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[Africa, Europe, France, Kenya] Reducing illegal tobacco sales by firms key to more revenue

In a unique argument published on various portals in France, Christophe Madrolle...of centrist party, Democratic Movement, says authorities should go for manufacturers because they are the ones heavily involved in illegal trade of cigarettes.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Apr 2, 2017 19:47
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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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Tobacco: Lobbying, 2016

Total for Tobacco: $19,833,360 Total Number of Clients Reported: 28 Total Number of Lobbyists Reported: 186... Altria Group $10,060,000 Philip Morris International $5,110,000 Reynolds American $1,883,630 Vector Group $320,000
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 12, 2017 21:16
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Exclusive: Philip Morris jolted by Indian proposal to ban foreign tobacco investment

Philip Morris International is fighting to keep a toehold in India's $11 billion tobacco market, as the government considers further tightening foreign investment rules in the sector, according to documents seen by Reuters. In previously unreported lett
Reuters
added Jan 16, 2017 15:33
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Government lost Rs. 13 billion in revenue from cigarettes

Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) says that the revenue model which would have earned the government of Sri Lanka around Rs. 100 billion in 2016 is now broken. The company notes that the excise and VAT hikes in October and November last year, which led t
Colombo Gazette (lk)
added Jan 10, 2017 18:59
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World No Tobacco Day 2017: Tobacco – a threat to development

It will demonstrate the threats that the tobacco industry poses to the sustainable development of all countries, including the health and economic well-being of their citizens. It will propose measures that governments and the public should take to promo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:54
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[Asia, India] Experts oppose any move to prohibit e-cigarette

A group of experts today raised concerns over any move to prohibit e-cigarette, saying such a development can harm millions of people globally. They claimed there were widespread rumour in social media that delegations of a few countries with little or
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 12, 2016 02:18
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[Africa, Asia, Cambodia] FARMERS AND OTHER VICTIMS OF TOBACCO (PDF)

CHILD LABOUR IN TOBACCO GROWING VIOLATES CHILDREN’S’ RIGHTS / BIDI ROLLING: TRAPPED A IN CYCLE OF SILENCE / ALTERNATIVE CROPS PROVIDE A BETTER FUTURE FOR TANZANIAN TOBACCO FARMERS / HEALTH SACRIFICED IN TOBACCO FARMING IN BANGLADESH
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 11, 2016 22:21
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[Canada] EMBALLAGE NEUTRE DES CIGARETTES / LES FAUX ARGUMENTS DE L’INDUSTRIE DU TABAC [PLAIN PACKAGING OF CIGARETTES / FALSE TOBACCO INDUSTRY ARGUMENTS]

The tobacco industry and its allies have launched a campaign against the introduction of plain packaging of cigarettes in Canada. We have submitted their arguments to the test of facts.
La Presse (ca)
added Oct 18, 2016 00:22
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[Sri Lanka] Finance ministry officials blocking 90% tax on Tobacco, Cigerettes

officials raised several concerns saying the tax increase will affect the industry and its 300,000 employees. I am sad to say that these officials spoke like agents of the cigarette company with no concern about the huge cost which as to be borne by the H
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Sep 11, 2016 22:02
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