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FDA Finalizes Tobacco Product Intended Use Rules, Under a Risk of Rescission by Congress

So it is worth noting that although this Final Rule could have a profound effect on marketing schemes for tobacco products, drugs, and medical devices alike, Congress’s recent passage of the Midnight Rules Relief Act could eliminate the rule before it eve
National Law Review
added Jan 12, 2017 18:40
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MEDIA ALERT: American Lung Association to Release ‘State of Tobacco Control’ Report, New Grading Category for Tobacco 21

15th annual "State of Tobacco Control" report...has expanded this year to include a new grading category for states' efforts to prevent youth tobacco use with laws to increase the age of sale for tobacco products to 21 or "Tobacco 21" laws.
American Lung Association
added Jan 12, 2017 16:39
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Potential drop in corporate tax rate may be obstacle to Reynolds-BAT deal

If the Trump administration and a Republican-controlled Congress agree on a 15 percent corporate tax rate, BAT could be required to raise its $47 billion offer by several billion dollars. However, it could be several months before there is clarity on ho
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 12, 2017 15:30
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[Illinois] Public housing to be smoke-free

Of the Housing Authority of the City of Danville’s 1,196 residents, 646 are children and are part of a focus of a new U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development smoke-free rule to provide a healthier living environment. Late last year, HUD Secreta
Danville (IL) Commercial-News
added Jan 11, 2017 21:10
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California Only State To Approve Higher Tobacco Taxes On Election Day

KPBS TV/FM (San Diego, CA)
added Jan 11, 2017 21:03
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[Russia] Putin wants to eradicate smoking in a generation ($$)

“This goal is absolutely ideologically correct,” Nikolai Gerasimenko, a member of the Russian parliament’s health committee, said. However, Mr Gerasimenko also admitted he was uncertain whether such a ban would be enforceable.
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 11, 2017 13:10
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UP IN SMOKE Vladimir Putin announces plan to ban smoking in Russia by stopping anybody born after 2015 from EVER buying cigarettes

Under plans to rid Russia of the demon weed once and for all, anyone born after 2015 would be banned from buying cigarettes. In fact it will be deemed as bad as buying illegal drugs. But while Putin‘s measures seem harsh, desperate measures are perhaps
The Sun (uk)
added Jan 11, 2017 13:09
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Russian Ministry Airs Drastic Proposals To Snuff Out Smoking

The Russian Health Ministry on January 9 proposed a blanket ban on the sale of cigarettes to anyone born after 2014 -- even when they reach the current legal smoking age of 18. The ban would thus take effect in distant 2033, when President Vladimir Puti
Radio Free Europe
added Jan 11, 2017 13:09
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[Africa, Nigeria] ERA Calls on FG to Impose 150% Special Levy on Tobacco Products

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), has urged the federal government to as a matter of necessity immediately impose a minimum of 150 per cent special levies on all tobacco products. The group said it was a means of ra
This Day (ng)
added Jan 11, 2017 12:38
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Cigarette Taxes and Smuggling: A 2016 Update (PDF)

hiking cigarette taxes can encourage illegal casual smuggling, raise the profit motive for professional criminals to engage in commercial smuggling, create new law enforcement and court costs and introduce new violence on the public as criminals fight ove
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Jan 10, 2017 21:58
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