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Mississippi Tobacco Tax Hits Skids

With just a few days in the 2018 regular session, an effort by Mississippi lawmakers to raise tobacco taxes is almost dead. Senate Bill 3048, which could have been used to raise taxes, died when the House Ways and Means Committee didn’t take it up before
Convenience Store Decisions
added Apr 5, 2018 19:32
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Austrian Anti-Smoking Campaign Challenges Populists on Home Turf

Anti-tobacco activists turned the tables on a populist party in Austria’s ruling coalition by submitting more than half a million signatures against a reinstated law that allows smoking in bars and restaurants. The referendum bid puts the Freedom Party
Bloomberg News
added Apr 4, 2018 20:32
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[Kentucky] Cigarette tax too skimpy to deter smokers, coalition says

The Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow is lamenting a cigarette tax hike that it thinks is unlikely to have a meaningful impact on Kentuckians’ health. Kentucky lawmakers passed a revenue bill Monday that includes a 50-cent increase to the cigarette tax
Insider Louisville
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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[New York] Convenience stores oppose Tobacco 21 law

Elevating the tobacco purchase age is a Swiss-cheese approach to trying to eliminate youth smoking in Allegany County, the New York Association of Convenience Stores said in a statement to The Spectator. “With three neighboring counties still at 18, Pen
Steuben (NY) Courier-Advocate
added Apr 2, 2018 22:45
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco growers seek incentives, low tax rates

A representative of the tobacco growers on Saturday asked government to provide incentives and lower taxes on tobacco production to give relief to the farmers. “Tobacco contributes to federal exchequer in shape of sales tax and federal excise duty (FED)
The News (pk)
added Apr 1, 2018 17:44
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[UK, Tennessee] AGRAFIOTIS: Vape advocate: Scientific evidence clears the air on vaping as tobacco harm reduction

John Newton, Director for Health Improvement at PHE said, “It would be tragic if thousands of smokers who could quit with the help of an e-cigarette are being put off due to false fears about their safety.”
Nooga.com
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12
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[Missouri] LETTER: Campaigner for clean indoor air will be missed

Martin Pion was not just a good friend to me; he was a good friend to most of the people in the St. Louis area. Martin, who had lost a sister to lung cancer, tirelessly worked to reduce the impact...he had Stage 4 lung cancer...He never smoked. He will
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Mar 31, 2018 00:40
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ARCHIVE: The Influence of the Tobacco Industry on European Tobacco-Control Policy

196CHAPTER 6Ultimately, however, the impact of course is on the public. If policy makers are persuaded againstintroducing effective tobacco-control measures, more people will be harmed by smoking.Thefinal section (see section 3,The future: what should be
Research Gate
added Mar 30, 2018 19:40
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UK: Uniting Around E-Cigs

Members of the UK’s lower and upper houses are due to congregate outside the Palace of Westminster today to call on Parliament to set an example by opening its doors to vaping. The members of the two houses will be led by Mark Pawsey (pictured), MP for R
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Mar 30, 2018 18:57
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[California] Students urge city to ban smoking at parks in Fontana

dozens of local students and residents packed the Fontana City Council meeting on March 27, urging leaders to support and approve an ordinance that would ban smoking at local parks. According to Mary Ambriz, a Summit High School student and member of Smo
Fontana (CA) Herald News
added Mar 30, 2018 01:12
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