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Nicopure Labs Responds to Report on Reshaping the U.S. Tobacco Policy

The report – authored by Clive Bates, director at Counterfactual, Eli Lehrer, president and co-founder of R Street Institute and David Sweanor, adjunct professor of law at University of Ottawa – highlights eight federal strategies to fight smoking, promo
PR Newswire
added Jan 31, 2017 15:10
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[UK] Forest rejects claim that smoking is "adding to the social care crisis"

“Smoking rates are at their lowest ever level yet smokers still contribute £12 billion a year in tobacco taxation, a sum that far exceeds the alleged cost of treating smoking-related diseases or providing social care to those suffering from a smoking-rel
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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Colorado gets an 'A' for smoke-free air, 'F' for tobacco prevention and cessation funding

The American Lung Association in Colorado released a list of actions they are asking to be taken by elected officials or voters to reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke including: increasing the tobacco tax that currently stands at 70 cents
KOAA NBC 5/30 (Colo. Springs/Pueblo, CO)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:04
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Tripling tobacco taxes: Key for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030

How can greater reductions in smoking be achieved in the next decade and contribute to reaching the health and social targets of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030? We review some key issues in the epidemiology and economics of global tob
Peking Press (au)
added Jan 25, 2017 15:02
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] ‘Higher tobacco taxes will fuel illicit cigarette trade’— Carreras

Carreras Limited says it notes, with grave concern, the release from the Ministry of Health advising that portfolio minister Dr Christopher Tufton and his team are actively evaluating the World Health Organisation’s call for heavy taxation on the tobacco
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jan 25, 2017 01:13
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[UK] NNA asking for permission to intervene on the SNUS ban

A spokesperson for the New Nicotine Alliance (NNA)...the organization is appealing to the High Court in London, asking "for permission to act as an independent intervenor in the Swedish Match application to challenge the ban on snus".
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:58
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Congressmen Send Letter to Pence Regarding FDA Cigar Regulation

Those three congressmen are Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla.; Duncan Hunter, R-Calif.; and Lou Barletta, R-Penn. The letter argues that FDA’s decision to include premium cigars as part of its deeming regulations was unnecessary as cigars do not pose a serious pub
HalfWheel
added Jan 31, 2017 19:44
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Agri chief opposes 2-tier excise tax on cigarettes

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol vehemently opposed the legislation imposing a huge increase in cigarette excise tax, saying the two-tier scheme would only bring hardship to tobacco farmers who are still reeling from the previous tax hike. “The DA (
Manila Times (ph)
added Jan 24, 2017 02:00
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ECKFORD: Slovenia Must not Flinch in Battle with Big Tobacco

The tobacco industry is doing its utmost to deter Slovenia from introducing plain cigarette packaging - it must not succeed.
Balkan Insight.com (ba)
added Jan 23, 2017 12:55
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[Pennsylvania] Can Allegheny County enact its vaping ban?

The Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association is questioning whether Allegheny County has the legal authority to institute a proposed vaping ban that's been in the works since May. A Jan. 12 letter to Allegheny County Council members from the Wester
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Jan 20, 2017 03:51
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