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[North Dakota] Measure 4 aims to decrease smoking rates, but opponents fear $70 million annual

But the chairman of North Dakotans Against the 400% Tax Increase, which includes as partners tobacco companies Altria Group and R.J. Reynolds, said the measure doesn't explain how revenue would be spent. "Writing a $70 million blank check to a group suc
Dickinson (ND) Press
added Oct 26, 2016 13:28
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[California] CA Assemblymember Williams and Ventura County Leaders Urge Voters to Support Prop 56 and Reduce E-Cigarettes’ Impact on the Environment

“If it passes, Prop 56 will help us educate kids on the harmful effects of cigarettes and e-cigarettes,” said Oxnard School Board Trustee Denis O’Leary. “This initiative is designed to prevent kids from getting hooked on tobacco, protect California’s air
Yes on 56.org
added Oct 25, 2016 21:19
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Tobacco Companies Get Extra Time to Put Graphic Health Warnings on Their Products

The deadline for cigarette companies to put gruesome images alongside health warnings on their products has been extended by six months after the tobacco industry complained it would be too difficult to recall packs without the new warnings in time.
Myanmar Business Today (mm)
added Oct 25, 2016 13:04
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[New Zealand] Smoking as an ‘informed choice’: implications for endgame strategies

Critically analysing ‘informed choice’ claims is pivotal in countries that have set endgame goals ... ‘Informed choice’ arguments allow the ubiquitous availability of tobacco to go unquestioned and create a tension between endgame goals and the strategie
Tobacco Control
added Oct 25, 2016 13:41
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[California] LA City Councilmember David Ryu and Korean American Community Leaders Gather to Urge Voters to Support Prop 56 and Combat High Rates of Smoking

Councilmember Ryu was joined by radiation oncologist Dr. Paul Song, the Korean American Coalition (KAC), Korean American Dental Association, Korean Churches for Community Development, California Radiological Society, and Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alli
Yes on 56.org
added Oct 24, 2016 23:40
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[California] African American, Latino and API Communities Stand Up to Tobacco Companies Predatory Tactics

“Our communities are being targeted by Big Tobacco,” said Assemblymember Tony Thurmond. “African Americans smoke more and die more because of the tobacco industry’s deadly products and calculated marketing in our communities. Proposition 56 is a crucial
Yes on 56.org
added Oct 24, 2016 23:39
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Local West Hollywood leaders speak out against big tobacco’s heavy marketing to the LGBTQ community

“Big tobacco has a long, well-chronicled track record of targeting young people and LGBTQ people with smoking ads. They don’t care about us; they’re just trying to add to their profits,” said Councilwoman Lindsey Horvath. “They spend millions on deceptiv
LGBT Weekly
added Oct 22, 2016 19:50
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MALONE: The Race to a Tobacco Endgame [FREE FULL TEXT]

No one knows how to do it yet, but the endgame conversation3–6 has become mainstream, and the first places that manage to achieve it will herald the beginning of the end of more than a century of industrially produced carnage. Which places will be first t
Tobacco Control
added Oct 21, 2016 17:26
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[UK] Tobacco Retail Alliance urges MPs to protect independent retailers from crime

In its manifesto revealed today, the TRA's plan dubbed “Fair Deal for Small Shops 2017” lays out key areas needed to protect independent retailers from “retail crime”. These include a review of the sentencing guidelines for those guilty of trade offence
Retail Gazette (uk)
added Oct 21, 2016 15:55
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[Missouri] Democrats Hit Roy Blunt for Helping a Tobacco Company

End Citizens United, a Democratic PAC, is launching its second ad ...attacks the Republican senator for “sneaking a provision to help a tobacco giant into a Homeland Security bill.” The narrator says that Blunt’s wife and son were lobbyists for the compa
Roll Call
added Oct 26, 2016 15:03
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