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[Belarus, Europe] Minsk under pressure to take action against ‘illicit whites’

Minsk claims that the EU decision to impose sanctions on the country “prevented” dialogue over issues like the illicit tobacco trade, but that now the situation has improved. The removal of most of the sanctions and the recent establishment of an ongoing
EurActiv
added Feb 13, 2017 17:59
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[Turkmenistan] IBRAHIM: Will Iran's Rouhani get another shot at power?

that ban on tobacco had earned Berdimuhamedov his best international press and helped to paper over Turkmenistan's ongoing rifts with most of its neighbours...[FCTC] has close links with the government and held meetings in the capital Ashgabat just last y
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 13, 2017 03:51
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[Switzerland] CHAPMAN: Unbelievable that UN offices in Geneva still allow this...

Twitter
added Feb 11, 2017 16:19
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[Europe] NNA goes to the High Court to challenge the ban on snus

NNA is seeking to overturn the UK and EU ban on snus. Snus is a popular and effective harm reduction product which has helped thousands in Sweden and Norway to avoid the risks of smoking. As a result Sweden and Norway have the lowest rates of lung cancer
New Nicotine Alliance UK (uk)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:32
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[New York] Top Five Surprising Facts About Russian FM Sergei Lavrov

Lavrov is addicted to smoking. He refused to follow the recommendations of UN Secretary General Kofi Annan who introduced a ban on smoking at the UN headquarters. Lavrov said that "this house belongs to all members of the UN" and has continued smoking in
Sputnik (ru)
added Feb 11, 2017 15:31
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[Australia] SOHLBERG: Plain Packaging and Warning Labels—While the WTO is Examining the Legality of Packaging and Labeling Requirements that Prohibit the Use of Lawfully Registered Trademarks on Tobacco Products, Researchers Promote Their Use on Soft Drinks and Alcoh

Honduras, Dominican Republic, Indonesia and Cuba allege that plain packaging is an unjustifiable encumbrance ...Given the drive by...health researchers of promoting tobacco-like regulation in the food and beverage sector, the industry will need to pay clo
JD Supra, LLC
added Feb 11, 2017 00:41
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White House Comes Down Hard on Cigarette-Trafficking Transnational Criminal Organizations

The transnational criminal organizations which traffic in tobacco also smuggle narcotics and fund terrorism. These organizations are a threat to national security...In response to the threat posed by these organizations, President Trump issued three Execu
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Feb 11, 2017 00:09
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[Europe, UK] Snus ban challenge, NNA media releases, 26th January 2017

The High Court has just announced that it will allow the ban on the smoking substitute snus to be referred to the European Court of Justice. Professor Gerry Stimson, who is leading the legal challenge to the ban by the consumer group, the New Nicotine
New Nicotine Alliance UK (uk)
added Feb 10, 2017 20:17
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[Canada] Big Tobacco giant pledges to quit cigarettes, but skeptics accuse firm of ‘double-speak’

Despite the pledge, Philip Morris not only continues to sell more cigarettes than anyone else, it advertises tobacco in places where that’s allowed, and actively opposes government curbs on tobacco use... “It’s their latest public-relations effort and it
National Post (ca)
added Feb 10, 2017 17:57
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[Indonesia] Report on Companies and Financial Institutions Benefiting from Human Rights Violations and Environmental Destruction (PDF)

Child labour and the tobacco supply chain: Tobacco grown by small, independent farmers in Indonesia enters the supply chains of Indonesian tobacco companies of various sizes, as well as the world’s largest multinational tobacco companies. The largest
Facing Finance (de)
added Feb 10, 2017 16:41
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