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Japan: Japan Tobacco to Seek Acquisition Targets Overseas

Source: 
Reuters
Source Date: 
November 21, 2017
Masamichi Terabatake, who will be promoted to CEO of Japan Tobacco (JT) in January, indicated that he envisions growth into new product...

India: Committee Recommends Creation Of Smoking Zones In Women’s Prisons In Maharashtra

Source: 
Asian Age
Source Date: 
November 21, 2017
A committee appointed by the State Women’s Commission in Maharashtra, India, has suggested setting up smoking zones for women in State jai...

New York: Tax Foundation Study – 56.8% Of All Cigarettes Smoked Statewide Are Illegal

Source: 
Oneonta Daily Star
Source Date: 
November 20, 2017
In New York, where the State Department of Health estimates that smoking-related diseases kill about 28,000 people each year, while nearly 7...

Your Public Policy Tracking

Country: 
United States
State: 
Illinois
Proposal/Bill Date: 
November 13, 2017
Proposal/Bill Number: 
US17-S.2119
Subject/Issues: 
CONSUMPTION, Smoking/Smokeless Tobacco Restrictions, Location, Government Facilities (includes military bases)
Last Action: 

11/13/2017         Introduced by Durbin (D-IL)

Country: 
United States
State: 
Oklahoma
Proposal/Bill Date: 
September 25, 2017
Proposal/Bill Number: 
OK17-H.1019
Subject/Issues: 
PRODUCT LIABILITY, Master Settlement Agreement (MSA), State Allocation of Funds
Last Action: 

11/17/2017         Adopted In Senate: Joint Committee Report

Country: 
Indonesia
Proposal/Bill Date: 
October 24, 2017
Subject/Issues: 
TAXATION, Tax Increase, Excise Tax