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[Asia, Thailand] PARPART: Smoked out? Not yet

We all have to live with each other even though we do not think or act the same. Everyone has a choice, so even smokers should be free to decide what they want to do with their lives. We're not asking for much -- just a place to kill ourselves convenientl
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 20, 2018 20:06

[New Jersey, New York, North Carolina] VIDEO: 21 people charged in connection with $15 million cigarette tax fraud scheme

Authorities say thousands of cartons of cigarettes per week were brought from North Carolina to New York and then sold to stores throughout the metropolitan area. "This scheme allegedly cheated the state and city out of more than $15 million in taxes in
added Nov 20, 2018 18:59

[UK] How the tobacco industry meddles with government attempts to stop people smoking

Evidence suggests that taxes can stop people smoking – but tobacco firms play price games such as cutting the number of cigarettes in a pack to disguise increasing prices
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 19, 2018 13:30

[Oregon] Brown Seeks Tobacco Tax Hike But Backs Away From Higher Alcohol Taxes

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is embracing a proposal by the Oregon Health Authority to raise cigarette taxes...she buys the agency’s argument that smoking is a major factor in driving up health care costs in Oregon and that tobacco taxes should play a bigger r
Oregon Public Broadcasting
added Nov 18, 2018 21:05

Public Health Experts On New FDA E-Cigarette Rules: It's Complicated

“First is raising the price of e-cigarettes...“run media campaigns to try to change social norms regarding vaping,” Siegel said. “... Juuling is what absolutely needs to be addressed, as this is the real threat in terms of youth addiction to nicotine, not
added Nov 18, 2018 00:05

[Nigeria] Tobacco control alliance seeks 70% tax increase

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance has urged the Federal Government to expedite action to mainstream tobacco control into its overall development agenda. Towards this end, the alliance recommended that a minimum of 70 per cent tax be collected on tob
The Punch (ng)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:11

[Montana] Tobacco Tax, New Mining Rules Fail at the Ballot Box

I-185, an initiative that would have raised tobacco taxes to fund Medicaid expansion, failed to pass on Nov. 6. That means Medicaid expansion will become one of the hottest topics... the tobacco industry funneled millions of dollars into a campaign again
Flathead Beacon (Kalispell, MT)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:04

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WTO upholds cigar ruling in favor of PH, tells Thailand to comply

The WTO Appellate Body has upheld its panel ruling six years ago ordering Thailand to rectify in a “quick and effective manner and without delay” the imposition of discriminatory taxes on imported Philippine cigarettes that impaired benefits accruing to
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:15

[Philippines] Thailand loses WTO dispute over cigarette imports

Thailand has failed to comply with a World Trade Organization ruling against its regulations on cigarette imports, a WTO dispute panel said on Monday, the first of two legal cases brought to the Geneva-based watchdog by the Philippines.
added Nov 15, 2018 10:35

[Indiana] FGIDDIAN-GREEN: Twin scourges of tobacco, opioids demand concentrated action

Claire Fiddian-Green is president and CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, which seeks to advance the vitality of Indianapolis and the well-being of its people.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Nov 10, 2018 19:37
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