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[Europe] Cigarette tracking rules risk being derailed by lobbyists

tobacco companies will be required to show that they always know where their products are in the supply chain...anti-smoking activists fear...if tobacco lobbyists succeed in convincing...the system could be controlled by the tobacco industry itself.
EUobserver.com
added Jun 7, 2017 18:01
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Last chance, Gov. Christie: Raise the legal N.J. smoking age to 21

If this bill is signed, the state still would collect close to $700 million in tax revenue from tobacco sales. The people opposed to this bill can comfort themselves in the knowledge that Big Tobacco still has a fighting chance... It has never been clear,
NJ.com
added Jun 7, 2017 16:34
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[New Zealand] Front group defends tobacco sales

National tobacco control advocacy service Hapai Te Hauora says big tobacco is using a front group of dairy owners to complain about tobacco taxes, the most effective way of reducing tobacco use.
Waatea News (nz)
added Jun 7, 2017 02:25
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Industry workers call higher taxes on bidi illogical

At a press conference held in Dhaka Monday, they demanded removal of such high taxes proposed in the budget for the next financial year (FY'18). They also criticised the government's proposal to abolish the existing tariff value of bidi.
Financial Express (bd)
added Jun 13, 2017 21:15
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[Michigan] Interest groups foot county's legal bill in fight over raising tobacco age

Outside interest groups will foot the bill for Genesee County to hire a private attorney to defend hiking the county's tobacco-buying age to 21. In a meeting in late May, Genesee County Commissioners voted to retain Washington D.C.-based law firm Gupta W
Michigan Live
added Jun 7, 2017 01:44
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[North Carolina] NC tobacco grower headed to prison for lying to feds

Fisher, 67, of Whitakers, helped another farmer conceal the sales of hidden tobacco, and she also encouraged the farmer to lie to federal agents, according to federal prosecutors.
WNCN (Raleigh, NC)
added Jun 6, 2017 19:57
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco wholesalers want in on recreational marijuana

They’ve asked state officials to require marijuana producers to sell all their pot products through them...The tobacco businesses argue they have experience safeguarding a sensitive product throughout the supply chain, using sophisticated tracking techno
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jun 6, 2017 19:28
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[Denmark] HUBER: Philip Morris International Asks for a Human Rights Evaluation, the Conclusion: Stop Producing and Marketing Your Products

Given the magnitude of the damage that tobacco companies cause to our world, over 7 million deaths per year and a more than 1.4 trillion US dollars loss to the global economy, isn’t it time for our society to reconsider how cigarettes are sold?
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 7, 2017 02:06
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McCLUREY: How ten years of tobacco control success has helped me

I’m glad tobacco sales are going down, as the demand for tobacco is falling, I can use the high value space in my shop to give people what they want, and I can make more money. I can spend less money on tobacco stock and diversify, and try new things whi
Medium
added Jun 6, 2017 15:50
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[UK] Philip Morris to exchange non-compliant tobacco at cash & carry roadshows

Research for The Grocer found two-thirds of independent retailers had been left with non-complaint stock…
The Grocer (uk)
added Jun 5, 2017 21:05
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