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[Sri Lanka] Controversy over pictorial health warnings covering the front and back of the tobacco packs

The tobacco industry in Sri Lanka which is a monopoly of Sri Lanka has filed a court case against the decision of the Minister of Health. Currently there is a debate regarding the size of the warnings.
Asian Tribune
added Mar 26, 2013 14:59
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[UK] MP opponents of plain-packaging for cigarettes accepted hospitality from tobacco giant

MPs who signed a letter calling for the Department of Health to abandon a proposal to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes have accepted hospitality worth thousands of pounds from a major tobacco company, it can be revealed.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:04
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[California] Local cigar shops fear Prop. 29 tobacco tax measure

The Business Journal
added May 10, 2012 02:43
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Regulatory Filings

PM USA Comments on Deeming Tobacco Products; Regulations on the Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products and Required Warning Statements / Nu Mark Comments on Deeming Tobacco Products / Middleton Comments on Deeming Tobacco Products
Altria Group, Inc.
added Aug 19, 2014 17:55
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[North Dakota] PHOTO: Slick ways tobacco companies are targeting youth

Tobacco companies spend billions of dollars to advertise their products, with packaging that appeals to youth.
Wahpeton (ND) Daily News
added Mar 1, 2014 18:06
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[Burma/Myanmar] Tobacco giant back after ten-year absence

In 2003 campaigners managed tosuccessfully force the world’s second biggest tobacco companyto leave because of criticism from the British government, in particular from former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Conservative MP and former deputy chairm
Burma News International (th)
added Jul 9, 2013 12:53
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[Malaysia] Illegal puffs on the downtrend

THE results of the latest Illegal Cigarettes Study (ICS) for the period March-May 2012 reveal that the illegal cigarettes incidence in Malaysia is trending down to 34.7%, compared with 34.8% in October-December 2011.
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:06
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[Pakistan] PTB exploits farmers : Tobacco growers seek govt assistance for alternate crop

Pakistan Tobacco Board (PTB) instead of helping tobacco farmers is promoting and supporting tobacco companies. Government did not seem to understand the importance of human factor as tobacco companies and PTB were exploiting tobacco growers.
Daily Times (pk)
added Jul 22, 2012 20:11
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[Kenya] Six million smokers died in 2011 -- report

Dr William Maina, head of the division of non-communicable diseases in the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, dismissed the argument that the industries are legitimate businesses that sustain both local and the global economies by creating jobs and
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Jun 23, 2012 15:44
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Documents Show That Big Tobacco Has Been Interested In Pot For At Least 45 Years

With medical marijuana now legal in nearly half the country and pot now a legal retail item in Washington and Colorado, it would make sense that the nation’s tobacco companies would be seeing the potential for making green from green. And a new report unc
The Consumerist (blog)
added Jun 5, 2014 11:18
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