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[Asia, Taiwan] Legislators allege misuse of tobacco tax revenues

Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) lawmakers yesterday accused the government of using tobacco tax revenues to sponsor festivals or even print calendars, instead of focusing on smoking prevention and health promotion.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 26, 2015 21:46

[UK] Cabinet facing split on plan for cigarettes in plain packaging: Foreign Secretary questions proposals because of concerns it could lead to rise in smuggling

Philip Hammond says illicit cigarettes could deprive Treasury of revenue / Hammond received £1,000 of hospitality from Japan Tobacco International / Liberal Democrat Stephen Williams admits division within Government
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 18:03

[Florida] BANNON: Soliciting Donations Discredits the Judiciary

Judges themselves have also raised the alarm. In a survey of state judges, nearly half stated that they believed campaign contributions are influencing judicial decisions.
National Law Journal
added Jan 26, 2015 17:23

[UK] Wolves' second U-turn on e-cigarettes

After lifting a ban on e-cigarettes at the same time as clinching a sponsorship deal with a firm of e-cigarette manufacturers, the club has now announced that the ban will be lifted only in the stadium concourse. A spokesman said: "It was never the intent
Warrington Worldwide (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 11:44

[USA] American Red Cross: tobacco funding risks global brand

increasing pressure to refuse tobacco industry donations, to bring it into line with guidelines of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and most of the 189 national affiliates
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 23, 2015 17:16

The smoke around e-cig science

The products have also opened a rift between researchers who see their goal as eliminating nicotine in all its forms, and others who believe it makes more sense to reduce the harm of smoking.
added Jan 23, 2015 14:39

[North Carolina] Big 3 tobacco companies likely to see big boost in earnings

following the expiration of a federal tobacco quota law. The Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004...will have strong revenue and earnings in fiscal 2015, in part because consumers have more disposable income related to lower gas prices.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 23, 2015 14:17

[Kentucky] Former U.S. Senator Wendell Ford dies at age 90

the Owensboro smoker was best known on Capitol Hill as the biggest supporter of the Federal Tobacco Program -- bringing U.S. presidents to Kentucky to understand the crop's impact on the Commonwealth.
WHAS-TV Channel 11 (Louisville, KY)
added Jan 22, 2015 13:57

Maine earns mixed grades for anti-smoking efforts

Maine’s mixed performance in the American Lung Association’s 2015 “State of Tobacco Control” report comes less than a week after a public health group decried proposed cuts to anti-smoking programs in Gov. Paul LePage’s two-year budget.
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jan 21, 2015 14:37

ARCHIVE: Paging Dr. Ross / A doctor who defends corporations from "inconvenient" science has a secret of his own.

After his release from prison, Ross answered another ad in the New York Times, this one for a "staff assistant" at ACSH. Ross told president Elizabeth Whelan that he'd been convicted of a crime, done time in prison, and no longer possessed a medical licen
Mother Jones Magazine
added Jan 21, 2015 14:17
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