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[Germany] Illegal tobacco trade costs country billions

Illicit trading in the tobacco industry is costing the country billions. It’s also leading to job losses. Now the industry wants the government to intervene. Today Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Lebogang Maile, visited British American Tobacco’s
eNCA (za)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:00
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Retailers to petition government for return of smaller cigarette packs

About 40,000 sundry goods merchants and coffee shop owners have signed a petition calling on the government to have smaller packs of cigarettes reintroduced as they believe it will help to address the illicit cigarette trade problem and reduce cigarette c
The Edge (my)
added Sep 6, 2017 16:18
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Divided over ‘kiddie pack’

Ongoing debate: Four national associations voiced their support for restoring kiddie packs, claiming that the move would contribute to curbing the illegal cigarette trade.
The Star (my)
added Sep 6, 2017 03:13
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[Malaysia] M'sian associations push for sale of 10-stick ciggie pack to combat illegal cigarette market

"We are selling cigarettes legally but it is getting harder for retailers to sell cigarettes now. "The illegal cigarette issue is so big, enforcement alone is not enough. We have 5 million smokers here and 57 per cent of them opt for illegal cigarettes
New Straits Times (my)
added Sep 6, 2017 03:11
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[Africa] CSO Calls For Increase In Tobacco Tax To Curb Harm On Nigerians

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to increase tax on tobacco to stop its harmful effect on the health of Nigerians. The Executive Director of CISLAC, Mr Auwal Musa told newsmen in Abuja that
PM News (ng)
added Sep 5, 2017 22:21
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Traders and restaurateurs: Bring back kiddie ciggie packs

A coalition of four national associations have declared their support for the proposal to reintroduce the 10-stick cigarette pack, claiming that the move will curb the illegal trade and help smokers kick the habit. In a statement Tuesday, the groups said
The Star (my)
added Sep 5, 2017 17:48
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[California] Grassroots Coalition Blocks San Francisco Menthol Ban

when the Board of Supervisors returns from recess in September, it can make one of three decisions: Rescind the ordinance, Call for a special election, or Put the question on the ballot on the next scheduled election in June...."I think the number of sig
Convenience Store News
added Sep 4, 2017 20:12
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[Florida] Wendy D. Resnick: Join battle to raise tobacco sales age

Our successful efforts could help save millions of lives and eliminate smoking as the leading preventable cause of death and disease. Working together, the fight against tobacco is one worthwhile battle we can help win.
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Sep 4, 2017 14:37
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[Asia, India] Lens on US charities funding NGOs with anti-tobacco drive

Even as US-based charity Bloomberg Philanthropies is still being "watched"...three of its recipient NGOs have been denied renewal of registration under the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act (FCRA) or had their registration cancelled over the past year.
Times of India
added Sep 4, 2017 11:33
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More than half of the public think non-smokers should get regular fresh-air breaks at work

According to a recent survey conducted by Flavour Boss, they had found 80% of people don’t think it’s fair... With the reduced health risks, lower costs for users and better public image associated with vaping, it shouldn’t be difficult to persuade smoki
News-Medical.net
added Sep 1, 2017 13:48
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