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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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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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[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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6 Reasons the New York City Council Should Reject the Proposed New Tobacco Retailing Restrictions

James Calvin, President of the New York Association of Convenience Stores, today offered six reasons the New York City Council should reject the proposed tobacco retailing restrictions expected to be on its October 30 meeting agenda: They fail to address
readMedia
added Oct 30, 2013 14:52
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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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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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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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[Tanzania] WHO restrictions upset tobacco body

The Tanzania Tobacco Cooperative Apex Limited (TTCA) representing more than 100,000 tobacco farmers in the country has opposed World Health Organisation (WHO) plans on regulation of the crop's farming.
The Citizen (tz)
added Sep 18, 2012 00:35
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