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Uruguay’s President Continues Leadership in Global Fight against Tobacco with Plain Packaging Announcement

congratulates President Tabaré Vázquez of Uruguay on his presidential decree of August 6 mandating that tobacco products be sold in plain packaging. The decree, which overcomes parliamentary inaction, maintains health warnings covering 80 percent of tobac
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:54
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[Guam] Senators: tobacco tax hike would net $9.35M

, some smokers might soon be priced out of the market with a permanent increase in the so-called ‘sin tax’ on tobacco products. Smokers who can still afford the price of cigarettes will just have to pay more for the cause to quit.
Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:16
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[New York] Raise the Age? By 2019, you may need to be 21 to buy tobacco in Essex County

The Board of Supervisors held a public hearing Monday in regard to raising the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. The board will choose whether to adopt the resolution at its regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 10 a.m. The hearing falls in
Adirondack Daily Enterprise (Saranac Lake, NY)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:13
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco grant to target smoking, vaping among Fall River area teens

The announcement of the grants, which will be awarded to 16 municipal health departments over four years, comes 10 days after Gov. Charlie Baker signed a law raising the tobacco-buying age to 21 statewide The state Department of Public Health on Monday
Fall River (MA) Herald News
added Aug 7, 2018 18:14
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Rudy Giuliani, cigar smoker, is mad at 'a moron on Fox' for saying he prefers cigarettes

"There is a moron on Fox claiming I chain smoke cigarettes worrying about the President's tweets," Giuliani tweeted Monday evening. "Don't smoke cigarettes. Hate 'me. Smoke only premium cigars and I hope this idiot is not a lawyer because if he is he sho
The Week
added Aug 8, 2018 19:48
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China Trade: How New Trump Tariffs Spell Disaster for Vaping

Higher-tariffs on Chinese-made vaping units means higher prices for American consumers and businesses. 91% of e-cigs imported into the United States come from China. “Yes, it will hurt consumers, yes, it will hurt the industry,” said Tony Abboud, Presid
Vaping Daily (blog)
added Aug 8, 2018 12:40
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BLAIR: Trump's FDA may finally end Obama's war on vaping

the announcement that the FDA is working towards “increased flexibility and efficiencies within the application review process” is important. Only a select few tobacco companies can afford the millions of dollars required to subject products to a process
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Aug 7, 2018 21:36
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[Illinois] Kwame Raoul says he can't be bought by controversial tobacco executive donation

Raoul's Democratic opponents in the primary criticized him for taking $100,000 in donations from tobacco executive Don Levin. Levin, who also owns the Chicago Wolves, is fighting the state over money from the tobacco settlements. Raoul explained wh
OurQuadCities.com WHBF-TV/KGCW-TV/KJLB-TV (Rock Island,IL)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:19
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POLYAKOVA/GONZALEZ: The U.S. anti-smoking campaign is a great model for fighting disinformation

In the case of smoking, American corporations were selling cigarettes to turn a profit. Today, however, foreign actors are deploying misleading content to actively undermine our democracy. For this reason, the FBI and other U.S. intelligence agencies shou
Washington Post
added Aug 4, 2018 18:54
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[UK] PRYOR: A tax on vaping would lead to more smoking deaths

Our smoking rate is the second lowest in Europe because we’ve embraced a liberal, evidence-based approach to e-cigarettes. An unlikely coalition of public health bodies, anti-smoking campaigners and free marketeers is united in recognising that vaping ha
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:40
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