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[Asia] India May Ban E-Cigarettes

India is considering a ban on electronic cigarettes over the risks to public health that they may cause, a senior Health Ministry official told Reuters. The World Health Organization (WHO) in August called for stiff regulation of e-cigarettes as well as
Reuters
added Oct 31, 2014 19:02
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[Malaysia] Dr Jerip launches state-level anti-smoking campaign

Dr Jerip Susil in his address at the launching of the state-level No Tobacco Day 2014 ... He said the government spends billions of ringgit yearly to treat tobacco related diseases. “A smoker or non-smoker suffering from tobacco related disease will hav
Borneo Post (my)
added Oct 31, 2014 18:36
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FDA Now Collects Data for Tobacco User Fee Calculations

The new Form FDA 3852 is very similar to the form manufacturers and importers have been sending to USDA. Thus, the new rule does not add additional administrative burdens to required data submissions.
FDA Blogs
added Oct 31, 2014 11:58
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How Tobacco Bonds Work, and What Can Go Wrong

States and localities got cash up front but may end up paying back a lot more than they expected.
ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:30
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Investors Haul In Nearly Half the Tobacco Settlement Cash

An updated tally by ProPublica shows that tobacco bondholders are due $2.6 billion of the $6 billion in this year’s payouts to state and local governments from Big Tobacco.
ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:28
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Podcast: In Big Tobacco Cash, a Boon Turned Burden

It seemed a boon then, but as Cezary Podkul tells ProPublica Editor in Chief Steve Engelberg in today’s podcast, things haven’t exactly turned out that way.
ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:26
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Tobacco Debt: How Cash From Big Tobacco Went From Boon to Burden

ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:23
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TOBACCO NATION: WHERE AMERICANS SMOKE, DIP AND DIE TRYIN’ / Who's Still Smoking? State-by-State Analysis of U.S. Tobacco Use

We combed through the latest CDC data for interesting and surprising patterns of tobacco use in the U.S. ...Would you have guessed that Maine loves cigars more than anywhere ...Kentucky...highest rate of smoking-attributable deaths (371 per 100,000 peopl
Vocativ
added Oct 30, 2014 14:41
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More Cities Raise Tobacco Age to 21 ($$)

A grass roots movement to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21 years from 18 is gaining traction, shaping up as the next serious challenge to the $100 billion U.S. tobacco industry.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 30, 2014 13:18
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[Minnesota] Honeywell and feds at odds over health insurance

According to the lawsuit, "employees will be penalized if they or their spouses do not take the biometric tests." The penalties listed in the lawsuit include ... a $1,000 'tobacco surcharge' even if the employee chooses to not go through the biometric tes
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Oct 30, 2014 12:52
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