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[North Carolina] Pension suit could be nearing end

Supreme Court declined Tuesday to hear a petition filed by a unit of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., meaning there could be a resolution this year to a 13-year-old lawsuit led by Richard Tatum of Winston-Salem against the RJR Pension Investment committee. Tatu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 2, 2015 08:19
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[District of Columbia] TPP leak shows restrictive patent protections — Ministers spoil for final TPP fight — U.S., Cuba, Brazil improve ties - POLITICO Morning Trade

Head over the Chamber of Commerce today...Action on Smoking & Health and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids have, and the groups will be outside the Chamber with him today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to call on the business group to stop fighting anti-smoki
Politico
added Jul 2, 2015 08:06
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U.S. Chamber Fights Smoking Laws While Hospitals and Insurers Sit on Its Board

But Anthem’s executive vice president, Wayne S. DeVeydt, serves on the board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which is engaged in a worldwide campaign to block antismoking laws. These include taxes on cigarettes in the Philippines, graphic health warning
New York Times
added Jul 1, 2015 12:11
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Oil and Gas UK advises firms to ban e-cigarettes offshore

Oil and Gas UK's 2015 health and safety report has recommended e-cigarettes should be banned unless, and until, they become medically regulated. It suggested the industry should be consistent with public health measures aimed at reducing tobacco smoking.
BBC Online
added Jul 1, 2015 11:35
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NicoBloc USA Officially Launched by Veteran Entrepreneur Kent Atherton

Atherton Acquires Exclusive U.S. Distribution Rights to Innovative Healthcare Product That Blocks Tar and Nicotine, Helping Smokers Quit Gradually... NicoBloc fluid is made from natural, food-grade ingredients and applied directly to the cigarette filter.
PR Newswire
added Jun 30, 2015 20:14
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NEW YORK TIMES INVESTIGATION OF U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GLOBAL TOBACCO LOBBYING AND ADVOCACY

Now that others in the private sector can see the systematic efforts of Big Tobacco and the Chamber to thwart sound public health measures around the world, we hope they will reconsider their involvement with and support for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Legacy Foundation
added Jun 30, 2015 20:10
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The Major Health Companies Helping To Finance A Global Fight Against Anti-Smoking Laws

Chamber of Commerce....executives from many of its member companies are identified as members of the Chamber’s board of directors. Among them is Pfizer executive Ken W. Cole... CVS and other member companies in the health field — including Indiana Univers
Think Progress (blog)
added Jun 30, 2015 17:55
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Why is the US Chamber of Commerce lobbying abroad for smoking?

“They represent the interests of the tobacco industry,” said Dr. Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva, the head of the Secretariat that oversees the WHO treaty...“They are putting their feet everywhere where there are stronger regulations coming up.”
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 30, 2015 17:46
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Alberta most like­ly in Canada to sell tobacco to min­ors, study finds

Alberta re­tail­ers sell to­bac­co prod­ucts to min­ors more fre­quent­ly than any­where else in the coun­try, a Health Canada-com­mis­sioned study says. The re­sults are “troub­ling,” es­pe­cial­ly after the prov­ince added a ban to sell to­bac­co to mi
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jun 30, 2015 15:02
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INTERACTIVE: Making Tobacco’s Case

Letters from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington to governments all over the world / Letters and documents from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s foreign affiliates / Letters from the U.S. Chamber with other business groups
New York Times
added Jun 30, 2015 08:41
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