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Philip Morris wants its Marlboro smokers to quit & switch to smokeless Marlboro. Oh wait ... business plan=as well as, not instead of

added Aug 8, 2017 20:39

Oklahoma Supreme Court hears arguments on cigarette fee legal challenge

is hearing oral arguments Tuesday morning on a legal challenge to Senate Bill 845 filed by cigarette companies and others. The measure was passed after failed attempts to impose a $1.50-per-pack tax increase on cigarettes in addition to the existing $1.0
Tulsa (OK) World
added Aug 8, 2017 20:05

[Latin America] Cigarette vending to be banned; Guyana will lose billions in taxes- Demtoco

The Demerara Tobacco Company Limited (Demtoco) on Wednesday said it is too early to take take legal action to stop the enforcement of legislation that bans smoking in public places and will almost literally wipe out street-corner cigarette vending.
Demerara Waves (gy)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:56

[Asia, India] ARORA: Light at the end of the tunnel

India’s tobacco control journey has been an uphill task with industry being greatest deterrent but reduced prevalence has shown a light at the end of this dark tunnel. This will motivate government, WHO and public health community to continue this rugged
Governance Now (in)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:45

[Asia, India] Ban on Electronic Cigarettes may lead to Illegal Trade of the Product: Tobacco Buddy

A ban on electronic cigarette may increase the smuggling of the products, says Tobacco Institute of India The increase in smuggling of the product might affect the quality standards, therefore, risking the lives of people using it After seeing the incre
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:51

MCMILLAN: Big Tobacco Seeks Its Savior in Asia

The development of e-cigarettes may change that -- the devices require a lot more technology behind them than rolling your own. Companies that capitalize on Asia as a market and succeed in rolling out electronic products can capture huge gains. Japan a
added Aug 7, 2017 14:00

[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Trading in influence charge against Swedish Match lobbyist time-barred

suggesting she had played a duplicitous role by assisting Zammit in drawing up an email to request payment for his services. Kessler suggested she too could be charged with either bribery or trading in influence. But that latter charge is now time-barred
Malta Today (mt)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:19

[Asia-pacific] Politics is faster, more effective in Japan's capital, new governor says

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike...said she plans to introduce an anti-smoking ban in the Japanese capital before the 2020 Olympics. Efforts for a national ban on smoking in public died in parliament this year, opposed by many pro-smoking politicians in the L
added Aug 7, 2017 12:09
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] PESEK: The LDP’s tobacco addiction tells a much bigger story

Tokyo is as hooked on the ¥2 trillion of tax revenues tobacco adds to state coffers annually as smokers are to nicotine. The LDP is so addicted to tobacco cash that 90 percent of members oppose an indoor smoking ban. The LDP championing cigarettes is emb
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:06

UK will pay almost £25 billion in ‘sin taxes’ next year

New IEA report first of its kind to measure net effect of smoking on the taxpayer in the UK...Contrary to popular belief, the three most censured ‘lifestyle factors’ – alcohol, smoking and obesity – do not cost the taxpayer money. The punitive taxes levi
Institute of Economic Affairs (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 11:41
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