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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii, North Carolina] BOYD: TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP UPDATE

Please find attached the communications TGANC sent regarding TPP today. Also attached is a congressional letter signed by 24 members of Congress today urging Ambassador Froman not to treat tobacco differently in the current round of negotiations.
SFNToday.com (Southern Farm Network)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:49
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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii, North Carolina] VIDEO: Tillis Denounces Potential TPP Tobacco Carveout

Senate floor to denounce the likely carveout of tobacco...the trade promotion authority granted to President Obama last month stipulates that opportunities for U.S. agricultural exports must be “substantially equivalent to opportunities afforded foreign e
US Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:41
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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii, North Carolina] Actually, The T.P.P. Would Screw Tobacco Companies, According to Thom Tillis

Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) on Thursday said that the US Trade Representative is currently working to enshrine “discriminary [sic] treatment of tobacco” in the Trans Pacific Partnership...leveled the charge on the floor of the Senate on Thursday in a speec
The District Sentinel News Co-op (blog)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:28
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Hawaii, North Carolina] Pacific trade negotiators chase elusive final deal in tough talks

U.S. lawmakers, including from tobacco-growing states such as North Carolina, renewed warnings against excluding tobacco from rules allowing foreign companies to sue a host government. ...was discussion of a U.S.-initiated exception in Maui. It would be n
Reuters
added Jul 31, 2015 08:09
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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii] Trans Pacific Partnership to impose new rules on Australia Post, NBN

Robb said sugar was a "do-or-die" issue for Australia, along with ... securing safeguards to prevent health and environment measures from being caught up in investor-state dispute settlement procedures. The Philip Morris tobacco company is currently suin
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 30, 2015 06:56
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Hawaii] Trade deal enters final round

As trade ministers gather today on the Hawaiian island of Maui, enough uncertainties remain that participants and observers worry the talks may falter in what is supposed to be the final round.
The Australian (au)
added Jul 27, 2015 11:18
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[California] EDITORIAL: Hawaii resists Big Tobacco in favor of health

So often Hawaii is seen as bringing up the rear in asserting a policy shift, but this time it’s the Californians who are lagging. At the Sacramento state house, two bills aimed at curbing youth smoking fell recently, reportedly under pressure from Big T
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Jul 14, 2015 14:55
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[California] PHILLIPS: Hawaii should snuff its irrational smoking ban

so a 20-year-old who can smoke legally now will be forced to quit cold turkey ... Unfortunately, this liberty-crushing insanity isn’t just limited to the tropical paradise of Hawaii; a bill to raise the smoking age to 21 is currently working its way thro
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jun 29, 2015 13:55
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Alarmed at rising teen e-cigarette use, Hawaii raises smoking age to 21

Blame e-cigarettes. Hawaii’s lawmakers are alarmed at the growing popularity of these battery-powered vaporizers, which deliver a mist laced with nicotine, the active drug in tobacco. In the bill, they cite concerning statistics about the devices: “Acco
Washington Post
added Jun 25, 2015 20:59
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[Hawaii] PHILLIPS: BANNING E-CIGARETTES MIGHT BE MORE PRESSING THAN RAISING THE LEGAL SMOKING AGE

no matter how good cotton candy vaping tastes like, it still contains nicotine, just as regular cigarettes do and it still contains chemicals that are very bad news for your body, since they have carcinogenic effects themselves. So, instead of introducin
Wall Street Hedge
added Jun 24, 2015 16:20
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