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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
Mar 11, 2015 The News (pk)
added Mar 14, 2015 16:12
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
Mar 4, 2015 CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Mar 5, 2015 11:46
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
Mar 2, 2015 Sunlight Foundation
added Mar 3, 2015 13:36
[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.
Feb 16, 2015 National Post (ca)
added Feb 18, 2015 16:19
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.
Feb 15, 2015 New York Times
added Feb 14, 2015 18:16
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
Feb 8, 2015 Austrian Tribune
added Feb 8, 2015 13:06
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.”
Feb 2, 2015 New York Times
added Feb 2, 2015 12:13
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.
Jan 21, 2015 Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 21, 2015 17:55
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.
Jan 21, 2015 Press Association (uk)
added Jan 21, 2015 17:51
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.
Dec 11, 2014 The Takeaway (NPR)
added Jan 8, 2015 11:36