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GLANTZ: Behind the Scenes on How Big Tobacco Works to Block Federal Rules on E-Cigarettes

most incisive bit of information for me is the fact that an industry lobbyist was working inside the Obama White House Office of Management and Budget...critical assist came from Andrew Perraut, who until 2014 served as a desk officer at the Office of Man
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 2, 2016 21:01
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USA v. MO APPEAL: PER CURIAM ORDER allocating oral argument time, Aug 31, 2016

One counsel per side to argue. The panel considering this case will consist of Circuit Judge Tatel, and Senior Circuit Judges Edwards and Sentelle.
Tobacco On Trial
added Sep 2, 2016 20:54
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, and LIGGETT GROUP LLC, Appellants, v. SHARON PUTNEY Appellee. (PDF)

Because our previous decision regarding the statute of repose defense has been quashed, we direct the trial court to reinstate the punitive damage awards against Philip Morris USA, Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 2, 2016 17:34
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American Heart Association Wants Pharmacy Tobacco Ban ($$)

“It is inconceivable to understand how any business involved in the health care delivery system” can be selling cigarettes “responsible for the deaths of millions of Americans,” AHA CEO Nancy Brown said in a statement. Brown said that easy availability
Law360
added Sep 2, 2016 17:21
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[Florida] KATHLEEN GAFNEY, ETC. vs. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, ETC. (PDF)

the Court having determined that it should decline to accept jurisdiction, it is ordered that the petition for review is denied. No motion for rehearing will be entertained by the Court
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 2, 2016 17:17
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Tobacco War Lobbying Documents (PDF)

DocumentCloud.org
added Sep 2, 2016 16:24
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Tobacco Industry Works to Block Rules on E-Cigarettes

The e-cigarette and cigar industries have enlisted high-profile lobbyists and influential congressional allies...documents obtained by The New York Times show that Altria last year distributed draft legislation on Capitol Hill that would eliminate the new
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2016 15:18
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Tobacco War Lobbying Documents

The e-cigarette and cigar industries, backed up by dozens of lobbyists, are engaged in an intense fight on Capitol Hill to roll back a new rule that for the first time subjects them to regulation by the Food and Drug Administration. Here is a inside look
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2016 15:17
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Tobacco Watchdog Expands Its Reach: A Primer

What Happens Broadly for These Products? As of Aug. 8, it became illegal to sell e-cigarettes or cigars to minors, although most states already had adopted such a prohibition. Free samples are also now prohibited. Companies are also no longer allowed to
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2016 15:16
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BILL PERMITTING CALIFORNIA LANDLORDS TO BAN MEDICAL POT IS DROPPED

While the CDC says that tobacco and marijuana smoke both carry numerous cancer-causing chemicals, research efforts linking marijuana to cancer and/or lung disease have been inconclusive
High Times
added Sep 2, 2016 15:13
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