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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco growers seek incentives, low tax rates

A representative of the tobacco growers on Saturday asked government to provide incentives and lower taxes on tobacco production to give relief to the farmers. “Tobacco contributes to federal exchequer in shape of sales tax and federal excise duty (FED)
The News (pk)
added Apr 1, 2018 17:44
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[Asia, Pakistan] elimination of third slab on cigarette price proposed

The official said that ministry has raised its concerns on the third slab introduced by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) last year for specific tobacco brands which reduced their price and increased the consumption. “Pakistan is moving towards adopting ‘T
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 1, 2018 17:42
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[Ghana] Ban sale of single sticks of cigarette - NGO

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD)...has called on the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) to ban the sale of single sticks of cigarette with immediate effect. It said the single sale of the cigarette had encourage
Myjoyonline.com (gh)
added Apr 1, 2018 17:40
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[Rhode Island] East Greenwich parks become tobacco free

Last week, the East Greenwich Community Services and Parks Department installed new signage throughout town, alerting residents of the tobacco free zones. “If you’re out in our parks trying to get exercise and being healthy it’ll be great not to have sm
East Greenwich (RI) Pendulum
added Mar 31, 2018 18:02
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[Germany, New York] What We Can Learn About the Ludicrous Kirsten Gillibrand "Sex Cult" Scandal and What We Can't

Gillibrand went on to defend big tobacco against lawsuits in the mid-90s—even taking two trips to a German lab that questioned the cigarette-cancer connection on behalf of Phillip Morris
Paste Magazine
added Mar 31, 2018 16:43
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[Germany, New York] ARCHIVE: Gillibrand's trip on Tobacco Road

The New York Times has a detailed investigation of Gillibrand's legal work for big tobacco in the 1990s. It turns out then-Kirsten Rutnik played a middle-of-the-pack role in defending Phillip Morris against lawsuits, twice traveling to a controversial la
Politico
added Mar 31, 2018 16:43
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No Changes to FDA Regulations in Federal Funding Bill

Congress’ omnibus spending bill for Fiscal Year 2018 did not include language to exempt premium cigars from FDA regulations, nor did it change the FDA Deeming Regulation predicate/grandfather date from Feb. 15, 2007 to Aug. 8, 2016, the National Associat
Convenience Store Decisions
added Mar 31, 2018 14:14
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Ian Paisley defends holding reception for tobacco company JTI

The North Antrim DUP MP held a tea with Japan Tobacco International, which was a major employer in his constituency operating the Gallaher's factory in Ballymena. Mr Paisley said the event in July was held to highlight the work needed to combat trade in
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:14
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[Missouri] LETTER: Campaigner for clean indoor air will be missed

Martin Pion was not just a good friend to me; he was a good friend to most of the people in the St. Louis area. Martin, who had lost a sister to lung cancer, tirelessly worked to reduce the impact...he had Stage 4 lung cancer...He never smoked. He will
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Mar 31, 2018 00:40
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[Europe] EU takes aim at U.S. ag, textile, tobacco products in response to steel, aluminum tariffs

The European Union is proposing new tariffs on U.S. agriculture, textile, tobacco and a host of other products in response to the Trump administration’s plan to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum.
World Trade Online [Inside U.S. Trade]
added Mar 30, 2018 19:42
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