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Virginia fails to implement laws, policies to prevent tobacco use, cancer group claims

explanation for the state’s reluctance to implement laws and policies that do not favor tobacco use: the state’s tobacco heritage and its reluctance to hurt the tobacco industry... In its “How Do You Measure Up?” report, ACS CAN gives Virginia red rating
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Aug 7, 2017 14:26
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[Asia-pacific] Politics is faster, more effective in Japan's capital, new governor says

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike...said she plans to introduce an anti-smoking ban in the Japanese capital before the 2020 Olympics. Efforts for a national ban on smoking in public died in parliament this year, opposed by many pro-smoking politicians in the L
Reuters
added Aug 7, 2017 12:09
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] PESEK: The LDP’s tobacco addiction tells a much bigger story

Tokyo is as hooked on the ¥2 trillion of tax revenues tobacco adds to state coffers annually as smokers are to nicotine. The LDP is so addicted to tobacco cash that 90 percent of members oppose an indoor smoking ban. The LDP championing cigarettes is emb
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:06
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[UK] About us--Institute of Economic Affairs

we do not “sell” policy. The Institute is entirely independent of any political party or group, and is entirely funded by voluntary donations from individuals, companies and foundations who want to support its work, plus income from book sales and confere
Institute of Economic Affairs (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 11:58
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[Asia, India] Ban on Electronic Cigarettes may lead to Illegal Trade of the Product: Tobacco Buddy

A ban on electronic cigarette may increase the smuggling of the products, says Tobacco Institute of India The increase in smuggling of the product might affect the quality standards, therefore, risking the lives of people using it After seeing the incre
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:51
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Trading in influence charge against Swedish Match lobbyist time-barred

suggesting she had played a duplicitous role by assisting Zammit in drawing up an email to request payment for his services. Kessler suggested she too could be charged with either bribery or trading in influence. But that latter charge is now time-barred
Malta Today (mt)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:19
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Trading in influence charge against Swedish Match lobbyist time-barred

But that latter charge is now time-barred by Maltese law. ...While Zammit was charged with bribery in December 2012 – two months after the Attorney General was given the OLAF report – Kimberley was never charged. But it was clear to police who read the O
Malta Today (mt)
added Aug 6, 2017 14:17
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[Europe, Malta] My advice on John Dalli case is confidential - Attorney General

Attorney General Peter Grech has refused to confirm he gave the police advice to press ahead with charges against former European commissioner John Dalli. Dr Grech was asked to confirm that, in December 2012, he had given the green light to the police t
Times of Malta (mt)
added Aug 6, 2017 02:57
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[Canada] Big tobacco comes to Vancouver pitching new ways to consume nicotine

Araya was in town to talk about his industry’s push to get government to adopt regulations to help sell products that allow consumers to use nicotine in a safer way — like e-cigarettes and vaping products that his company alone has spent $1.5 billion deve
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Aug 4, 2017 21:52
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New Zealand Campaigners Seek Tobacco Tax Hike

Researchers and experts in tobacco control, led by the University of Otago, Wellington, and Maori and Pacific peoples interest group Hapai Te Hauora suggested the increase alongside other measures aimed at cutting down smoking in New Zealand. Their mode
Tax-News.com
added Aug 3, 2017 14:01
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