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[West Virginia] Critics say HONEST Act undercuts EPA’s use of science

the rhetoric of the HONEST Act. “When the tobacco industry or the Republican Congress say they want sound science, they don’t mean sound science,” Michaels said. “They mean something that sounds like science.”
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Apr 11, 2017 15:10
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOF: No settlement with Mighty

Embattled Mighty Corp. will not be able to easily get away with a compromise settlement after the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) found more cigarettes with fake tax stamps in its warehouses in Bulacan last week.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Apr 10, 2017 21:23
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] ‘Mighty Corp. may be hiding cigarettes’

could be transferring its cigarette products to unregistered warehouses to avoid inspection by authorities, the Bureau of Customs (BOC) disclosed yesterday. Customs Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon said the raid on two warehouses in Bulacan on Friday led to
Philippine Star (ph)
added Apr 10, 2017 21:20
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[Ireland] Body question's Hiqa's concern about vaping being a gateway to smoking

The body which represents firms selling e-cigarettes in Ireland has questioned concerns over vaping being a gateway to smoking. It comes as the Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) today warned about the risk of e-cigarettes becoming more soci
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:15
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] CTC pitches its annual report on ‘Beyond the Smoke’

Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) with a 111-year presence in Sri Lanka has pitched its just released annual report on the theme "Beyond the Smoke" to highlight its contribution to the national economy through what is now universally accepted as a highlyco
The Island (lk)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:34
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[UK] Nine in ten e-cigarettes shops break their own retail rules by selling devices to people who have never smoked

An investigation by the Royal Society of Public Health found nine of ten retailers happily sold to customers who had never smoked - contravening guidelines Experts in this country have vehemently supported the technology, which they insist offers cigaret
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 9, 2017 19:52
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[Europe] How African countries lose Sh1tr to illicit tobacco trade

The firms, which are subsidiaries of big tobacco multinationals, are reportedly selling cigarettes to their sister companies in markets where tax rates are low, which in turn sneak the now contraband cigarettes into high tax regime markets for sale in bla
The Standard (ke)
added Apr 9, 2017 19:32
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How tobacco firms flout UK law on plain packaging

An insider in the tobacco industry has revealed some of the unscrupulous tactics it is using to avoid new restrictions governing the marketing of cigarettes that come into force next month. One strategy – sticking competitive pricing labels on packets,
The Observer (uk)
added Apr 8, 2017 23:51
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[UK] Vaping shops selling to non-smokers

Knowingly or unwittingly preparing to sell e-cigarettes to people who have never smoked or vaped breaks a voluntary code. Almost nine in 10 e-cigarette shops in the UK are selling vaping products to non-smokers against the industry's code of conduct, an i
BBC Online
added Apr 7, 2017 16:34
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[UK] MAJORITY OF VAPE SHOPS WILLING TO SELL E-CIGARETTES TO NON-SMOKERS, PROBE FOUND

Almost nine in 10 of Britain’s vape shops are willing to sell e-cigarettes to non-smokers, against the industry code of conduct, the results of an undercover investigation suggest. Concerns have been raised that non-smokers could become addicted to n
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:33
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