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[Australia] GELBART: Amazing vape, how sweet the smoke…

I must commend the amazing and tireless work of Legalize Vaping Australia, for all they have done for this misunderstood and continuously ignored industry, for uniting people all over the country to speak up and tell their side of the story and cementing
The Spectator Australia (uk)
added Nov 19, 2018 20:27
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[Nigeria] Tobacco control alliance seeks 70% tax increase

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance has urged the Federal Government to expedite action to mainstream tobacco control into its overall development agenda. Towards this end, the alliance recommended that a minimum of 70 per cent tax be collected on tob
The Punch (ng)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:11
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[Montana] Tobacco Tax, New Mining Rules Fail at the Ballot Box

I-185, an initiative that would have raised tobacco taxes to fund Medicaid expansion, failed to pass on Nov. 6. That means Medicaid expansion will become one of the hottest topics... the tobacco industry funneled millions of dollars into a campaign again
Flathead Beacon (Kalispell, MT)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:04
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Tackle cheap illicit cigarettes, not ban smoking at eateries, govt told

Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors’ General Association (MSCSPGA) president, Datuk Ho Su Mong, said the actual cause of the rise in smoking in Malaysia was due to the sale of illegal cigarettes, which he said currently comprises up to 60 per cent
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:55
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[UK] TaxPayers’ Alliance concedes it launched smears against Brexit whistleblower

The rightwing pressure group the TaxPayers’ Alliance has conceded that it illegally sacked the whistleblower ...could have a major impact on how lobbyists are described in the media....the Adam Smith Institute, the Centre for Policy Studies, the Institute
The Observer (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 20:44
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[Australia] The tobacco industry plays price games to make it even tougher to quit smoking

It is therefore unsurprising that the tobacco industry has a well-documented history of undermining regulations that seek to control the use and sale of tobacco for the benefit of public health. For instance, the largest tobacco companies have continued t
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 9, 2018 17:07
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[West Virginia] Arkansas justice calls election a win over outside spending

Republican State Leadership Committee’...which launched its initiative focused on state court races in 2014, and its donors this year have included the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, tobacco company Reynolds American...Two prominent Republicans backed by the g
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Nov 8, 2018 19:09
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[Montana, South Dakota] Big Tobacco Puts Profits Before Kids in Defeating Ballot Initiatives to Raise Cigarette Taxes

by spending nearly $24 million to defeat ballot initiatives to raise cigarette taxes in Montana and South Dakota. That’s an obscene amount in two states with a combined population of less than two million people. Altria and Reynolds like to claim that th
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:33
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Parliament promises harsher measures against smoking

CARRERAS Limited's efforts to win parliamentary support for an improved climate for the sale of its tobacco products have failed.. Dr Tufton said Carreras is using the presence of large quantities of illegally imported cigarettes in the island to justify
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Nov 8, 2018 21:34
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[Montana] Obamacare, Medicaid, and Medicare won the midterms

The tax was voted down, putting Medicaid for 100,000 low-income Montanans in jeopardy, according to advocates. The fight against the tax was backed by Big Tobacco giant Altria.
Yahoo Finance (uk)
added Nov 8, 2018 19:12
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