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Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, as part of Republican AG coalition, active in faraway court fights

Many of RAGA's biggest donors have a stake in who wins. Giving $75,000 this year was the National Rifle Association, the plaintiff in a lawsuit seeking to eliminate a federal ban on the sale of handguns for those between 18 and 21. That ban was upheld, bu
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Oct 24, 2014 18:12
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[Canada] House Government Bill - Bill C-43 - First Reading (41-2)

Part 3 amends the Excise Act, 2001 to provide a refund of the inventory tax, introduced in the February 11, 2014 budget, on cigarettes that are destroyed or re-worked, in line with the refund of the excise duty that exists for tobacco products that are d
Parliamentary Internet (Canada)
added Oct 24, 2014 16:03
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[Texas] Lubbock City Council Tables Smoking Ordinance Amendment, Approves Storm Water Rate Adjustments

The council chambers were filled to nearly capacity on Thursday, October 23, in anticipation of the vote which was indefinitely postponed in a 4-3 vote with Mayor Robertson and council members Jeff Griffith and Karen Gibson dissenting. Councilman Victor
KFYO News/Talk 790
added Oct 24, 2014 15:28
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[Texas] Lubbock City Council delays vote on expanded smoking ordinance

With the seats inside the chamber full, and people standing along the back wall out to the door, members of the City Council voted 4-3 Thursday evening to delay making a first-reading vote on an amendment to an existing ordinance that would prohibit smok
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Oct 24, 2014 15:26
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[UK] Heresy of the week: Tolerance for smokers should start with an apology to non-smokers

the desire to push our tormentors even further away from us isn’t just about defending ourselves, but getting our own back too. Like fresh air, revenge is sweet. I’m not defending this attitude for a moment, but it does explain why the smokers’ lobby kee
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 15:22
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[Pennsylvania] Nutter Administration Pushing City Workers Toward No-Tobacco Pharmacies

Thousands of non-union Philadelphia municipal workers are being coaxed into using pharmacies that don't sell tobacco products. And higher health care premiums are coming for those workers who do smoke.
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Oct 24, 2014 15:13
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Imperial Tobacco Canada | Nova Scotia media reports suggesting e-cigarette ban are extremely worrisome

Imperial Tobacco Canada hopes recent news reports that suggest the Nova Scotia government intends to treat electronic cigarettes like traditional cigarettes are unfounded. Canada's largest tobacco manufacturer says regulating e-cigarettes, which do not co
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:02
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California City Becomes First In State To Ban Tobacco Sales To Anyone Under 21

Healdsburg, California's city council voted 4-1 Monday to raise the age threshold required for tobacco purchases from 18 to 21. (California state law mandates that no tobacco products or paraphernalia are sold to anyone under 18.)
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:01
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[Europe] MEPs back subsidies for tobacco crops

European Parliament on Wednesday rejected an amendment in the EU 2015 budget to stop subsidies for tobacco crops. The text said "no payments should be made towards tobacco aid, as EU funding should not be used for purposes that are harmful to health." Thr
EUobserver.com
added Oct 24, 2014 13:18
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[UK] BAN E-CIGARETTES INDOORS, SAY PUBLIC

New YouGov research for the Sunday Times finds that British people support the idea of banning e-cigarettes from being used in indoor public places such as restaurants and workplaces, by 60-27%.
YouGov (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 10:20
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