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[Montana] MEAD / LAFAIVE: Tax hike proposal would improve fiscal health of smugglers

A proposal to hike cigarette excise taxes by $2 per pack would result in a more than doubling of the state’s cigarette smuggling rate, according to new research. Scholars have long noted that the health-related goals of policymakers are often undermined
The Missoulian
added Jul 13, 2018 13:17
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Tobacco Money Fuels Controversial Pro-Trump Policy Group

has been a top funder of the controversial “dark money” organization created to promote President Donald Trump’s legislative agenda... Reynolds American...donated $1.5 million to America First Policies...racist, anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic views express
Maplight.org [Money and Politics: Illuminating the Connection] (Sunlight Foundation)
added Jul 12, 2018 16:36
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Coalition Created To Voice Importance Of E-Liquid Flavors

Global Vaping Standards Association (GVSA) has formed an industry coalition of vape companies which has announced the launch of a grassroots cause campaign titled #Fight4Flavor, which aims to encourage adult vapers to share their personal, thoughtful and
PR Newswire
added Jul 12, 2018 13:25
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: We're smoking mad that Harrisburg won't let Philly govern

Recently, City Council introduced legislation to ban fruit- and candy-flavored cigars and cigarillos – products that appeal to children.... Harrisburg shot them down...Altria – the parent company of Phillip Morris, and the maker of Black & Mild, the popu
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 11, 2018 21:31
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Vapers; here’s your chance

Rodu went on to say that... Vapor Technology Association and Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives had recently launched a national campaign called I Am Not An Anecdote. ‘The groups are asking vapers to submit to the FDA detailed, sworn stateme
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 10, 2018 13:22
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[Canada] Vaping, medical marijuana backers say apartment renter's total smoking ban is 'ridiculous'

'How can you ask [users] to leave their place of residence, especially in Saskatchewan?' The policy, confirmed Thursday, will apply to smoking marijuana and cigarettes, plus vaping, inside more than 11,000 Mainstreet Equity Corp. apartments and attached p
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 9, 2018 18:25
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[Pennsylvania] Philly effort to ban flavored tobacco dies with state budget

Republican lawmakers included an amendment in the state budget that awarded the state preemptive power over the sale of all tobacco products. ...City Council's efforts to ban flavored tobacco – products that include flavored cigars and cigarillos – can m
PhillyVoice.com
added Jul 9, 2018 16:03
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[Africa, South Africa] Vaping industry slams 'moralistic' new tobacco bill

Vaping activists say the latest tobacco bill is ignorant and not based on scientific evidence. The vaping industry says it wants to be seen as a partner in South Africa's health agenda because it is less harmful than smoking. The Africa Harm Reduction A
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 9, 2018 15:57
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MK Glick Ends Tobacco-Motivated Hunger Strike

MK Yehuda Glick on Friday ended his hunger strike after avoiding eating for 25 days. Glick went on the hunger strike over a demand that Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon raised taxes on loose tobacco, to make it equal to taxes on cigarettes... Taxes on cigar
Hamodia - The Daily Newspaper for Torah Jewry
added Jul 9, 2018 14:57
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[Asia, Israel] Yehuda Glick: Government is owned by Big Tobacco

Likud MK Yehuda Glick charged that the government is beholden to Big Tobacco after the ministerial committee for legislation scuttled his bill on Sunday that would have banned advertising for tobacco products. The bill would have prohibited advertising
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jul 8, 2018 22:07
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