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[UK] Smokers’ group calls on chancellor to reject a second increase in tobacco duty

The smokers’ lobby group Forest has urged chancellor Philip Hammond to help consumers who are “just about managing” and reject a second increase in tobacco duty this year. Forest said tobacco duty costs the poorest households 2.3% of their disposable in
Talking Retail (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 19:57
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco: NGO Lauds FG’s Bid To Increase Tax

The Youth Action on Tobacco Control and Health (YATCH), an NGO, has lauded the Federal Government’s plan to increase tobacco tax. Mr Seye Omiyefa, the Executive Director of the NGO, made the commendation on Sunday in Lagos. According to him, the increas
PM News (ng)
added Oct 23, 2017 18:47
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Kentucky launches Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow

Determined to move Kentucky from its dismal rankings as the nation’s worst state for cancer and the second-highest for smoking, more than 100 health, business and community leaders gathered Oct. 18 in the Capitol to launch the Coalition for a Smoke-Free
Elizabethtown (KY) News-Enterprise
added Oct 23, 2017 18:47
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[Missouri, Montana] WAN: Cigarette taxes are the best way to cut smoking, scaring Big Tobacco

they swarmed the halls of the state capitol, wined and dined Republican leaders, launched a sophisticated call-in campaign, and coached witnesses for hearings. The tobacco companies poured more than $200,000 into Montana, a state with barely 1 million res
Washington Post
added Oct 22, 2017 21:40
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[Africa, Nigeria] NGO lauds FG’s bid to increase tax on tobacco

The Youth Action on Tobacco Control and Health (YATCH), an NGO, has lauded the Federal Government’s plan to increase tobacco tax. Mr Seye Omiyefa, the Executive Director of the NGO, made the commendation in an interview with newsmen on Sunday in Lagos. A
Vanguard (ng)
added Oct 22, 2017 21:29
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[UK] MP calls for action to save tobacco retailers

JTISpeaking in Parliament at an event hosted by the Tobacco Retailer’s Alliance, Mann told an audience of MPs and retailers: “Tobacco independents are becoming increasingly victims of over regulation that stifles trade and stops retailers from thriving.”
betterRetailing (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 13:51
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[Arkansas] Coalition to launch campaign asking for LR city leaders to close indoor smoking loopholes

The Smoke Free Little Rock coalition will launch a campaign in November to urge residents to petition city directors to draft a local ordinance to close loopholes in the state's Indoor Clean Air Act.
KATV Channel 7 (Little Rock, AR)
added Oct 21, 2017 22:39
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[Ukraine] Disguising deadly products with claim of responsibility

When the product kills, is there any point in talking about corporate social responsibility for the peddlers of the product?...in Ukraine, 45 percent of men still smoke, contributing to early death. Ukrainian men have a life expectancy of only 66 years,
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Oct 20, 2017 14:20
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[UK] Chancellor urged to reject a second tobacco duty increase this year

Campaigners have urged the Chancellor not to increase tobacco duty for a second time this year in order to help consumers who are “just about managing”. According to the smokers’ group Forest, tobacco duty costs those with low incomes a far larger propor
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Oct 23, 2017 19:59
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[Kentucky] State coalition launched to improve health, reduce costs of smoking

more than 100 health, business and community leaders gathered in the Capitol Wednesday to launch the Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow. The broad-based statewide alliance will support state and local policy changes to improve Kentucky's health by reduc
Kentucky New Era
added Oct 20, 2017 14:06
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