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Altria's (MO) CEO Marty Barrington on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

composition of the TPSAC was flawed by appointment of people that had conflicts of interest....So I'm sure that we’re trying to be a constructive partner at FDA but it's important for the integrity of the system that everybody play by the rules. So I'm su
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jul 22, 2014 17:46
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[Louisiana] Maple Leaf Bar going smoke-free; bartender says outlook is hazy

The Maple Leaf Bar is participating in the first annual Smoke-Free Week in New Orleans in advance of going permanently smoke-free this fall.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jul 22, 2014 17:07
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Hiring Discrimination for Smokers, Obese Rejected in U.S.

Fewer than one in eight Americans, 12%, say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire people because they are significantly overweight. Similarly, 14% of Americans say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire smokers.
Gallup Organization
added Jul 22, 2014 16:06
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[Europe, Nevada] ECigs Vegas Industry Conference

Europe's key e-cigarette industry event comes to the USA! As with the EU, Electronic Cigarettes are fast catching up with traditional tobacco products in the United States. This has of course led to discussions across the industry and the US government
ECig Vegas (IQPC)
added Jul 22, 2014 15:34
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Hookah a hit with Iranian youth

Smoking water-pipes is an age-old tradition with roots in Iran and India, but its recent resurgence in popularity among young Iranians is raising alarm bells with health professionals.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 22, 2014 15:30
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Sweden gets tough on e-cig sales

A Swedish court has ruled that e-cigs should be treated as a pharmaceutical product subject to approval and thus illegal for sale in grocery and convenience stores. "We will continue our oversight which will result in more sales bans when the ruling beco
The Local Europe (se)
added Jul 22, 2014 15:28
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[Missouri] Jones blames reporting error for timing on tobacco company donation

State Rep. Caleb Jones hopes to defuse a potential issue for his campaign fund by amending his most recent report, filed Tuesday, that showed he received a check for $2,500 from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. the day before his committee voted to exempt electr
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Jul 22, 2014 15:26
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Aqua-tine™, New Easy-To-Use Liquid Alternative To Tobacco Consumption, Launches Nationwide

New homeopathic liquid nicotine formulation to satisfy tobacco cravings
PR Newswire
added Jul 22, 2014 15:24
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US e-Cigarette Market: State Legislation Map

how do you keep track of legal status of e-cigarettes this dynamic market? In light of this and in preparation to the eCig Vegas: Industry Conference, eCig Global has assembled an interactive map highlighting the legal status of electronic cigarettes in
PR Newswire
added Jul 22, 2014 15:23
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LORILLARD, et. al. v. FDA, et. al.: MEMORANDUM OPINION (PDF)

the presence of conflicted members on the Committee irrevocably tainted its very composition and its work product. In turn, the Committee's findings and recommendations, including reports such as the Menthol Report, are, at a minimum, suspect, and, at wo
United States District Court for the District of Columbia
added Jul 22, 2014 15:16
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