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ACS CAN: California Falling Short on Cancer-Fighting Policies

reasons is its low tobacco tax rate. This is according to How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality.... “Fortunately, voters can change that cancer outlook by voting yes on Prop 56 on
Business Wire
added Aug 11, 2016 14:57

The money is starting to roll in on California's 17 ballot propositions. A lot of it

In the last two months, tobacco companies have contributed nearly $36 million to a campaign to kill a proposed cigarette tax, Proposition 56...In 2012, tobacco companies spent more that $46 million to defeat a similar measure that would have imposed a $1-
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 11, 2016 14:56

Elizabeth Warren Claims GOP ‘Rigging The System’ In Favor Of Exxon

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Wednesday Republicans pushing against ExxonMobil investigations are an example in “how big corporations rig the system.”...Republican efforts to stymie the Exxon investigation “reprises the tobacco lawsuit’s own earl
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Aug 11, 2016 14:30

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Europe, Hong Kong] World’s vaping industry under thick cloud as HK moves to complete ban

Hong Kong is one step closer to imposing a complete ban...planning to table an amendment bill in the 2016/2017 legislative year to “completely prohibit the import, manufacture, sale, distribution and advertising of e-cigarettes”.
Harbour Times (hk)
added Aug 10, 2016 18:58

[Illinois] Coloma parks go smoke-free

A tobacco-free initiative targeting the Coloma Township Park District came to a successful conclusion Tuesday. The district’s board of commissioners, by a vote of 4 to 0, approved an ordinance banning cigarettes, chewing tobacco, and electronic cigarett
Sauk Valley (IL) Newspapers
added Aug 10, 2016 17:57

[Asia, India] Vapers claim e-cigarette ban not based on any study, cite RTI reply

Members of the city's vaping community, mostly young techies, have taken the Right to Information (RTI) route to debunk the government's claim that the ban was based on scientific studies. The RTI reply they received from the Tobacco Control Division of t
Times of India
added Aug 9, 2016 17:07

[UK] New smokers survey reveals shift in consumer behaviour to avoid tax

A new survey by the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (TMA) has revealed the lengths that smokers are going to to avoid what they consider to be an excessive tax on tobacco. The survey of 12,000 smokers found 71% were buying tobacco from ‘non-shop’ sou
Talking Retail (uk)
added Aug 8, 2016 22:11

FDA E-Cig Regulations Harm Innovation, Public Health / Groups File in Support of Challenge to Deeming Rule

Today, TechFreedom and the National Center for Public Policy Research filed an amicus brief ... The brief concludes: The FDA's Deeming Rule fails to consider the scientific evidence readily available to the agency regarding the safety and the public heal
The National Center for Public Policy Research
added Aug 8, 2016 15:02

[Asia, India] Tobacco farmers should not face discrimination, says Assocham

"It is encouraging that the Prime Minister has set a target for Indian farmers to double their income by 2022... However, the government must carry all farmers together and not discriminate against tobacco farmers, who have made an immense contribution t
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Aug 7, 2016 23:07

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Using e-cigs to quit smoking?

“More than two-thirds stopped smoking all together. Among the 27% that didn’t quit, the average consumption of cigarettes dropped from 19 to four a day,” Greek cardio­logist Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos said at a recent interview in Kuala Lumpur.
The Star (my)
added Aug 7, 2016 22:55
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