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[Europe, UK] ACS calls on ministers to consider retail impact of tobacco track and trace regulations

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has written to a senior politician to raise concerns about the impact of the upcoming tobacco ‘track and trace’ regulations on retailers. The ‘track and trace’ proposals contained in the EU Revised Tobacco Pro
Talking Retail (uk)
added Dec 1, 2017 15:33
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Australia’s Failed Experiment: Five Years After Brand Censorship on Tobacco, Decline in Smoking Rates has Stalled

New Research Finds Most Australians Consider So-Called ‘Plain’ Packaging Ineffective, with Eight out of Ten Believing the Government Would Ignore Evidence if it Contradicted its Preferred Policy
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Nov 30, 2017 21:47
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[UK] CULVERHOUSE: Why your office needs to support e-cigarette users

For the first time since I became part of the vaping community in 2013... Why not allow vapers to use their e-cigarettes within the office? Or at least create a smoke-free area in which to vape should be compulsory for businesses nationwide. If we really
Talk Business (uk)
added Nov 30, 2017 06:28
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[New York] CALVIN: Convenience store group: Hazy logic behind push for 'Tobacco 21' (Commentary)

we refused the sale 97.2 percent of the time. Statewide, compliance is only 95 percent. We don't expect applause; it's our job. But neither do we expect the county government to knowingly take legitimate business away from us by enacting a policy based o
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Nov 30, 2017 05:03
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[Australia] DROPE/BRAWLEY: A tax increase that’s proven to save lives

In reality, many of the countries with the highest tobacco taxes also have the lowest levels of illicit trade. Experience across many countries demonstrates that straightforward steps, such as programs that track and trace tobacco products and even modes
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 30, 2017 04:56
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[UK-Scotland] Call to make pregnant women key focus of anti-smoking strategy

called on the Scottish Government to make helping pregnant women stop smoking a key focus of its new tobacco control strategy. Cancer Research UK said ensuring expectant mothers can access local stop smoking services gives them the best chance of quitting
Falkirk Herald (uk)
added Nov 29, 2017 15:55
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Our View: Smoking bans having desired effect

As fewer and fewer Kentucky adults smoke, we think the day will come when a state law restricting public smoking will be enacted, but that still is years away. However, it may still be possible for more communities to enact anti-smoking ordinances. That
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Nov 29, 2017 00:32
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[Europe] EU mandatory register for lobbyists, a baby step towards full transparency

Olteanu says that though the framework does not forbid all interaction between tobacco and lawmakers, NGOs often use it to intimidate lawmakers into refusing any meeting with the tobacco industry. People smoke, and it is a heavily regulated area. The ind
EurActiv
added Nov 28, 2017 22:34
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Philip Morris International Welcomes Strong Interest for PMI IMPACT

PMI IMPACT, its global initiative to support third party projects dedicated to fighting illegal trade and related crimes, received 157 expressions of interest for its second funding round. The applications come from a range of government agencies, public
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Nov 28, 2017 19:14
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[Asia-pacific] Blow to tobacco control treaty as industry wins tax fight in south-east Asia

The powerful tobacco lobby last year stopped proposed cigarette tax increases in Malaysia and Indonesia, while Vietnam waived all duties on dried tobacco imports from Cambodia, the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance said in a report released on Mond
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Nov 28, 2017 16:56
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