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MoyaRuiz Cigars Makes Civil Disobedience Regular Production

Today, the company told halfwheel that after conducting a poll on social media about whether to make it a regular production cigar–and getting 98% of the vote in favor of it–Civil Disobedience will be available to all retailers at the upcoming IPCPR Conv
added Jul 13, 2016 18:05
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[New Zealand] Accepting charity from tobacco, alcohol and gambling industries risky business

In a new book, Auckland University's Professor Peter Adams has taken a close look at the Moral Jeopardy of accepting charitable profits from the three industries. He said the donations enable legitimacy and a range of chains of influence.
Radio Network (nz)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:12

ADLER: 'Baptists, Bootleggers & Electronic Cigarettes': A response to Professor Berman

In a paper forthcoming in the Yale Journal on Regulation, “Baptists, Bootleggers & Electronic Cigarettes,” Bruce Yandle, Andrew Morriss, Roger Meiners and I place the debate over the regulation of electronic cigarettes in the broader context of the histo
Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2016 21:21

[Pennsylvania] Tobacco Opponents Tout Cigarette Tax Benefits

Anti-tobacco advocates from the American Cancer Society are calling on state lawmakers to levy an increased cigarette tax as part of the 2017 budget. The group gathered in the Capitol Rotunda Friday to appeal for Pennsylvania’s cigarette tax to increase b
WESA 90.5 (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Jul 11, 2016 17:33

[Asia, Mid-east] UAE’s smoking ban must go much further to protect passive smokers, health experts say

Despite a clampdown on public shisha smoking, with rules banning pregnant women from cafes and compulsory anti-smoking advertisements in Dubai, cigarettes are smoked freely in most hotel bars. The Federal Law on Tobacco Control from 2009 was introduced
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:34

[Colorado] Downtown businesses weigh in on Glenwood Springs smoking ban

Among the businesses likely impacted by the ban are late night bars and restaurants where it is common for congregations of people to smoke outside the entrance. Kevin Campbell is a part-owner of K Seas Wing House. As a bar with a large late-night crowd
Glenwood Springs (CO) Post Independent
added Jul 13, 2016 18:38

[Asia, India] Industry lobby trying to get ban on e-cigarette lifted, claim health groups

Public health representatives, legal experts and farmers on Thursday came together to urge the Karnataka government to stick to its ban on electronic cigarettes and not yield to the industry lobby. file photo Voluntary organisations fear that the toba
Deccan Herald (in)
added Jul 8, 2016 12:43

[Asia, India] Lobbyists hammer away at state's e-cigarette ban

It's been over a fortnight since Karnataka government issued a notification on the ban of sale of e-cigarettes, but lobbyists continue to flood the chief minister's office asking him to reconsider the ban. As a result the State Anti-Tobacco Cell has been (Times of India) (in)
added Jul 8, 2016 12:37

[UK] Delon Human

set up a company called NicoLIFE.... NicoLIFE “is focused on the promotion of wise nicotine policy, science and products to enable smoking cessation and reduce tobacco harm."... NicoLife has provided consultancy services to BAT to support their approach (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:44

[California] LGBT community aims to trim its higher tobacco use

This June, the LGBT organization Equality California became the first minority rights group to endorse the Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016, which would raise California’s cigarette tax by $2. Rick Zbur, the group’s executive
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 13, 2016 20:13
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