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[Asia, India] ITC mulls talks with government on e-cigarettes

With the government yet to formulate a policy on e-cigarettes, tobacco giant ITC Wednesday said it will engage in talks with the authorities so that it can introduce the product in India.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:00
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The Influence 50 / Our annual list of the 50 top-earning lobbying practices, plus breakouts of top law firms and lobbying firms.

National Law Journal
added Jul 31, 2014 09:02
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[Asia, India] ITC is ready to foray into electronic cigarettes business

has engaged with the government to come out with a policy framework to launch them, chairman YC Deveshwar said. ITC has already developed its ecigarette portfolio. Deveshwar said he expects the new government would look favourably into the e-cigarette sp
The Economic Times (India)
added Jul 31, 2014 02:37
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How e-cigarette companies are quietly winning the war on regulation

by successfully lobbying state legislatures to exclude them from tobacco control laws. Public health officials and smoke-free advocates say industry-sponsored bills have the veneer of public health—with provisions about banning sales to minors—but avoid
Vox Media
added Jul 31, 2014 02:31
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ARCHIVE: The faces of the modern day tobacco lobby

Here are some examples: In 2011, a lobby firm called Capitol Legislative Strategies worked on behalf of tobacco company Altria Client Services on "any issue affecting the tobacco industry including Public Law No: 111-31 Family Smoking Prevention and Tob
Daily Kos (blog)
added Jul 31, 2014 00:57
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LETTER: Climate change deniers follow Big Tobacco strategy

Echoing Big Tobacco strategy and his own earlier letter, David Klein's latest denial (July 20 letter) could have been written by McCann-Erickson, Tobacco's flack-house (presently Big Coal's and Big Oil's). The fingerprints match:
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Jul 31, 2014 00:52
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ASA Responds to Surgeon General's Call to Action Regarding UV Exposure

those who use sunbeds increase their risk of melanoma 15 percent, while smokers increase their risk of lung cancer 2,500 percent. "I believe the report overstates the risk..." . The ASA agrees more research is needed before the government takes additional
PR Newswire
added Jul 30, 2014 16:50
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Statement of the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) “Tobacco: Taxes Owed, Avoided and Evaded” / United States Senate Committee on Finance (PDF)

• Many Native American tribes and tribal retailers are abusing their sovereignty to evade state taxes on sales of tobacco. Such tribes and retailers abuse their ability to sell tax-free to their own members and expand those sales to non-members even thou
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 29, 2014 11:04
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NACS Submits Statement on Tobacco Tax Evasion

Senate Finance Committee is holding a hearing today to address tobacco tax evasion, an issue about which NACS has long been active in educating both members of Congress and the general public. NACS has submitted a statement, “Tobacco: Taxes Owed, Avoided
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 29, 2014 10:54
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[Kentucky] A Smoke Free Road Trip to Fancy Farm

Advocates of a statewide smoke-free workplace law are hoping Kentuckians will be seeing fewer indoor ashtrays by 2015, as they promote proposed indoor smoking ban legislation around the commonwealth this week.
Public News Service (PNS)
added Jul 29, 2014 09:46
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