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[Europe, UK] How the tobacco and vaping industries responded to the government's new tobacco control plan

The tobacco and vaping industries have largely welcomed a tobacco control plan released by the government today, which seeks to encourage a loosening of e-cigarette regulations after Brexit.
City A.M. (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:43
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[Virginia] VIDEO: Public housing residents frustrated over smoking ban

members of Crescent Halls aren't happy and have a lot of questions. "I pay my rent, and when I shut my door, I feel like I should be able to do what I like," says Deborah Booker, Residents Association President at Crescent Halls. That won't be the case
WCAV/WVAW/WAHU (Newsplex, Charlottesville, VA)
added Jul 20, 2017 03:47
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[UK] Government targets further reduction in smoking rates

"Setting targets encourages punitive measures. The best tobacco control plan puts education and choice ahead of prohibition and coercion....In the 21st century tobacco control policies should focus on harm reduction products, not prohibition and other res
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Jul 19, 2017 16:19
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[UK] Smokers targeted in HUGE Govt crackdown on cigarettes

The plan announced today also aims to cut smoking among 15-year-olds who regularly smoke from 8% to 3% or less. Ministers want to almost halve smoking in pregnancy by 2022, from 10.7% at present to 6% or under. The strict policy was announced in a docu
Daily Star (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:56
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[UK] Let workers vape in office, Government plan suggests

Vaping should be allowed in offices and enclosed public spaces in order to “maximise” access to safer alternatives to smoking, a Government plan says.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:19
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[UK] VAPE AWAYMajor smoking crackdown launched as Government urges millions to switch to e-cigarettes

As part of the new Tobacco Control Plan, health bosses will promote e-cigarettes as a safer alternative to traditional fags. Ministers also want to cut regular smoking among 15-year-olds from eight per cent to three per cent. Campaigners Ash predict th
The Sun (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:18
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In U.S., Majority of Smokers Feel Discriminated Against

56% of smokers believe they are discriminated against 17% who are overweight say they are victims of discrimination Discrimination against overweight essentially unchanged since 2003
Gallup Organization
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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[UK] Teen and pregnant smokers face Government crackdown under drastic new plans to slash rates as experts predict the 'end is in sight' for cigarettes

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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[India] Tobacco Tax U-Turn Burns $7 Billion Hole in ITC's Market Cap

ITC Ltd., Asia’s second-largest cigarette maker by value, plunged the most in 25 years after India surprised investors by raising levies on tobacco products. The stock slumped 12 percent to 285.1 rupees at 3:12 p.m. in Mumbai, erasing $7.5 billion from
Bloomberg News
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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[Asia, India] ITC felled by govt’s capricious turn on GST

The press statement sends a different message. It says that a “lower tax incidence” may be welcome for other goods but is unacceptable in goods such as cigarettes. This is very strange. If companies did not pass lower taxes the anti-profiteering rules s
livemint.com (in)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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