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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
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New Supreme Court of Canada appointee Suzanne Côté has national profile, known for taking on big cases

woman to the Supreme Court of Canada directly from a career in private practice. She has often represented large corporations in court — above, Imperial Tobacco in 2012
Financial Post (ca)
added Nov 28, 2014 04:02
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[Guam] Cruz Bill Would Raise Tax on Smokeless Tobacco Products to the Same Level as the Tax on Cigarettes

Vice Speaker Benjamin Cruz has introduced a bill to make tax rates on smokeless tobacco equal to cigarettes. The aim is to reduce consumption of all tobacco products and prevent the associated harm it causes..
Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Oct 14, 2013 07:07
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Janna Ryan, Paul Ryan's Wife, Lobbied For Cigar, Nuclear, Pharmaceutical Industries

husband in late 2000, but by all accounts she was an effective lobbyist before that. Over just three years, Ryan's 20 corporate clients paid more than $2.7 million in lobbying fees to her two employers, Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Williams & Jensen, accor
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:15
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[Canada] Smoking shack built behind NWT legislative assembly

A committee of MLAs from the previous legislative assembly approved the building of a shelter for smokers tucked away behind the assembly building in Yellowknife, CBC News has learned.
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 14, 2016 21:46
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[Asia, India] ITC jumps on new health minister appointment

ITC Ltd jumps 4.3 percent, heads towards its biggest single-day gain since Sept. 10, 2013. Traders cite appointment of J.P. Nadda as new health minister as reasons behind gains...hope new minister may not pursue a much speculated tax increase
Reuters
added Nov 11, 2014 15:44
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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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Hawaii lawmakers move to curtail smoking

Hawaii lawmakers have killed proposals aimed at raising the legal age for buying tobacco to 21 and clamping down on smoking at beaches statewide. But they're advancing bills that would restrict smoking and make it more expensive, continuing a trend in Haw
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 7, 2014 23:41
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[Croatia] Serbia: Government will try to help tobacco industry

Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic said during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the takeover of the tobacco plant in the southern Serbian city of Vranje by the British American Tobacco (BAT) that the government will try to help tobacco producers
InSerbia (rs)
added Oct 3, 2013 15:52
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Senate Democrats go after tobacco tax loophole to increase revenue

A group of Democratic senators introduced a bill Thursday that would close tax loopholes for tobacco companies, generating $3.6 billion in revenue over 10 years.
The Hill
added Feb 1, 2013 16:37
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