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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia, Vietnam] BAKER: President Obama Pushes a Weak Case on TPP

One important exception is tobacco. Several of the countries in the TPP have high tariffs on U.S. tobacco exports, so the TPP will be making cigarettes cheaper for kids in Vietnam, Malaysia, and elsewhere.
AlterNet.org
added May 3, 2016 15:59
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[France, Germany, Italy, Korea - South, Poland, Russia, UK] EY analysis reveals rapidly growing e-cigarette market

The analysis and conclusions from the report, ‘E-cigarettes: an emerging category’ draw upon comprehensive surveys from seven diverse markets: Italy, France, Germany, Poland, U.K. Russia and South Korea. Across these markets the number of e-cigarette use
Cambridge Network (uk)
added May 3, 2016 15:55
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Philip Morris International Inc. to Host Webcast of Presentation at Goldman Sachs Global Staples Forum

will host a live audio webcast of the company’s remarks and question-and-answer session by Jacek Olczak, Chief Financial Officer, at the Goldman Sachs Global Staples Forum at www.pmi.com/webcasts on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at approximately 9:30 a.m. ET. Th
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 3, 2016 15:37
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[Europe, UK] TV ban for ecigarettes ($$)

A court is expected to rule this week in favour of stricter controls on electronic cigarettes in a move that will put the EU on a collision course with the government. Advertising ecigarettes will be banned on television, radio and in print under the Eu
Times Of London (uk)
added May 2, 2016 14:07
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[Europe, UK] Can e-cigarette makers stub out addiction concerns?

The EU Tobacco Products Directive, which comes into force on 20 May, will, among other things, outlaw the advertising of electronic cigarettes on TV, radio and in newspapers. It will also set a limit on the nicotine content of the liquid used in the devi
The Guardian (uk)
added May 2, 2016 04:26
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Tobacco prices going way up in DoD stores — you'll pay the same as civilians

An initial analysis by Military Times shows the new policy could mean an average price increase of about 26 to 32 percent. Under the new policy, tobacco prices at exchanges and commissaries will have to match what's paid in civilian stores when taxes ar
Military Times
added May 2, 2016 04:17
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[Asia] US-based funds aiding cigarette smuggling in India, says ITC chairman

The chairman of the largest cigarette maker in India, ITC Ltd., has alleged that U.S.-based organisations are aiding the anti-tobacco lobby in India and indirectly promoting tobacco/ cigarette smuggling in the country.
International Business Times
added May 1, 2016 19:25
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[Asia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Russia] Timur Suleimenov: Excise duties should be harmonized to combat smuggling in EEU

o support its producer - Belarus has lower excise rates. We want to remove this differentiation, because it is clear: it is a measure of protectionism. But they can penetrate into the Russian border areas. If we continue to raise excise taxes on other cat
The News Agency 24.kg (kg)
added Apr 30, 2016 18:58
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[Europe] EU Commission under fire for lack of transparency in tobacco lobby meetings

European Ombudsman Emily O'Reilly... said the executive had "failed to make a convincing case" for refusing to crack down on the industry's influence on EU decision making. The Strasbourg-based watchdog also castigated the tobacco sector, saying its prod
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added Apr 29, 2016 11:03
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[Asia-pacific] PUIG/SHAFFER: A Breakthrough with the TPP: The Tobacco Carve-Out (PDF)

The TPP tobacco carve-out is an underappreciated, critical first step that existing and future trade and investment agreements should also adopt. The U.S. already has free trade agreements with many TPP countries, such as Mexico and Canada under NAFTA, an
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Apr 29, 2016 09:07
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