gathering that draws together, stakeholders, tobacco farmers representatives across the entire region of Malawi. Speaking when he presided over the opening of
added Jun 29, 2015 09:36

Ohio House OKs bill on childproofing for e-cigarette liquids

The Senate has passed a similar bill. One measure must clear both chambers before the restrictions can become law. The bills’ supporters say liquid nicotine refills can harm children if ingested or absorbed through the skin.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 26, 2015 21:43

Missouri Cigarette Tax Hike Advocates Split On Strategy

heart of the debate around the Raise Your Hand for Kids campaign is its target of raising the cigarette tax by only 50 cents, raising questions about its potential economic impact, the possibility of a compromise with the tobacco lobby and how it stacks u
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Jun 26, 2015 21:40

[Hungary] Plain packaging planned for tobacco products

The government is planning to introduce uniform packaging for tobacco products, the PM’a Cabinet Chief said at the weeklygovernment press briefing. János Lázár said the measure is aimed at ensuring that “every tobacco product has the same appearance, lea
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added Jun 26, 2015 21:27
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[North Carolina] Packaging requirements for e-cigarette liquid in NC approved

legislators have agreed to put more regulations on the rapidly growing electronic cigarette industry, particularly child-resistant packaging on containers of nicotine-laced liquid from which its vapors are inhaled.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 26, 2015 21:20
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Oregon Lawmakers Look To Cigars For More Revenue

Cigar smokers in Oregon could soon have to pay more in taxes. A legislative committee could advance a measure as soon as Tuesday that would remove a cap on the cigar tax. Analysts say lawmakers could expect to raise a smokin' $5 million per year in extra
Northwest Public Radio (Pullman, WA)
added Jun 26, 2015 15:21


some light in the tunnel: two separate measures proposed recently in the U.S. House of Representatives may amend the worst aspects of the tobacco law, and prevent the FDA from regulating them right off the market — at least temporarily. All true aficionad
American Spectator
added Jun 26, 2015 09:35
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