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[District of Columbia] Uruguay Presents Defense Against Philip Morris

The Uruguayan government presented its arguments on Monday in the dispute it has with the tobacco transnational Philip Morris, before the World Bank's International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington. The head of the Urug
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 15, 2014 06:14
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[District of Columbia] FDA Regulation of Tobacco Products / Tuesday, October 21 | Hotel Monaco | Washington, DC

brings together government, industry and public interest experts to provide updates on the latest developments in FDA tobacco product regulation. With guidance from expert speakers, participants will review regulatory developments from 2014, and look ahea
Food and Drug Law Institute
added Oct 13, 2014 19:20
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[District of Columbia] Introduction to Tobacco Law and Regulation: How FDA Regulates the Tobacco Industry / October 20, 2014 | Hotel Monaco | Washington, DC

FDLI will host the first Introduction to tobacco Law and Regulation course. This course is a one-stop resource that provides the basics of Tobacco law and regulation. This comprehensive one-day course on the essential elements of tobacco law and regulatio
Food and Drug Law Journal
added Oct 13, 2014 19:15
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[Europe, Ireland, USA, District of Columbia] Opposition to tobacco plain packaging grows

A letter outlining the US Chamber of Commerce’s objections to the European Commission on the Government’s plans to introduce plain packaging on tobacco products was handed to the Minister’s private secretary at a chamber-hosted business breakfast in Washi
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 2, 2014 09:12
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[District of Columbia] DC Increases Tobacco Tax But Exempts E-Cigarettes

the new tax also exempts e-cigarettes and any other products that have been approved by the FDA for smoking cessation. An e-cigarette is defined as an electronic vaporizer producing an aerosol that simulates tobacco smoking.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Sep 26, 2014 07:17
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[District of Columbia] D.C. Court of Appeals Nominee Plays the Waiting Game

Last week, the chief judge of the District of Columbia Superior Court and a local bar group wrote letters to the U.S. Senate urging action on three long-standing trial court nominees. They aren’t the only ones waiting. Todd Kim, the city’s solicitor gener
National Law Journal
added Sep 19, 2014 17:41
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[District of Columbia] CVS Health CEO to Address National Press Club on Landmark Decision to Quit Tobacco, Leadership in Health Care Innovation

Larry J. Merlo, President and CEO of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), will speak before the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. today. Merlo will discuss the company's recent move to stop selling tobacco products and its leadership in driving the innovations
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:52
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[District of Columbia] Federal Cancer Research Funding Crisis Threatens Nation's Mortality Rate, Assert Top Cancer Researcher Patricia Berg, Ex-White House Spokesman Robert Weiner & Policy Analyst Tom Sherman Article in Baltimore Sun

"thousands of cancer scientists -- not your usual political activists -- are expected to 'Rally for Medical Research' on Capitol Hill Thursday to bring attention to dwindling federal support."
PR Newswire
added Sep 17, 2014 21:34
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[District of Columbia] DC Circ. Upholds Tax Calculation Method For Cigar Makers ($$)

upheld a calculation method the U.S. Department of Agriculture uses to determine assessments for tobacco manufacturers, axing a cigar manufacturer's claims that small cigars should be treated differently from larger ones.
Law360
added Aug 4, 2014 04:07
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[District of Columbia] Youth Leaders Sharpen Skills for Fight against Tobacco

we welcomed more than 30 youth activists from across the country to Washington, DC, for our 11th Youth Advocacy Symposium — a series of skill-building workshops on leadership, advocacy and communications.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 28, 2014 13:00
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