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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Europe, UK] Tobacco on the back foot?

many continue to file large numbers of applications for figurative, logo and colour marks covering cigarettes and tobacco in class 34. This may suggest tobacco companies are optimistic the WTO will find the TPPA in breach of Australia’s obligations under
Lexology (uk)
added Sep 7, 2016 15:20
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[Mississippi] EVANS: Tobacco tax is boost to health, budget: Column

The two big reasons, then and now, for raising the state tobacco tax are first, that tobacco use by Mississippians costs the state big money — about $320 million a year in Medicaid expenditures alone. Second, raising the tax on cigarettes and other tobac
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Sep 5, 2016 01:51
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[Canada] TYNDALL: The time is right to spark easier electronic-cigarette access

Regulations are needed to ensure that the e-cigarettes themselves meet quality standards, that the vapour is free from other toxins, that the advertised nicotine content is accurate and that the health and social impacts are closely monitored. The current
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Aug 30, 2016 13:40
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[Asia, India] 'Poor anti-tobacco law raises head & neck cancer graph'

Poor enforcement of anti-tobacco law in Bengal has given rise to a high incidence of head and neck cancer cases in the state, said anti-cancer crusader Pankaj Chaturvedi. Most of the other states had been far more active in restricting tobacco use, brin
Times of India
added Aug 29, 2016 21:30
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Australia’s Cigarette Wars Turn Violent

Under the FCTC’s guidelines, the Australian customs and border officials at the heart of the fight against illegal tobacco might well be barred from attending the body’s next summit on tobacco taxes and regulations, due to take place in New Delhi this co
International Policy Digest (IPD)
added Aug 29, 2016 14:12
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Reducing Disparities in Tobacco Retailer Density by Banning Tobacco Product Sales Near Schools

Proximity-based point of sale (POS) policies banning tobacco product sales near schools appear to be more effective in reducing retailer density in lower income and racially diverse neighborhoods than in higher income and white neighborhoods, and hold gre
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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GLANTZ: Big Tobacco aims its guns to kill California tobacco tax

Because Proposition 56 is a bigger tax with more money for anti-tobacco education and research it will have a bigger effect on health, reducing medical costs and building the California economy … and cost Big Tobacco even more money.
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Aug 22, 2016 13:29
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Smoking Sucks! 6 States That Need to Change Their Tobacco Laws

a handful of states have taken a hands-off approach to regulating smoking. Though more restrictive local tobacco laws may exist, in these states, cigarette taxes are low, smoking bans less extensive, and smokers are still able to light up with relative fr
The Cheat Sheet
added Aug 22, 2016 01:11
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[Africa] Reason Foundation (Washington, DC): The Vapour Revolution - How Bottom-Up Innovation Is Saving Lives

Vaping may replace smoking within 30 years, extending the lives of a billion people, says new paper from Reason Foundation...The authors are particularly concerned about the possibility that regulation advocated by the [WHO] could kill innovation and ther
All-Africa.com
added Aug 19, 2016 20:04
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] VIDEO: REASONED RESEARCH - $8.8-MILLION E-CIG STUDY EXPLAINED (REG WATCH)

The University of Waterloo in Ontario Canada and the Medical University of South Carolina in the U.S. are the two lead institutions in the international project focusing on evaluating the efficacy and viability of e-Cigarette regulations. It’s a fascinat
You Tube
added Aug 26, 2016 17:21
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