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Tobacco industry’s T.O.T.A.L. interference

Swedish Match and the National Association of Tobacco Outlets launched a website in 2016 that encourages retailers and policy makers to oppose regulating the tobacco retail environment.1 2 T.O.T.A.L., an acronym for Tobacco Ordinances – Take Another Look
Tobacco Control
added Mar 8, 2017 23:50
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[Georgia (Country)] Ethics Questions Dogged Agriculture Nominee as Georgia Governor

But Mr. Perdue ended up collecting at least $25,000 worth of benefits or gifts during his years as governor, state records show. The gifts ranged from tickets to a Nascar race and football games to flights paid for by Altria, the tobacco company
New York Times
added Mar 8, 2017 19:47
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New Report Highlights the Risks of Non-Cigarette Nicotine Products

provides the most current information available about e-cigarettes and other vaping devices, hookah, smokeless tobacco, pipes, and cigars. It examines who uses these products, how they are used, what their effects are, and how the government regulates the
PR Newswire
added Mar 8, 2017 16:21
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[Asia, China] More can be done to cut teenage smoking

A member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the country's top political advisory body, submitted a proposal at this year's ongoing session suggesting that a pack of cigarettes should cost at least 10 yuan
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Mar 8, 2017 15:33
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[Philippines] Cebu City officials welcome nationwide smoking ban

CEBU City officials welcomed the news that President Rodrigo Duterte will sign an executive order (EO) for a nationwide smoking ban “soon.” Acting Mayor Edgardo Labella said this kind of policy is long overdue that previous presidents failed to address.
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:43
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And The Nominee For Solicitor General Is….

Noel Francisco, the former Jones Day partner who is currently serving as acting Solicitor General, will be nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as SG, the federal government’s top lawyer before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Above the Law (blog)
added Mar 9, 2017 17:32
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[UK] Adult smoking habits in Great Britain: 2015

Cigarette smoking among adults including the proportion of people who smoke including demographic breakdowns, changes over time, and e-cigarettes.
GOV.UK
added Mar 8, 2017 15:09
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[Russia] Press Review: Izvestia: Healthcare Ministry supports 70% tax on tobacco producers’ profits

The Russian Ministry of Healthcare supports the introduction of a "tax on health", which may run as high as 70% on tobacco companies’ profits, Izvestia wrote citing a letter by Deputy Healthcare Minister, Dmitry Kostennikov.
TASS (ru)
added Mar 7, 2017 13:25
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Antitrust Legacy of High Court Nominee Gorsuch in Private Practice

he represented snuff tobacco manufacturer Conwood Co. in suing U.S. Tobacco Co. (UST) for monopolization of the snuff tobacco market. The case ended in what is widely considered to be one of the largest antitrust verdicts ever awarded to a private litigan
The Legal Intelligencer
added Mar 9, 2017 01:10
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Government must discuss draft law on tobacco: Ministry

"The draft law is now still in the deliberation process among ministries and government institutions. The bill has pros and cons, but the government should continue to conduct deliberations on it," Willem Petru Riwu, the director for beverage industry, t
Antara News (id)
added Mar 6, 2017 16:15
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