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[Canada] Ontario Retailers Expect Significant Rise in Illegal Tobacco Sales

Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA) and its 7,000 retail members are urging the provincial government to maintain current tobacco tax rates, following an increase in the federal excise tax on tobacco products. "Increased taxes on
MarketWired
added Feb 12, 2014 17:16
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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 War Lobbying Documents (PDF)

DocumentCloud.org
added Sep 2, 2016 16:24
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[New York] THOMPSON/SNYDER: Big Tobacco is suffocating Indians' cigarette business

The burgeoning Native American cigarette trade, so vital for the existence of many tribes, has become the setting for a David vs. Goliath battle among Native American small business owners, Big Tobacco and the U.S. government — and Big Tobacco is winning
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Feb 10, 2016 02:08
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[Europe, Malta] Jury still out on police reluctance to press charges against Dalli

Dalli indicated as bribe’s ‘author’ in charges against Silvio Zammit – so why did police not press charges against Dalli before change in government?
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 1, 2013 00:46
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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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[California] LETTER: The high cost of smoking

Santa Maria (CA) Times
added May 10, 2012 04:19
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[Australia] Caution over safety urged on approval of e-cigarettes

PUBLIC health experts have urged the Tasmanian Liberals to ensure that national safety authorities determine the safety of e-cigarettes. The Southern Young Liberals’ motion calls on the State Government to remove any impediment to e-cigarette sales. The
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Sep 5, 2015 18:19
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[Afghanistan, Asia, Iran, Pakistan] Cigarette industry: 'FBR should tie revenue projections to market share'

officials of a cigarette manufacturing unit met the tax authorities at the FBR House to discuss the revenue implications of the illicit and counterfeit cigarette...Meanwhile, Minister (Trade), Washington D.C., Embassy of Pakistan, USA has informed the FBR
Business Recorder (pk)
added May 15, 2015 11:42
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[UK, USA] Big tobacco strikes out at bid to ban menthol ($$)

critics argue they play a crucial role in encouraging people to smoke by improving the taste and making it easier to inhale tobacco fumes, and may be harder to give up than their regular counterparts.
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 5, 2013 09:52
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