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[Australia] LEYONHJELM: E-cigarettes at mercy of bureaucrats who ban by default

But it is illegal to sell e-cigarettes with nicotine in Australia, because no one has asked the TGA to deem them to be quitting devices. And it is illegal, at least in some Australian states, to sell e-cigarettes to deliver non-nicotine flavours, because
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Jul 29, 2014 02:02
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MYERS: Taxes on cigarettes help reduce number of smokers

As the scientific evidence and even the new Gallup poll show, such tax increases will impact the behavior of large numbers of smokers, saving many from a premature death.
The Hill
added Jul 28, 2014 23:42
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Shift to pipe tobacco, large Cigars Saves Tobacco Firms Billions

A 2009 law that raised federal taxes on tobacco products to discourage smoking triggered a market shift to pipe tobacco and large cigars, costing the U.S. Treasury billions in lost revenue... which will be the focus of a congressional hearing on Tuesday
CNBC
added Jul 28, 2014 22:56
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NEWPORT: Smoking and Drinking in America Today

Gallup’s annual Consumption poll, conducted in July of each year, provides fascinating updates on Americans' smoking and drinking habits...We have been presenting the results on Gallup.com in recent days, and will be presenting more results going forwar
Gallup Organization
added Jul 28, 2014 21:17
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[Korea - South] Tax-exempt tobaccos find its way back in local market

A large amount of Korean cigarettes exempted from taxes for exports are being diverted into the domestic market, according to the Korea Customs Service (KCS) Monday. The KCS said the value of the duty-free cigarettes has reached some 100 billion won ($
Korea Times (kr)
added Jul 28, 2014 17:22
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New York City Set to Implement Law Banning Tobacco Discounts as Tobacco Companies End Legal Challenge

Tobacco companies have abandoned their legal challenge to New York City’s innovative new law prohibiting tobacco discounting schemes, as they chose not to appeal a federal court ruling that upheld the law. The deadline for the tobacco companies to appeal
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 28, 2014 12:59
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[Australia] One in five cigarettes smoked in Britain avoids UK tax as holidaymakers stock up abroad

The proportion of cigarettes used in Britain without paying UK duty leapt by more than 40 per cent in the last year, the latest findings from an annual study compiled for tobacco manufacturers claims....But studies in Australia, which introduced plain pa
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 28, 2014 05:03
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] International anti-tobacco group rejects report on illicit trade

Asia-11 Illicit Tobacco Indicator, a report that supposedly details illicit trade in eight Asian countries including the Philippines, was “more myth than fact.” SEATCA called for an outright rejection of the report, saying it was not an independent study
Manila Standard Today (ph)
added Jul 23, 2014 14:01
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[Asia, India, Florida] ROY: The unfair $23 billion tobacco verdict: Time for smokers to stop playing dumb

In India I am used to being in a group where I am the only person not smoking. Without ash trays in the house a social life seemed impossible. I have hung out with friends in a bar where everyone is lighting up under a No Smoking sign. No one gives me a
Firstpost.com (in)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:35
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[Europe] The Tobacco Curse: Why Belarus Smokes And Smuggles Cigarettes

More than 65% of Belarusian university and high school students smoke... Belarus offers perhaps the cheapest cigarettes in the EU neighbourhood. They cost about 13 times less than in other European states. For example, in 2012, the price for a pack of Ph
Belarus Digest (by)
added Jul 21, 2014 20:29
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