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[California] Retail Group Battles Flavored-Tobacco Ban

Tobacco retailers “showed up in force” at a recent Sacramento City Council committee meeting to fight back against a proposed ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products in the city. The California Fuels and Convenience Alliance (CFCA) called the efforts
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Oct 25, 2018 23:01

Group Spends $1.1M Against Arkansas Supreme Court Justice

Judicial Crisis Network, which doesn't disclose its donors...has been supported in the past financially by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, tobacco company Reynolds America, Bentonville-based Wal-Mart Stores and other major corporations.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 25, 2018 22:23
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[Europe, UK] HARDING: Vaping Isn’t About Big Business—It’s About Us, the Vapers

If you ever need reassurance that the internet can be a decent place, head over to the new user corner on a vaping forum and watch experienced vapers patiently giving non-judgemental advice to newcomers.
Filter (The Influence Foundation)
added Oct 25, 2018 22:14

[Asia, India] Rights groups seek lifting of ban on e-cigarettes in Punjab

Two organizations -- one seeking to reduce tobacco's harmful effects and the other representing consumer rights group -- sought lifting of the government's recent ban on e-cigarettes. The Council for Harm-Reduced Alternatives (CHRA), which works towards
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Oct 25, 2018 22:11

[UK] Call for duty freeze

Campaigners have urged the UK Chancellor Philip Hammond to freeze tobacco duty when he delivers his autumn budget statement on October 29. Simon Clark, director of the smokers’ group Forest said today that tobacco duty had been rising for years because
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 25, 2018 18:22

[Virginia] Less harm, less tax? Legislature to study new tobacco products

Altria Group Inc.’s proposal for Virginia to modernize its tax policies on tobacco products, as federal regulators consider a former sister company’s applications to market a new type of e-cigarette in the United States as a less harmful form of smoking.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Oct 24, 2018 16:16

Trying to work with the WHO

Organisations from 16 countries across North America, Europe, Asia and Australasia, led by the UK Vaping Industry Association (UKVIA), had signed a joint call to action addressed to the WHO asking it to treat tobacco and vaping regulation separately.
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 25, 2018 18:24

E-cigarette maker Juul boosts lobbying spending as regulatory scrutiny increases

The company focused its efforts on e-cigarette and vaping regulation, as well as tariffs on products manufactured in China, it said in the disclosure. However, the $560,000 is half of the amount the company initially reported spending Tuesday. The compan
added Oct 24, 2018 16:37
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[Montana] I-185’s critics doubt its constitutionality; backers point to 2004 initiative

Missoula (MT) Current
added Oct 24, 2018 02:41
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[Europe, Malta] John Dalli's former aide files protest over AG's discretionary powers

Restaurateur Zammit’s lawyers filed the act against the Attorney General, the Police Commissioner and the Justice Minister, calling upon the latter to effect the necessary changes to the Criminal Code so that the resulting abuse, often unnoticed by the m
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 20, 2018 14:59
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