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[Massachusetts] ROBINSON: Big Tobacco Seeks to Monopolize The Marijuana Industry

in Massachusetts where tobacco wholesalers are hoping to convince the state to regulate marijuana much the same way, benefiting their industry. Currently in the state, wholesalers are accountable for the tracking, delivery, and taxing of all tobacco prod
Ring Of Fire Network
added Jun 8, 2017 18:57
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[Africa] Interview / ‘Tobacco industry frustrating enforcement of appropriate laws in Nigeria’

In this interview with EDU ABADE...They have gone beyond selling tobacco products to our people. They are now conducting espionage on government. Somehow, they get informed memos in government and they have been running campaigns against government decisi
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jun 8, 2017 18:29
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Cigar Magazine Launches Campaign to Snuff Out FDA Rule

Cigar Aficionado...has a message for the new Food and Drug Administration Commissioner: Hands off our sticks. In a letter to FDA head Scott Gottlieb, the magazine’s editor and publisher called on the administration to exempt “handmade” cigars from the t
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jun 8, 2017 18:02
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[Asia] Health Minister J P Nadda gets WHO award for India's tobacco control initiatives

Union Health Minister J P Nadda was today conferred the WHO Director-General's Special Recognition Award for accelerating India's tobacco control initiatives and taking bold measures to protect people against hazards of tobacco use.
Zee News (in)
added Jun 8, 2017 16:18
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[Asia] India Acts to Save Lives by Taxing Cigarettes, Bidis at Highest Rate

The GST negotiations in India featured intensive lobbying by every sector of the tobacco industry, including major cigarette companies, bidi “barons” and smokeless tobacco manufacturers. By subjecting tobacco to the highest GST rate, the government of In
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 8, 2017 14:41
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[UK] This man had lung cancer and took on a shopping centre over people STILL flouting 2007 smoking ban

Dave Webb, 59, told Royal Victoria Place shopping centre the 'no smoking' signs were "totally ignored" at cafe Naked Coffee in Ely Court. He also told centre staff there was an "unofficial smoking area" used by shoppers and workers just outside the cent
Kent Live (Kent and Sussex Courier/Sevenoaks Chronicle) (uk)
added Jun 8, 2017 14:31
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[Africa] ‘Tobacco industry frustrating enforcement of appropriate laws in Nigeria’

The Environmental Rights Action/ Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has expressed concerns over delays in implementing the National Tobacco Control Law and attempts by companies to frustrate the enforcement of appropriate laws, as well as the exploi
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jun 8, 2017 03:54
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[Europe] Cigarette tracking rules risk being derailed by lobbyists

tobacco companies will be required to show that they always know where their products are in the supply chain...anti-smoking activists fear...if tobacco lobbyists succeed in convincing...the system could be controlled by the tobacco industry itself.
EUobserver.com
added Jun 7, 2017 18:01
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[New Zealand] Front group defends tobacco sales

National tobacco control advocacy service Hapai Te Hauora says big tobacco is using a front group of dairy owners to complain about tobacco taxes, the most effective way of reducing tobacco use.
Waatea News (nz)
added Jun 7, 2017 02:25
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McCAUGHEY: Dems' Smokescreens on E-Cigarettes Blocks Safer Alternatives

Hypocrisy has reached new heights, even by Washington, D.C. standards... Sens. Al Franken, D-Minn., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Patty Murray, D-Wash., and other Democrats are demanding new FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb crack down on e-cigarettes without
NewsMax
added Jun 6, 2017 20:03
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