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[UK] Forest rejects claim that smoking is "adding to the social care crisis"

“Smoking rates are at their lowest ever level yet smokers still contribute £12 billion a year in tobacco taxation, a sum that far exceeds the alleged cost of treating smoking-related diseases or providing social care to those suffering from a smoking-rel
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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[UK-Wales] Almost 60% of adults in Wales would allow smoking rooms in pubs and clubs

A Populus survey of more than 1,000 adults living in Wales found that 58 per cent of the public would allow smoking rooms, with only 37 per cent opposed to the idea.
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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[New York] NYS Budget Proposes Tax On Vaping Liquid

A relatively new industry is fighting a tax proposed in the state budget. The Governor's proposed budget expands the definition of tobacco products to include vapor products used in e-cigarettes. It also includes a tax on e-cigarette liquid, which would
WGRZ-TV NBC CHANNEL 2 (Buffalo, NY)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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Trump Administration: Tobacco Ties

the Trump Administration’s connections to the tobacco industry make us fear that the White House will move us backwards. Here are just a few of the high-profile counselors and appointees of the Trump Administration with ties to Big Tobacco. George Conwa
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 28, 2017 16:18
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[UK] ARCHIVE: The hunt for the pro-smokers

Despite the support of about 400 individuals, Forest gets 96% of its money from the tobacco industry. But Philip Morris and Gallaher have withdrawn their support, leaving it dependent on the patronage of BAT and Imperial. "Our funding is down to about £
BBC Online
added Mar 28, 2017 15:42
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[Europe, UK] Forest launches new chapter in Brussels

“As the UK prepares to leave the European Union we are delighted to be starting a new, EU-centred, chapter in our history. We will be bringing our trademark events to Brussels including smoker-friendly receptions and seminars. Our goal is to put consumer
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 28, 2017 15:37
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[UK] FMCG Brands Under Attack

International Food & Drink Event, London ExCel... “JTI has been on the front line fighting bad regulation for several years, and as regulators look to hit food and drinks companies with the same punitive taxes, pictorial health warnings and even ‘plain’ p
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Mar 27, 2017 23:39
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[Africa, Botswana] Gov’t to strengthen tobacco control laws

“The Government of Botswana in recognising that tobacco use is a health and development priority, has committed to strengthen national tobacco control laws by repealing the Control of Smoking Act of 2004 to be compliant with the WHO FCTC. The legislation
Mmegi (bw)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:26
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[Mississippi] Director spreads tobacco-free message

With several events under her belt, the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Alcorn and Tippah Counties’ new project director has many more activities on the horizon. Stacy Brooks, new project director for MTFC, began taking on her new duties in mid-Ja
Corinth (MS) Daily Corinthian
added Mar 25, 2017 20:55
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[New York] NYACS Battles Cigar Tax Changes

The New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS) is fighting Governor Cuomo’s budget recommendation to change the method of taxing cigars from a percentage of wholesale value to 45 cents per cigar.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30
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