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[Asia, Israel] After 25 days MK calls off anti-tobacco hunger strike

Likud MK Yehuda Glick announced Saturday that he would end a 25-day hunger strike that he launched to press the finance minister to raise the tax on loose tobacco to match that of cigarettes.
Times of Israel (is)
added Jul 8, 2018 02:33
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[Europe] CARUANA: Sign and Share Petition to Halt EU-Wide Vaping Tax

The New Nicotine Alliance (NNA), a UK registered charitable incorporated organisation “concerned with improving public health, through a greater understanding of “new” (risk-reduced) nicotine products and their uses” is supporting an initiative by French
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 6, 2018 14:13
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: On-line abuse and trolling by pro-tobacco and vaping activists

This document provides a cross-section of examples of florid, vile, bizarre and sometimes wonderfully funny abuse I have received in the past eight or so years from activists opposed to tobacco control and/or aggressively promoting e-cigarettes and att
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Jul 5, 2018 21:55
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[South Africa] S. Africa Losing $510 Million in Cigarette Tax, Report Says

South Africa has become one of the world’s biggest markets for illicit cigarette sales and is losing about 7 billion rand ($510 million) a year through related tax evasion, according to a report published by the country’s producer-funded Tobacco Institut
Bloomberg News
added Jul 5, 2018 21:43
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[Canada] New vaping regulations put on hold by Ontario government

Vapor Advocates of Ontario (VAO) would like to take this opportunity to thank the provincial government for pausing the changes to the Smoke Free Ontario Act 2017 that pertain to vaping to allow for stakeholders to provide input. We recently received not
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jul 5, 2018 21:31
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[UK-Scotland] Outdoor smoking ban scrapped as councillors agreed to apply 'common sense'

A smoking ban outside street cafes has been stubbed out – after councillors agreed to apply “common sense”. The controversial law – applied on the streets of South Ayrshire – had sparked fury among small businesses. We told last month how traders stoo
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:23
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[Minnesota] NATO Speaks Against Limiting Tobacco-Shop Licenses

As the St. Paul (Minn.) City Council moved to limit the number of new tobacco-shop licenses it issues annually, one tobacco retailing association spoke against what it calls an “arbitrary and capricious” move. The City Council voted June 27 in favor of
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jul 5, 2018 15:17
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Imperial Tobacco 'shocked' by Health Canada's proposal for plain packaging of cigarettes

'We still cannot understand how this government can justify legalizing marijuana while imposing such extreme measures on tobacco products' Health Canada published its draft regulations last week on its proposed changes to cigarette packages, which aim t
Canadian Press
added Jul 4, 2018 16:29
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[Canada, New York] ARCHIVE: Tory MP tells committee that illegal tobacco sales financed 1993 World Trade Center attack

Finley told a parliamentary committee this week she believes contraband tobacco sales financed “the blowing up of the Twin Towers,” as she argued against a government bill that would implement plain packaging for cigarettes.
National Post (ca)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:29
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group urges increase in tobacco tax

“Tobacco tax is a life-saving measure that can provide resources for this administration’s biggest projects, such as expanding universal health care, building infrastructure and providing free higher education,” said Mary Ann Fernandez- Mendoza, presiden
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jul 4, 2018 13:53
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