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Zuckerman Partner Faces No Opposition For D.C. Federal Trial Bench

Zuckerman Spaeder partner Amit Mehta, President Obama’s most recent nominee to the federal district court in Washington, faced no opposition or critical questions during his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday. The judiciary committee ranking member, S
National Law Journal
added Sep 18, 2014 08:04

[Indiana] Smoking ban snuffed out

The Kokomo Common Council surprised a lot of people last week when it voted down an expansion of the city’s ban on smoking in public places. That defeat, on a 5-4 vote that saw Councilman Kevin Summers switch sides at the last minute, may have killed any
Kokomo (IN) Perspective
added Sep 17, 2014 21:51
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[Bangladesh] FUAD: Cancer and tobacco farming

However, our hope is that the 'Smoking & Tobacco Products Uses (Control) (Amendment) Act 2013' may create more restriction and more awareness on tobacco products, which will intimately help to reduce tobacco consumption and consequently curb its farming.
Financial Express (bd)
added Sep 17, 2014 17:31
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U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown: Protecting Ohio children from liquid nicotine and e-cigarettes

In a letter to the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), I joined with 12 other members of Congress in urging the agency to take immediate action against e-cigarette companies’ predatory efforts to market their products to young people.
Sidney (OH) Daily News
added Sep 17, 2014 14:42

[Massachusetts] Worcester health official says new tobacco regs will block loopholes

Brindisi, director of the city Division of Public Health, said proposed amendments to the city's tobacco control ordinance will allow the city to keep pace with "other" tobacco products that slip through regulatory loopholes. The proposed amendments inc
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Sep 17, 2014 11:09

[Missouri] Chadwick proposes age increase to buy tobacco products

Chadwick proposed two bills toward the end of the Columbia City Council's regular meeting, one to raise the age limit for the purchase of tobacco products from 18 to 21 and the other to extend the city's indoor smoking ban to e-cigarettes. The council vo
Columbia (MO) Missourian
added Sep 17, 2014 11:08

[UK] E-cigarettes set to be banned from taxis

If the idea is approved a driver shall ‘not smoke in the vehicle or permit any passenger to smoke in the vehicle, which for the avoidable of doubt shall include smoking or using electronic cigarette or any other vapour-producing smoking device’.
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 17, 2014 08:14

[UK] Ambition for smoke free world

HEALTH leaders in Hartlepool have thrown their backing behind ambitious plans towards making smoking history. ... Fresh has decided to take the lead with its Making Smoking History Partnership after the current National Tobacco Plan for England ends in 2
Hartlepool Mail (uk)
added Sep 17, 2014 08:11

[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco firms’ interference biggest threat to control effort

“Tobacco transnationals like BAT, Philip Morris, and Japan Tobacco have used political influence to whittle down or defeat tobacco legislation across the globe,” said Philip Jakpor, NATT Nigeria Spokesperson. “Article 5.3 (of the Framework Convention on T
Premium Times (ng)
added Sep 17, 2014 06:49

Tobacco pulls Left to defend states' rights

their litany of complaints against the Trans-Pacific Partnership... "States' rights? Yes. The right to regulate things like tobacco," Maine Attorney General Janet Mills... "No free-trade agreement has the ability to overturn state or federal law," ALEC's
Washington DC Examiner
added Sep 17, 2014 06:45
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