Daily Archives: October 19, 2010

Menthol Cigarette Ban Could Lead to Illicit Market

After the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was given authority over tobacco products by The Family Smoking Prevention and menthol cigarettesTobacco Act, which was signed into law on June 22, 2009, the FDA stretched its muscles and banned several cigarette flavorings exactly three months later, on Sept. 22, 2009.

Albania Risks Costly Failure in Illegal Tobacco War

A multi-million-euro tax stamp scheme, intended to fight Albania’s illegal tobacco and alcohol trade, could be costly and ultimately ineffective, according to an investigation by Balkan Insight.

Cambodia’s slow progress in combatting tobacco

Phnom Penh - A decade ago a packet of cigarette-store.biz/online/marlboro cost just a dollar a pack in Cambodia, manna from heaven for a smoker who had lived in London where it was six times that price.

BAT contests restricted smoking regulations

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