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Russian Tobacco Firms Call on Putin to Keep Cigarettes Cheap

Russia's tobacco companies sent a letter to President Putin imploring him to oppose a parliamentary initiative to set a minimum price on tobacco products.
Moscow Times
added Oct 24, 2014 18:14
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Imperial Tobacco Canada | Nova Scotia media reports suggesting e-cigarette ban are extremely worrisome

Imperial Tobacco Canada hopes recent news reports that suggest the Nova Scotia government intends to treat electronic cigarettes like traditional cigarettes are unfounded. Canada's largest tobacco manufacturer says regulating e-cigarettes, which do not co
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:02
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Tobacco Control in California, 2007-2014: A Resurgent Tobacco Industry While Inflation Erodes the California Tobacco Control Program (308 pp) (PDF)

Countering a resurging tobacco industry will require advocates to be much more visible and assertive in challenging politicians who take tobacco money. Progress on tobacco control has been concentrated at the local level where policymakers are relatively
eScholarship
added Oct 24, 2014 10:02
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California's tobacco control efforts losing steam, report finds

Once a highly successful program and international model, the state's anti-tobacco efforts now appear to be waning due to the decreased spending power of the California Tobacco Control Program, a resurgence of the tobacco industry in state politics, and t
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 24, 2014 09:55
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U.S. business, farm groups warn on tobacco limits in Pacific trade pact

Chamber of Commerce, American Farm Bureau Federation, National Association of Manufacturers, American Meat Institute and other organizations said they were "highly concerned" that tobacco might be excluded... In a letter sent late on Monday to the U.S. Tr
Reuters
added Oct 24, 2014 09:53
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California’s Tobacco Control Efforts Losing Steam: Reduced Spending Power, Resurgence of Big Tobacco, e-cigs to blame

“The combination of weak leadership at the state level, willingness of political leaders to accept tobacco industry money, and inflation eroding the spending power of the California Tobacco Control Program are compromising its effectiveness, which will l
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:34
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[Kentucky] FANG: Mitch McConnell Will Say Anything for a Ham

“I’m not a scientist,” McConnell responded...But earlier in his career, when McConnell played a pivotal role on behalf of the tobacco industry...believed he had enough scientific knowledge to question public-health officials.
The Nation
added Oct 23, 2014 13:41
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[Illinois] Retailers Challenge Chicago Flavor Ordinance

A group of tobacco retailers has challenged a Chicago ordinance that generally bans the sale of flavored tobacco products within 500 feet of a school. The ordinance does not apply to tobacco stores that derive more than 80% of their revenue from tobacco
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Oct 23, 2014 10:02
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[Russia] Observers, Press Kicked Out of United Nations Tobacco Conference in Moscow

The following is a statement by Jeff Stier, head of the National Center's Risk Analysis Division and one of the observers who was prevented by FCTC officials and Russian security personnel from observing the deliberations. Shame on you, Framework Convent
The National Center for Public Policy Research
added Oct 23, 2014 09:24
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[Florida] KENNEDY: Fred Levin and the Big Fist Fight | Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Levin's greatest contribution to America's health, welfare and democracy was his clandestine scheme to devise, and deftly marshal to passage, a law allowing the state of Florida to sue the tobacco industry to recover Medicaid expenses for smoking related
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 22, 2014 09:09
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