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R.J. Reynolds spotlights illicit cigarette manufacturing in court hearing

A melodramatic and high-stakes case illuminating a complaint by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. about Native American tribes’ alleged “rogue cigarette” manufacturing challenged a federal judge...contends USDA underestimated gross domestic volume of cigaret
McClatchy Newspapers
added Jun 9, 2015 19:46
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[USA] US authorities unlikely to stop 2016 election fundraising free-for-all

the election could unfold with record money - predictions are for overall campaign chests of more than $5 billion..."The fact that the FEC is neutered is not going to motivate the DOJ to go out on a limb and do a bunch of these cases," said former federal
added Jun 5, 2015 14:55

DOJ Banning Smoking in Federal Prisons / Only exemptions for ‘religious reasons’ and staff

All federal prison inmates will be prohibited from smoking, unless they receive a religious exemption. Staff will also still be able to smoke in designated areas. The government said they are moving forward with the regulation, which goes into effect in
Washington Free Beacon
added Dec 5, 2014 17:24

WEBB/ADKINS: It Matters Who's in Charge at the DOJ ($$)

Late-Obama administration turnover highlights the role individual leaders play in enforcement policy.
National Law Journal
added Nov 10, 2014 10:50

ARCHIVE: Was the U.S. Justice Department Sold to the Highest Bidder

The law firm that fronted for Big Tobacco for four decades, Covington & Burling, has its former lawyers ensconced in three of the top slots ... Both Eric Holder, the U.S. Attorney General, and Lanny Breuer...Dan Suleiman, who also worked at Covington and (blog)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:09

Documents Show That Big Tobacco Has Been Interested In Pot For At Least 45 Years

With medical marijuana now legal in nearly half the country and pot now a legal retail item in Washington and Colorado, it would make sense that the nation’s tobacco companies would be seeing the potential for making green from green. And a new report unc
The Consumerist (blog)
added Jun 5, 2014 11:18

Tobacco industry once had high hopes for marijuana business

documents from tobacco company archives at UC San Francisco show that major companies in the cigarette industry investigated joining the marijuana business in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The companies were driven then by the same shift in public atti
Los Angeles Times
added Jun 5, 2014 11:11

[Montana] Great Falls casino smoking rooms involved in another lawsuit

Great Falls casino owners say the Montana Department of Justice's Gambling Control Division demanded they remove their gambling machines from the rooms, even after previously approving them. According to court documents, for the past two years the Gambli
KRTV (Great Falls, MT)
added Jan 19, 2014 00:15

Lautenberg Leads Senators in Urging FDA to Act Quickly to Develop Tobacco Warning Labels

U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Tom Harkin (D-IA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urging quick action to develop new graphic warning labels fo
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)
added Mar 25, 2013 03:09

[North Carolina] Justice Department files objection to Renegade bankruptcy plan

The U.S. Justice Department has filed another objection to the proposed bankruptcy reorganization plan of three Mocksville tobacco companies.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 5, 2012 11:57
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