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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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Herbert Smith poaches 6 Chadbourne partners for NY office

Herbert Smith is one of a handful of firms that British American Tobacco turns to most often for legal work. The Chadbourne group has worked with the client for years and had represented the tobacco giant in a variety of matters
Thomson Reuters
added Aug 2, 2012 13:44
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[Australia] Super fund quits tobacco companies

SUPERANNUATION fund First State Super has wiped from its investment portfolios all companies involved in the manufacture of tobacco products, in a move welcomed by cancer specialists. Chief executive Michael Dwyer said the decision to exclude the cigare
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:49
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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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[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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[Africa, UK] ASHALL: My experience with British American Tobacco’s shameful behaviour in Ethiopia

BAT) was aware and fully involved in getting those posters on poor storefronts in Addis, even though BAT knew that advertising cigarettes was against Ethiopian law. Indeed, British American Tobacco ignored all of my attempts to contact them through thei
The Great Tobacco Plague - A doctor's experience of the world's biggest preventable killer (Dr Frank Ashall blog)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:19
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Reynolds American's Bid For Lorillard: Shareholder Value Up In Smoke?

Reynolds is also selling businesses at lower multiples than what they're paying for Newport as well as issuing shares in own their company at a lower multiple we feel the Reynolds/Lorillard deal looks dangerously similar to the pitfalls of the Kraft/Cadbu
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Nov 5, 2014 11:19
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Statement by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell on CVS ending tobacco sales

We applaud CVS Health for becoming tobacco-free and ending the sale of cigarettes and tobacco products at its 7,700 CVS/pharmacy locations. CVS accomplished their goal one month ahead of their deadline of October 1. We also commend CVS Health on the lau
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Sep 3, 2014 17:00
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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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[New Jersey] Local Businesses See Scant Benefit From the Game That Can’t Be Named

Richard Yanuzzi, the owner of The Cigar Emporium near MetLife stadium, hoped that the Super Bowl would lead to a boom in business. ... But he canceled those plans after some customers who are lawyers advised him against it, and after online research dem
New York Times
added Jan 28, 2014 08:24
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