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[UK] Rother Valley MP calls for Government to keep up the push to cut smoking deaths

This week in Parliament there was a debate to review the Tobacco Control Plan which was published a year ago, writes Sir Kevin Barron, MP for Rother Valley. The steady reduction in smoking rates has continued, smoking rates have dropped by almost a quar
Retford Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:21
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[New Zealand] Ministry of Health admits failure of tobacco tax hikes

The Ministry of Health's annual Health and Independence Report confirms the scandalous failure of regressive tobacco taxes, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union. Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says, “This report demonstrates that t
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 19, 2018 21:38
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[UK] MONBIOT: Dark money lurks at the heart of our political crisis

Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)...for many years, it has been funded by British American Tobacco (BAT), Japan Tobacco International, Imperial Tobacco and Philip Morris International. When this funding was exposed, the IEA claimed that its campaigns ag
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:55
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VIDEO: STAFFORD : Flavor Fight | FDA Should Listen to People Not Bots

As RegWatch first reported, a minimum of 250,000 bot submitted fake form-letters that are anti-flavors and anti-vaping in nature overwhelmed servers at Regulations.gov putting the entire public consultation process at risk. FDA could decide to throw out
RegulatorWatch.com (ca)
added Jul 19, 2018 18:03
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong, Japan] Asian consumers push for right to use smoking alternatives

consumers have formed vape-advocacy organizations in Australia, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines and Thailand. The International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organisations, an umbrella group, is lobbying for change in places including Hong Ko
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 15, 2018 19:36
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] AG told to close case in overlong Dalligate bribery prosecution

A high court ruling has declared that the man accused of trading in influence and complicity in the request of a €60 million bribe from a Swedish tobacco company, had his human rights breached when the Attorney General refused to declare his evidence clo
Malta Today (mt)
added Jul 15, 2018 19:32
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Hawaii Health Law Includes Last-Minute Provision Benefiting Big Tobacco; Legislature Must Repair Damage

House Bill 1895, an otherwise well-meaning and worthy bill to fund needed kidney dialysis centers in the state, contains a last-minute provision, snuck into the bill behind closed doors by special interests without public discussion or review, that will g
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 14, 2018 00:03
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[Montana] MEAD / LAFAIVE: Tax hike proposal would improve fiscal health of smugglers

A proposal to hike cigarette excise taxes by $2 per pack would result in a more than doubling of the state’s cigarette smuggling rate, according to new research. Scholars have long noted that the health-related goals of policymakers are often undermined
The Missoulian
added Jul 13, 2018 13:17
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: We're smoking mad that Harrisburg won't let Philly govern

Recently, City Council introduced legislation to ban fruit- and candy-flavored cigars and cigarillos – products that appeal to children.... Harrisburg shot them down...Altria – the parent company of Phillip Morris, and the maker of Black & Mild, the popu
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 11, 2018 21:31
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Coalition Created To Voice Importance Of E-Liquid Flavors

Global Vaping Standards Association (GVSA) has formed an industry coalition of vape companies which has announced the launch of a grassroots cause campaign titled #Fight4Flavor, which aims to encourage adult vapers to share their personal, thoughtful and
PR Newswire
added Jul 12, 2018 13:25
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