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[UK] A minimum excise tax on cigarettes will hurt lower earners and fuel the black market, British American Tobacco says

A spokesperson for BAT, which has a stake in low-cost options, said an MET set too high will hit lower earning smokers hardest as it will have little effect on those buying premium brands. Setting the MET rate too high will push more lower earning smoke
City A.M. (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 15:27
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Six North Dakota, Minnesota health care lobbyists also have Big Tobacco on client roster

Some say these lobbyists can take certain precautions to compartmentalize their tobacco and health work, while critics believe lobbying for both sides creates inherent ethical quagmires.
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Mar 5, 2017 01:05
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Rethinking Tobacco Policy: The Federal Government Should Stop Blocking Alternatives to Smoking

Congress and the Trump Administration can both help smokers move away from smoking and lower regulatory burdens by embracing tobacco harm reduction as a preferred strategy. This requires no government interventionist policies. Instead, the federal governm
Heritage Foundation
added Mar 3, 2017 03:06
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[New Zealand] Subsidise e-cigarettes to help smokers quit: Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox

Smokers needing help to quit can get a subsidy for nicotine patches, gum or lozenges that can save them hundreds of dollars. But the Maori Party thinks the Government should look at extending that subsidy to e-cigarettes. Making New Zealand smoke-free
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:24
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[Ireland] Call for cigarette plain packaging start date

The Irish Cancer Society (ICS) is calling on the Government to replace branded cigarette packs with plain ones as soon as possible. According to the charity, a survey it carried out found that 78% of people support the introduction of standardised packa
IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:24
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[Asia, Israel] ORGS SLAM LITZMAN FOR ALLOWING SALE OF IQOS HEATED, SMOKELESS CIGARETTES

Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman will not set any restrictions on the sale of Philip Morris’s iQOS heated-tobacco, “smokeless” cigarettes until the US Food and Drug Administration sets its policy, even through their sale is in the meantime not permitted i
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 2, 2017 05:22
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Raise smoking age to 21? Minnesota students lobby lawmakers

Korder was one of nearly 300 youth advocates to gather recently at the Minnesota state Capitol with anti-smoking group ClearWay Minnesota’s Smoke Free Generation coalition. Minnesota elementary through high school students talked to lawmakers about thre
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Feb 25, 2017 00:48
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Why researchers have a duty to try and influence policy

For some months, I’d been in the forefront of a small group of public health people who were confronting the advertising industry’s self-regulation body with data about the appeal of Paul Hogan, who fronted the massively successful Winfield cigarette adve
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:21
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Avoiding “A Massive Spin-Off Effect in West Africa and Beyond”: The Tobacco Industry Stymies Tobacco Control in Nigeria

The emergence of tobacco control in Nigeria threatened the tobacco industry, which believed that success in Nigeria would have a “domino effect” in Africa. The industry used lobbying and front groups to successfully block and weaken Nigeria’s tobacco cont
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 24, 2017 23:20
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Avoiding "a massive spin-off effect in West Africa and beyond": The tobacco industry stymies tobacco control in Nigeria.

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 24, 2017 23:15
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