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[Canada] Leaked report reveals Big Tobacco targeted city politicians in Sault, Sudbury

Leaked map shows 10 Ontario 'strategic municipalities' whose local politicians were targeted in 2012 by Imperial Tobacco Canada. Reasons for selecting these targets included their 'proximity to illicit tobacco' and 'likelihood of buy-in.' (ca)
added Nov 25, 2016 23:20

E-Cigs at Critical Juncture

Stakeholders have made the case that it’s important for the FDA to set a new predicate date in the final rule, and that Congress should update the predicate date for newly-deemed products. New FDA deeming regulations authorized earlier this year ban e-ci
Convenience Store Decisions
added Nov 25, 2016 13:44

Smoking guns: Trump’s transition appointments signal his plans to attack regulations

several key members of Trump’s transition team have ties to the tobacco industry ...tobacco policy ranks far down the list. But it represents, in microcosm, the overlap between the transition team and the “swamp” of corporate lobbying and influence Trump
added Nov 22, 2016 23:43


a local business owner wants to ensure they make an “informed decision"... Warr-Hunter said no smoke or second hand smoke is produced by vaping. He said there have been thousands of success stories with people who have weaned themselves off cigarettes by
Quinte News (ca)
added Nov 22, 2016 16:49

[Canada] E-cigarette proponents defend product at Quinte West council

A Trenton business owner is hoping politicians make “an informed decision” based on science and fact before they vote on a potential bylaw to ban e-cigarettes in public places. Rowan Warr-Hunter is owner of Stinky Canuck in Trenton and Napanee. He’s
Belleville (Ont) Intelligencer (ca)
added Nov 22, 2016 16:42

[UK] DON’T PHIL YA BOOTS Chancellor urged to help ‘just about managing’ smokers by ditching tax that hits the poorest

PHILIP Hammond is being urged to help “just about managing” smokers by ditching a George Osborne backed tax that hits the poorest hardest. The Minimum Excise Tax proposed by the ex-Chancellor in the last Budget sets a minimum rate of tax on fags and will
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 22, 2016 16:34

[UK] British American Tobacco says a minimum excise tax in the Autumn Statement would only fuel the black market

UK smokers face a triple whammy in 2017 ahead of Philip Hammond's Autumn Statement, a British American Tobacco spokesperson said. With a duty escalator expected and more limitations to come from the EU's tobacco products directive, BAT said the minimum
City A.M. (uk)
added Nov 22, 2016 16:20

[Asia, Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] CSC chair chided over stand vs e-cigarettes

The Vapers Philippines and the PRO Vape consumer groups questioned the presence of Bala at the recent Conference of Parties 7 (COP 7) for the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in New Delhi, India from Nov.7-12.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:59

Looking Beyond Tobacco Tax Decisions

tobacco-session panelists at Winsight's recent Outlook Leadership Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., asked retailers to keep active, advising they get behind an emerging federal proposal to help ease FDA “deeming” regulations. Referring to the Cole-Bishop
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 21, 2016 04:33

[Africa, Asia, India, Uganda] Tobacco industry frustrating control – watchdog

An anti-tobacco misuse watchdog under the umbrella of Tobacco Control Forum has accused the tobacco industry of conniving with some government officials to frustrate tobacco control efforts. This was at a press briefing at Uganda National Health Consume
The New Vision (ug)
added Nov 21, 2016 03:35
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