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[Asia, Pakistan] PM urged to enforce enhanced size of health warnings on cigarette packs

Hundreds of Health Professionals have urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to enforce the long-pending decision of raising size of pictorial warning on cigarette packs. It would go a long way in saving our children from the clutches of death, they said. Last
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Apr 20, 2017 14:34

[Europe, UK] SMOKE SCREEN What the new vaping laws REALLY mean – and how they could impact on a smoker’s health

By potentially driving up the price of vaping devices, it could put smokers off switching from regular fags to the electronic variety.... McKenzie, international operations manager from e-cigarette provider Flavour Boss, said: “Vaping and e-cigarettes pr
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Apr 20, 2017 14:33

[UK] Teenager from Harrow teams up with Cut Films to judge anti-smoking competition

A teenager has teamed up with a film company to judge a competition that will raise awareness about the dangers of smoking. The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation recently launched a new report called New Issues And Age-Old Challenges: A Review Of Young
Ealing Times (uk)
added Apr 20, 2017 14:19

[New York] ACS CAN Calls NYS Budget Agreement a Loss for Public Health and Cancer Prevention

has expressed its shock and dismay that the interests of tobacco and e-cigarette lobbyists are being put before public health. While both chambers of the legislature and the governor included identical language to extend Clean Indoor Air protections to e
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:45

EDITORIAL: Big Tobacco Attacks Sensible F.D.A. Rules on Vaping

companies are lobbying Congress to prevent the [FDA] from regulating electronic cigarettes and cigars, as it does conventional cigarettes. If they succeed, they will be able to sell and market addictive nicotine products to young people with few restrict
New York Times
added Apr 19, 2017 18:43

[UK] Greenpeace fined under Lobbying Act in 'act of civil disobedience'

Sauven said: “If you’re a corporate lobbyist paid by a tobacco company to fight anti-smoking legislation you’ve got little to worry about, the Lobbying Act does hardly anything to restrict you.
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 19, 2017 14:04

[Asia-pacific] Malaysia's Tobacco Outlook Dependent On Effort To Curb Trade In Illegal Cigarettes

The illicit tobacco market share in Malaysia reached a record high of 57.1 per cent as at December 2016, up from 36.9 per cent in 2015, he told a press conference after attending the company's 56th Annual General Meeting here, Tuesday.
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:33
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New York Cigar Tax Shift Defeated

New York convenience store retailers and suppliers worked together to keep a harmful shift in cigar excise tax out of the new state budget approved this week by Governor Cuomo and the Legislature. Jim Calvin, president of the New York Association of Conv
Convenience Store Decisions
added Apr 17, 2017 17:36

[Wisconsin] Group looks to close "little cigar" loophole

The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Awareness Network is working to make purchasing "little cigars" the same as with cigarettes. Jennifer Amundson, media advocacy director with the Cancer Awareness Network, said the aim is to make it more difficult for
WEAU-TV Channel 13 NBC (Eau Claire, WI)
added Apr 15, 2017 19:34


retailers and suppliers teamed up to keep a harmful shift in the cigar excise tax out of the new state budget approved this week by Governor Cuomo and the legislature. Jim Calvin, president of the New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS), comme
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Apr 15, 2017 19:29
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