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One in every four cigarettes consumed in Pakistan illicit

loses almost Rs 26 billion per year due to illicit tobacco trade, Philip Morris Pakistan Limited (PMPKL) pressed in a detailed presentation to Director General I&I (IRS) and his team.
The News Tribe (uk)
added Jan 31, 2015 11:47
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[Australia, Uruguay] LETTER FROM PUBLIC HEALTH ORGS TO EUROPEAN COMMISSION (PDF)

We are deeply concerned about the potential for the tobacco industry to misuse international trade and investment agreements... We write specifically to address statements made by Philip Morris International (PMI) in its December 8, 2014 letter on ISDS
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Jan 31, 2015 10:42
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[USA] Obama makes trade case to House Democrats — Senators take to the web to oppose TPA — Administration to face Congress on Cuba

A coalition of 50 public health groups have urged EU officials to guard against the possibility of tobacco companies using TTIP to block anti-smoking regulations, citing a case brought by Philip Morris International against Australia’s plain-packaging law
Politico
added Jan 31, 2015 10:38
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ARCHIVE: $2-Billion E-Cigarette Industry Unleashes Lobbying Blitz to Limit Taxes and Regulation

The industry claims the new version of smoking is much safer and less harmful than cigarettes that burn tobacco and other chemicals. So why should the FDA get involved, business leaders ask?
AllGov.com
added Jan 31, 2015 10:28
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[UK] GAMM: Plain packaging: it's time to get your MP involved

it is crucial that you use the timing of the announcement to your advantage. Your MP will be working hard to get votes over the coming months. Invite them to your store, tell them about the impact plain packaging would have on your business and show them
betterRetailing (uk)
added Jan 30, 2015 09:50
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Letter: Health Canada needs to act on e-cigarettes regulation

Imperial Tobacco Canada fully supports the introduction of a regulatory framework that will allow for the legal introduction of e-cigarettes...We encourage Health Canada to act quickly in implementing a regulatory framework that allows the commercializat
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 29, 2015 14:37
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Panel kills bills to raise Virginia cigarette taxes | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com

Proposals aimed at raising taxes on traditional and e-cigarettes to fund education went up in smoke Wednesday. On party-line votes, a House Finance subcommittee killed both bills by Del. Rob Krupicka, D-Alexandria. The measures had support from educatio
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Jan 29, 2015 14:18
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[Asia, China] Women on the front lines of anti-smoking campaign

Lately, the women are striking back. Last fall, China's State Council proposed the nation's toughest restrictions yet on indoor smoking and the marketing of tobacco. The announcement was a major victory for China's tobacco-control movement, which includ
The Star (my)
added Jan 29, 2015 01:16
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[Missouri] ARCHIVE: Teen tackles double standard of Mo. lawmakers allowed to smoke in their offices

legislators have exempted their own offices from the law. This week’s FOX 4 Young Achiever doesn’t think that’s right, or fair or healthy. So he’ll campaign once again to get the lawmakers to make a change.
WDAF-TV Fox 4 (Kansas City, MO)
added Jan 27, 2015 19:36
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[Australia, UK] Imperial Tobacco threatens court fight over plain fag packet proposal

Imperial Tobacco, which has its global HQ in Winterstoke Road, South Bristol, said it was “surprised and disappointed”. “After two years of the failed experiment in Australia there remains no credible evidence that plain packaging is having any impact o
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Jan 27, 2015 06:21
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