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A State-by-State Look at the 1998 Tobacco Settlement 19 Years Later

Despite receiving over $27 billion from the tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, the states continue to severely underfund tobacco prevention and cessation programs proven to save lives and money. Since the states settled their lawsuits against the majo
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2017 00:20
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[Asia, Pakistan] FBR step leads to enhanced tobacco consumption

The third slab was introduced, on request of the companies, apparently in a bid to control the illicit trade of cigarettes. After the decision, the companies reduced prices of some of their brands, which led to further enhancing consumption , thus earni
The Nation (pk)
added Dec 7, 2017 22:34
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[Canada] LETTER: Truth about Canadian health care

The Fraser Institute is a think tank, Canada’s Heritage Foundation, financed by money that is often untraceable... In the 1990’s, for example, tobacco companies financed “studies” by these Fraser people to prove that second hand smoke was not harmful.
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Dec 6, 2017 03:32
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[Europe] Big Tobacco Fumes Over New EU Salvo in Cigarette Smuggling War

A European Union plan to crack down on cigarette smuggling has manufacturers such as British American Tobacco Plc up in arms about red tape, signaling that the bloc’s promise of more business-friendly regulation has clear limits when it comes to smoking.
Bloomberg News
added Nov 19, 2017 15:37
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Big Tobacco urges Canada to ensure legal nicotine competitive with black market

If the price of legal marijuana must be competitive with the black market in order to discourage underground sales, then the same logic should apply to nicotine, the head of Imperial Tobacco Canada said Thursday. Governments across Canada are preparing fo
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 10, 2017 16:39
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[Asia] Moving towards a sustainable tobacco policy in Sri Lanka

According to the RIU study that included one-on-one meetings with former finance ministers...senior heads of Customs, Excise, Ceylon Tobacco Company, the Beedi Association......a much more holistic and multi-faceted approach is needed to address the dual
Daily FT (lk)
added Nov 3, 2017 03:52
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FDA's Plan to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes Has Captured the Attention of Regulators and Public Health Experts Around the World / Officials in Canada, New Zealand and U.K. are Now Pursuing Nicotine Reduction Policies

“As other countries seek to implement their own reduced nicotine standards, 22nd Century stands ready to partner with any countries – or tobacco companies – that have a genuine interest in improving the health of smokers.” The Bloomberg article declares
Business Wire
added Aug 10, 2017 01:44
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[New York] Trucker Beats $1.3M Fine Over Unstamped Cigarettes In NY

The New York tax tribunal threw out a $1.26 million fine against a Native American truck driver who was transporting unstamped cigarettes to an Indian territory, finding the man was legally acting within the scope of his employment. The state’s tax divis
Law360
added Jun 30, 2017 03:48
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Glo, a tobacco-heating product, has significantly less impact on

New research indicates that glo, a commercial tobacco heating product (THP), has less of an impact on indoor air quality than cigarette smoke. THPs heat rather than burn tobacco and so they have the potential to reduce the number and levels of toxicants
BAT Science.com
added Mar 14, 2017 03:03
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[California] Study shows big tobacco targeting youth with e-cigarettes, flavored products

A scientific study of more than 7,100 retail stores across California reveals big tobacco is marketing to what it hopes is its next generation of smokers: today's youth. "We need to get the message out our youth are being targeted," Dr. Charity Dean, Sa
Santa Maria (CA) Times
added Mar 9, 2017 21:07
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