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[Europe] Tobacco directive: Inter-service consultation finally starts ($$)

On 30 November, the European Commission launched an inter-service consultation on the revision of Directive 2001/37/EC on tobacco products. This move, called for by all the stakeholders, was made only two days after the nomination of the new...
Europolitics (Europe Information Service) (be)
added Dec 1, 2012 11:25
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[Russia, USA] BONNER: Re-elect Barack Obama, the better choice for America, Ukraine and world

Romney’s Bain & Company made millions of dollars advising British American Tobacco on how to brand and market their products more successfully. As a result, more Ukrainian women and children started smoking; the smoking rate among men remained among the h
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Nov 8, 2012 18:14
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[Missouri] Curator questions plan to earmark tobacco tax revenue

University of Missouri Curator Wayne Goode, in an early ballot, voted for Proposition B, albeit somewhat reluctantly.
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Oct 29, 2012 14:18
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[Ghana] NGO urges government to pass Tobacco Control Bill

The Programme Director of Vision for Alternative Development, a non-government organisation has noted that the passage of the Tobacco Control Bill is the effective means of preventing the marketing and usage of the product. Mr Labram Musah Massawudu said
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Oct 24, 2012 17:50
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[California] Must Read: Armstrong attorney links USADA to big tobacco

"This reasoned decision will be a farce, written by USADA with the significant assistance of lawyers from one of Big Tobacco's favorite law firms at a time when Lance Armstrong is one of America's leading anti-tobacco advocates," Herman wrote, according
VeloNews
added Oct 23, 2012 18:18
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[Missouri] Battle lines are clear on proposed tobacco tax hike

And there is clearly little love lost between the spokesmen for each side. Ron Leone, head of the state’s convenience store association, says of his opponents: “They are fundamentally anti-tobacco zealots . . . Counters Roy Temple, campaign manager fo
St. Louis (MO) Beacon
added Oct 19, 2012 09:18
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[Washington] Judge blocks roll-your-own cigarette taxes

- A state judge blocked the collection of taxes on roll-your-own cigarettes Monday, citing a voter-approved initiative that makes it harder for lawmakers to raise taxes.
Everett (WA) Herald
added Jun 26, 2012 03:30
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[California] WILSON: Big Tobacco Wants Your Children

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Psychology Today
added Jun 12, 2012 17:22
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Tobacco companies blitz airwaves to block California tax on cigarettes

Two-thirds of California voters backed the $1 extra tax, but two months later, the margin is narrowing in run up to Tuesday's vote
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 4, 2012 14:55
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[California] Jerry Brown fires doctor in anti-tobacco tax ad

Under pressure from health advocates, Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday removed a controversial physician from a state health board after she appeared in an industry-funded ad
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 11, 2012 10:24
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