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Exclusive: Philip Morris jolted by Indian proposal to ban foreign tobacco investment

Philip Morris International is fighting to keep a toehold in India's $11 billion tobacco market, as the government considers further tightening foreign investment rules in the sector, according to documents seen by Reuters. In previously unreported lett
added Jan 16, 2017 15:33

[Africa] Haunting images of tobacco plantation seized from white farmers by 'Mugabe thugs' in Zimbabwe and given to British GP show 'pathetic' crop and eerie, deserted outbuildings

A once thriving tobacco farm where a white Zimbabwean farmer and his wife lived for 35 years before being turfed out by a British doctor lies empty. Six foot tall tobacco plants which were lovingly tended to by 40 staff last year have been replaced by w
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:20

Vaping Measure Fails to Pass Senate

The fight to ease looming FDA requirements over e-cigarette and vaping manufacturers were put on hold at least until spring, with the so-called Cole-Bishop Amendment failing to get into federal budget legislation passed last month. The bill from U.S. Re
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 30, 2016 06:03

[Oklahoma] Billion-Dollar Tobacco Settlement Endowment Off-Limits for Teacher Raises

Miller said. "That's irresponsible. Those are not recurring revenue streams that will pay for a recurring expenditure." TSET manages roughly $1 billion. It and its annual earnings are spoken for.
Public Radio Tulsa (Public Radio 89.5 KWGS and Classical 88.7 KWTU)
added Dec 23, 2016 01:34

World No Tobacco Day 2017: Tobacco – a threat to development

It will demonstrate the threats that the tobacco industry poses to the sustainable development of all countries, including the health and economic well-being of their citizens. It will propose measures that governments and the public should take to promo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:54

CABRERA: NJOY’s Role in Getting Us Here

I refer to the pending Cole-Bishop amendment to the 2017 Agricultural Appropriations bill and our need to do all we can to get it passed. It’s a lifeline for our industry—of course, not a guarantee of survival but an opportunity to grab onto something m
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 29, 2016 04:08

KAPLAN: Could the FDA be dismantled under Trump?

“You can be against regulation all you want, but the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act is not something that is malleable within executive orders,” said Dr. Sidney Wolfe, founder and senior adviser to Public Citizen’s Health Research Group, which has long batt
added Nov 29, 2016 03:03

[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.' (ca)
added Nov 25, 2016 23:20

[California] After the Vote: Electorate Passed Prop. 56 Cigarette Tax by Huge Margin

“Since day one, we ran our campaign on the issues and substance of the measure, and urged voters to evaluate the content, intent and flaws of Prop. 56. While we believe Proposition 56 is bad public policy, the voters have spoken and we respect their decis
Capital & Main
added Nov 11, 2016 00:07

Mike Pence, the US vice president-elect, has said he doesn't believe that smoking kills

Pence wrote. "Despite the hysteria from the political class and the media, smoking doesn't kill...Now he's just one of the many reasons people who care about science and health are terrified of Trump's impending presidency.
Business Insider
added Nov 10, 2016 14:16
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