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[South Africa] SARS clamping down on illegal tobacco trade

South African Revenue Services (SARS) says government is losing out on more than R3 million in excise and Value Added Tax (VAT) revenue annually due to the illegal trade in tobacco. According to SARS Chief Officer for Tax and Customs Enforcement Investig
South African Government News Agency (za)
added Aug 20, 2014 15:56
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[UK] ASA Adjudication on E&L Distribution Ltd

We told Leolites to ensure that they did not use the claim "Love Your Lungs" or make any claims that implied their products were not harmful or were beneficial to the health of users' lungs in future ads, unless they held robust evidence to substantiate t
Advertising Standards Authority (uk)
added Aug 13, 2014 10:25
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[New Zealand] Smoke-free Environments (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Amendment Bill (PDF)

The Health Committee has examined the Smoke-free Environments (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Amendment Bill and recommends that it be passed with the amendments shown.
New Zealand Parliament (nz)
added Aug 9, 2014 09:34
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[New York] A.G. Schneiderman And A.G.S Of 29 States Urge FDA To Strenghten Proposed Regulation Of E-Cigarettes

urges the FDA to strengthen its proposed regulation of electronic cigarettes – or e-cigarettes – with the goal of protecting young people from the harms of nicotine addiction. Among other recommendations, the attorneys general pressed the FDA to prohibit
New York State Attorney General
added Aug 8, 2014 14:02
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[New York] AG Submission to FDA on Deeming Tobacco Products to Be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act

the FDA can and should take action to: • Prohibit characterizing flavors other than tobacco and menthol in e-cigarettes and other tobacco products; • Restrict the advertising, marketing, and promotion of e-cigarettes in the same respects it has restricted
New York State Attorney General
added Aug 8, 2014 14:00
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Official Statement: New Jersey Treasury Department!

The State takes very seriously its relationship with bondholders ...Although not legally compelled to resolve a potential default situation with the tobacco bonds, the State sees an advantage in maintaining good relations with the tobacco bond investors
ProPublica
added Aug 8, 2014 11:49
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Congressional Letter to FDA (PDF)

Dear Commissioner Hamburg,... We recommend that FDA use its enforcement discretion to allow newly deemed tobacco products to remain on the market only if their manufacturers apply the restrictions imposed on traditional tobacco products to limit youth ac
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 7, 2014 15:23
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Members of Congress: More and More Children Being Exposed to E-Cigarette Marketing Are Picking Up Habit

Thirteen Members of Congress today called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take immediate action to protect young people from predatory e-cigarette marketing and distribution tactics that are straight out of big tobacco’s playbook. According t
U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
added Aug 6, 2014 13:52
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[UK] Standardised packaging of tobacco products draft regulations consultation: PHE response

PHE consultation response sets out latest evidence on the impact of standardised packaging of tobacco products.
GOV.UK
added Aug 6, 2014 07:58
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[UK] Standardised packaging can save lives and boost local economies

New Public Health England (PHE) figures reveal the potential benefits that standardised packaging of tobacco products could bring, not only for health, but in savings of around £500 million – providing a real economic boost to the most deprived communiti
GOV.UK
added Aug 6, 2014 07:57
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