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Janna Ryan, Paul Ryan's Wife, Lobbied For Cigar, Nuclear, Pharmaceutical Industries

husband in late 2000, but by all accounts she was an effective lobbyist before that. Over just three years, Ryan's 20 corporate clients paid more than $2.7 million in lobbying fees to her two employers, Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Williams & Jensen, accor
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:15
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Nicola Roxon, Attorney-general, Australia: When trade marks and health collide

Nicola Roxon took on Big Tobacco with a law in Australia that prioritises public health over trade mark rights. IP owners will wait to see which countries -- and which products -- could be next
Managing Intellectual Property Magazine (uk)
added Jul 19, 2012 14:17
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[Canada] Nova Scotia, P.E.I. both set legal age for marijuana use at 19

P.E.I. said it will sell marijuana at standalone outlets run separately by its liquor commission, while Nova Scotia said pot will be sold alongside alcohol in its provincial liquor stores.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Dec 7, 2017 21:58
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Tobacco tycoon to lead Paraguay

Mr Cartes, 58, is part of the tiny elite that controls almost everything in Paraguay. His father represented the Cessna aeroplane company in Paraguay, which enabled Mr Cartes to be educated in the US. The president-elect owns controlling shares in banks,
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 24, 2013 10:16
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[North Carolina] City delays smoking law public hearing

Tuesday night the City Council pulled the item from its agenda because the amendment would not be enforceable as currently written.
Burlington (NC) Times-News
added Jun 20, 2012 15:55
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[New York] Update on Status of Legislation Week of June 11, 2012 (PDF)

Cigarette Minimum Markup: By a vote of 48-11, the Senate passed the handling fee increase bill opposed by NYACS (A.8019/S.4736). We still have a chance of stopping it in the Assembly
New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS)
added Jun 15, 2012 14:28
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[Illinois] Chicago Tobacco Flavoring Restriction to Take Effect

A Chicago ordinance banning the sale of flavored tobacco products within 500 feet of a school goes into effect on July 15, 2014, the Cigar Association of America (CAA) reported. The ordinance was introduced by Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Nov. 26, 2013 and was
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 17, 2014 15:10
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National Restaurant Association

the tobacco industry often used groups such as the NRA to act as fronts for tobacco interests.[45] For instance, in 2000, Philip Morris sent a letter to the NRA regarding a program to create ventilated interiors instead of smoke-free restaurants. The lett
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Sep 6, 2013 12:14
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[Canada] Letter: For the sake of our children, flavoured tobacco products should be banned

They were in brightly coloured packs labelled “Cigars,” ... I don’t want my kids to have to go through this. I am doing my part to educate them on the dangers of smoking, but the government must also do its part. Ordinary citizens like me cannot prevent
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Apr 19, 2013 13:44
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[Canada] National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) | More than 300 Million Additional Cigarettes Bound for Illegal Market Without Action on Contraband Tobacco

Bill 45, the Making Healthy Choices Act, 2014, will, among other things, ban flavoured tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes. The black market already has a large number of flavoured tobacco products available for sale. This is particularly true
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Dec 4, 2014 19:58
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