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[Europe] Estonian officials are fighting against EU tobacco regulations

The Estonian Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications are critical towards the draft European Parliament and Council Directive on tobacco products, saying that the EU Tobacco Directive violates entrepreneurial rights and
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Feb 14, 2013 21:26

Trump Administration: Tobacco Ties

the Trump Administration’s connections to the tobacco industry make us fear that the White House will move us backwards. Here are just a few of the high-profile counselors and appointees of the Trump Administration with ties to Big Tobacco. George Conwa
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 28, 2017 16:18

[UK] CRAIG: The Great British rake-off... what really happens to the billions YOU donate to charity: Fat cat pay, appalling waste and hidden agendas

My book, The Great Charity Scandal, is not an attack on charity, but an attack on charities that put their own interests first. / however worthy ASH’s intentions, it’s not obvious that it is a charity whose purposes are widely supported by an enthusiasti
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2014 09:45

[Canada] Freedom of Speech and the right to lie to Parliament

The unresolved issues today are whether or not the company presidents were liers or outliers and, if the former, whether they can ever be held responsible for using Parliament as part of their efforts to mislead the public.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jul 22, 2014 14:58

[Asia, India] High duties on cigarette will lead to tax evasion: Tobacco Institute

The Union Budget's proposed steep hike in excise duties on cigarettes, ranging from 11 per cent to 72 per cent, is likely to accelerate smuggling and tax evasion by domestic trade, according to the Tobacco Institute of India (TII).
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Jul 13, 2014 19:41

[Canada] Manitoba's Ban of Flavoured Tobacco Comes Under Fire

Manitoba’s ban of flavoured tobacco products is coming under fire by a Montreal-based cigar importer. The province on Wednesday introduced Bill 52 – legislation that would prohibit the sale of flavoured cigars and cigarettes in an effort to protect child (Winnepeg News & Media) (ca)
added Apr 20, 2014 07:24

OSTERLAND: Big Tobacco and kids

dustry uses false and deceptive advertising to make illegitimate health claims. Internationally, tobacco companies openly market to kids. In the United States, the industry will continue to partner with any front group willing to do their dirty work for
Salt Lake Tribune
added Jul 21, 2012 15:36

[Missouri] Big Tobacco gearing up for cigarette tax fight

Campaign finance disclosures on file at the Missouri Ethics Commission show that Cheyenne International, of Grover, N.C., has donated $181,000 to a political action committee called Enough Taxes Already. Cheyenne International is — you guessed it — a “fu
Midwest Voices (Kansas City Star)
added Jul 17, 2012 19:52

[Canada] Tobacco industry rep concerned by cannabis packaging rules

Imperial Tobacco's Eric Gagnon says it's unfair that proposed packaging and branding rules for cannabis in Canada are not as strict as those for tobacco products
Lift (ca)
added Apr 22, 2017 23:30

[Canada] Province driving smokers to contraband cigarettes, says group

Convenience store owners say the Gallant government is sending mixed messages by cracking down on contraband tobacco, while also driving up the cost of legal cigarettes with tax increases. A lobbying campaign by the National Coalition Against Contraband
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 17, 2016 15:54
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