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[New Jersey] Tax em' if you've got em'? Phil Murphy wants levy on e-cigarettes

Murphy's state budget anticipates raising $59 million from new taxes on e-cigarettes and tobacco products in New Jersey for cash-starved state coffers. That bill combines a 75 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes with a rise in the wholesale tax on toba
NJ.com
added May 30, 2018 19:56
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[California] Putting Profits Before Kids, R.J. Reynolds Spends Over $11.6 Million in Effort to Overturn San Francisco Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products

The huge sums Reynolds is spending in just one city is aimed at sustaining the pipeline of kids the tobacco industry needs to survive. Reynolds is going all-out to fight this law because they know that menthol and other flavors – including candy flavors
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 30, 2018 17:29
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Extensive lobbying by Philip Morris compels Pakistan to soften tobacco health warnings

Instead of 85 percent space for health warning, only 50 percent of cigarette pack would be utilized / 2015 legislation watered down owing to financial aspects pertaining to tobacco industry
Daily Pakistan (pk)
added May 30, 2018 16:53
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[Asia, Israel] Knesset approves crackdown on smoking in public places, but excludes itself

Israel on Wednesday announced a major crackdown on cigarette smoking, banning the practice from many public spaces including hospitals, justice courts, concerts and parking lots, including within ten meters from the entrance to any such place. Any gathe
Times of Israel (is)
added May 30, 2018 14:32
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[Asia, Israel] Coming soon: Smoking ban to include parks and courts

The Knesset's Labor, Welfare, and Health Committee on Wednesday morning approved the Order to Prevent Smoking in Public Places and Exposure to Smoking, which expands the list of places in which smoking is prohibited. Likud MK Yehuda Glick's suggestions
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added May 30, 2018 14:31
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LOUISIANA WORKPLACE SMOKING BAN WITHDRAWN

A proposal to ban smoking in all workplaces in the state of Louisiana has been withdrawn by its sponsor, Rep. Dustin Miller (D-Opelousas) after failing to get enough support from his legislative colleagues. In its place, the body unanimously passed House
HalfWheel
added May 30, 2018 13:34
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Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May pleads guilty to criminal contempt and receives $1,500 fine

to oppose Kinder Morgan's $7.4-billion pipeline project....Justice Kenneth Affleck issued the injunction...ordering protesters to stay at least five metres away from Kinder Morgan's facilities in Burnaby.... Among his clients were Rothmans, Benson & Hedg
Georgia Straight (ca)
added May 29, 2018 16:04
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MAHOOD/COLLISHAW: Canada's anti-tobacco plan is smoke and mirrors

Inadequate funding and timid language from the government of Justin Trudeau won't help curb epidemic.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added May 29, 2018 15:50
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Pakistan diluted proposed tobacco health warnings after Philip Morris, BAT lobbying

In Pakistan, where the government estimates tobacco kills more than 100,000 people a year, Philip Morris (PM.N) launched a lobbying campaign that included letters to and a meeting with the country's prime minister on blocking larger health warnings and co
Reuters
added May 29, 2018 14:33
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[UK] ‘Tobacco and alcohol are a blight on Sunderland’ - city leaders debate plans to tackle £94.6million smoking problem

Sunderland’s smoking prevalence rate stands at 18% for 2016/17 – slightly higher than the national average of 15.5 per cent. In 2016/17, 487 women in Sunderland were recorded as smoking at the time they gave birth – equating to 17.2% and almost double t
Scarborough Evening News (uk)
added May 29, 2018 14:01
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