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[Asia-pacific] Smoke alarm: Indonesians take tiny steps against Big Tobacco

A few groups are now pushing back against Big Tobacco in the country of 250 million people where nearly two-thirds of men smoke and a cigarette pack can cost less than $2. In eastern Jakarta, a row of at least a dozen houses at the Penas Tanggul neigh
Reuters
added May 13, 2017 00:04
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[Rhode Island] LETTER: Cigarette tax hike would hurt convenience stores

if her budget is enacted, it will actually hurt some of Rhode Island’s smallest existing businesses, like ours, while also hurting many of the citizens she seeks to help with a wage increase. Time and again, Governor Raimondo and past governors have soug
Cranston (RI) Herald
added May 11, 2017 19:25
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[Asia, India] BCCI issued legal notice for promoting tobacco products in IPL 2017

rtisement of tobacco products is prohibited. However, Gujarat Lions jersey carry the name of ‘Shudh Plus’ a manufacturer of pan masala and tobacco products. As per law, with any promotion of tobacco products a warning must be given to public, stating ‘ ch
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 11, 2017 14:53
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[Asia, Pakistan] Health activists warn against tobacco industry’s false alarm of surge in sale

Media reports suggest that the international tobacco industry has created a smoke screen with deceptive statistics to create the impression that the counterfeit tobacco industry has captured the market of the international tobacco companies, and that Fed
The News (pk)
added May 11, 2017 03:08
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Big cigarette warnings needed to cut deaths

Every thoughtful and sensible citizen would answer that government has a duty of care to warn of the danger of that product, and take preventive action such as legislation. Yet headlines screamed last week that vendors in Hong Kong threaten protests if l
China Daily (cn)
added May 13, 2017 01:04
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[Europe] THE NANNY STATE INDEX 2017 CONFERENCE: PROGRAMME

Gunnar Hökmark MEP will address the importance of the Nanny State Index and outline his ideas about the ideal role of regulators. Chris Snowdon will go through the newly published index and look at the rankings in the four different categories. He will al
Nanny State Index [European Policy Information Center (EPICENTER)]
added May 11, 2017 03:26
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[Belgium, Europe] THE NANNY STATE INDEX 2017: SPEAKERS

GUNNAR HÖKMARK Gunnar Hökmark is a Swedish MEP...CHRIS SNOWDON Chris Snowdon is the Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) in London, and author of the 2017 Nanny State Index...JAMIE WHYTE Jamie Whyte is the Research Dire
Nanny State Index [European Policy Information Center (EPICENTER)]
added May 11, 2017 02:29
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[Europe] Regulating consumers, ensuring public health?

Soft drinks, food, tobacco, alcohol and e-cigarettes are among the most regulated consumer products in Europe...EURACTIV organised a high-level Forum to discuss the way forward fir better regulation and public health and to discuss the findings of the Nan
EurActiv
added May 11, 2017 02:26
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[New York, Washington] Vape Shops Want to Do Good, but Fear F.D.A. Won’t Let Them Do Well

For many vape store owners, it’s not just a business but a mission, a way to help others stop smoking, as they have. Yet the looming F.D.A. deadline has upended the industry and left many business operators frustrated and confused. Kim Thompson has owne
New York Times
added May 10, 2017 16:21
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British American Tobacco drives Tobacco Heating Product expansion with Canada launch

has launched i-glo™ – a Tobacco Heating Product which is a revolution in simplicity – in Canada. i-glo™ (also known as glo™ in other launch markets), heats rather than burns tobacco and delivers a cleaner experience*. i-glo™ is a truly innovative produc
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added May 11, 2017 00:36
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