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Premium cigar bill: Another tax break for Big Tobacco / Maintaining high tobacco prices keeps Minnesotans from smoking, according to Raise it for Health

Members of Raise it for Health, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health and nonprofit organizations, responded today to discussion of House File (HF) 1544 in the House Taxes Committee. HF 1544, sponsored by Representative Jim Nash (R-Waconia), would red
PR Newswire
added Mar 27, 2015 12:22
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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco firm to challenge plain cigarette pack plan

THE tobacco giant JTI is preparing to challenge the Scottish Government's plain cigarette packets plans in an advertising campaign next week. It will reveal correspondence, obtained through Freedom of Information, from the Department of Health in which
The Scotsman (uk)
added Apr 7, 2013 10:22
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[Europe] Poland opposes EU menthol and slim cigarettes ban

In spite of the Health Ministry's reference to 90,000 deaths in Poland per year as a result of smoking-related diseases, the opinions of the other ministries proved decisive. The Ministry of Agriculture outlined that Poland is the largest exporter of t
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jan 31, 2013 13:30
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SHILLERS FOR KILLERS / Revealed: How the tobacco industry paid journalists, scientists, activists and lawyers to cover up the most deadly crime in human history.

even those whose financial relationships with Big Tobacco are above-board...have been denounced in judicial court decisions as accessories to RICO...I’m going to name names. Some are surprising; some shocking; others downright horrifying.
Pando
added Jul 9, 2015 13:38
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco debate will be relit Tuesday night

recently recommended a series of amendments to the ordinance that are mostly aimed at eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke at city-owned facilities and prohibiting the use of e-smoking devices in smoke-free workplaces. Those amendments will go before
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jun 15, 2015 21:29
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[Florida] Big tobacco, Brecht Heuchan, and one of the most interesting food fight of the 2015 Legislative Session

Tobacco companies are now asking the Legislature to apply current law to the cases, which would limit punitive damages. Last year, legislation was filed to do just that, but withdrawn within 24 hours of its filing. This year, sensing a better chance of vi
St. Petersburg (FL) Times blogs
added Feb 13, 2015 14:00
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[Australia, Uruguay] LETTER FROM PUBLIC HEALTH ORGS TO EUROPEAN COMMISSION (PDF)

We are deeply concerned about the potential for the tobacco industry to misuse international trade and investment agreements... We write specifically to address statements made by Philip Morris International (PMI) in its December 8, 2014 letter on ISDS
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Jan 31, 2015 10:42
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[UK] Cabinet facing split on plan for cigarettes in plain packaging: Foreign Secretary questions proposals because of concerns it could lead to rise in smuggling

Philip Hammond says illicit cigarettes could deprive Treasury of revenue / Hammond received £1,000 of hospitality from Japan Tobacco International / Liberal Democrat Stephen Williams admits division within Government
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 18:03
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[Minnesota] Debate lights up over new e-cigarette rules in Alex

The new amendments would ban the sampling of all tobacco products and e-cigarettes in shops. This would close a loophole that shops in some other cities have used to operate hookah lounges. The new amendments would also require any new tobacco or e-ciga
Alexandria (MN) Echo Press
added Jan 18, 2015 21:22
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LETTER TO CONGRESS RE: H.R. 662

We are writing to express our strong opposition to H.R. 662, legislation that would exempt many cigars from regulation under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA). The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should retain oversight autho
American Family Physician
added Mar 8, 2015 16:57
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