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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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[Asia, India] High duties on cigarette will lead to tax evasion: Tobacco Institute

The Union Budget's proposed steep hike in excise duties on cigarettes, ranging from 11 per cent to 72 per cent, is likely to accelerate smuggling and tax evasion by domestic trade, according to the Tobacco Institute of India (TII).
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Jul 13, 2014 19:41
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[UK] OPEN CONSULTATION: Public Health White Paper

The proposals cover a range of public health issues, including action to reduce the harms to health caused by smoking, alcohol misuse and obesity. They provide a set of practical actions which, when combined, aim to have a positive impact on health and we
GOV.UK
added Apr 3, 2014 13:28
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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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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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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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[Canada, New Jersey] AMA REPORT ON PRODUCT LIABILITY: Bad Medicine, Good Politics: Doctoring the Evidence of Tobacco's Harm; The Alliance Between The Tobacco Industry and the American Medical Association (PDF)

American Medical Association and the tobacco industry were for 15 years among the strangest of bedfellows that politics makes. The association's constitution commands it "to promote. . the betterment of public health." Yet in 1963, the AMA was so bent on
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Aug 22, 2013 12:10
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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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[Missouri] PION: St. Charles city and county need smoke-free air

Recently scheduled public hearings regarding a possible St. Charles city Smoke-Free Air Act appear motivated not to further public health but to counter efforts by St. Charles County Councilman Joe Cronin, who has twice tried to get a countywide smoke-fre
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added May 24, 2013 05:05
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