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[Australia] Plain packaging architect 'thrilled' as WTO upholds tobacco laws

Nicola Roxon, the woman credited with spearheading an unprecedented win over 'big tobacco', has hailed a World Trade Organization decision on Australia's plain packaging laws a victory for public health policy.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 9, 2017 21:51
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Anti-Vaping Surgeon General Has Been Abruptly Replaced

When Murthy’s report was issued, Norquist’s powerful foundation Americans for Tax Reform called on Trump to fire the surgeon general. Norquist made headlines back in February when he said, “I think that the next election, at the presidential level, and a
Gizmodo
added Apr 22, 2017 23:53
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[Missouri] Jefferson City raises minimum age to purchase tobacco

The city council approved an ordinance Monday night increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. The council voted 6-4 in favor of the measure. The age limit will go into effect immediately and applies to tobacco, alternative n
KOMU (Columbia, MO)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:42
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Imperial Tobacco Canada presents its submission to Senate on Bill S-5

The plain packaging and product standardization aspects of the federal government's proposal include unlawful and flawed positions and will be counterproductive in achieving its objectives. This is the position that Imperial Tobacco Canada will take in it
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 7, 2017 20:04
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FDA nominee won't commit to banning flavored e-cigarettes, cigars

Gottlieb said he can see where flavored products may be inappropriate in one context and appropriate in another, adding that his experts on staff should be making those determinations. "Gummy bears? Cookies and cream?" Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) asked..
The Hill
added Apr 6, 2017 21:27
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[Asia, Israel] PM told investigators he couldn't smoke that many cigars

Israel television channels announce that Benjamin Netanyahu told investigators that he couldn't possibly have smoked all those cigars that he received from Arnon Milchan 'due to a problem in his nasal cavity.'
Ynetnews (il)
added Mar 16, 2017 21:45
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[Asia, Israel] Netanyahu's doctor: Netanyahu doesn't smoke cigars

Dr. Berkowitz told Lelo Hafsaka Radio. "He hasn't smoked cigars for a long time. Even in the past, he didn't smoke a lot, for several reasons. "One of them is the problem in his nose. He has a medical problem in his nose, and it makes it hard to smoke. B
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 16, 2017 21:13
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[Asia, Israel, Mid-east] Richard Gere: Cigar gifts ‘no big deal‘ if Netanyahu makes peace

In Israel, Hollywood star says disgraced ex-PM Olmert was ‘a friend of mine’; compares current PM, US president: ‘It’s all deals to them’
Times of Israel (is)
added Mar 16, 2017 21:12
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[Ohio] Appeals judge Timothy Horton to plead guilty to spending campaign funds on cigars, meals

Franklin County Court of Appeals Judge Timothy Horton soon will appear in a courtroom other than his own to plead guilty to criminal charges. The Ohio Elections Commission this morning unanimously referred Horton for prosecution on three counts of fili
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Jan 28, 2017 21:26
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[Canada] Leaked report reveals Big Tobacco targeted city politicians in Sault, Sudbury

Leaked map shows 10 Ontario 'strategic municipalities' whose local politicians were targeted in 2012 by Imperial Tobacco Canada. Reasons for selecting these targets included their 'proximity to illicit tobacco' and 'likelihood of buy-in.'
SooToday.com (ca)
added Nov 25, 2016 23:20
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