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[Hong Kong] Tobacco plain packaging laws: the Australian experience

The Australian Government did not acquire any proprietary benefit from the imposition of the TPP Act on the plaintiffs. Accordingly the constitutional challenge to the TPP Act failed. ...Philip Morris Asia (incorporated in Hong Kong) allegedly only purcha
Mondaq
added Dec 21, 2014 20:12
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New paper from UCSF: The importance of product definitions in US e-cigarette laws and regulations

tobacco and e-cigarette companies (which are increasingly the same) are using laws that nominally restrict sales of e-cigarettes to kids as a Trojan Horse to enact changes to how e-cigarettes are defined that make it more difficult to regulate them, tex t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2014 20:51
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MTF Data Tables and Figures

Figure 1 - Cigarettes: Trends in 30-Day Use, Risk, Disapproval, and Availability in Grades 8, 10, and 12 Figure 2 - Smokeless Tobacco: Trends in 30-Day Use, Risk, and Disapproval in Grades 8, 10, and 12
Monitoring the Future
added Dec 20, 2014 20:46
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FORM 8-K: CURRENT REPORT

Except with respect to any other matters that, individually or in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, neither the Borrower nor any of its Subsidiaries (i) has failed to comply with any Environmental Law
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Dec 20, 2014 14:38
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FORM 8-K: CURRENT REPORT

Except with respect to any other matters that, individually or in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, neither the Borrower nor any of its Subsidiaries (i) has failed to comply with any Environmental Law
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Dec 20, 2014 14:38
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Friday Feedback: Do We _Need_ a Surgeon General?

Sager: "A vigorous surgeon general reminds us why and how to modify behaviors that damage our health prematurely.... and plans ahead, remembering that since the then-controversial Surgeon General's report on smoking and health was issued in 1964, U.S. smo
MedPage Today
added Dec 19, 2014 16:19
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[Maine] "NAFTA on Steroids" Trade Talks to Wrap Up

Mills and 47 other state AGs sent a letter to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative... the National Association of Manufacturers replied... "Now how did they get our letter?" Mills asked....Thanks for responding on behalf of the U.S. Trade Represent
Rockland (ME) Free Press
added Dec 19, 2014 02:32
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[New York] Upstate NY adults more likely to smoke than adults in rest of the state and nation / An Affordable Care Act provision supports smokers who have resolved to quit

Excellus BCBS's "The Facts About Cigarette Smoking Among Upstate New York Adults" reports that smoking costs New York state more than $15.6 billion (2014 dollars) each year in direct medical costs and economic productivity losses.
readMedia
added Dec 19, 2014 02:09
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BITTMAN: You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet

But there’s a bigger question: How can intelligent, thoughtful, science-based legislation survive attacks by well-funded lobbyists — many of whom have worked in the very agencies they besiege — who now seem to be able to include sneaky “fixes” that might
New York Times
added Dec 17, 2014 05:08
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Vivek Murthy, the New Surgeon General, Isn’t Afraid to Take a Stand

a Boston internist who at the age of 37 has become one of the youngest surgeons general of the United States, is a self-described dreamer and grass-roots organizer.
New York Times
added Dec 17, 2014 05:04
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