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[Ireland, USA, Virginia] US politician seeks cigarette packet change

The governor of Virginia has written to Taoiseach Enda Kenny urging him to reject proposals to introduce plain cigarette packaging. In a letter three days ago, Governor Bob McDonnell said there were other proven ways to regulate the industry based on “s
Irish Times (ie)
added Dec 9, 2013 20:18
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[Asia] AUDIO: India introduces health warnings on tobacco products

Now an opposition MP has introduced a private members bill - based on plain packing legislation passed in Australia - calling for a total ban on logos and designs on tobacco packaging.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 28, 2013 01:22
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[Europe, Greece] Bulgarian tobacco producers present demands for tobacco sector development at Oriental Tobacco Forum

Tsvetan Filev, Chairperson of the National Association of Tobacco Producers NAT-2010, said speaking before the participants at the forum, as follows: “If Bulgaria is excluded from the EU subsidies because of the late accession to the EU, then the money s
Focus English News (bg)
added Sep 22, 2013 07:24
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[India] How the economics & politics of tobacco is killing lakhs every year

The Supreme Court has hinted at 'connivance' between govt and the tobacco lobby. ITC has made donations to political parties, including the Congress and the BJP. Salman Khurshid, then Union law minister, said at last year's Godfrey Phillips National Bra
The Economic Times (India)
added Aug 18, 2013 16:42
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[New Jersey] NJ Assemblywomen Attempt Smoking Ban

The new bill co-sponsored by Assemblywomen Celeste Riley and Connie Wagner, will amend the “New Jersey Smoke-Free Air act, which forces campuses to go 100-percent tobacco-free by prohibiting smoking in any area of any building of, or on the grounds of,
NewJerseyNewsroom.com
added Jun 17, 2013 00:55
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Parly ratifies protocol on tobacco

PARLIAMENT has ratified the protocol that seeks to control tobacco smoking amid concerns by legislators of the potential effects on the tobacco growers. Health and child Welfare Minister Henry Madzorera steered the motion in both the House of Assembly an
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 12, 2013 16:33
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[USA] U.S. Senators Warn Europe on Tobacco

Signatories to the May 7 letter have longtime ties to the tobacco industry. Sen. Burr has received more money from tobacco companies, $ 524,000, than any other member of Congress, data from the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics show. Sen. McConne
NASDAQ
added Jun 7, 2013 11:06
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The Buzz: California senator vows to continue fight for new cigarette tax

Legislative proposals to create new taxes in California didn't fare very well in the upper house last week, but at least one senator isn't giving up the fight. Sen. Kevin de León wants to raise taxes on cigarettes by $2 a pack to pay for health care prog
San Luis Obispo (CA) Tribune
added May 28, 2013 07:18
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[Europe, UK] Donna Edmunds: How an obscure Swedish tobacco product could hold the key to reversing Cameron’s EU problems

Whilst not part of a treaty, the Tobacco Products Directive, which is currently being reworked, offers ample opportunities for Cameron’s team. Last broached ten years ago, the current directive is deemed out of date thanks to the arrival of new non-toba
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added May 27, 2013 17:14
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New Jersey residents remain skeptical about raising tobacco age restriction

Young New Jerseyans may not be able to buy cigarettes until they’re old enough to buy a six-pack, after State Sen. Richard J. Codey announced his intention to raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco to 21. New Jersey residents, however, displayed
NJ.com
added May 20, 2013 16:09
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