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[Africa] Tobacco industry accused of 'intimidation and interference' in Kenya

British American Tobacco has undue influence over the Kenyan government and is in breach of WHO tobacco convention...More than 50 years after Kenya gained independence from British colonial rule, one company is steadfastly refusing to loosen its grip on p
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 5, 2015 17:48
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[Texas] Health panelists resign as Irving council exempts businesses from smoking ban

But a grandfather clause in the new law exempts several existing business from the ban. The 6-3 vote to pass it prompted abrupt resignations from city health board members and rebukes from advocates who have spent months pushing for a total, immediate ba
Dallas Morning News
added Feb 22, 2015 10:55
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Congress Should Back President Obama’s Tobacco Tax Plan – It Will Protect Kids, Save Lives and Cut Health Care Costs

In his FY 2016 budget released today, President Obama urged Congress to increase the federal cigarette tax by 94 cents per pack and also increase taxes on other tobacco products. The tobacco tax changes would raise $95.1 billion in new revenue over 10 ye
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 2, 2015 17:50
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[Asia] WHO praises tobacco control policy decisions by Kyrgyzstan

has praised Kyrgyzstan’s two important decisions to substantially strengthen the country’s tobacco control policy as part of the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC).
The Times of Central Asia (kg)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:50
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[Texas] Legislature to consider ban on e-cigarette sales to minors

Legislators in Texas, one of just nine states that permit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors, will consider banning such sales amid concerns about growing use of the "safer" alternative to smoking among youth.
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Dec 26, 2014 23:00
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LETTER TO DHHS ON FDA'S "DEEMED TOBACCO PRODUCTS" FROM REPS. BOEHNER, McCARTHY and UPTON

we have concerns that the proposed rule's February 15, 2007 grandfather date for newly deemed tobacco products will impede innovation and impose unnecessary regulatory burdens on both the FDA and regulated industries...Any final provision on this issue sh
Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Dec 3, 2014 04:13
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Cigarette, E-Cigarette, and Other Tobacco Product Advertisements and Imagery in Magazines with Large Numbers of Teen Readers (PDF)

This analysis reveals that in spite of the progress made in reducing direct marketing of tobacco to teens, millions of teen readers continue to be exposed to tobacco and e-cigarette advertising and editorial and news content containing images of celeb
House Committee on Energy and Commerce
added Sep 26, 2014 20:57
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[Florida] Health groups outraged by last-minute change to E-cigarette bill

Health groups and local governments say decades of work to keep tobacco products out of the hands of kids could be overturned through a House measure billed as prohibiting the sale of trendy electronic cigarettes to minors.
Florida Times-Union
added Apr 14, 2014 08:54
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[USA] Tobacco Lobby Targets Trans-Pacific, Trans-Atlantic Pacts

Philip Morris International Management SA has turned to former Rep. Bill Paxon, R-N.Y., and other Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld lobbyists for help. ​PMI Global Services Inc., a subsidiary of the Marlboro cigarette maker, enlisted the Akin Gump team in Wa
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Mar 31, 2014 23:49
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[UK] VIDEO: Mark Drakeford says e-cigarettes are 're-normalising' smoking

Health Minister Mark Drakeford said he fears that electronic cigarettes are "re-normalising" smoking and believes there is a case for tighter laws. He told BBC Wales' Sunday Politics that he was very anxious about the devices. But he did not dismiss cl
BBC Online
added Feb 2, 2014 13:36
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