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[New York] POLMAN: Why Rand Paul's complaint about cigarette taxes is especially stupid

High cigarette taxes depress "volume," but provide a bounty of health and economic benefits for Americans in general. Sounds to me like a prudent policy tradeoff. But, then again, I don't think the way Rand Paul does.
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:28
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[India, Spain, USA] SHUKLA: International trade impacts tobacco control

The issue of how international trade agreements and tobacco industry tactics are threatening existing tobacco control policies was also brought into focus at the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health held in Barcelona. Lawyer Mattew Allen said th
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:53
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The Netherlands: Dutch government sued over WHO FCTC violations

The Youth Smoking Prevention Foundation is taking the Kingdom of the Netherlands to court to end the structural and excessive influence exerted by the tobacco lobby on government anti-smoking policies.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 16, 2014 19:11
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[Asia, India] Cigarette stocks fall amid reports of tough tobacco policy

Shares of cigarette companies - ITC, Godfrey Phillips India and VST Industries - fell by as much as 6 per cent amid media reports that the government may tighten norms to put check on smoking. Stocks of Godfrey Phillips slumped 6.09 per cent to Rs 2,990
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Sep 10, 2014 14:36
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[Turkey] Bloomberg Funds Corrupt Turkish Autocrat In Global War On Smoking

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg won’t let anything get in the way of his global war on smoking — not even egregious human rights violations.... Turkey also leads the world in imprisoned journalists — having put more reporters behind bars than
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Aug 25, 2014 17:35
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[New York] R.J. Reynolds suit challenges tribes over cigarette fees

Reynolds and another firm challenge the Agriculture Department’s failure to collect Tobacco Trust Fund fees from two tribal cigarette manufacturers in particular. Money is at stake, and more. “Certainly, it’s a matter of significant importance,” R.J. Rey
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Aug 16, 2014 15:04
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HEINZERLING: Tobacco Teachings, Up in Smoke?

Imagine a government warning on tobacco products that gave nearly equal prominence to both the pleasures and pains of using tobacco products.... Maybe someone should ask him if the FDA/White House analysis of the balance between lost pleasure and lost he
American Constitution Society for Law and Policy Blog
added Aug 4, 2014 12:25
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GAO: Shift to Pipe Tobacco, Large Cigars Saves Tobacco Firms Billions in Taxes

triggered a market shift to pipe tobacco and large cigars, costing the U.S. Treasury billions in lost revenue, according to a GAO report obtained by NBC News. In some instances, it took little more than a label change to qualify for the lower tax rate, it
NBC News
added Aug 4, 2014 03:57
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CIGARS SHOULD NOT BE EXEMPTED FROM REGULATION BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION (PDF)

The Tobacco Control Act gives FDA considerable flexibility to determine how to apply its regulatory authority to cigars and other tobacco products that were not immediately under FDA’s jurisdiction. FDA is not required to regulate all tobacco products li
RegulateALLTobacco.org (CTFK)
added Jul 11, 2014 18:57
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Senators Find E-Cig Advertising a Drag / Anger and concern on Hill over marketing that appears to target youth

Rockefeller, toward the end of the hearing, appeared fed up, and lit into the industry witnesses .... "like pornography, or maybe what you do is worse. I am ashamed of you and I don’t know how you get to sleep at night...You're what's wrong with this coun
Broadcasting & Cable online
added Jun 19, 2014 11:49
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