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[Virginia] Prosecutors' closing argument: McDonnells had 'corrupt understanding'

The McDonnells needed money because they were badly in debt, and he said they were willing to undertake official acts to help former Star Scientific Inc. CEO Jonnie Williams promote his tobacco-based supplement, Anatabloc.
WJLA-TV Ch. 7 (Washington, DC)
added Aug 29, 2014 15:02
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Final Push by Prosecutors in Virginia Corruption Trial Links Favors to Actions

Acknowledging that there was no smoking-gun memo laying out a deal, Mr. Harbach meticulously presented a timeline in which gifts from Mr. Williams were closely followed by the governor’s favorable acts on his behalf.
New York Times
added Aug 29, 2014 15:01
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[Indiana] Bar Owner Says Kokomo Smoking Ban May Close Business

Monday night, the city’s common council voted 5 to 4 in favor of an all-inclusive smoking ban. Bartender Holly Long says she’s a single mother and won’t be able to make ends meet if the ban passes. “You have your choice if you want to walk into the bar
Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Aug 29, 2014 13:41
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VIDEO: Final public hearing held on Oregon beach smoking ban

The last of four public hearings on a proposed smoking ban for Oregon beaches was held Thursday in Salem. The state says the smoking ban on all 362 miles of the Oregon coastline was proposed in response to the number of cigarette butts left in the sand.
KOIN-TV Ch. 6
added Aug 29, 2014 13:33
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Dems: Report shows need for e-cigarette regulations

“FDA has an existing mechanism to protect children now, and the scientific evidence has never been clearer: strong regulatory action on the marketing of e-cigarettes to children cannot wait.”...industry called the CDC report “deceptive” and demanded a ret
The Hill
added Aug 29, 2014 13:28
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[Minnesota] St. Paul bans sale of cheap cigar singles

City Council on Wednesday approved a new ordinance that bans the sale of low-cost, single-serve cigars such as Swisher Sweets or Black and Milds. In 30 days, stores within the city limits will be required to charge at least $2.10 for each cigar, or sell
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Aug 28, 2014 19:41
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[Minnesota] St. Paul Council Votes To Ban Sale Of Cheap, Single Cigars

approved a new ordinance Wednesday night that aims to cease the sale of cheap single cigars, or cigarillos. Stores have 30 days to change the price of the cigars to at least $2.10, or to start selling them in packs of 5.
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Aug 28, 2014 19:35
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Lobbyists Put Congressmen to Work at Convenience Stores

7-Eleven Inc. and Maverick Inc. put members of Congress to work behind their counters this month as part of a lobbying campaign by the former National Association of Convenience Stores to convince lawmakers to address retailers' concerns about menu label
National Law Journal
added Aug 28, 2014 17:27
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[Czech Republic] Czech gov’t not united on smoking in restaurants

The Cabinet today neither supported nor rejected a proposal to ban smoking in all restaurants, which was submitted by MPs for the government’s ANO movement.
Prague Post (cz)
added Aug 28, 2014 12:47
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[Czech Republic] Government fails to agree position on smoking ban

Coalition party ANO is pushing for a blanket ban but after a debate on the matter on Wednesday the cabinet issued a statement saying that while there was general agreement on the idea it preferred a broader amendment that the minister of health, Svatopluk
Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added Aug 28, 2014 12:44
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