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[Europe, Ireland] Tobacco lobbying derails MEP vote

Intense tobacco lobbying in Brussels may have derailed a key vote among Euro-deputies to restrict the sale and distribution of the product. Deputies were set to vote on a tobacco products directive this week in a wider effort to reduce the number of toba
EUobserver.com
added Sep 9, 2013 06:39
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[UK-Scotland] Tobacco firm to challenge plain cigarette pack plan

THE tobacco giant JTI is preparing to challenge the Scottish Government's plain cigarette packets plans in an advertising campaign next week. It will reveal correspondence, obtained through Freedom of Information, from the Department of Health in which
The Scotsman (uk)
added Apr 7, 2013 10:22
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[Europe] Poland opposes EU menthol and slim cigarettes ban

In spite of the Health Ministry's reference to 90,000 deaths in Poland per year as a result of smoking-related diseases, the opinions of the other ministries proved decisive. The Ministry of Agriculture outlined that Poland is the largest exporter of t
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jan 31, 2013 13:30
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[New Zealand] Your Issues

Tobacco tax has increased by more than 30% since April 2010. It's getting even higher. / Council by council, outdoor smoking bans are getting more and more repressive. / From 23 July 2012 on, smokers will no longer be able to see the choice of tobacc
My Opinion Counts (Philip Morris New Zealand)
added Jul 20, 2012 10:30
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SHILLERS FOR KILLERS / Revealed: How the tobacco industry paid journalists, scientists, activists and lawyers to cover up the most deadly crime in human history.

even those whose financial relationships with Big Tobacco are above-board...have been denounced in judicial court decisions as accessories to RICO...I’m going to name names. Some are surprising; some shocking; others downright horrifying.
Pando
added Jul 9, 2015 13:38
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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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[Florida] Big tobacco, Brecht Heuchan, and one of the most interesting food fight of the 2015 Legislative Session

Tobacco companies are now asking the Legislature to apply current law to the cases, which would limit punitive damages. Last year, legislation was filed to do just that, but withdrawn within 24 hours of its filing. This year, sensing a better chance of vi
St. Petersburg (FL) Times blogs
added Feb 13, 2015 14:00
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Exclusive: The Koch brothers' secret bank

The group, Freedom Partners, and its president, Marc Short, serve as an outlet for the ideas and funds of the mysterious Koch brothers ... • The U.S. Chamber of Commerce: $2 million.
Politico
added Sep 12, 2013 12:44
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[Togo] The Time John Boehner Personally Battled To Stop An Anti-Smoking Executive Order

learned that George H.W. Bush was considering signing an Executive Order banning workplace smoking by federal employees, he decided to take a stand for “individual rights and freedoms.” “I has come to my attention that OMB is circulating a proposed Execut
BuzzFeed
added Sep 25, 2015 15:57
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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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