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[California] CSAC Supports Proposition 56 on Behalf of the State’s 58 Counties

California State Association of Counties (CSAC) has announced its support for Proposition 56, saying the initiative will improve California communities by curbing youth tobacco use, including e-cigarette and cigar smoking, and improving health care for lo
Yes on 56.org
added Sep 26, 2016 23:43
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[Asia, India] Tobacco body wants to air views at WHO meet, writes to PM Modi

A body of small tobacco retailers, the Akhil Bharatiya Paan Vikreta Sangathan (ABPVS), has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow its representation in WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) meeting slated to be held in Delhi in No
DNA India (in)
added Sep 26, 2016 18:03
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[Australia] AUDIO: The Current 'Nothing to do with public health': Big Tobacco fights Canada's plain packaging plans

CBC News (ca)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:43
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WYOMING REJECTS PROPOSED CIGARETTE TAX HIKE

a Wyoming House-Senate committee killed another attempt to raise the state’s cigarette tax by $1.25 per pack, the Caspar Star Tribune reports. The Joint Revenue Committee had been asked by the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network to increase th
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Sep 26, 2016 11:20
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[New Zealand] Health lobby v Big Tobacco: Behind the scenes battle for future of e-cigarettes

The fight is being conducted through submissions to the Ministry of Health over how tightly e-cigarette sales should be regulated....trying to influence media attitudes with one e-cigarette company, understood to be owned by a big tobacco company, offerin
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 27, 2016 17:53
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[Wyoming] Revenue committee snuffs out tobacco tax increase

The state’s tax on tobacco products will remain among the lowest in the nation, as the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Interim Revenue Committee opted to reject ...The decision came after tobacco company lobbyists argued that increasing the current tax would
Wyoming Business Report
added Sep 24, 2016 15:10
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[California] African American Leaders Stand Up to Big Tobacco; Urge for Yes on Prop 56

Key political, health and education leaders from Los Angeles’ African American communities united on Friday and joined a robust statewide coalition in support of the initiative to reduce tobacco’s deadly toll...“Our communities are being targeted” said A
Yes on 56.org
added Sep 23, 2016 20:02
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[Europe] Questions & Answers: Proposal for an Interinstitutional Agreement on a mandatory Transparency Register

As well as moving to a mandatory system, covering all three institutions, the Commission is putting forward a number of improvements with a view to refining or strengthening the current system. Key changes include: Clearer definition of 'lobbying': The ne
Europa - European Commission
added Oct 3, 2016 16:15
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[India, Nigeria] ITGA Africa outraged at exclusion of Tobacco growing countries from FCTC

is deeply concerned to hear reports that the UnitedNations (UN) intends to ban dozens of “appointed and elected officials from executive, legislative and judicial branches” representing tobacco-growing countries from participation in the next Conference o
Vanguard (ng)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:40
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[California] VIDEO: Tobacco companies mislead voters in Prop. 56 ads on school funding

have enlisted the help of a Long Beach public school teacher to persuade voters to reject a $2 cigarette tax increase .... Similar to an earlier ad funded by the tobacco companies, the new commercial contains inaccurate claims about school funding and omi
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Sep 22, 2016 16:20
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