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[District of Columbia] Should D.C. Have the Highest State Cigarette Tax in the Country? Testimony before the D.C. Council Committee on Finance and Revenue on B22-460

a bill to increase the tax on cigarettes by $2.00 per pack, to a total excise tax rate of $4.50 for each pack sold. While the Tax Foundation takes no position on legislation, I’d like to offer some of our findings from research we have published on this i
Tax Foundation
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[Michigan] EDITORIAL: Hypocrisy’s stink hangs over wind farm

“Friends of the Land of the Keweenaw” (FOLK)...Steve Milloy...served on Donald Trump’s EPA transition team...with the Cato and Heartland institutes and was a paid shill for the Philip Morris tobacco company while posing as an independent journalist. He wa
Houghton (MI) Daily Mining Gazette
added Feb 13, 2018 17:57
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Experts’ advice on e-cigarettes pushed

It also recommended that e-cigarettes be made available in hospitals in the United Kingdom for those who wish to quit smoking. “Listen to the experts. It is time for the Department of Health to look into this report so that they can recommend e-cigaret
Business Mirror (ph)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:45
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[Burma/Myanmar] Anti-smoking groups want government to control sale of electronic cigarettes

The People’s Health Foundation (PHF) and its partner organisations held a meeting last December and are planning to submit their findings to the relevant ministries to take action on the sale of the product. “We are trying to inform about the health ris
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:42
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[Australia] Vaping advocacy group visit Bega en route to Parliament House

Legalise Vaping in Australia advocate Kyle Williams in Bega on Thursday ahead of the group's event at Parliament House in Canberra next week. Photo: Alasdair McDonald Vaping, or using a vaporizer to inhale nicotine, is currently illegal in all Australia
Bega District News (au)
added Feb 9, 2018 22:42
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CRUVINEL: Illegal cigarette trade still dogs Europe's fringes

The continued existence of Codentify as an alternate T&T system, and one that could potentially be nominated by individual member states as an ID issuer, is cause for concern... Given Big Tobacco's continued efforts to take a slice of the illegal traffic
EUobserver.com
added Feb 9, 2018 18:40
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[Colorado] EDITORIAL: Girl Scouts take on Big Tobacco, and win

It is hard to believe laws don't protect children throughout the country from mobile chambers of concentrated poison. The Colorado Springs City Council, Colorado legislators and Gov. John Hickenlooper should listen to the Girl Scouts. Do like Aurora, and
Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette
added Feb 8, 2018 19:42
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[Vermont] Youth campaign targets flavored tobacco products

Students from 17 high schools across the state of Vermont gathered at Montpelier High School on Tuesday to participate in a march on the State House in protest of flavored and other non-cigarette tobacco products. The advocacy group Our Voices Exposed (O
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added Feb 8, 2018 04:53
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[New York] CNY group talks tobacco epidemic in Albany

The Tobacco Free Network of CNY visited Albany Feb. 6 to stress the need to reduce the burden of tobacco addiction on New Yorkers. “We’ve made great strides in combating the tobacco epidemic, but more work needs to be done to reduce the significantly hi
Auburn (NY) Citizen
added Feb 8, 2018 04:52
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U.S. lawmakers ask FDA to reject Philip Morris' iQOS application

The senators, all Democrats, cited remarks by an expert scientific panel that reviewed the application for the U.S. FDA and voted last month against granting Philip Morris permission to do so, according to the letter, a copy of which was seen by Reuters
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 7, 2018 19:17
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