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[Asia, Israel] MINISTERS DELAY VOTE ON BILL PROPOSING HEFTY FINES ON TOBACCO COMPANIES

The private member’s bill would enable the authorities to force local and foreign tobacco companies to pay NIS 35 billion to NIS 40b. to cover the huge medical expenses that have been spent on tobacco-related diseases.
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 21, 2018 20:54
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Two-time killer, not state leaders, changes smoking policy in Missouri prisons

arguably the most sweeping change — a complete tobacco ban — will soon happen courtesy of a former death-row inmate named Ecclesiastical Denzel Washington, who claimed the state was allowing him to die from secondhand smoke.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 21, 2018 20:48
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAT says ‘kiddie pack’ idea taken out of context

refuted allegations that the cigarette industry’s proposal to reintroduce smaller packs of cigarettes known as “kiddie packs” is intended to increase the number of smokers in the country. It said the industry wanted to reduce the volume of illegal cigare
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Jan 23, 2018 01:12
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Greece stubs out its cigarette habit in record numbers

“Only 13% of Greeks over the age of 65 smoke, and now we are seeing the fruits of years of campaigning in schools, with a big fall in Greeks under the age of 24 becoming smokers. The battle is with those who are middle-aged,” he said. Smoking cessation c
The Observer (uk)
added Jan 22, 2018 20:10
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GLANTZ: FDA should not grant PMI's Premarket Tobacco Product Application for IQOS

While there is not a formal docket to express this concern (because FDA has not sought public comment on the IQOS PMTA), we have written to Center for Tobacco Products director Mitch Zeller urging FDA not to approve the application. The text of the lett
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 21, 2018 21:19
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[Florida] Appellate Group Of The Year: Mayer Brown ($$)

... decertified class have been pursuing individual tobacco-related claims against Mayer Brown client Phillip Morris. The firm was able to vacate a $13 million wrongful death award by successfully arguing the lower...
Law360
added Jan 20, 2018 01:32
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[Florida] Lies, Addiction Led to Smoker's Lung Transplant, Atty Argues as Trial Opens Against R.J. Reynolds

Dawn Schlefstein was a regular smoker by the time she was 16...her family contends Reynolds...caused her emphysema by conspiring to hide the dangers of smoking for much of her life, while engineering their product to be addictive.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jan 19, 2018 21:27
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VAPE TRICK: BRINGING OLD SCHOOL TOBACCO MARKETING BACK

Vape shops across the country are encouraging the 12.6 percent of adults who have tried an e-cigarette or other vaping device to spend more on the flavored liquids and vape products ...by plying their repeat customers with discounts, freebies, and “cash b
The Outline
added Jan 19, 2018 21:26
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Trump Envisions an A.T.F. Without the A or T

the agency has all but abandoned its legacy of fighting liquor and tobacco smugglers....tobacco smuggling — a little-known crime that costs the government billions in lost taxes each year — goes largely unenforced.
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2018 21:21
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[Asia, Israel] NEW LEGISLATION TO CONSIDER NIS 40 BILLION PAYMENT BY TOBACCO COMPANIES

The bill wants to enable the authorities to force Israeli and foreign tobacco companies to pay between NIS 35 billion and NIS 40b. to cover the huge medical expenses that have been spent on tobacco-related diseases. The bill, initiated by Yesh Atid MK Y
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 19, 2018 13:43
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