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LIPTON: A Bipartisan Push to Limit Lobbyists’ Sway Over Attorneys General

In state legislatures and major professional associations, a bipartisan effort is emerging to change the way state attorneys general interact with lobbyists, campaign donors and other corporate representatives.
New York Times
added Dec 28, 2014 20:59

[Illinois] Are Smoke Breaks Fair for Non-Smokers?

If smokers were able to trade lunch minutes for smoking break minutes, non-smokers would likely be much less upset, as everyone would be working equal hours instead of smokers working less due to their habit. If you own a business, how do you handle smo
ChicagoNow (blogs)
added Dec 28, 2014 17:49

Marijuana Is Tomorrow’s Big Tobacco – Are We Truly Prepared To Handle It?

The Big Tobacco companies are actively gearing up to ensure their customers remain loyal to their products, and do not defect to marijuana. Big Tobacco is clearly aware that marijuana could very well become their arch rival in the coming years, and could
added Dec 28, 2014 15:05

[Kentucky] ADKISSON: Chamber supports smoke-free law

On behalf of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, which represents the interests of more than 90,000 employers, I am urging our legislators to support a bill this upcoming legislative session that would prohibit smoking in all public workplaces. I believe t
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Dec 26, 2014 22:35

Smokers not for hire: McLaren Port Huron joins other hospitals in testing employees for nicotine

In an effort to foster a safe, healthy environment for patients, caregivers and the community, McLaren Port Huron announced it will no longer hire individuals who use nicotine, effective Jan. 1, according to the report.
Flint (MI) Journal
added Dec 25, 2014 23:05

[Minnesota] Rental sites go smoke-free

The Eagle Ridge Apartments and Pheasant Run Townhomes will implement smoke-free policies on New Year’s Day. Smoking will no longer be permitted anywhere inside the buildings, including individual living units.
Red Wing (MN) Republican Eagle
added Dec 25, 2014 01:20

Bankers Brought Rating Agencies ‘To Their Knees’ On Tobacco Bonds

Wall Street pressed S&P, Moody’s and Fitch to assign more favorable credit ratings to their deals and bragged that the raters complied. Now many of the bonds are headed for default.
added Dec 24, 2014 06:38

Respiratory Health and Safety in the Flavor Manufacturing Workplace (PDF)

Flavoring substances and mixtures, whether liquid or dry, must be handled in such a way as to minimize the creation of airborne aerosols or particulate matter. This means that mixing, blending, and other physical manipulation activities should be performe
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 23, 2014 23:13

Maryland retailers sell cigarettes to underage minors, health inspections find

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said its inspectors found that nearly 32 percent of retailers sold cigarettes to underage kids. Their findings were done in a series of random inspections from May through September.
The Washington Post
added Dec 23, 2014 21:45

[Russia] Drinks companies shaken by rouble turmoil

Tobacco companies too are expecting to suffer from the falling rouble. Russia is the second-largest tobacco market in the world after China and according to Citi accounts for double-digit percentage sales of Japan Tobacco and Philip Morris International.
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 21, 2014 20:00
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