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[Asia, India] Letters: Clearing the smoke

As a result of high and discriminatory taxes on cigarettes, illegal cigarettes - comprising both smuggled and domestic-tax-evaded cigarettes - are now a significant 19 per cent of total industry resulting in revenue loss of Rs 6,000 crore to the excheque
Business Standard (in)
added Jul 21, 2014 02:42
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ARCHIVE: DAVE BARRY: Tobacco Seems To Be A Non-ethics Area

If crack dealers were smart, they`d stop shooting at each other and set up a Crack Institute, staffed by trained scientists, to do long-term research. Also they`d purchase some U.S. senators and pay big bucks for newspapers and magazines to run advertisem
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 9, 2014 16:46
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ARCHIVE: ALEC and the Tobacco Industry

ALEC's relationship with the tobacco industry started after 1979...providing access to influential government officials, tobacco industry documents reveal that a relationship with ALEC benefits the industry in many other ways. ALEC has functioned both as
PR Watch
added Sep 30, 2014 17:45
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[New York] ARCHIVE: The Empire State Restaurant and Tavern Association (PDF)

Changing names to hide its identity has not hidden ESRTA's strong ties to the tobacco industry. In 1994, ESRTA Executive Director Scott Wexler, noted as a “strong ally of PM [Philip Morris],” admitted that the group took money from the Tobacco Institute,
Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR)
added Jul 22, 2013 05:45
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[South Africa, Zimbabwe] Hijackings an inside job — Chihuri

The suspected industrial espionage in which South African companies reportedly hire hijackers to steal export cigarette consignments in transit is an inside job by local tobacco companies, Police Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri has said. He made t
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 24, 2012 18:24
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[Maryland] ARCHIVE: Tobacco Lobbyist Victor L. Crawford Reveals His Tactics (1995)

the inclination to undo much of the harm he says he believes he caused as a lobbyist for the tobacco industry. Crawford, an attorney and retired Maryland state legislature who live in Rockville, MD, worked as a contractual lobbyist for the Tobacco Instit
GASP of Colorado (Group to Alleviate Smoking Pollution)
added Apr 1, 2014 13:06
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What happens when the tobacco industry gets to pick the Advisory Committee on Smoking and Health?

Anyone in the room could cross any scientist off the list, no reasons needed, which means the Tobacco Institute had complete veto power. Scientists with publicly declared positions on tobacco (either way) were also struck from the list.
PLOS Blogs
added Jan 9, 2014 16:44
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[Canada] TO: Horace R. Kornegay FROM: William Kloepfer, Jr. SUBJ: Report on meeting at AMA re ERF tobacco program (PDF)

AMA is not prepared to make any statement regarding termination of the smoking-health research program, knows of no statement which would not further damage the images of both itself and the tobacco industry, and is under no internal pressure to make any
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Aug 22, 2013 12:21
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[South Africa] 'Smoking laws too restrictive'

The draft regulations on smoking in public places and certain outdoor public places are too restrictive, the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (Tisa) said on Monday.
iafrica.com
added Jul 2, 2012 11:31
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[Asia, India] Tobacco Institute refutes study on low taxes

Counters recently revealed study, calling it outdated; blames extremely high tax rates for providing profitable arbitrage opportunity for tax evasion in India
Business Standard (in)
added Feb 25, 2016 05:18
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