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[Canada, UK] Institute of Economic Affairs

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) is a leading right wing UK think tank, set up in 1955, which has a history of close collaboration with the tobacco industry, detailed on the pages below:
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:33
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Marie Polet – President & CEO - Imperial Tobacco Canada: When government regulation misses the mark

No longer are these ineffective and excessive regulations aimed at tobacco products alone. In Canada and abroad, the list includes junk food, soda, sugar… and it is growing in leaps and bounds.
Canadian Club of Montreal (ca)
added Mar 28, 2014 14:35
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[Australia] DAUBE: Big Junk is just as evil as Big Tobacco

Why should we accept the processed and junk food industries - and their representatives such as the council - as appropriate to provide advice? The director-general of the World Health Organisation said: ''It's not just Big Tobacco any more. Public health
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 28, 2013 01:19
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[North Carolina] Ex-US Rep. Charlie Rose helped tobacco farmers

Former U.S. Rep. Charlie Rose, who used his seat on the House Agriculture Committee to help farmers and protect the tobacco crops that brought wealth to farmers in his North Carolina district, has died, his wife said Tuesday. Rose, 73, died of Parkinson’
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Sep 5, 2012 16:02
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[Canada] BONOKOSKI: Butting out: Not seeing the tobacco fields for the leaves

Philpott is working to reduce tobacco consumption among Canadians, but has left out important stakeholders such as convenience store owners and organizations fighting the scourge of contraband tobacco
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 01:34
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EDITORIAL: Going after a good cigar / The FDA wants to expand its authority to regulate premium pleasure

cigar smokers argue there is no need to expand the regulation of cigars and tobacconists. Given who the friends of premium cigars are, and the determination of the government to control everything, this is an issue not likely to soon go up in smoke.
Washington Times
added May 6, 2015 13:18
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[Kansas] Tobacco lobby accuses Kan. Revenue Dept. of blowing smoke

The bill increases fines for convictions of trafficking untaxed tobacco or obstructing tax collection on tobacco. Initial convictions would come with a fine of $1,000 to $2,500 and repeat convictions could result in a $100,000 fine or jail time. ... Toba
Hays (KS) Post
added Mar 9, 2015 10:23
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Revision of smoking ban in Bulgaria is not a populist measure: MP

“There is a need to allow smoking at night entrainment establishments after 11 p.m.,” said Martin Zahariev, MP with Coalition for Bulgaria, speaking at the meeting between the parliamentary group and representatives of the Bulgarian Hotel and Restaurant A
Focus English News (bg)
added May 30, 2013 12:57
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[Africa, Russia, South America/Caribbean] Malawi farmers’ livelihood to go up in smoke as Chile bans public puffing

"We're very concerned with the smoking ban in Chile, in Russia and other countries have also proposed similar bans,” Malawi’s Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) chief executive officer Bruce Munthali told The Nation newspaper. “Tobacco farmers as any othe
MaraviPost.com (mw)
added Apr 6, 2013 05:11
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Study Confirms Tea Party Was Created by Big Tobacco and Billionaires

The study, funded by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institute of Health, traces the roots of the Tea Party's anti-tax movement back to the early 1980s when tobacco companies began to invest in third party groups to fight excise taxes on ci
DeSmogBlog
added Feb 11, 2013 11:19
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