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FDA has summer to finalize tobacco deeming regs, Senate Dem says

Blumenthal is giving the Food and Drug Administration until the end of the summer to finalize its deeming regulations...“We’re pushing them hard to protect the public, and I will introduce legislation if they fail to act promptly.”
The Hill
added May 15, 2015 16:18
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[Florida] McNAMARA: What Were They Smoking? Why The Graham Court Was Wrong ($$)

the 11th hour decision by the Eleventh Circuit to vent its displeasure with a 10-year-old class decision sullies proper preemption inquiries, and baselessly burdens plaintiffs, like Graham.
Law360
added May 15, 2015 11:54
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Washington State's Proposed Legislation Would Again Allow Public Smoking

The House Committee on Business and Financial Services has scheduled a hearing this Thursday, February 14 on legislation that would create a loophole in the voter approved, Initiative 901 and once again allow smoking in public places and places of employ
KNDU TV Channel 25 (Kennewick, WA)
added Feb 17, 2013 14:24
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[New York, Oregon, Texas, Washington] Take Action

New York Advocates to Legislators: Show us the money! The 2012 "Broken Promise to Our Children" report shows that New York spends less than 1% of the $2.3 billion in revenue New York is projected to receive from tobacco taxes and the tobacco settlement
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 6, 2012 11:45
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[North Carolina] McIntyre Pushes for Fair Treatment of Tobacco Growers

U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre is pushing USDA to help tobacco farmers by urging it to make an adjustment to the tobacco federal crop insurance program so that claim amounts may better reflect market prices.
US House of Representatives
added Sep 12, 2012 03:18
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[Korea - South] S.Korea parliament approves 80% hike in cigarette price

has approved an 80 percent hike in cigarette prices aimed at cutting consumption in a nation with one of the world's highest male smoking rates. The 2015 budget, which was adopted by the national assembly shortly before midnight on Tuesday, endorsed a go
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 3, 2014 04:35
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Congress Again Urges FDA to Regulate Cigars and Pipe Tobacco

In an August 27, 2012 letter to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, Representative Henry Waxman (the architect of the Tobacco Control Act giving FDA regulatory authority over tobacco products) again urged FDA to assert jurisdiction over cigars and pipe tob
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Oct 3, 2012 20:52
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Transportation bill includes apple for big tobacco

The transportation bill that passed last week includes language that basically shuts down the Roll Your Own tobacco movement.
Daily Kos (blog)
added Jul 3, 2012 14:52
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[Africa, Uganda] New tobacco law comes into force

The President’s signature means that the Tobacco Control Bill, 2014, that criminalises display of cigarettes at the point of sale, advertising, promotion and sponsorships of tobacco companies. The law also bans the sale of cigarettes to people under the
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Sep 28, 2015 18:35
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[Oregon] House Kills Steiner Hayward’s Smoke Shop Certification Bill

Rep. Brent Barton led six moderate Democrats to join with Republicans to support the cigar lobby, helping them to avoid paying any fees to the state for their certification, and perpetuating an unseemly state policy that steals money from the tobacco pre
The Lund Report
added Jul 4, 2015 11:33
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