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UK Supreme Court denies Big Tobacco appeal, plain packaging to go ahead

has denied the tobacco industry permission to appeal a new plain packaging law, meaning that from next month, as planned, all tobacco products sold in the United Kingdom will have dark brown packaging and no branding.
Reuters
added Apr 12, 2017 14:32
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Flavour chemicals in a sample of non-cigarette tobacco products without explicit flavour names sold in New York City in 2015

the tobacco industry has responded to sales restrictions by renaming flavoured products to avoid explicitly identifying them as flavoured. While chemical analysis is the most precise means of identifying flavours in tobacco products, federal tobacco laws
Tobacco Control
added Apr 12, 2017 00:06
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[Switzerland] Big Tobacco Has Caught Startup Fever / It’s not smoking. It’s platform-agnostic nicotine delivery solutions.

“There is no danger for any of you.” Assent was granted, and for the next hour, as he spoke, Calantzopoulos intermittently raised the IQOS to his lips and inhaled deeply. “We’re not in a pricing war. We’re in an innovation war”
Bloomberg News
added Apr 11, 2017 23:13
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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
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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
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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
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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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