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LONG-RUNNING TOBACCO LAWSUIT NEARS END

“NACS submitted a brief and successfully challenged that part of the court’s opinion on appeal. That’s why this agreement does not require retailers to give up counter space to display the manufacturers’ corrective messages.”
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:28
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Root of the problem is illegal trade

The focus should be putting in place measures to bring back legal sales, not to encourage cigarettes or smoking but simply to pull back sales from illegal to legal products. The small pack (10 sticks) proposal, which we at the Malaysia-Singapore Coffees
The Star (my)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:26
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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish snus wants place in EU tobacco directive

which is currently banned across Europe, is trying to find its way into the EU tobacco directive, with supporters pointing to evidence suggesting it is appropriate for the protection of public health. But the European Commission has made it clear it has
EurActiv
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[Australia] Smoking age would be raised to 21 under Andrew Forrest's new anti-cancer plan

Mr Forrest and his wife Nicola are spearheading a major lobbying campaign to convince federal and state governments to raise the legal tobacco purchase age from 18 to 21 – a move they say would stop young people getting hooked, save lives and save govern
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:54
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] CSC to tap Ombudsman vs officials too cozy with tobacco industry

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is planning to bring in the Office of the Ombudsman to run after high-level government officials violating the policy on the limited interaction with tobacco companies, CSC Assistant Commissioner Ariel Ronquillo said Fri
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:42
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[Asia, Pakistan] Civil society urges ministries of health, finance to implement ombudsman’s decision

The civil society urged both the federal ministries of NHSRC and Finance to implement the ombudsmen decision without any delay in a joint press conference held at Rawalpindi Press Club here.
The News (pk)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:33
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Nearly Three Quarters of UK Smokers Avoid Paying Tobacco Duties

The trade association for the UK tobacco industry is today publishing ....shows the problem being made worse by new draconian regulations introduced this year including plain packaging.
PR Newswire
added Sep 28, 2017 16:09
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[Canada] CALANTZOPOULOS: This product can help millions quit smoking ...if we’re allowed to talk about it

Rather than keeping people in the dark for their own good, the law should enable informed choice based on thorough scientific evaluation. We urge Parliament to consider revising S-5 to propel innovations that will lead to drastically lower smoking rates
Financial Post (ca)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:47
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Illegal 25-stick packs have entered the market, says coffeeshop proprietors body

According to the Malaysia-Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors General Association (MSCSPGA), these large packs have been gaining smokers in the market which may mean that smokers of illegal cigarettes are now smoking more than what they are used to.
The Edge (my)
added Sep 26, 2017 16:09
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Malaysia: 25 sticks illegal cigs pack on sale while authorities still unsure on ban

The Malaysia-Singapore Coffeeshop Proprietors General Association (MSCSPGA) lambasted the authorities for closing an eye on illegal cigarette sales in Malaysia, saying the authorities squabbling over a curb on illegal cigarettes have dragged more youths
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 26, 2017 15:44
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