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What is known about tobacco industry efforts to influence tobacco tax? A systematic review of empirical studies

A total of 34 studies examined industry efforts to influence tax levels. They suggest the tobacco industry works hard to prevent significant increases and particularly dislikes taxes ‘earmarked’ for tobacco control. Key arguments to counter increases are
Tobacco Control
added Aug 13, 2012 15:35
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[Czech Republic, UK, USA] Henry Scowcroft: More Evidence That We Need to Stop Tobacco Marketing

So we wanted to highlight three studies published in June that, taken together, reinforce the urgent need to stop cigarette companies marketing their deadly wares. The first two studies show how tobacco companies manipulated national and international p
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 12, 2012 18:50
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[Connecticut] Campaign Money Scandal Rattles Congressional Race

A growing campaign finance scandal surrounding the State House speaker and Congressional candidate Christopher G. Donovan is threatening his career as one of the most powerful people in Connecticut government and Democratic control of one of the state's
New York Times
added Jul 27, 2012 14:43
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[New York] TOBACCO v. NYC (PDF)

The district court held below that the resolution is null and void because it is preempted by federal labeling laws. We agree, and therefore affirm.
New York Law Journal
added Jul 12, 2012 16:04
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‘The times are changing’: New Zealand smokers' perceptions of the tobacco endgame

Politicians may have a stronger mandate to implement endgame policies than they appreciate. Participants' use of industry arguments when asserting their freedom to ‘choose’ to smoke and quit suggests a need for denormalisation strategies that challenge in
Tobacco Control
added Jun 19, 2012 05:48
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[Connecticut] States Divided On Roll-Your-Own Cigarette Laws, Which Could Shutter Stores

With the passage of legislation raising taxes on roll-your-own cigarette shops early Wednesday, Connecticut joins eleven other states that have moved to eliminate the cost advantage of do-it-yourself, machine-rolled cigarettes.
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jun 13, 2012 14:34
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[UK] Pro-smoking activists threaten and harass health campaigners

Security stepped up for tobacco control group as abuse grows amid moves to make cigarette packets plain
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 3, 2012 15:36
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[Australia] Big Tobacco condemned with Global Coffin Nail Award

The 2012 Global Coffin Nail Award was today presented to the Big Tobacco industry for its desperate, devious and dishonest tactics in opposing the introduction of plain packaging for tobacco products. The Award – presented by the AMA, the Australian Cou
Australian Medical Association (au)
added May 27, 2012 16:06
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[California] Jerry Brown fires doctor in anti-tobacco tax ad

Under pressure from health advocates, Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday removed a controversial physician from a state health board after she appeared in an industry-funded ad
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 11, 2012 10:24
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[California] Dan Morain: Big tobacco's unlikeliest ally

Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 6, 2012 16:33
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