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[Japan] Tough task to have smoking rules meet world standards before Tokyo Olympics

"Are you willing to be hit with complaints by foreigners?" the ministry's Health Service... hurled at Japan Food Service Association...how much the health ministry's smoking regulation plan can keep up with global standards depends on deliberations during
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Dec 25, 2016 17:49
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[Louisiana] Bogalusa passes most comprehensive smoke-free ordinance in La.

the City of Bogalusa became the 10th city in Louisiana to pass a city-wide smoke-free ordinance. Youth in the city were instrumental to the passage of the ordinance, as they presented the dangers of secondhand smoke to the council, highlighting the need
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Dec 24, 2016 23:50
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[UK-Scotland] Public health claim for SNP's tobacco and alcohol tax on retailers was 'misleading', study finds

MINISTERS have been accused of misleading the public over a £95 million "public health" tax on cigarette and alcohol retailers after a damning study found no evidence that the cash raised was ever spent on health initiatives. Researchers said the Scotti
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 26, 2016 18:22
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[UK-Scotland] Public health claim for SNP's tobacco and alcohol tax on retailers was 'misleading', study finds

MINISTERS have been accused of misleading the public over a £95 million "public health" tax on cigarette and alcohol retailers after a damning study found no evidence that the cash raised was ever spent on health initiatives. Researchers said the Scotti
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 23, 2016 13:30
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Vaping Measure Fails to Pass Senate

The fight to ease looming FDA requirements over e-cigarette and vaping manufacturers were put on hold at least until spring, with the so-called Cole-Bishop Amendment failing to get into federal budget legislation passed last month. The bill from U.S. Re
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Dec 30, 2016 06:03
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France votes for plain cigarette packaging from 2016

Cigarettes in France will be sold in plain packaging under a law that was finally passed in parliament on Thursday despite objections from the conservative opposition.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 19, 2016 16:46
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Martin Henry | The Deadly Tobacco Trade

The country is losing nearly $2 billion in revenue annually from the trade in illegally imported cigarettes by criminals who are using the money earned to buy guns and ammunition, the police advised at a press conference called by the local cigarette com
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Dec 18, 2016 16:36
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Big tobacco farmers' group backs cigarette tax bill

The National Federation of Tobacco Farmers Association and Cooperatives (NAFTAC) is throwing its full support to House Bill 4144, calling it the “true pro-farmers measure and pro-poor.” NAFTAC president Mario E. Cabasal also called on his group’s member
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 18, 2016 17:18
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco group trashes House sin tax bill

The Philippine Tobacco Growers Association (PTGA) reiterated its strong objection to the House-approved bill proposing a huge increase in cigarette excise taxes while keeping the two-tier structure even as its president Saturnino Distor disowned press re
Manila Times (ph)
added Dec 16, 2016 21:00
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[Australia, UK] Deloitte

Deloitte has a longstanding relationship with the tobacco industry...front group, 'the Alliance of Australian Retailers’ (AAR) commissioned Deloitte to produce two reports on plain packaging in 2011 titled ‘Potential impact on retailers from the introduc
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Dec 16, 2016 21:51
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