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[Australia, UK] Deloitte

Deloitte has a longstanding relationship with the tobacco industry...front group, 'the Alliance of Australian Retailers’ (AAR) commissioned Deloitte to produce two reports on plain packaging in 2011 titled ‘Potential impact on retailers from the introduc
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Dec 16, 2016 21:51
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[Illinois] Council ends ‘tough year’ with concessions, controversy—and Cubs

By a vote of 31 to 14, the Council lifted Chicago’s 3-year-old ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes within 500 feet of elementary schools...argued that the protective bubble imposed in 2013 — five times the previous radius — became a moot point after th
Chicago Sun-Times
added Dec 16, 2016 21:23
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Independent Institute

S. Fred Singer are Research Fellows and Richard Vedder is a Senior Fellow . All of the above have a long history of working for the Tobacco Institute (TI) and/or Philip Morris and all nine were also members of the 'Academic Advisory Board' for the pro-t
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Aug 7, 2018 16:41
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[Australia] James Packer, Lendlease used lure of jobs, taxes to overrule planning laws

Crown is skilled at using lobbyists to secure favourable rules. By law, the casino's VIP gaming rooms were exempted from a smoking ban – one of the few public places in Australia – to compete with Singapore, Macau, the Philippines and Las Vegas.
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:40
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ADLER: Is the surgeon general endangering America’s youth?

current e-cigarette regulation is a product of a “Baptist & Bootlegger” coalition of well-intentioned health activists and tobacco companies. E-cigarette policy is also shaped by pharmaceutical companies, which see vaping products as a source of competiti
Washington Post
added Dec 14, 2016 20:07
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[Tennessee] How Retailers Can See Eye to Eye With Lawmakers

says work with his local trade association on a seemingly innocuous bill made a huge difference...health organizations began to back the bill because higher prices could dampen tobacco sales—something they could get behind, LeRoy says. While raising price
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Dec 13, 2016 23:32
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Myron Ebell

In the 1990s...Ebell worked as part of a team to make regulating the tobacco industry "politically unpalatable". In 2011, as part of its "Control Abuse of Power" (CAP) project, the CEI launched lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the 1998 tobacc
Wikipedia
added Dec 19, 2016 01:06
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Trump urged to snuff out FDA rules threatening 15,000 e-cig makers

In a letter to Vice President-elect Pence, Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson and California Rep. Duncan Hunter said that the new regulations would eliminate the industry with fees of up to $1 million per product. Typically, vaping operations produce dozens of p
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Dec 13, 2016 19:30
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[Europe] Commission troubled over tobacco traceability and security bids

still needs to decide on the traceability and security system for tobacco products (Articles 15 and 16 of the Tobacco Products Directive)... One Swiss company, SICPA, who is involved in providing technology to Brazil, Kenya and several US states, has been
New Europe
added Dec 13, 2016 15:28
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[Asia, India] Message on dangers of smoking not getting through: Cardiologist

The message about the dangers of smoking and its correlation with heart attacks is not getting through to the public strongly enough, a leading cardiologist has warned and added that younger smokers are at the greatest risk. While the government can res
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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