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[Canada] Contraband Tobacco Must Be Addressed by Anti-Smoking Advocates Attending National Health Conference

As the National Conference on Tobacco or Health begins today, the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) calls on participants to focus their attention on the critical issue of contraband tobacco that continues to undermine tobacco control
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 1, 2016 16:09

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Government’s right to regulate, MITI tells Big Tobacco in plain packaging row

Putrajaya has the right to regulate health issues, the Ministry of International Trade and Industry has told tobacco giants opposed to the Health Ministry’s plan to implement plain packaging on tobacco products. Ministry of International Trade and Indust
Malay Mail (my)
added Feb 26, 2016 15:48

Push the tobacco industry to change through economic incentives

The lucrative nature of the cigarette market, dominated by a small number of large shareholder-owned companies, results in a vigorous fight against any new public health measures... Effective regulation of the industry to curb profits would create new ap
Medical Xpress (
added Feb 15, 2016 20:28

[Europe] EU watchdog warns Commission on tobacco lobbying

European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly...warned that the Commission’s refusal to tighten the rules “effectively means that future meetings of Commission officials with tobacco lobbyists may create distrust. It appears that the sophistication of global lobbying
added Feb 9, 2016 13:13

[Europe] Brussels blocks Big Tobacco lobbying push

The tobacco companies’ move backfired... A top Commission health official intervened to scuttle the campaign and told the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) to keep out of the way. The organization, established by industry to set common standard
added Jan 21, 2016 16:59

[Australia] Illegal plain pack cigarettes found across Sydney (PDF)

On the third anniversary of the introduction of plain packaging, British American Tobacco Australia (BATA) today revealed that a well-known illegal cigarette brand called Manchester is now being sold in olive green counterfeit cigarette packs. Previous
British American Tobacco (BAT) Australia
added Dec 4, 2015 22:23

[Georgia] HOLLAND: Don’t raise cigarette tax

The earlier we educate our youth, the less we have to spend in the future. Asking Georgia retailers to take on the burden of higher taxes is definitely not cool.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Dec 3, 2015 23:29

E-Cigarette Industry Urges Senators To Save Vaping Businesses From FDA Prohibition

e-cigarette trade group is calling on the Senate Committee on Appropriations to amend an upcoming spending bill with language to save the industry from regulations that could destroy 99 percent of vaping businesses. The Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Asso
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Dec 1, 2015 19:30

Racial Politics Flavor Debate Over Banning Menthol Cigarettes

Lorillard made a striking exception for one set of Democrats: African Americans. It gave campaign cash to half of all black members of Congress...Banning menthol would be politically difficult...African American politicians and organizations have been lar
added Nov 17, 2015 17:03

[Canada] VIDEO: Sask. doctors want stricter tobacco laws

The Saskatchewan Medical Association says it wants a ban on smoking in all outdoor public places. Ryan Kessler reports.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Nov 14, 2015 15:48
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