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SHACKFORD: Australia Attempts to Fight Tobacco Black Markets by Banning Large Cash Transactions

This will hurt innocent people. It may harm legal businesses. And it won't actually work. . . Australia's black market for tobacco is easily and obviously tied to its massive tax rate. Cigarettes cost $30 a pack there! Yet the government claims that onc
Reason Magazine
added May 15, 2018 05:50
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MELIUS: Minnesota's tobacco settlement paved way for change ($$)

Twenty years ago, Minnesota went after big tobacco and won.
St. Peter (MN) Herald
added May 15, 2018 05:45
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[New Zealand] Vaping regulation: Risk-proportionate

The Ministry of Health are making moves to regulate vapes, e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products. This is supported by Hāpai Te Hauora who hopes that the Ministry do their best to provide effective and sustainable regulation. "Regulation is an importa
Scoop (nz)
added May 14, 2018 22:03
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Dr. Marc Siegel: E-cigarettes pose special danger to teens

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are seen by some – including me – as a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes. But e-cigarettes pose a special danger to teenagers, both as a gateway to traditional cigarettes and because they contain chemicals that
Fox News
added May 14, 2018 22:04
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GLANTZ: California cancer advocates call out Assemblymember Jim Cooper for breaking promise not to take tobacco money

on March 14, 2018, he accepted a $4,400 contribution from Philip Morris. ACS CAN contacted him and he told ACS CAN that he decided to reverse course and start accepting donations from tobacco companies.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 11, 2018 02:35
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[California] GLANTZ: RJ Reynolds' latest argument against Prop E: It doesn't ban the sale of all tobacco products

Yesterday I received this mailer -- they are coming just about every day now -- from RJ Reynolds arguing that voters should not support San Francisco's law prohibiting the sale of flavored cigarettes because it still allows the sale of unflavored tobacco
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 9, 2018 19:01
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LUKAS: 'Abstinence only' is the wrong approach to vaping products

Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) may seem an unlikely member of the abstinence movement...let's work to deny teenagers access to cigarettes and e-cigarettes to keep them from smoking, but we shouldn't also deny them reliable information about relative risks.
The Hill
added May 9, 2018 18:11
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HURLEY/TARLTON: Opinion: How incentivizing small tobacco farmers can change livelihoods

Transitioning farmers away from tobacco and toward alternative crops, or indeed other livelihoods, is a way to unlock progress toward multiple Sustainable Development Goals. What can be done to help farmers transition? United Nations-led and U.N.-assist
Devex
added May 9, 2018 14:18
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[Asia-pacific] Time for action to stop the deadliest diseases in the Philippines

The Philippines is taking some good steps to prevent NCDs, like taxing tobacco use... Interagency Task Force on NCDs... will visit the Philippines on 7-11 May 2018. They will work with the UN team based in the Philippines, and government authorities for
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added May 9, 2018 14:16
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[Australia] Big tobacco’s big little lies on Twitter

Christina Watts, Becky Freeman and Marita Hefler identify some of the promotional tactics being used by tobacco companies and provide some examples of how these companies are using Twitter to give a misleading picture of their activities and potentially
Croakey (au)
added May 9, 2018 03:40
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