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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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Health Groups' Letter to the President on FDA Regulation (PDF)

Dear Mr. President: It has been more than a year since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a regulation to extend its authority over all unregulated tobacco products. Given the health risks of these unregulated products, particularly to
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 28, 2015 12:37
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[California] New Smoking Limits Approved at OC Fair

a new policy was approved last week that limits smoking to designated areas. While the proposed locations haven’t been announced, fair vendors who allow cigar smoking are warning that the move will hurt their business and the fair experience.
Voice of OC (Orange County, CA)
added Mar 8, 2015 09:43
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[Australia] DAUBE: Big Junk is just as evil as Big Tobacco

Why should we accept the processed and junk food industries - and their representatives such as the council - as appropriate to provide advice? The director-general of the World Health Organisation said: ''It's not just Big Tobacco any more. Public health
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 28, 2013 01:19
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[UK] MP opponents of plain-packaging for cigarettes accepted hospitality from tobacco giant

MPs who signed a letter calling for the Department of Health to abandon a proposal to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes have accepted hospitality worth thousands of pounds from a major tobacco company, it can be revealed.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:04
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[Kansas] Tobacco lobby accuses Kan. Revenue Dept. of blowing smoke

The bill increases fines for convictions of trafficking untaxed tobacco or obstructing tax collection on tobacco. Initial convictions would come with a fine of $1,000 to $2,500 and repeat convictions could result in a $100,000 fine or jail time. ... Toba
Hays (KS) Post
added Mar 9, 2015 10:23
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Tobacco Or Medicinal Product? Europe Divided Over E-Cigarettes

The vote has set the stage for an e-cigarette tussle in Brussels. Will the council agree that e-cigarettes should be treated like tobacco? Or will the council continue to insist that e-cigarettes should be regulated as medicinal devices?
Radio Free Europe
added Oct 13, 2013 01:21
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[Europe] ARCHIVE: BRAUCHLI: Cigarettes and Senators

Consider Senators Mitch McConnell (R - KY) and Richard Burr (R - N.C.). ... The money that cigarettes have paid the two men, as well as some of their colleagues, makes them understandably sensitive to the well-being of their donors and they have expresse
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:30
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[Malaysia] Illegal puffs on the downtrend

THE results of the latest Illegal Cigarettes Study (ICS) for the period March-May 2012 reveal that the illegal cigarettes incidence in Malaysia is trending down to 34.7%, compared with 34.8% in October-December 2011.
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:06
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[Indonesia] Tobacco farmer hold a rally against the bill

the tobacco farmers united in the National Coalition of Clove Cigarette Saviors and Tobacco Farmers Alliance (APTI) rallied outside the office of Ministry of Health on Tuesday.
zzOLD: ROL (Republika Online) (id)
added Jul 3, 2012 14:26
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