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[Canada] Alberta Laying the Foundation for Contraband Tobacco Problem

With today's release of the Alberta budget, the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) is concerned that the government's decision to increase tobacco taxes risks fueling contraband tobacco in the province.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:39
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[Canada, USA] Toronto: ‘Merchants of Doubt’ Director Exposes Energy and Tobacco Lobby

pulls back the curtain on the illusionists deployed by oil, gas and tobacco companies to use pseudo-science and spin to create an alternate reality in which cigarettes and gas guzzlers are our friends... a mordantly funny indictment of this army of well-h
Variety
added Sep 10, 2014 17:05
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[Africa, Australia] Zambia, Zim and Malawi oppose stiffer legislation on tobacco

SOUTHERN African countries have opposed stiffer tobacco legislation to compel them to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products. Francois van der Merwe, chief executive officer of the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (TISA), said the countries,
Zambia Post (zm)
added Nov 1, 2013 14:59
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[Canada] National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) | Federal Budget's Tobacco Tax Increase Fails to Address Root of National Contraband Tobacco Problem

disappointed that the 2014 Federal budget increased the lucrative nature of contraband tobacco while also failing to provide meaningful measures to stop it. "By increasing the difference in price between the legal and illegal market, the government is ef
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Feb 12, 2014 17:14
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Chile anti-smoking bill has tobacco industry on edge

A tough anti-smoking bill is trying to get nicotine-hooked Chile to kick the habit, but has provoked a backlash from the powerful tobacco industry. The bill would force cigarette makers to use identical packaging covered in chilling anti-smoking ads, lim
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 19, 2015 10:48
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[Canada] Grant: Illegal tobacco is costing Alberta $100M a year

Contraband tobacco is setting up shop in Alberta. That means lost tax revenues for the province, circumvention of health standards and regulations, and easy access to tobacco for minors...Alberta raised tobacco taxes by more than 10 per cent in the spri
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Oct 10, 2015 13:23
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[Illinois] Cigar smokers fuming over new regulations

Pending legislation in the House and Senate would amend the act to exempt premium cigars – defined as a cigar that is “wrapped solely in tobacco leaf, contains no filter, and weighs at least 6 pounds per 1,000 count” – from FDA regulation. If the new leg
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
added Jul 15, 2012 12:51
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[Canada] VIDEO: Alberta to review menthol cigarette ban in the fall

“We are very, very keen on working with the health minister and the Alberta government to ban menthol tobacco,” said Les Hagen, executive director of Action on Smoking & Health, an organization that works to reduce and prevent tobacco use in Alberta.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Apr 10, 2015 14:01
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[UK] British American Tobacco hires Bite's crisis comms head Will Hill

Will Hill: to work on British American Tobacco's fight against plain packaging
PR Week (uk)
added Jun 22, 2012 12:33
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[Czech Republic] Number of MPs aim to weaken anti-smoking legislation in name of smokers' rights

A group of MPs from the opposition and more significantly within the ruling coalition have made clear their intent to try and soften legislation aimed at banning smoking at all Czech restaurants, bars and similar premises. Although the proposal passed in
Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added Mar 8, 2016 17:56
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