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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Fair taxation  just so much cigar smoke

what’s a Pennsylvania budget without some special-interest favoritism? Lawmakers rejected a tax on cigars while raising or establishing taxes on all other tobacco products...tobacco lobbyists have spent millions of dollars in Harrisburg warding off the ci
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jul 27, 2016 13:44
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[Kentucky] Smoke-Free Parks Celebrated in Ft. Mitchell

The new policy prohibits the use of cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes, and smokeless tobacco products in all the city’s public parks. The tobacco-free parks effort was spearheaded by the LiveWell Ft. Mitchell coalition, a group of committed community memb
River City News (Covington, KY)
added Jul 26, 2016 16:47
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[New Zealand] Home grown rollies provide industry smoke screen

Maori tobacco control advocates are dismissing as smoke a claim by the tobacco industry that increasing the price of their products will spark a boom in illicit sales of home grown tobacco. Northland GP Lance O’Sullivan says the industry is trying to sca
Waatea News (nz)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:09
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AUDIO: Big Tobacco Raises $17 Million To Oppose California Cigarette Tax Increase

“This is classic tobacco industry strategy and deception...They will spend tens of millions of dollars to confuse and deceive the voters about the deadly nature of their product....” spokeswoman for No on Prop 56, says her campaign wants to educate voters
Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, CA)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:06
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[Missouri] Tobacco tax campaign makes pitch to youth health advocates

Organizers of a ballot initiative to increase Missouri’s tobacco tax tabbed the increase at 60 cents because polling showed a $1 increase, which studies have shown prompt people to quit smoking, would not pass, a spokesman for the tax campaign told the Yo
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Jul 23, 2016 00:29
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[Europe, Malta] Court to rule if Silvio Zammit's rights to a fair trial were breached

The Civil Court in its constitutional jurisdiction is to consider an application by former John Dalli canvasser Silvio Zammit claiming that his rights were breached in the compilation of evidence in a case where is is accused of requesting €60 million fr
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 21, 2016 19:53
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Court to rule on whether lengthy pre-trial breached Silvio Zammit's rights

The Magistrate hearing the compilation of evidence against Swedish Match bribery suspect Silvio Zammit has upheld a request to refer to a Constitutional court the issue of whether or not the prosecution's insistence on summoning an unco-operative foreign
Malta Today (mt)
added Jul 21, 2016 16:14
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OIL AND TOBACCO: THE SAME RESEARCHERS SWAYED PUBLIC OPINION ON SMOG AND CIGARETTES

The links between the two industries come naturally. Gas stations were and still are among the largest sellers of cigarettes. Conversely, cigarette sales form the largest percentage of gas station retail figures. Historically, there were many joint advert
Inquisitr
added Jul 21, 2016 13:59
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Greens say oil industry taught tobacco ‘playbook’

Energy In Depth, a blog project supported by the oil industry, downplayed the report, calling it the “most desperate pitch” by greens to draw parallels between tobacco and oil. The industry blog said the documents have been publicly released before, an
The Hill
added Jul 21, 2016 04:28
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SMOKE & FUMES

The oil industry used the tobacco playbook in its fight against climate science. But where did tobacco get that playbook? The oil industry used science, communications, and consumer psychology to shape the public debate over climate change and block act
Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)
added Jul 20, 2016 20:03
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