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[Asia, Pakistan] KHAN: The tobacco mafia

By tricking taxes on the tobacco industry, Pakistan is openly defying United Nations Sustainable Development Goals which especially call for the implementation of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHOFCTC) in all coun
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 24, 2018 00:23
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STROUD: How much does the FDA really do to promote public health?

Despite the overwhelming evidence, FDA has yet to approve any modified risk tobacco products, effectively blocking any innovation in this growing and important market, which helps Americans improve their health.
The Hill
added Apr 25, 2018 17:32
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[Europe] POLOSA: eCigarettes are safer than smoking tobacco

As an advocate for tobacco reduction and a leading expert on quitting smoking and smoking-related diseases, I have delved deep into the issue... The EU’s silence on this opportunity for public health is unacceptable. The European Parliament should work to
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added Apr 25, 2018 10:55
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[Virginia] Richmond City Council to weigh proposed cigarette tax, demolition to clear way for Stone Brewing bistro

Agelasto's proposal has faced pushback from cigarette-manufacturer Altria Group. Convenience store owners have also opposed it, saying a per-pack tax would hurt business by sending customers seeking cigarettes to the counties, where there is no tax.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Apr 24, 2018 16:33
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[New York] Nassau GOP backs boost in age to buy tobacco

Majority Republicans on the Nassau County Legislature have proposed a bill to raise the age to purchase tobacco products to 21 from 18 — a year after blocking an attempt by Democrats to update the local law.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Apr 23, 2018 17:55
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HEFLER: Austria: government chooses tobacco industry interests over citizens’ health

Faced with a clear choice between popular opinion, scientific evidence and the health and wellbeing of its citizens on the one hand, and craven political expediency and subservience to the tobacco industry on the other, the Austrian government chose the
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 23, 2018 02:01
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[Vietnam] Ministry of Health proposes tobacco tax hike

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has proposed to raise the tax imposed on a pack of cigarettes to 2,000 VND (0.088 USD). Meanwhile, the draft law on Special Consumption Tax, which will come into effect in 2020, plans to put a tax of 1,000 VND (0.044 USD) on
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Apr 23, 2018 00:23
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Ministry proposes tobacco tax increase to VNĐ2,000

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Thursday proposed to raise the tax on tobacco at a press conference on tobacco prevention hosted by the Ministry of Information and Communication. According to the proposal, the tax imposed on a pack of cigarettes is expec
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Apr 21, 2018 19:25
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Smith pitched Pruitt on 'secret science.' Now it's happening ($$)

EPA coordinated with House Republicans about their plans to restrict the science used in crafting regulations, newly released emails show.
E&E News
added Apr 26, 2018 13:36
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McCAFFREE: Physician: Tobacco company racketerring -- Oklahoma's story

Over the next several months, the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center will release a series of reports summarizing internal tobacco industry documents that tell the story — in the words of tobacco company executives and their lobbyists — of a highly success
The Oklahoman
added Apr 25, 2018 19:53
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