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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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[Asia, China] Graphic cigarette warnings not in keeping with Chinese traditions, official says

Scare pictures of cancer-ravaged lungs printed on cigarette packets do not fit with "Chinese cultural traditions", state media on Tuesday reported an official of China's state-owned tobacco monopoly as saying.
Reuters
added Mar 16, 2016 14:52
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[Canada] Public supports smoking ban on patio

Nearly 12 years ago, a class of Grade 8 students from Moose Jaw started a movement that changed the smoking culture in this province. And by the looks of a recent survey, the tide is turning once again. From May to June, several health agencies includi
Moose Jaw (SK) Times-Herald (ca)
added Aug 6, 2015 09:37
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[Louisiana] Cigar convention searches for places to smoke after the New Orleans smoking ban

  That group is holding its 83rd annual convention in New Orleans July 17-21 — its first in the city since the smoking ban went into effect. The law was specifically written to exclude the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center... "IPCPR is working closely w
Gambit (New Orleans, LA)
added Jun 26, 2015 15:21
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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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[Europe] Greens question reason for postponement of tobacco vote - maltatoday.com.mt

Greens says irony that Commissioner Tonio Borg promised Tobacco Directive would go through before the end of this European Parliament in April 2014, when EPP colleagues are at forefront of derailment.
Malta Today (mt)
added Sep 26, 2013 23:28
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KESSLER: Electronic cigarettes should be part of the harm reduction debate

Last year my company acquired blu eCigs ... We see e-cigarettes as a product that has the potential to play a critical role in the national harm reduction discussion and affords our company a seat at the table in this debate.
The Hill
added Apr 17, 2013 14:51
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[Sri Lanka] Controversy over pictorial health warnings covering the front and back of the tobacco packs

The tobacco industry in Sri Lanka which is a monopoly of Sri Lanka has filed a court case against the decision of the Minister of Health. Currently there is a debate regarding the size of the warnings.
Asian Tribune
added Mar 26, 2013 14:59
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Africa’s ‘no’ to anti-smoking measures

The association of southern Africa’s tobacco producers says anti-smoking measures as mulled by the World Health Organization would spell economic ruin for at least 15 African countries.
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Oct 29, 2012 16:05
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Tobacco Industry Works to Block Rules on E-Cigarettes

The e-cigarette and cigar industries have enlisted high-profile lobbyists and influential congressional allies...documents obtained by The New York Times show that Altria last year distributed draft legislation on Capitol Hill that would eliminate the new
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2016 15:18
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