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Americas Tobacco: Expect regulation news to heat up in the coming months

We expect increased newsflow around tobacco regulation in the US in the coming months including (1) the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC) meeting to discuss PM's IQOS Modified Risk Tobacco Products Application (MRTPA) next week; and (
Goldman Sachs Research
added Jan 20, 2018 02:00
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] I-Medik against re-introduction of 'kiddie packs'

(I-Medik), an alliance of Muslim health practitioners, does not want 'kiddie pack' cigarettes (pack of 10 sticks) to be re-introduced in the market. Its Vape and Tobacco Control Unit head Dr Ahmad Farid Nazmi in a statement here today said that the propo
Sun Daily (my)
added Jan 20, 2018 01:30
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Trump Envisions an A.T.F. Without the A or T

the agency has all but abandoned its legacy of fighting liquor and tobacco smugglers....tobacco smuggling — a little-known crime that costs the government billions in lost taxes each year — goes largely unenforced.
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2018 21:21
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[Asia, Israel] NEW LEGISLATION TO CONSIDER NIS 40 BILLION PAYMENT BY TOBACCO COMPANIES

The bill wants to enable the authorities to force Israeli and foreign tobacco companies to pay between NIS 35 billion and NIS 40b. to cover the huge medical expenses that have been spent on tobacco-related diseases. The bill, initiated by Yesh Atid MK Y
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 19, 2018 13:43
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Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco

Regulatory moves that could one day make smoking an obsolete habit get underway next week when U.S. regulators hold a public meeting on a closely watched cigarette alternative. The proposal from the Food and Drug Administration is two-fold: cut nicotine
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 19, 2018 10:15
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VIDEO: MANN: The problem with raiding Tobacco Free Florida funds for cancer research

The money that funds Tobacco Free Florida has proven to be money well spent. Independent evaluations have shown that appropriated funds have been used effectively and efficiently. Florida is the third most populous state and continues to grow daily. Yet
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jan 19, 2018 09:59
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[New Hampshire] Seacoast teens push to raise NH tobacco age to 21

it’s far too easy for minors to get access to cigarettes and other tobacco products. The three Seacoast teenagers took that message to the Statehouse on Thursday, as they testified at a hearing in favor of a bill that would raise the legal age to buy cig
Foster's Democrat
added Jan 19, 2018 09:48
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[Arkansas] Council to talk tobacco, liquor and panhandling today at 6 pm

The Russellville City Council will convene at 6 p.m. today inside City Hall and discuss amending Ordinance 1847 that prohibits any tobacco products up to 50 feet away from city buildings to include electronic cigarettes.
Russellville (AR) Courier
added Jan 19, 2018 09:46
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Alabama Democrat wants to ban smoking in vehicles with children

State Representative Rolanda Hollis (D-Birmingham) wants to ban smoking in vehicles that have minors inside. Hollis said she got the idea after riding in her husband’s truck. The bill will be considered today by the Alabama House Judiciary Committee.
YellowhammerNews (Birmingham, AL)
added Jan 19, 2018 09:21
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NEW JERSEY LEGISLATURE WILL TAKE UP PARK AND BEACH SMOKING BAN FOR THIRD TIME

but this year, it has a chance of being approved without falling victim to a gubernatorial veto. Eight members of the Assembly have co-sponsored A1703, which was introduced at the start of the new session and has since been referred to the Assembly Touri
HalfWheel
added Jan 19, 2018 09:21
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