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[Colorado] Denver campaign would allow marijuana use in bars

A campaign is underway to ask Denver voters about allowing marijuana consumption in bars and other places that only allow people over 21. Activists who campaigned for recreational pot legalization in Colorado have launched a petition drive to allow what
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 3, 2015 15:18
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[Mississippi] Petal mayor vetoes e-cig ban

Petal Mayor Hal Marx has vetoed the Board of Aldermen's vote to ban electronic smoking devices from use in public places. The board voted to amend the current ordinance against smoking in public places to include devices such as electronic cigarettes and
Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Jul 3, 2015 15:13
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Tell Chamber of Commerce: Stop Fighting Anti-Smoking Measures

Influencing international trade agreements to benefit tobacco companies: The Chamber has staunchly opposed measures in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that would protect countries’ sovereign rights to implement life-saving public health policies. If
Facebook
added Jul 3, 2015 15:04
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Senators to U.S. Chamber: Stop Renting Your Letterhead to Big Tobacco

“The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s decision to use its international clout to fight regulations of tobacco products around the world is craven and unconscionable. Commerce member companies should be concerned that their good name is sullied in efforts to st
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:02
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Massachusetts Proposes 210% Tax on Flavored Tobacco

National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 3, 2015 14:52
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Massachusetts Proposes 210% Tax on Flavored Tobacco

National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 3, 2015 14:52
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[New York] Melissa Mark-Viverito: No arrests for selling cigarettes

Cops should not arrest people who peddle illegal cigarettes on city streets, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said Thursday. “I don’t think so. That’s my personal opinion,” Mark-Viverito said on the Brian Lehrer show when asked if the misdemea
New York Daily News
added Jul 3, 2015 14:26
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[Ireland] Chamber Of Commerce Defends Its Defense Of Tobacco, Fights Obama On OT

"This organization is not in the business of promoting cigarette smoking at home or abroad, period.” However, it said: “While we do not support tobacco use, we still believe that governments should uphold intellectual property rights, adhere to internati
MediaPost (Media Magazine)
added Jul 3, 2015 09:52
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Blumenthal, Democratic Senate Colleagues, Statement on U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Global Lobbying for Big Tobacco

to use its international clout to fight regulations of tobacco products around the world is craven and unconscionable. Commerce member companies should be concerned that their good name is sullied in efforts to strike down public health protections worldw
US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Jul 3, 2015 09:51
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[USA] Dems attack Chamber over tobacco lobbying

The Chamber's efforts to strike down anti-smoking health laws around the world are "craven and unconscionable," said the lawmakers, led by Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.). "The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's decision to use its international clout to fi
The Hill
added Jul 3, 2015 09:50
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