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[Canada] Langley woman pushes for provincewide ban on smoking in multi-unit buildings

A Langley woman, Naomi Goffman, has decided that enough is enough. So she's launched an online petition to push Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson to ban smoking in all multi-unit dwellings in B.C.
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Aug 28, 2018 04:45
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Tobacco Lobbyist Shares Experiences Dealing With Lawmakers

On the subject of retailers struggling with how to publicly support the legal and responsible sale of tobacco products, attendees at a recent CSP forum heard insights from a tobacco lobbyist, who agreed that his job isn’t easy. “If you wanted to wear a
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 5, 2018 22:00
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[Asia, Israel] JUUL e-cigarette company petitions High Court over ban

The company accuses the Israeli government of upholding a double standard with regard to their vaping product — which they claim is designed solely to wean long-time smokers off cigarettes — in that the Jewish state continues to allow tobacco companies
Times of Israel (is)
added Aug 25, 2018 14:34
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Tobacco-funded group starts Montana anti-initiative ad blitz

A group funded by the tobacco industry has launched a massive ad blitz against a ballot initiative to fund Montana’s Medicaid expansion program and other health programs by raising the cigarette tax by $2 per pack and taxing vaping products for the first
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 27, 2018 05:47
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[Asia] Manufacturers of Juul e-cigarette to sue over Israel ban

The manufacturers of the recently banned Juul e-cigarettes petitioned Israel’s High Court on Thursday asking it to force the government to reconsider its decision. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday signed a warrant barring the import and sale
Times of Israel (is)
added Aug 25, 2018 14:35
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[UK] Big tobacco has 'hoodwinked' governments worldwide and is secretly fuelling the cigarette black market, leaked documents reveal

Leaked documents reveal the lengths cigarette manufacturers go to in order to undermine the Illicit Trade Protocol; an international agreement that was set up in 2012 to ensure tobacco companies pay their taxes. The ITP requires all tobacco products are
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 24, 2018 14:22
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[Australia, UK] Big Tobacco is consistently overstating black market in cigarettes – new findings

Yet there are major problems with this industry-funded data. When compared with independent sources, they consistently overestimate the scale of illicit tobacco. They also frequently fail to meet the quality and transparency standards of peer-reviewed re
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:30
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[UK] New research uncovers 'one of the tobacco industry’s greatest scams'

Parallel studies published in Tobacco Control, highlight fresh evidence on smuggled tobacco and industry-funded studies that routinely overestimate its scale.
University of Bath (uk)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:27
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[North Carolina] Gaston leaders hear teens’ thoughts on tobacco

This summer, a group of local teenagers with Tobacco Free Gaston used photos to showcase the harmful effects of tobacco use. Throughout June, large photos of littered cigarette butts, smoldering cigarettes and a slew of other images were displayed at the
Gaston (NC) Gazette
added Aug 23, 2018 12:06
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Tobacco industry data on illicit tobacco trade: a systematic review of existing assessments [FREE FULL TEXT]

At present, the tobacco industry continues to fund and disseminate ITT research through initiatives such as PMI IMPACT. If industry data on ITT cannot meet the standards of accuracy and transparency set by high-quality research publications, a solution m
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2018 11:58
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