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A Supreme Court Victory for Internet Retailers

Ruling in Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl, the court unanimously said businesses may go to federal court to challenge state laws seeking to collect taxes for in-state purchases from out-of-state Internet retailers.
National Law Journal
added Mar 5, 2015 18:03
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[Africa] Tobacco industry accused of 'intimidation and interference' in Kenya

British American Tobacco has undue influence over the Kenyan government and is in breach of WHO tobacco convention...More than 50 years after Kenya gained independence from British colonial rule, one company is steadfastly refusing to loosen its grip on p
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 5, 2015 17:48
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[UK] Plain cigs a £137m ‘disaster’ at shops Government’s own report reveals new packaging rules will kill off many local shops ($$)

NEWSAGENTS and corner shops will be dealt a £137million blow if plans to sell cigarettes in plain packs go ahead.
The Sun (uk)
added Mar 5, 2015 17:45
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HIGHTOWER: The Gop Gang Of Supremes Go After Obamacare

the Supreme Court's black-robed gang of far-right ideologues are rampaging again! ... It sprang from a frivolous lawsuit concocted in 2010 by a right-wing front group funded by such self-serving oligarchs as the Koch brothers, Big Oil, Big Tobacco and Big
Creators Syndicate
added Mar 5, 2015 17:34
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Chrono Therapeutics Receives Investment from Rock Health to Advance SmartStopTM Smoking Cessation Technology

SmartStop is a wearable device that offers programmable, transdermal nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) in combination with real-time behavioral support. Research shows that smokers have clear, consistent and predictable daily peak nicotine craving patte
PR Newswire
added Mar 5, 2015 16:40
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States Pursue Cigarette and Tobacco Tax Increases

19 state legislatures are considering bills that would increase cigarette and/or tobacco tax increases. Last year, 23 states had bills introduced to raise cigarette and tobacco taxes, but Vermont was the only...The following states have bills introduced t
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 5, 2015 11:46
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KILL THE BASTARD: THE MONEY BACKING THE OBAMACARE SUPREME COURT CASE

Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) was founded in 1984, backed by tobacco companies and other corporate and foundation funders. It ran tobacco disinformation campaigns in the 1980s while the industry faced growing government regulation and private law
Washington Spectator
added Mar 5, 2015 11:14
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Review: ‘Merchants of Doubt,’ Separating Science From Spin

“Merchants of Doubt” links cigarettes and climate — with a fascinating and troubling detour into an investigation by The Chicago Tribune of the flame-retardant industry — by noting that both the playbook and many of the players are the same.
New York Times
added Mar 5, 2015 10:41
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[Ireland] Government has paid €4 million to firms linked to Big Tobacco since 2013

GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS AND State agencies have, since 2013, paid out close to€4 million in consultancy fees to companies who have also represented the interests of Big Tobacco. Figures from seven government departments show that in the last two years alo
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Mar 3, 2015 13:21
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[UK, USA, Wisconsin] British American Tobacco drops and sues PwC over pollution scandal

has dumped its auditors PwC and taken them to court over a potential $1bn (£651m) US environmental damages bill. It is the latest in a long line of tests for the Big Four auditing firm, which is still reeling from accusations by the Public Accounts Comm
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 2, 2015 22:36
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