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[UK] Calls for tougher penalties against illicit tobacco dealers in Sunderland

Anti-smoking group Fresh is calling for tougher penalties against those caught dealing in illicit tobacco on Wearside as a national consultation looks at effective ways of tackling the black market. Those who smuggle, distribute and sell illegal tobacco,
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Mar 24, 2017 17:11

[New York] NYACS Battles Cigar Tax Changes

The New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS) is fighting Governor Cuomo’s budget recommendation to change the method of taxing cigars from a percentage of wholesale value to 45 cents per cigar.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30

[Australia] Scheduling delegate's final decisions, March 2017

The delegates have confirmed the interim decision and reasons for the decision as no evidence has been received to alter the interim decision. The delegates' final decision is that the scheduling for nicotine remains appropriate. Reasons for the final de
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) (Australian Government Department of Health) (au)
added Mar 24, 2017 18:22

[Asia-pacific] Will Japan really get tough on smoking or is it just hot air?

“We also want to make a smoke-free Olympics and give foreigners who come for the Games a good impression of Japan’s attitude towards smoking.” Still, even these weakened restrictions are facing challenges as some MPs from the ruling Liberal Democratic P
Asian (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 24, 2017 02:50

Madvapes Tours Washington

traveled to Washington DC in early January to meet with the FDA. In preparation of our meeting with the FDA, Madvapes submitted over 1,000 pages of documentation to seek clarity on the FDA's ruling, guidelines, testing procedures and protocols as well as
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 17:54

ATR Urges HHS Secretary Tom Price to Provide Regulatory Relief to Emerging Vapor Market

Norquist today asked for an immediate two-year delay of pending pre-market review requirements imposed by the Food and Drug Administration's May 2016 "Deeming Rule." The Rule applies to vapor products, electronic cigarettes, and premium cigars. Absent imm
Americans for Tax Reform
added Apr 10, 2017 21:13

[Canada] Canadian Convenience Stores Association: Small Business Retailers React to Federal Budget

proposed federal legislation to implement 'plain packaging' of tobacco products is passed. "By making it even harder for law enforcement to distinguish between legal and illegal tobacco products, Bill S-5 will give criminals an even easier ride to sell ci
added Mar 23, 2017 01:44

[Canada] 2017-18 federal budget: some relevant investment intentions but few specific and short-term commitments

The Employers Council ... warns about the risk of raising taxes on alcohol and tobacco, as planned in the budget, because the market has reached its saturation point.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 23, 2017 01:42

[Hawaii] Lawmaker Blows Smoke At Teen Lobbyists

But Aquino, chairman of the House Transportation Committee, hasn’t made himself available to Kay and her friends, who want him to hear an anti-smoking measure. “Honestly, it’s very frustrating,” Kay said Tuesday before launching another round of calls a
Civil Beat (HI)
added Mar 22, 2017 16:54

[Asia-pacific] Indonesia gives tobacco bill a shot

caught antitobacco activists by surprise, the Joko “Jokowi” Widodo administration decided to give the bill a lease on life...there were a number of stipulations in the bill that would harm public health, but at the same time, the government wanted to impr
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:44
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