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[UK] Tobacco Industry's Tactics Against Anti-Tobacco Policies

In this week's issue of PLoS Medicine, UK public health experts write that it is fair to say that the tobacco industry's comprehensive and huge response to the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control is adopting a 'globalizatio
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 28, 2012 06:15
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[Canada] Make more apartments smoke-free, group tells government

The Clean Air Coalition of B.C. is calling on the provincial government to increase the supply of 100 percent smoke-free apartments and condos. Clean Air Coalition director Jack Boomer says too many people live with second-hand smoke because apartment a
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:21
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[Canada] Six Nations fighting contraband tobacco legislation

Driving through Six Nations, it seems there is a tobacco shop on nearly every corner...Bill C-10 includes amending the Criminal Code to make it a criminal offence to traffic unregulated tobacco — a move the federal government says is about targeting contr
Cambridge (ON) Times (ca)
added Sep 19, 2014 15:07
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[Africa] Tobacco companies in Uganda oppose planned increase in taxes

BATU said the rise was detrimental to the industry. “Such sharp increases usually lead to a rise in illicit trade, currently standing at over 20 per cent of the market value, which is damaging to stakeholders, including the public health lobby,” said Di
East African Standard (ke)
added Sep 22, 2013 15:46
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[Massachusetts] EVANS V. LORILLARD TOBACCO CO.

Massachusetts High Court dismisses retains $35 compensatory damages award, overturns $81 million punitives award, sends deceptive trade practices claims back to lower court
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
added Sep 19, 2013 12:25
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Times-Union investigation: How big tobacco got its way in Florida Legislature ($$)

In 2009, tobacco lobbyists aggressively pushed a bill that drastically capped the amount four tobacco companies have to pay to appeal certain court judgments . . . SB 2198, was authored by Sen. Mike Haridopolos but written by the tobacco lobby.
Florida Times-Union
added Dec 30, 2012 15:08
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FDA Regulations Threaten Cigar Industry Shutdown

“Some domestic producers may cease to sell their products domestically or discontinue some products. Foreign producers may cease selling their products to the US or reduce the number of distinct products they sell in the US.”
Town Hall
added Jan 26, 2015 18:14
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[New York, Oregon, Texas, Washington] Take Action

New York Advocates to Legislators: Show us the money! The 2012 "Broken Promise to Our Children" report shows that New York spends less than 1% of the $2.3 billion in revenue New York is projected to receive from tobacco taxes and the tobacco settlement
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 6, 2012 11:45
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[UK] MPs took gifts from tobacco company Japan Tobacco International

Six MPs calling for the Government to drop plans for plain cigarette packaging received hospitality worth thousands of pounds from a leading tobacco company.
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 29, 2012 10:52
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[Malaysia] Tobacco firm 'shocked' as M'sia hikes tax by 14%

Over the weekend, the government raised the excise duty on tobacco by 14 per cent ... "Such a move will exacerbate the already high levels of illegal cigarettes in Malaysia and dampen all efforts that have been taken thus far to address this national scou
Business Times (my)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:23
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