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[New Zealand] End Smoking campaigners welcome Snus into NZ

End Smoking New Zealand is pleased to see Swedish snus will soon be available in New Zealand, something it has been lobbying for, for more than a decade.
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:18
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[New Jersey] Tax em' if you've got em'? Phil Murphy wants levy on e-cigarettes

Murphy's state budget anticipates raising $59 million from new taxes on e-cigarettes and tobacco products in New Jersey for cash-starved state coffers. That bill combines a 75 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes with a rise in the wholesale tax on toba
NJ.com
added May 30, 2018 19:56
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[California] Putting Profits Before Kids, R.J. Reynolds Spends Over $11.6 Million in Effort to Overturn San Francisco Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products

The huge sums Reynolds is spending in just one city is aimed at sustaining the pipeline of kids the tobacco industry needs to survive. Reynolds is going all-out to fight this law because they know that menthol and other flavors – including candy flavors
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 30, 2018 17:29
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Extensive lobbying by Philip Morris compels Pakistan to soften tobacco health warnings

Instead of 85 percent space for health warning, only 50 percent of cigarette pack would be utilized / 2015 legislation watered down owing to financial aspects pertaining to tobacco industry
Daily Pakistan (pk)
added May 30, 2018 16:53
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Pakistan diluted proposed tobacco health warnings after Philip Morris, BAT lobbying

In Pakistan, where the government estimates tobacco kills more than 100,000 people a year, Philip Morris (PM.N) launched a lobbying campaign that included letters to and a meeting with the country's prime minister on blocking larger health warnings and co
Reuters
added May 29, 2018 14:33
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[California] San Francisco mulls ban on flavored vaping liquids, menthols

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has contributed nearly $12 million to the “No on Proposition E” campaign, filling television and radio airwaves and mailboxes with ads urging voters to reject a law supervisors approved last year that is now on the June 5 ballot
AP - Associated Press
added May 28, 2018 14:21
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[Canada] Monique Keiran: The wheels of Big Tobacco turn slowly

The industry’s shift in product investment and marketing strategy began more than 10 years ago, according to an analysis of tobacco company Philip Morris’s previously secret, internal documents that was published May 1.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added May 27, 2018 15:25
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UCSF submits public comment to FDA telling it to implement the rule on flavored tobacco products that Obama killed

FDA should implement its proposed rule that manufacturers must present scientific evidence demonstrating that any flavored tobacco product is appropriate for the protection of the public health before receiving marketing authorization to use that flavor
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 25, 2018 22:44
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[Montana] Ravalli County’s new indoor vaping ban set to be challenged

Ron Marshall of Hamilton's Freedom Vapes hopes the Ravalli County Board of Health will reconsider its decision to include electronic nicotine delivery devices in its local Clean Indoor Air Act ordinance.
Ravalli (MT) Republic
added May 23, 2018 21:59
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[UK] Maldon District Council backs nine-year-old’s call for smoke-free play areas in Maldon district

New posters have gone on display across parks in the district which ask adults not to smoke in children’s play areas. The posters were designed, drawn and submitted by nine-year-old Emily from Burnham, who wrote to Maldon District Council about how she
Clacton and Frinton Gazette (uk)
added May 23, 2018 15:08
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