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[Canada] Harper Government takes action with larger health warnings on tobacco products - Tough new warning labels take effect today

of today, retailers must only sell cigarette and little cigar packages that display the new, larger health warning messages.
Health Canada
added Jun 19, 2012 17:20
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Trade pact could weaken Australia's tobacco fight

There are concerns a new trade agreement between the US, Australia and several other Pacific nations could weaken Australia's defences against challenges to its planned tobacco packaging laws.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 14, 2012 12:46
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European Tobacco Growers Worry About the WHO's Last Recommendations on Tobacco That Would Have a Dramatic Impact on the European Growers With no Effect on Consumption

In its latest report, the WHO has stepped out of its field of specialisation - health - into that of agriculture, of which it has no understanding. Its objective, which is thoroughly irresponsible, is to jeopardize still further the position of the tobac
PR Newswire
added Jun 8, 2012 15:21
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UPDATE 2-California voters reject raising tobacco tax

MEASURE OVERWHELMED BY ADS
Reuters
added Jun 6, 2012 16:29
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[North Carolina] E-cigarettes 'lesser of two evils'

Electronic cigarettes are an increasingly popular option for those trying to quit smoking, but they come with their own set of warnings.
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Jun 5, 2012 15:24
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[Florida] Volusia County, cities lining up against flavored tobacco products

In Deltona, city commissioners will take up a resolution tonight urging retailers to stop selling the products.
Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
added Jun 4, 2012 04:45
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[New York] Tobacco and Terror (PDF)

How Cigarette Smuggling is Funding our Enemies Abroad
WNBC 4 New York
added Apr 29, 2008 00:00
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. Must Join Multistate Tobacco Settlement Arbitration ($$)

A Pennsylvania appeals court ruled Wednesday that the state could not go it alone in arbitration proceedings over whether it adequately complied with tax obligations as part of a massive settlement over tobacco-related health costs, and instead had to su
Law360
added Nov 19, 2015 05:46
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[Canada] MARTIQUET: The unhealthy draw of a cigar

We may think cigars are links to power, wealth and fame, but they are just as likely to be linked to oral cancer, black teeth and lung disease … not so glamourous after all. There is no such thing as safe tobacco, however it is delivered.
Coast Reporter (ca)
added Aug 23, 2015 16:22
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[Florida, New York] Philip Morris, RJR Say Settlement Bars Fla. Widow's Case ($$)

told a Florida appeals court Tuesday that it should reverse a nearly $2.6 million jury award for a smoker's widow, saying a previous settlement she entered into with Verizon Communications ... barred her claims against them..."agreed not to sue any other
Law360
added Jun 10, 2015 14:55
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