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[Asia, India] KAPOOR/KAKKAR: The price prescription: taxation and policy on tobacco

The revisions in the taxation policy...should ideally have a mix: of a removal of all excise and other tax exemptions irrespective of the size of the unit, restrictions on sales of loose sticks and raising taxes/duties on bidis and smokeless tobacco by a
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 18, 2018 01:58
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COLOMBEL: Still Blowing Smoke: How Hookah Has Become the New Cigarette

The sale of hookah and electronic cigarettes is just another one of their ploys to stay relevant in American society. The greed of the tobacco companies is an old one that most of us are aware of. But for some reason, we have chosen to become indifferent
Uloop
added Jan 17, 2018 09:05
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[Oregon] WEBER: GUEST VIEWPOINT FDA rule lets Big Tobacco crush vape products

As the owner of Vape Crusaders, a vape shop and e-liquid manufacturer in Roseburg, and as a former smoker myself, I know about the damage caused by cigarettes. I smoked for 14 years and spent seven of those years trying anything that would help me quit —
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jan 17, 2018 08:45
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[Idaho] BIRR: Tobacco 21 Advocates Are Pushing The Debunked ‘Gateway’ Vaping Narrative

Officials are using alarmist tactics, pushing misinformation on the effects of vaping, in order to secure a tobacco purchasing age hike in Idaho, that will also apply to all vapor products. Proponents of the Tobacco 21 agenda in Idaho make the unsubstant
Libertarian Republic
added Jan 16, 2018 15:47
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FAUSTMAN: Local View: Raise Nebraska's cigarette tax

Don’t believe the industry’s lies about their products or the impact these proven public health policies will have. These corrective statements show they’re certainly not an industry with a history of telling Americans the truth. The research shows: incr
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Jan 16, 2018 15:04
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[New Hampshire] WATTERS: Raising the smoking age to 21: A breath of fresh air for N.H.

As a senator, I have worked relentlessly to improve the health of New Hampshire children and youth. It is time for lawmakers to stand up for our youth and allow them to flourish in the Granite State by being free of addiction. SB 545 is a smart and prove
Portsmouth (NH) Herald
added Jan 16, 2018 14:43
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[Asia, Thailand] EDITORIAL: No need for a rush on bans

The Ministry of Commerce, of all places, steered through a complete ban on all production, import, sale, paraphernalia and thus possession of anything concerned with e-cigarettes and smoking. Illegal import of vaping material risks a prison sentence of 10
Bangkok Post (th)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:43
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[Europe] STEVENS: On public health, why is the #EC silencing NGOs?

while the EU is restricting the availability of tobacco products and launching anti-smoking campaigns, it is also ... allowing cigarette makers to play a central role in the fight against tobacco smuggling.
EU Reporter
added Jan 14, 2018 21:07
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NOCERA: With Trump MIA on Opioids, Here Come the Lawyers

I remember in particular the tobacco litigation...few in the anti-tobacco community believe that the settlement has made much of a difference. Though smoking rates have declined, there are still 400,000 Americans who die each year from cigarettes.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 14, 2018 21:18
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[New York] GUGINO: Guest essay: Exposure to secondhand smoke increases as temps decrease

TACFL works with partners in Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties to make the Finger Lakes a healthier place to live, work and play for everyone. Housing with clean, healthy air should not just be a luxury for the wealthy. All residents of multi-uni
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Jan 12, 2018 13:57
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