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[Bangladesh] SARKAR: The 'magic realism' of anti-smoking law

The government has woken up to the hazards of smoking, and stepped into the traditionally free domain of the cigarette manufacturers. It has been increasing taxes on tobacco products every year. Yet it is pathetically failing to enforce the law that proh
Financial Express (bd)
added Jul 1, 2014 14:39
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A smoke-free Finland by 2040?

An action plan issued by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health on Friday aims to eliminate the use of tobacco products in the country by the end of the year 2040.
YLE24 (fi)
added Jun 27, 2014 18:00
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Congress Warned Of Health Risks In E-Cigarette 'Experiment' ($$)

blasted electronic cigarette supporters on Thursday for lauding the product’s supposed benefit to adult cigarette smokers who are trying to quit, telling lawmakers it is a “red herring” that distracts from nicotine’s harmful effects on children. Tim McAf
Law360
added May 16, 2014 16:32
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[California] AACR Releases Tobacco Report

Zeller, the director of the Center for Tobacco Products of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), said during a press conference held today here at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) meeting in San Diego, California. To this end, the AA
The Scientist
added Apr 7, 2014 15:32
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Most cigarettes sold in New York were smuggled into the state to avoid taxes

A new study by the conservative Tax Foundation says that 56.9 percent of all cigarettes sold in New York were illegally imported from out of state sources. The foundation’s report says the surge in cigarette smuggling is directly correlated to New York’s
Yahoo!
added Mar 24, 2014 14:31
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[UK-Scotland] Official Report - Parliamentary Business: E-cigarettes (Availability and Marketing)

The Minister for Public Health (Michael Matheson): Although electronic cigarettes might have the potential to help people quit tobacco, their long-term public health effects are not known. I remain concerned that the promotion of those devices could reno
Scottish Parliament (uk)
added Mar 13, 2014 17:45
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[Canada] PALDA: The federal budget isn’t as prudent as it might seem

Tax systems should be neutral. They should try to influence human behaviour as little as possible. When government tries to influence behaviour through tax changes, it is obscuring real-world incentives toward efficient market behaviour, as well as imposi
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Mar 6, 2014 16:29
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FDA Issues 1st Ban Under Tobacco Control Act ($$)

In order to pass, companies must show that their products are “substantially equivalent” to other products that are eligible under the act, according to the agency. The agency said that it will not take any enforcement action for roughly a month agains
Law360
added Feb 23, 2014 15:51
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[Colombia] United States: Tax Court Rules That Payments By Tobacco Distributor To Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement Qualified Settlement Fund Not Deductible Until Paid

determined ... the taxpayer obligated itself as if it were a manufacturer of tobacco products and therefore, the taxpayer was paying its own liability to the qualified settlement fund, not a liability it had assumed on behalf of Protabaco, because Protaba
Mondaq
added Jan 8, 2014 06:45
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Should The US Track Cigarettes Nationally?

A federal program that let law enforcement trace cigarette packs from manufacturer to consumer would reduce interstate trafficking and boost the public health benefits of state cigarette tax policies, researchers say. Without a national tracking system i
Reuters
added Dec 28, 2013 01:30
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