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[West Virginia] Mountaineer opens $2 million smoking pavilion

Mountaineer Casinos, Racetrack & Resort has opened a $2 million smoking pavilion to comply with a local clean air regulation. The pavilion has 210 slot machines, six table games, its own entrance, heaters and large ceiling fans.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 4, 2015 17:38
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[Canada] City of Vancouver won't tolerate pot smoking lounges

marijuana smoking lounges cropping up in Vancouver, especially where there is a high density of dispensaries. The city insists they are illegal and will be shut down because any smoking in any public indoor location is against city bylaws.
News1130 Radio (ca)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:21

Zippo’s lawsuit against e-cig maker settled, the company reports

involving a Lorillard subsidiary’s use of the name “blu” in a popular and profitable line of e-cigarettes, was filed last April in a California federal court. In it, Zippo argued the brand too closely resembled its line of “BLU” butane lighters, and infr
Bradford (PA) Era
added Jul 4, 2015 16:02
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[UK] Cinema aromas that can turn a film stinker into a movie success: Whiff of vanilla can make stars more attractive while energy drinks make car crashes more exciting

Tests show that menthol can trick the body into feeling cold...Smell is associated with memory, mate selection and our enjoyment of food, and there is a 'groundswell of interest' in its research.... He is collaborating with blu eCigs
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 4, 2015 14:08
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Tell Chamber of Commerce: Stop Fighting Anti-Smoking Measures

Influencing international trade agreements to benefit tobacco companies: The Chamber has staunchly opposed measures in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that would protect countries’ sovereign rights to implement life-saving public health policies. If
added Jul 3, 2015 15:04

Senators to U.S. Chamber: Stop Renting Your Letterhead to Big Tobacco

“The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s decision to use its international clout to fight regulations of tobacco products around the world is craven and unconscionable. Commerce member companies should be concerned that their good name is sullied in efforts to st
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:02

Massachusetts Proposes 210% Tax on Flavored Tobacco

Senate is pressing to increase the tax on flavored cigars, flavored smoking tobacco and flavored “blunt wraps” from 40% to 210% in an attempt to reduce use of the products by young adults. Unflavored and tobacco-flavored cigars would remain taxed at 40%.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 3, 2015 14:59

BALAKER: Indoor Smoking Ban Halts Scientific Research on Smoking (Nanny of the Month, June 2015)

This month's Nanny of the Month award goes to the Garden State for its anti-smoking banning smoking in most indoor public places—even labs that want to study the health effects of traditional cigarettes compared to vapor based e-cigarettes.
Reason Magazine
added Jul 3, 2015 14:47
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[Asia-pacific] McELRATH: U.S. Chamber of Commerce Finds Its New Mission — Global Drug Pusher

The ink on the infamous, secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership has barely dried, and already, USCOC chief executive Thomas J. Donohoe is looking to sue sovereign governments under forthcoming trade agreements. It is the realization of our worst dystopian n
Ring Of Fire Radio: Robert Kennedy Jr, Mike Papantonio and Sam Seder
added Jul 3, 2015 11:44

Majority of Donations to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Given by Just 64 Entities / 2012 Tax Forms Reveal Donation Amounts

“The U.S. Chamber is one of the largest conduits of dark money in the country, but it refuses to disclose its donors....only about 1,500 donors provided nearly 95 percent of its contributions, and just 64 of those donors accounted for more than half of it
Public Citizen
added Jul 3, 2015 11:38
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