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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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[California] GLANTZ: FDA’s “new” nicotine policy: A mixed picture that highlights the importance of local and state action to maintain progress

the overall evidence still shows that e-cigarette use is associated with less not more quitting... The FDA’s action also highlights the importance of other local and state action to control ecigarettes, particularly including them in smokefree laws and to
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 3, 2017 01:10
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BERMAN: The FDA’s Big (?) Announcement on Nicotine Regulation

In short, the FDA’s announcement is welcome, but no one should be lulled into expecting that action will come quickly or easily...Troublingly, some of the language in Commissioner’s speech suggests that the tobacco industry will have a prominent seat at t
Notice & Comment (Yale Journal on Regulation blog)
added Aug 4, 2017 21:25
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[Asia, India] The Tobacco War /The tobacco industry has taken off its gloves and is going after anti-tobacco lobbyists

A presentation on the Indian market by Philip Morris ...singles out some anti-tobacco groups for special attention...with a red circle...Dr Reddy’s photo finds its place among those of seven other...Dr Judith Mackay, ...Prof Rob Moodie...Simon Chapman
Governance Now (in)
added Aug 4, 2017 21:19
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Advocates fear FDA blowing smoke on nicotine limits

Health advocates who want tougher action against cigarettes aren’t celebrating the announcement; they say the process mapped out by the FDA could take years and express doubts the agency will ultimately follow through. “We’re concerned about how long a
The Hill
added Aug 4, 2017 18:19
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Against the call to ban smoking

the views of some local coffeeshop operators featured in The Star article “Call to ban smoking at eateries” on July 27 do not represent the stand of the Malaysia-Singapore Coffeeshop Proprietors’ General Association (MSCAPGA). MSCAPGA represents more tha
The Star (my)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:43
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Trump bump: Court fights draw big money into attorney general races

The national fundraising arm for Republican attorneys general, RAGA...the Democratic AG's counterpart, DAGA...Altria Group Inc, for instance, donated $250,000 to RAGA and $50,000 to DAGA. Representatives for the cigarette and tobacco company could not im
Reuters
added Aug 1, 2017 22:07
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