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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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[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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AUSTEN: Pot Advertising, Leonard Cohen and Chimps: The Canada Letter

How will promotion of Canada’s latest legal vice be regulated? The federal government has two models. One is the system for cigarettes, which effectively bans most conventional advertising and marketing, requires stores to keep cigars and cigarettes out
New York Times
added Nov 10, 2017 22:18
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[Canada] Young Canadians know they’re being targeted by e-cigarette marketing: study

A study commissioned last winter by Health Canada is casting new light on how young Canadians perceive the risks linked to vaping, where and when they are first exposed to e-cigarettes, and how receptive they are to marketing around the products.
Global News (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 15:38
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[China, Dominican Republic] Caribbean Cigar Makers Turn to the European and Chinese Markets

Radhames Rodriguez is using a rare tobacco and special wrapper to roll 50,000 of his new premium cigars, the Pulita, in the Dominican Republic. U.S. aficionados shouldn’t get their hopes up though -- the limited-edition cigar won’t be on sale anywhere nea
Bloomberg News
added Aug 10, 2017 17:06
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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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JTI launches PLOOM TECH in Switzerland – its first launch outside Japan 2017-07-21

It is also the first tobacco vapor product of its kind in Switzerland. PLOOM TECH will be available nationwide in over 1500 stores. With its state of the art technology, PLOOM TECH enables consumers to enjoy tobacco with ‘no smoke, smoke smell or ash’ by
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Jul 21, 2017 18:17
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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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[Asia-pacific, Canada, Philippines] LITERATUS: Flavored tobacco creates a regulatory hole

Since traditional tobacco products are now mandated to be packed with health risk warnings (ours in the Philippines have the gruesome look of darkened lungs transformed by smoking)—which they cannot fight off—Canadian tobacco manufacturers instead joined
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added May 17, 2017 15:30
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