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TMA Media Roundup of FDA Commissioner Nominee Confirmation Hearing

President Trump's nominee for FDA Commissioner, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, recently had his confirmation hearing before the U.S Senate C...
Tobacco Merchants Association (TMA)
added Apr 11, 2017 22:58

Duncan Channon Names MJ Deery as Agency’s First Director, Purpose Practice

“The agency’s campaigns to call out big tobacco for the California Tobacco Control Program... The agency also earned honors for its “Wake Up” public health campaign for the California Tobacco Control Program, including a Silver Effie, Best in Show at the
Business Wire
added Apr 11, 2017 22:08

HIRONO/SMITH: Australia’s $40 per pack cigarette tax plans: the need to consider equity [FREE FULL TEXT]

this paper examines some of the potential (unintended) consequences of the tax to individual and family income; illicit trade; social stigma and opportunities for lobbying by the tobacco industry. In light of these considerations, we offer strategies that
Tobacco Control
added Apr 11, 2017 15:23

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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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