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[Illinois] FLEISCHLI: State cannot afford to raise tobacco age

Are Illinois lawmakers once again trying to bolster up neighboring states’ economies?...The proposed legislation, SB 3011, would change the existing minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21, and if passed, Illinois would be the only state i
Sauk Valley (IL) Newspapers
added May 12, 2016 03:58
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[Massachusetts] Pittsfield councilors grill health officials over tobacco regulations

Several city councilors on Tuesday urged the Board of Health to modify its tough new tobacco control regulations, which include a controversial cap on new tobacco sales permits that some believe hinders economic development. The often sharp questioning,
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added May 12, 2016 03:55
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[Asia-pacific, Macau] Galaxy boss hopes gov't greenlights smoking lounges

The chairman of casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd., Lui Che Woo, expressed his hopes that the SAR Government would not implement a full smoking ban in local casinos and would allow casinos to set up smoking lounges, according to Hong Kong med
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added May 12, 2016 03:44
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How Deep Will New Cigar Regulation Go?

“This is just a foundational rule,” said David Ashley, director of the CTP’s Office of Science. “The vast majority of actions are still down the road.”
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 12, 2016 02:48
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CSP WEBINAR: Tobacco Update - Featuring Nik Modi and Joe Teller / Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2016

RBC Capital Markets|Equity Research tobacco analyst Nik Modi will sort through the marketing and regulatory mazes and explain what they mean to the c-store industry.... Joining Modi is Swedish Match Category Management Director Joe Teller, who will share
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 12, 2016 02:39
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Retailers Speak Out on New Tobacco Regulations

several retailers interviewed sighed a breath of relief that the tobacco industry as a whole should remain healthy for decades to come. “I don’t think they (the new deeming regulations) are impactful at retail. Many retailers were already carding at this
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 12, 2016 02:35
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[Australia, UK] PATERSON: The History Of Tobacco Marketing In The Music Industry

tobacco companies used nightclubs and related music events. These companies capitalise on the knowledge that young people are eager to follow trends and willing to do whatever is deemed cool. Examples like these demonstrate the importance of the measures
Howl and Echoes
added May 11, 2016 20:43
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[Massachusetts] Pittsfield Council Voices Opposition to Tobacco Regulations

For more than two hours the City Council peppered local and state health officials about tobacco regulations that were implemented in 2014. The issue is coming to a head now after a business was denied a tobacco retailer permit because the regulations
iBerkshires.com
added May 11, 2016 13:07
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LITTLE: The Climate Change Inquisition, Part II—The Scandal Unfolds

These extortionate suits are cynically Made to Settle....The tobacco settlement was, to quote MIT Professor John Gruber, “a tax because it’s a set of payments made by tobacco companies that depend on how many packs they sell"; in short, it looks like a ta
The Federalist Society
added May 11, 2016 13:04
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Exxon's Lawyer in Climate Science Probe Has History Helping Big Tobacco and NFL Defend Against Health Claims

Ted Wells, an attorney hired by ExxonMobil to represent the company against accusations it lied about the climate risks of burning fossil fuels, also represented the tobacco industry in the lawsuit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice in 1999 under
DeSmogBlog.com (ca)
added May 11, 2016 12:48
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