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[UK] Tobacco industry treated 'shabbily'

Lord Naseby has encouraged ministers to end a policy of keeping their distance from tobacco firms
MSN UK (uk)
added Jun 21, 2012 00:48
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PUBLIC HEALTH LEADERS PETITION THE FDA TO ACT ON MENTHOL

With the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009, Congress took an important step to prevent youth smoking by banning flavored cigarettes. Because tobacco manufacturers use flavors, herbs and spices to mask the harshness of tobacco and
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 15, 2013 17:34
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[Canada] Dépanneur owners say anti-tobacco law could force them to card everyone who buys cigarettes

The Association of Chinese Dépanneur Owners is asking for its voice to be heard at the upcoming anti-tobacco legislation hearings at the National Assembly. Bill 44 aims to toughen Quebec’s current anti-smoking law by banning smoking on restaurant and ba
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 13, 2015 11:00
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Oregon Could Allow Cities and Counties to Set Tobacco Taxes

Legislation introduced into the Oregon legislature could result in cities, counties and towns in the Beaver State being able to impose their own taxes on tobacco in addition to what the state already levies.
HalfWheel
added Jan 14, 2015 12:24
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[Canada] No provincial consensus on menthol-flavoured tobacco ban: Ambrose

The federal government hasn’t banned menthol-flavoured tobacco products, which have become popular with youth smokers, because there’s no consensus among the provinces, Health Minister Rona Ambrose told Global News.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Dec 23, 2014 21:49
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[Africa, Canada, Ireland, Nigeria] JEMIDE: National Tobacco Control Bill: The challenge on security and economy

Ambrose Jemide, a security consultant, argues that stringent tobacco regulation has adverse implications for the security and economy of the nation…
Daily Independent (ng)
added Aug 27, 2014 22:00
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How big tobacco got its way in Florida Legislature [FREE FULL TEXT]

In 2009, tobacco lobbyists aggressively pushed a bill that drastically capped the amount four tobacco companies have to pay to appeal certain court judgments against them. The bill, SB 2198, was authored by Sen. Mike Haridopolos but written by the tobacc
Florida Times-Union
added Dec 31, 2012 11:07
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[Australia, USA] WOODHEAD: Big Pharma's credibility goes up in smoke

Companies such as GSK (Zyban, Nicabate), Pfizer (Champix) and Johnson and Johnson (Nicorette) are active members of a conservative US lobby group called the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). . . . If these Big Pharma companies are so committe
6minutes.com.au (au)
added Jul 17, 2012 05:07
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[South Africa] Stricter tobacco regulations

Free Market Foundation executive director Leon Louw, a nonsmoker, says the proposed changes to the law are unbalanced and that laws should protect the rights of both smokers and nonsmokers.
Financial Mail (za)
added Jul 13, 2012 16:37
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[Canada] Stephen Harper calls marijuana 'infinitely worse' than tobacco

expressed his vehement opposition to marijuana once again, calling it "infinitely worse" than tobacco at a campaign stop in Montreal on Saturday. "Tobacco is a product that does a lot of damage. Marijuana is infinitely worse... "If we sell marijuana in s
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 4, 2015 10:10
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