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[Africa, Nigeria] Groups fault MAN on tobacco excise duty

A Coalition of civil society groups across the country under the aegis of Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) faulted calls by the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) for a halt in the implementation of the new excise duty on tobacco products.
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:14
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[Nigeria] Yes, Senate on point with tobacco resolution By Musa Garba

The weight that the Senate has thrown behind demands for a ban on tobacco product sales around schools has come at a very auspicious time. In fact it is coming at a time in our history when the major players in the tobacco business have succeeded in indu
Blueprint Newspapers (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 02:30
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[Georgia] Is This a New Route to Cigarette Prohibition?

“City of Winterville Tobacco-Free Generation Ordinance.” .. The ordinance in Winterville was recently rejected by the city council on a 3-1 vote. Prior to the vote, NATO submitted a letter to the council informing them that their proposed ordinance confli
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 29, 2018 23:47
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[Canada, California] GLANTZ: The tobacco industry is right to be worried about San Francisco’s ban on flavored tobacco products

There is lots of survey research showing that many menthol smokers say that, without menthol cigarettes, they would just quit altogether. Now, a new study, “Association of Ontario’s Ban on Menthol Cigarettes With Smoking Behavior 1 Month After Implement
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:36
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[Nigeria] 10, 000 Jobs At Risk Over Hike In Alcohol Excise Duty – Labour

The increase in excise duty on alcoholic beverages and tobacco products might lead to a loss of 10,000 jobs, says the Union of Food Beverage and Tobacco Employees, (NUFBTE)...BAT, has just decided to make Nigeria its African headquarters where all its pro
Concise News (ng)
added Mar 27, 2018 15:20
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Have Your Say on Rhode Island’s Impending 80% E-Cigarette Tax

The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA), is urging all vaping advocates to speak up against an unreasonable 80% tax on e-cigarettes, that may be implemented in Rhode Island.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Mar 26, 2018 15:23
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[California, District of Columbia] DRESBACH: There's plenty to do in the battle against lung cancer

One of the hardest things I’ve ever had to say to my family was the words “I have lung cancer.” Now I’m on a mission... That’s why on March 14, I went to Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C., as part of the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE Advocacy D
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added Mar 25, 2018 18:08
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Tobacco industry strategies undermine government tax policy: evidence from commercial data [FREE FULL TEXT]

The TI currently uses a variety of strategies to keep tobacco cheap. The implementation of standardised packaging will prevent small pack sizes and price-marking but further changes in tax policy are needed to minimise the TI’s attempts to prevent sudden
Tobacco Control
added Mar 25, 2018 00:43
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[Illinois] Shop owners, mayor weigh in on Aurora measure to raise tobacco age to 21

Chicago Tribune
added Mar 25, 2018 01:29
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David Lazarus / @Davidlaz: I'm getting angry emails from vaping fans who are fuming about a single line in my column in which I question the relative safety of the practice

Twitter
added Mar 23, 2018 21:42
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