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RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al., Petitioners v. The European Community, et al.: Proceedings and Orders

Feb 8 2016 Record requested from U.S.C.A. 2nd Circuit. Feb 8 2016 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed. Feb 10 2016 CIRCULATED.
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 10, 2016 23:23

[Asia] Can Hun Sen Help Cambodia Quit Smoking?

He is now using Facebook to launch a sort of public health campaign, urging his followers, and all his countrymen, to extinguish their last cigarette. “In this post I’m asking my Cambodian people to quit smoking, especially youth,” the Facebook post rea
Voice of America (
added Feb 10, 2016 23:10


Dramz Whisky Bar and Lounge hosted a two-day festival showcasing an array of finest whiskies paired with cigars across the world, leaving the connoisseurs of the capital asking for more
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Feb 10, 2016 23:09

[Massachusetts] BREAKING: Healthy Marlboro Smokers Denied Lung Screening By Mass. Jury ($$)

California, Louisiana, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts have explicitly allowed this new type of claim; the latter’s high court ruled in 2010 that medical-monitoring claims can proceed under a tight set of guidelines. U.S. District Judge Denise Casper wil
added Feb 10, 2016 23:04

[Illinois] Emanuel's plan to raise smoking age, tobacco taxes snuffed out

was snuffed out Monday — for the time being at least — after running into a buzz-saw of aldermanic opposition. A vote by the City Council’s Finance Committee that should have been routine instead brought aldermen out of the woodwork to dump on the mayor’
Chicago Sun-Times
added Feb 10, 2016 22:58
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[Illinois] Should City Government Set a Minimum Tobacco Price?

“Government pricing of products is a big no-no,” says Illinois Retail Merchants Association Vice President Tanya Triche. “It’s a slippery slope. So if City Hall decides it can set the price on something that is bad for your health, does that mean governm
WTTW (Chicago, IL)
added Feb 10, 2016 22:56

[Illinois] Aldermen Reject Mayor Emanuel’s Tobacco Tax

Should city government set a minimum price that retailers can charge for tobacco? The question was part of a City Council debate Monday on Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal that would have also raised the smoking age and put a new tax on smokeless tobacco p
WTTW (Chicago, IL)
added Feb 10, 2016 22:56

[Illinois] Aldermen Halt Emanuel’s Plan to Raise Smoking Age, Tobacco Taxes

A group of Chicago aldermen on Monday shot down Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to increase the city’s smoking age from 18 to 21 and add a $6 million tax on all types of tobacco. The City Council’s Finance Committee voted against Emanuel’s plan, arguing that it
NBC Chicago
added Feb 10, 2016 22:48

[Illinois] Chicago Finance Committee Approves Amended Tobacco Ordinance

Committee voted 22-9 to approve an amended tobacco ordinance that increases the legal age to purchase tobacco to 21, sets minimum prices for certain tobacco products, mandates minimum package sizes for various tobacco products, prohibits the redemption of
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 10, 2016 22:45
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[Illinois] Aldermen block Emanuel tobacco tax hike proposal

Opponents of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to raise the legal age to buy cigarettes in Chicago to 21 and hike a series of tobacco taxes blocked a vote Wednesday after the mayor tried to jump-start the measure by pledging to crack down on illegal smoke sales.
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 10, 2016 22:44
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