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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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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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[Africa, Kenya] BAT seeks nine more months to implement new tobacco rules

New graphic health warnings on cigarette packs. BAT Kenya Ltd is seeking nine more months before it can implement health warnings contained in the 2014 Tobacco Control Regulations that took effect on September 26
Daily Nation (ke)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:57
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TRANSCRIPT: The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti: 'Nothing to do with public health': Big Tobacco fights Canada's plain packaging plans

Gagnon tells Tremonti "plain packaging is not going to work...has nothing to do with public health...It's because there's a number of anti-tobacco lobbyist group that for them plain packaging is important and that's the truth. "
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 27, 2016 00:24
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[California] Tobacco companies give $17 million to defeat cigarette tax

R.J. Reynolds and Altria affiliates reported giving $16 million in cash and nearly $1 million in non-monetary contributions to defeat a proposed $2 tax on each pack of cigarettes. Altria spokeswoman Beth Miller says the donations reported Friday will go
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 18, 2016 19:57
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Packaging colour research by tobacco companies: the pack as a product characteristic

Companies use pack colours to manipulate consumers' perceptions of the taste, strength and health impacts of the cigarettes inside the packs, thereby altering their characteristics and effectively creating new products. In countries that do not require st
Tobacco Control
added Jun 4, 2016 12:33
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[Africa, Ghana] BAT Fights Illegal Tobacco

The British America Tobacco (BAT) has reiterated the need for stakeholders, particularly government and the regulatory bodies to understand the need for greater cooperation and collaboration to fight illegal tobacco trade.
Peace FM 104.3 (gh)
added Jun 2, 2016 17:45
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[Asia, India] Plain packaging will boost illegal cigarette trade: Tobacco body

Tobacco Institute of India (TII) said on Monday. “The government has implemented 85 per cent pictorial warnings in India. These excessively large warnings are anti-farmer and anti-Indian brands and will lead to unrelenting growth in smuggled international
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 30, 2016 19:46
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