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[Illinois, Missouri] Ukrainian National Sentenced for Contraband Cigarettes

Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Ukrainian national was sentenced in federal court today for transporting thousands of cartons of cigarettes from Missouri to Chicago, Ill., in order to avoid payi
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:15

[Asia, India] Govt wants 28% tax on all tobacco products

the health ministry has sought to tax all such products, including bidis, at 28% as well as impose higher cess under the new GST regime. Greeting the step taken by finance ministry to keep aerated drinks, tobacco products, luxury cars and pan masala in th
Times of India
added Apr 12, 2017 14:40

[Canada] Globe editorial: To regulate pot, look at tobacco and booze

Tax to legalize, don’t legalize to tax: The main purpose of legalization is to end criminality and illegality – not to provide a windfall...There should be taxes on pot, but they must not be so high as to achieve the unintended consequence of fostering th
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 12, 2017 00:00

TMA Media Roundup of FDA Commissioner Nominee Confirmation Hearing

President Trump's nominee for FDA Commissioner, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, recently had his confirmation hearing before the U.S Senate C...
Tobacco Merchants Association (TMA)
added Apr 11, 2017 22:58

[UK] HM Government Litter Strategy for England (PDF)

We believe that councils and the wider public sector, as well as manufacturers and associated trade bodies, need to think about ways to address this litter issue. We are mindful that such discussions should be compliant with the World Health Organisati
added Apr 11, 2017 15:00
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[UK] CLEAN BREAK You could be fined up to £150 for dropping a cigarette under new litterbug laws that could also see drivers held responsible for passengers hurling garbage out of your car

The new measures are being consulted on as part of a national litter strategy, and will also see councils update “binfrastructure” with new designs and better distribution of public litter bins to make it easier for people to discard rubbish.
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 11, 2017 14:57

[UK] LEADSOM: It’s time to clean up our act – litter louts can’t be allowed to spoil Britain

Whether it’s cigarette ends or crisp packets, litter spoils our streets and blights our green spaces. ...The strategy we have just launched, the first of its kind in England, is designed to clean up our streets, making England an even better place to liv
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 11, 2017 14:55

CEI E-Cigarette Lawsuit Takes on Activist Agencies

general counsel Sam Kazman argued in court today against a federal regulation banning use of electronic cigarettes on planes. The lawsuit, filed by CEI and the Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA), says the Department of Tran
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Apr 11, 2017 15:23

[Australia] E-cigarette ban has advocates fuming

A decision by Australia’s drug regulator to maintain a ban on e-cigarettes has created a curious alliance between harm minimisation advocates and big tobacco companies....the commercial supply of nicotine for use in e-cigarettes will remain prohibited in
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 10, 2017 22:05

DOCKET for CEI v. DOT, Nov 14, 2016-Apr 10, 2017

11/14/2016 Open Document JOINT APPENDIX [1645941] filed by Competitive Enterprise Institute, Consumer Advocates for Smokefree Alternatives Association and Gordon Cummings. . . . 04/10/2017...ORAL ARGUMENT HELD before Judges Kavanaugh, Ginsburg and Rando
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 10, 2017 21:39
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