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How Big Tobacco-style marketing propels U.S. opioid crisis — and powers $400B pharma industry

The truth, according to a series of ever-increasing lawsuits: Big Pharma, a $400 billion-a-year industry and by far the most free-spending lobby in Washington, sold a Big Lie about its wonder drug. Deliberately deceptive advertising and overly aggressiv
New York Daily News
added Jun 25, 2017 06:26
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How tech companies are now embracing marijuana over tobacco / Trends in startup funding are favoring the sticky-icky

shop managers will show off glassware and vaporizers adpeating one phrase. “This is for tobacco use only.” But the truth is that tech companies are embracing marijuana over tobacco.
Salon Magazine
added Jun 24, 2017 18:23
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[Kentucky] CEOs recall their summer jobs

Kroger’s CEO Rodney McMullen got started working on the family farm in Williamstown, Kentucky. “Every summer in my youth consisted of performing different tasks on the farm,” he says. He recalls being paid 6 cents for each stick of tobacco he cut. He st
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 24, 2017 18:19
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[Washington] Dispute Over State’s Ability To Tax Tribal Business Heads To High Court ($$)

A decision by the Washington Supreme Court exempting a tribal business from paying state taxes on gasoline it hauls to a reservation based on a “right to travel” provision in an 1855 treaty warrants review by the U.S. Supreme Court because it cannot be re
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 24, 2017 16:10
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[Asia, India] Easy access to cigarettes makes more boys pick up smoking

MADURAI: Although selling cigarette to those less than 18 years is prohibited, easy availability of cigarettes lures many school boys to try it. Police and other enforcement agencies conduct regular checks to prohibit the storage and sale of tobacco item
Times of India
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20
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[Asia-pacific] Japan’s government is in two minds about smoking

ministry of finance makes more than ¥2trn ($18bn) a year from tobacco taxes and owns about a third of Japan Tobacco... The health ministry fears that the proposed ban may now not go ahead. The Liberal Democrat Party wants smoking to remain widely permitte
The Economist
added Jun 23, 2017 15:40
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Tobacco Pressed by Local Laws

C-stores are finding the burden of tobacco control regulations is often heaviest within the communities where they operate.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 22, 2017 21:39
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[Montana] VIDEO: RiverStone Health hears comment on proposed smoking rules

No smoking within 30 feet of a building and moving electronic cigarettes into the same category as tobacco cigarettes. RiverStone Health is now proposing Rule 7 to meet state Clean Indoor Air Act standards. Citizens had a chance to give comment on the
KTVQ (Billings, MT)
added Jun 22, 2017 17:37
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Will the Law Treat Opioids More Like Cigarettes or Handguns?

Governments are suing pharmaceutical makers over the opioid epidemic. They'll need to prove that companies borrowed “a page from Big Tobacco’s playbook.”
Bloomberg News
added Jun 22, 2017 15:28
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[Montana] Proposed ban on indoor vaping, smoking near doorways goes too far, opponents say

"Thirty feet is impossible downtown," said Jim Grubbs, owner of Club 90 in Billings, at a public hearing Wednesday night during the health board's monthly meeting. Opponents spoke for about an hour Wednesday. He told the board his customers have grown a
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Jun 22, 2017 14:04
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