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[Asia, Pakistan] New warning on cigarette packs from March 30

government Tuesday issued a notification under which 85% of the front and back of cigarette packs and outers will have to carry a pictorial health warning. The notification was preceded by a Statutory Regulatory Order (SRO) last Friday for enhancement of
The News (pk)
added Mar 14, 2015 16:12
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States Pursue Cigarette and Tobacco Tax Increases

19 state legislatures are considering bills that would increase cigarette and/or tobacco tax increases. Last year, 23 states had bills introduced to raise cigarette and tobacco taxes, but Vermont was the only...The following states have bills introduced t
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Mar 5, 2015 11:46
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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT RELEASES HISTORIC TROVE OF DATA

has just begun to release comprehensive lists of every dataset it knows it possesses, revealing data holdings pertaining to how government agencies operate and conduct oversight that have likely never been publicly identified before
Sunlight Foundation
added Mar 3, 2015 13:36
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[Canada] Ottawa delaying studies to determine if e-cigarettes are a safe alternative for smokers, researchers say

federal government has effectively stymied scientific studies that could answer whether the devices are a life-saving alternative to tobacco — or a potential magnet drawing more people to smoking, researchers say.
National Post (ca)
added Feb 18, 2015 16:19
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EDITORIAL: The Smoking Toll Gets Much Worse

One obvious imperative is for governments to ramp up their efforts to help smokers quit, including with programs like Medicaid. . . this huge number of deaths provides ample reason to use every possible tool to help smokers quit.
New York Times
added Feb 14, 2015 18:16
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New law to tighten rules around e-cigarettes

new rules will give more powers to the state relating to legal smoking age, labeling and advertising requirements and retailer licensing. House Bill 1645 is the first comprehensive e-cigarettes bill in the United States, according to sponsor Representativ
Austrian Tribune
added Feb 8, 2015 13:06
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Under Obama Budget, Many Medicare Recipients Would Pay More

Mr. Obama would pay for the extension of the program by increasing tobacco taxes, a step that the White House said “will help reduce youth smoking and save lives.”
New York Times
added Feb 2, 2015 12:13
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[UK] Plain cigarette packaging plans brought forward ($$)

Rules on standardised plain packaging for cigarette packs could be introduced in the UK before May as the UK government said it would try to pass legislation before the general election.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 21, 2015 17:55
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[UK] Cigarette packaging vote welcomed

Plans to hold a pre-election Commons vote on enforcing standardised tobacco packaging offer the chance of a "momentous step" in creating a smoke-free generation in Britain, health groups have said.
Press Association (uk)
added Jan 21, 2015 17:51
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[Asia, China] The Chinese Government is Making Millions Selling Cigarettes

Consider these numbers: In 2013, the China National Tobacco Corporation (CNTC) manufactured 2.5 trillion cigarettes. By comparison, Philip Morris International, it's biggest competitor, produced just 880  billion last year.
The Takeaway (NPR)
added Jan 8, 2015 11:36
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