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[Africa, Botswana] Gov’t to strengthen tobacco control laws

“The Government of Botswana in recognising that tobacco use is a health and development priority, has committed to strengthen national tobacco control laws by repealing the Control of Smoking Act of 2004 to be compliant with the WHO FCTC. The legislation
Mmegi (bw)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:26

[UK] North Yorkshire Tobacco Control 2016 Report: One Year On (PDF)

This report highlights the activity that has taken place over the last year to support our vision to inspire a smokefree generation in North Yorkshire. This report provides updates under the 5 priorities of the North Yorkshire Tobacco Control Strateg
North Yorkshire Partnerships (uk)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:05

Daily chart / Why smoking is still so widespread

Turkey was the sole country to have followed the WHO's recommendations on all five measures...The Lancet study makes it clear that the governments of countries where smoking is still popular largely have themselves to blame.
The Economist
added Mar 27, 2017 14:51

[North Carolina] Bill filed to raise minimum age to buy tobacco products in NC

Four Republican House members filed a bill Wednesday that would raise the minimum age to purchase or receive tobacco products in North Carolina. House Bill 435 would raise the purchasing age from 18 to 21 years old, except for people currently serving in
WSPA News Channel Seven (Spartanburg, SC)
added Mar 27, 2017 04:17

[Kentucky] Supreme Court nominee helped win big award here

Roberts worked with Gorsuch during months of preparation. The four-week trial concluded with a jury awarding $1.05 billion for their client, Conwood Sales Company, a major manufacturer of smokeless tobacco products which changed its name in 2010 to The A
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Mar 27, 2017 04:00

Avoiding “A Massive Spin-Off Effect in West Africa and Beyond”:The Tobacco Industry Stymies Tobacco Control in Nigeria [FREE FULL TEXT]

Implications: This is the first detailed account of tobacco industry interference with tobacco legislation in Africa. The emergence of tobacco control in Nigeria threatened the tobacco industry, which believed that success in Nigeria would have a “domi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 27, 2017 03:55

Vape Takes New Shape on Capitol Hill

But once Republicans learned they would be firmly in control of the White House and Congress, they no longer felt the need to rush through the appropriations bill—putting the Cole-Bishop Amendment and HR 2058 in limbo. Although they may be rechristened a
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 27, 2017 03:39

The Future of Tobacco / What today's political climate means for the industry in 2020 and beyond

As near the end of the first quarter with a new president--a Republican, no less--there is of plenty of potential for optimism. So, CSP speculates what this brave new world might mean for the tobacco industry by the end of Trump’s first term and beyond.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 27, 2017 03:34

[New York] Cigar Tax Proposal Comes at Blue-Collar Consumers' Expense

A recommendation in New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget could pit premium cigars against value brands by changing the state’s taxing method from a percentage basis to a per-cigar model, according to a state convenience-store association. The New
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 27, 2017 03:34

Tobacco's Alternate Universe: 2020

Yes, a Republican-controlled Congress and White House is widely considered a plus for the industry. But it is simply too early to tell exactly what a Donald Trump presidency means for tobacco.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 27, 2017 03:32
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