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[Canada, New York] Youth spreading message that seeing smoking on-screen is no joke

Approximately 160 young people from across Ontario and New York will hit the streets of downtown Toronto on Saturday, April 1, 2017 to call for future movies showing tobacco use to be rated for adults – not kids and teens. This event, hosted by the Ontari
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 2, 2017 16:58
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[Montana, Virginia] Shadowy DC organization urges opposition to cigarette tax bill, collects emails

a Virginia-based organization that does not disclose its donors nor its spending has launched an online campaign to attack Gov. Steve Bullock and to fight a bill that would increase the state’s tobacco tax....“Paid for by American Potential.”
The Missoulian
added Apr 2, 2017 01:30
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[Canada, New York] Demonstrators to oppose smoking in movies for young audiences

The group, made up of members of Reality Check and Tobacco-Free Erie-Niagara, will be joining forces with members of the Youth Advocacy Training Institute in Ontario to send a message about cigarette smoking in movies. The demonstrators will be spreading
WBFO (Buffalo, NY)
added Apr 1, 2017 18:11
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[Asia] Tobacco Institute of India Urges Govt to Slap High Taxation For Illegal Cigarettes

has urged the government to slap high taxation on the cigarette smuggling syndicates under the GST norms aimed at curbing the illegal industry. The TII -- a representative organisation of manufacturers, farmers, exporters -- has also said that the step wi
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 1, 2017 18:03
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco control advocates ask govt to enforce two-year old pledge

Should Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif enforce his two year-old decision of increasing the size of the graphic health warning (GHW) on cigarette packs to 85 per cent, Pakistan will match with India in South Asia, surpass Sri Lanka and lag slightly behind Nep
The News (pk)
added Apr 1, 2017 17:59
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Top Premium Cigar Retailer Launches Cigar Smokers' Rights Guide

Famous Smoke Shop, the leading online distributor of discounted premium cigars, has debuted...The Smokers' Rights Hub also offers cigar smokers a detailed understanding of how FDA's new regulations will negatively impact the premium cigar industry, and th
MarketWired
added Apr 1, 2017 17:21
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Price hikes will only help illegal cigarette market, says trade body

the Confederation of Malaysian Tobacco Manufacturers (CMTM), warned the increase could provide more fuel to the booming illegal market. It said any further price increases would not impact smoking rates as smokers would turn to the very cheap and readily
The Star (my)
added Mar 31, 2017 22:24
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VIDEO: Will the FDA ‘Deeming Rule’ Spell the Demise of the Vaping Industry?

series of Wednesday evening events that are available free to the public. Featured speakers were Dr. Brad Rodu of the University of Louisville and Pamela Gorman of Smoke-Free Alternative Trade Association (SFATA). They discussed vaping from a scientific a
Heartland Institute
added Mar 31, 2017 02:52
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[Asia-pacific] Exclusive: Indonesia eyes decree on tobacco after bill runs into opposition

Indonesia's government has proposed issuing a decree to govern the domestic tobacco industry, a move that could sharply raise cigarette output in the world's fourth-most populous nation, after a bill outlining the changes was opposed by the health minist
Reuters
added Mar 31, 2017 02:09
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[Massachusetts] Groups renew push to raise tobacco age to 21

While 140 Massachusetts cities and towns have raised their legal tobacco sales from 18 to 21, there's a renewed push to enact a similar restriction statewide.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Mar 30, 2017 16:27
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