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[New York] FedEx Gets OK To Fight Privilege Claims In Tobacco Suit ($$)

FedEx Ground was granted permission by a New York federal judge Thursday to file a motion challenging assertions of privilege made by New York state officials on nearly 400 documents the shipper says it needs to defend allegations it made illegal shipment
Law360
added Jan 20, 2017 02:59
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Tobacco Product Standard for N-nitrosonornicotine Level in Finished Smokeless Tobacco Products (PDF) (189pp)

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 01/23/2017...(FDA) is proposing a tobacco product standard that would establish a limit of N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) in finished smokeless tobacco products. FDA is taking this action
Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Jan 20, 2017 02:55
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FDA Takes First-Ever Action to Regulate How Tobacco Products Are Made – Proposal to Limit Carcinogen Levels in Smokeless Tobacco Would Reduce Cancer, Save Lives

Given the dramatic impact this proposal would have in reducing cancer caused by smokeless tobacco products, the FDA and the new Administration should act quickly and decisively to finalize the proposed rule. The scientific evidence is clear and beyond di
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 20, 2017 02:50
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[District of Columbia] CBS News anchor Scott Pelley thanks Jones Day.

Jones Day’s Washington DC office apparently has a great view overlooking the US Capitol, because whenever there’s a major DC event, CBS News broadcasts from Jones Day’s building. And every time they do, CBS publicly acknowledges the firm: “And with the
Fishman Marketing, Inc.
added Jan 20, 2017 02:41
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[Russia] EDITORIAL: Vlad the Extinguisher

But Putin soon may grab a title that we envy — Vanquisher of Cigarettes. Here's why: Russia proposes to ban the sale of cigarettes to people born in 2015 and thereafter. Everyone older is presumably grandfathered in. Everyone else, generations to come,
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 20, 2017 02:41
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[Pennsylvania] President Eric Barron announces formation of task force to explore smoke-free campus options

Both undergraduate and graduate student governments have made strides to explore this possibility in the past. UPUA Speaker of the Assembly and member of the newly formed task force, Alex Shockley said the idea for a smoke-free campus originated in stud
Penn State University
added Jan 20, 2017 02:41
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Seeing e-cigarettes may boost desire to smoke

Newer versions of e-cigarettes known as vape pens may not look much like traditional cigarettes, but seeing someone use these devices still sparks a desire to smoke, a recent study suggests. Like other types of e-cigarettes, vaporizers, or vape pens, are
Reuters
added Jan 20, 2017 02:40
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] RBZ pays tobacco farmers $27m

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) yesterday said it has paid $26, 6 million export incentive to farmers who sold tobacco during the 2016 marketing season. In order to encourage tobacco farmers to increase production, as well as promote financial inclusi
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 20, 2017 02:40
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Report: Smokers in Kentucky spend $1 million in lifetime on habit

The study estimates those in Kentucky will spend $1,136,524 in a lifetime on the habit. To calculate the expenditures, the researchers assumed an adult “smokes one pack of cigarettes per day beginning at age 18, when a person can legally purchase tobacco
Richmond (KY) Register
added Jan 20, 2017 02:40
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[Massachusetts] Bay State smokers burn through cash at near national high

Smokers in the Bay State burn an average of $43,000 every year to support their habit — more money than in nearly any other region in the U.S., according to a new study on the costs of tobacco addiction. “I think it’s a real eye-opener for smokers natio
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jan 20, 2017 02:40
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