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[UK] DON’T PHIL YA BOOTS Chancellor urged to help ‘just about managing’ smokers by ditching tax that hits the poorest

PHILIP Hammond is being urged to help “just about managing” smokers by ditching a George Osborne backed tax that hits the poorest hardest. The Minimum Excise Tax proposed by the ex-Chancellor in the last Budget sets a minimum rate of tax on fags and will
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 22, 2016 16:34
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] CSC chair chided over stand vs e-cigarettes

The Vapers Philippines and the PRO Vape consumer groups questioned the presence of Bala at the recent Conference of Parties 7 (COP 7) for the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in New Delhi, India from Nov.7-12.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:59
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Smoking guns: Trump’s transition appointments signal his plans to attack regulations

several key members of Trump’s transition team have ties to the tobacco industry ...tobacco policy ranks far down the list. But it represents, in microcosm, the overlap between the transition team and the “swamp” of corporate lobbying and influence Trump
Yahoo!
added Nov 22, 2016 23:43
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[Canada] GROUP DEFENDS E-CIGARETTE USE TO COUNCIL

a local business owner wants to ensure they make an “informed decision"... Warr-Hunter said no smoke or second hand smoke is produced by vaping. He said there have been thousands of success stories with people who have weaned themselves off cigarettes by
Quinte News (ca)
added Nov 22, 2016 16:49
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[UK] British American Tobacco says a minimum excise tax in the Autumn Statement would only fuel the black market

UK smokers face a triple whammy in 2017 ahead of Philip Hammond's Autumn Statement, a British American Tobacco spokesperson said. With a duty escalator expected and more limitations to come from the EU's tobacco products directive, BAT said the minimum
City A.M. (uk)
added Nov 22, 2016 16:20
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[Missouri] Where campaign ads mattered: health-related ballot initiatives

Yet big money doesn't always talk. The tobacco industry contributed millions to the election cycle in Missouri but was unable to sway voters to support a limited tobacco tax. In moves that confused the public, tobacco companies supported two different ci
Modern Healthcare Magazine
added Nov 19, 2016 19:08
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High Society Supply: How Does Prop 56 Affect the Vaping Community?

With all the negative discussions about vaping, the positive influences are typically brushed under the rug. Vaping has provided thousands of jobs and given people the opportunity to experience a healthier lifestyle. The vaping community brings people t
PR Newswire
added Nov 19, 2016 17:40
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[Africa, Asia, India, Uganda] Tobacco industry frustrating control – watchdog

An anti-tobacco misuse watchdog under the umbrella of Tobacco Control Forum has accused the tobacco industry of conniving with some government officials to frustrate tobacco control efforts. This was at a press briefing at Uganda National Health Consume
The New Vision (ug)
added Nov 21, 2016 03:35
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[Australia] Philip Morris predicts e-cigarettes to kill off traditional smokes ($$)

says it sees a future without cigarettes as it pushes to overcome legislative hurdles to launch a smokeless cigarette in Australia. The move by Philip Morris International to introduce its new product has so far been thwarted by the Federal Government, wh
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:40
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AMA Strengthens Anti-tobacco Policies to Further Protect Youth

adopted policies today reaffirming its longtime commitment to preventing tobacco use amongst youth. The policies ask the FDA to require tobacco companies to add color, graphic warning labels to all cigarette packages, and call for raising the minimum lega
MarketWired
added Nov 20, 2016 17:01
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