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PICARD: Canada should adopt plain packaging rules despite what Big Tobacco says

In recent days, Canada’s tobacco industry has launched a massive advertising campaign – including a full page ad in The Globe and Mail – attacking the federal government’s plan to introduce plain packaging rules for cigarettes and other tobacco products.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:51
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[Kentucky] WICKSTROM: No butts about it

they have not filed any citations against people smoking on campus, proving their policy to just be lip-service. If UK plans to inconsistently enforce this policy or avoids it all together they’d be apt to reconsider their strong-armed position and look
Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:48
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[Australia] JOHNS: Throw open the doors

[FCTC] is a closed shop. It suffers strategic and resource weaknesses. The result is more harm to tobacco consumers than would otherwise be the case...These weaknesses can be overcome by throwing open the doors of the Convention to all interested partie
Australian Institute for Progress (au)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:15
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[Europe] BATE: The Rise Of Illicit Tobacco

Our results are in my paper “Smoking Out Illicit Trade”...a significant minority of smokers are annoyed about high tax rates...Without assistance from international security experts and tobacco producers, and no funds to offer signatories in technical as
Forbes
added Sep 23, 2016 19:59
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[Canada] BONOKOSKI: Plain-package cigs, the Liberals’ gift to organized crime

If I were in the contraband tobacco business, which is more lucrative and less jail-risky in this country than the narco trade, I would be cutting the largest donation cheque legally allowed to the Liberal Party of Canada.
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:16
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CARNES: Study on smoking’s damage to DNA underscores need for cessation options

Today’s report on smoking’s damage to DNA confirms, yet again, smoking’s negative effects. The FDA’s regulations give Americans dramatically fewer options in their quest to kick the habit, thereby promising to worsen the health crisis caused by smoking,
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Sep 23, 2016 16:45
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[Canada] VAN GEYN: Tax-free cigarettes adding to Ontario's contraband problem

Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) has obtained documents ...Ontario Cigarette Allocation System is sending so many tax-free cigarettes to Ontario reserves that to be consumed legally, every smoker on a reserve over the age of 15 would have to smoke 61 c
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Sep 22, 2016 18:01
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[UK] SNOWDON: The government’s great triumph on smoking: it left e-cigarettes alone

What Arnott cannot quite bring herself to say is that it is the e-cigarette, not big government interference, that has been the game-changer... All this has been achieved without a penny being spent by government. It has happened despite the active resist
The Spectator (uk)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:35
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[California] JOFFE: Consequences from Smoking, Sure; But Consequences from Tobacco Tax, Too

In the case of Proposition 56, the failure to allocate any new revenue to the General Fund will ultimately result in deficits that we and our children will have to address. A better alternative would have been a smaller excise tax that would trigger less
Fox&Hounds
added Sep 21, 2016 02:33
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[New York] HOUSTON: University’s tobacco-free policy is a step in the wrong direction

The ban is unfair to tobacco users, alternative methods should be sought to improve health . . . it seems unfair to expect people who have belonged to this campus for years to change their habits just to continue to get their education. A year is not en
Binghamton University Pipe Dream
added Sep 21, 2016 02:33
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