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[Texas] Tobacco 21 Opponents Speak Up

San Antonio’s effort to raise the minimum age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21 isn’t the most popular idea with convenience store owners. Proponents admit that 18-year-olds will still be able to buy cigarettes on military bases, as well as in the San Ant
KTSA (San Antonio, TX)
added Nov 22, 2017 04:30
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Reynolds American Inc. certified as a Great Place to Work®

(RAI) and its companies have been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. They earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by their employees in anonymous surveys. A summary of these ratings can
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Nov 22, 2017 04:21
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Big Tobacco Will Finally Run Court-Ordered Anti-Smoking Ads

R.J. Reynolds issued a statement affirming the company's commitment to reducing the harms caused by smoking by offering smokers a new generation of reduced harm products: "The tobacco industry today is very different than it was when this lawsuit was fil
MedPage Today
added Nov 22, 2017 04:17
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[Missouri] Independence city council votes to cut back on stores that sell tobacco

city council members approved the change of a city ordinance that would reduce the number of convenience stores that sell tobacco. "The council earlier this year adopted the strategic plan and one of those items was to address public health city wide, a
KSHB-TV NBC 41 (Kansas City, MO)
added Nov 22, 2017 03:35
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UN Agency Defers Action Cutting Ties to Tobacco Industry

International Labour Organization (ILO)...has postponed once again its decision on whether or not to cut ILO’s ties with the tobacco industry. The executive body’s deliberations remained deadlocked at a meeting in early November resulting in a second pos
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Nov 21, 2017 14:28
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China's Deep Ties to Zimbabwe Could Grow After Mugabe Era

Chinese tobacco company Tianze, meanwhile, has given interest-free loans and training to farmers, many of whom work on land seized from white farmers, to help beef up production and help fill cigarette demand back home.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2017 14:23
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Court-­‐Ordered Corrective Statements Remedy: Implementation Details (PDF)

Implementation details are still being finalized for the company websites and cigarette packs. Television: The Defendant tobacco companies will purchase television ads with text and voice-­‐over containing one of the five corrective statements. The ads
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 21, 2017 14:12
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Text of Court-Ordered Corrective Statements: United States v. Philip Morris USA Inc. (PDF)

A Federal Court has ordered Altria, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Lorillard, and Philip Morris USA to make this statement about the health effects of smoking.  Smoking kills, on average, 1,200 Americans. Every day.  More people die every year from smoking tha
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 21, 2017 14:09
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Starting this Week, Tobacco Companies Must Run Court-Ordered Ads Telling the Truth about Their Lethal Products

The tobacco companies are not running these ads voluntarily or because of a legal settlement. They were ordered to do so by a federal court that found they engaged in massive wrongdoing that has resulted in “a staggering number of deaths per year, an imme
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 21, 2017 14:07
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U.S. RACKETEERING VERDICT / BIG TOBACCO GUILTY AS CHARGED

For the past 11 years, the tobacco companies have filed appeal after appeal and repeatedly sought to water down and delay the corrective statements. They ended their appeals earlier this year, and the judge overseeing the case issued an order directing t
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 21, 2017 14:06
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