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GLANTZ: FCTC followed by accelerated implementation of tobacco advertising bans, but effect is fading

In particular, we concluded, “The FCTC does not currently have a clear mechanism to ensure that parties are notified when they are non-compliant. The FCTC Conference of the Parties (COP) established an expert group to review reporting arrangements that wi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 29, 2016 18:43
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] What medical ‘experts’ hide: Nicotine does NOT cause cancer

Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos – a world-renowned cardiologist based in Greece, who is in Kuala Lumpur to present the results of a survey conducted among Malaysian vape device users. (see story below) “Nicotine does not cause cancer,” he explained. “All medic
Rakyat Post (my)
added Jul 29, 2016 18:31
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[Canada] Illegal cigarettes a growing concern in New Brunswick

Lobbyists say illegal tobacco sales in the Maritimes accounts for millions of dollars in lost revenue and poses a risk to youth and small businesses. The National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco says all levels of government need to work together to
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jul 28, 2016 13:21
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Minjoo Party leader slams tax hike on cigarettes

urged the government to roll back a tax increase on cigarettes, criticizing the measure as a veiled attempt to collect more money by exploiting health concerns. The Minjoo Party of Korea’s chairman Rep. Kim Chong-in called for the “readjustment” of the
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:28
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[Europe] LEQUENNE: EU has chance to stop illegal tobacco trade

European Commission has been presented with a golden opportunity to strike a blow against the smugglers... The tobacco industry, its suppliers, law enforcement authorities, member states, and the EU should work together to eliminate this illicit trade
EurActiv
added Jul 27, 2016 14:13
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CRA To Launch “The Stamp” Program for Cigarmakers

The next box of cigars you purchase might have a stamp of a cigar-toting patriot affixed to it..."The Stamp" is from Cigar Rights of America, a national advocacy organization whose mission is to to protect the rights of manufacturers, retailers, and consu
Cigar Aficionado
added Jul 27, 2016 13:48
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Fair taxation  just so much cigar smoke

what’s a Pennsylvania budget without some special-interest favoritism? Lawmakers rejected a tax on cigars while raising or establishing taxes on all other tobacco products...tobacco lobbyists have spent millions of dollars in Harrisburg warding off the ci
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jul 27, 2016 13:44
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[Kentucky] Smoke-Free Parks Celebrated in Ft. Mitchell

The new policy prohibits the use of cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes, and smokeless tobacco products in all the city’s public parks. The tobacco-free parks effort was spearheaded by the LiveWell Ft. Mitchell coalition, a group of committed community memb
River City News (Covington, KY)
added Jul 26, 2016 16:47
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[New Zealand] Home grown rollies provide industry smoke screen

Maori tobacco control advocates are dismissing as smoke a claim by the tobacco industry that increasing the price of their products will spark a boom in illicit sales of home grown tobacco. Northland GP Lance O’Sullivan says the industry is trying to sca
Waatea News (nz)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:09
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AUDIO: Big Tobacco Raises $17 Million To Oppose California Cigarette Tax Increase

“This is classic tobacco industry strategy and deception...They will spend tens of millions of dollars to confuse and deceive the voters about the deadly nature of their product....” spokeswoman for No on Prop 56, says her campaign wants to educate voters
Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, CA)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:06
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