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ARCHIVE: Was the U.S. Justice Department Sold to the Highest Bidder

The law firm that fronted for Big Tobacco for four decades, Covington & Burling, has its former lawyers ensconced in three of the top slots ... Both Eric Holder, the U.S. Attorney General, and Lanny Breuer...Dan Suleiman, who also worked at Covington and
WallStreetOnParade.com (blog)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:09
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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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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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[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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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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Russian tobacco producers may be ordered to list all cigarette ingredients

Nosov, a member of the State Duma Committee for Security and Anti-Corruption Measures, is drafting a bill that would require tobacco manufacturers to list all cigarette ingredients on the packs, RIA Novosti reported on Wednesday. He explained the need fo
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Aug 5, 2015 08:02
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[Canada] AGAR: Rush is on to ban e-cigarettes

I asked whether he and his council should have evidence of harm before they ban something. Dawe said, "The municipal act is very clear in terms of if we have a concern ... Moving forward in the absence of evidence, without even attempting to gather it,
Sun News Network (ca)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:26
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[Czech Republic, Europe, Ireland] Smoking Bans: The Czechs resist

The Czech Republic comes across as the last obdurate defender of the freedom to inhale nicotine – and, true to its specific concept of liberalism, is trying to muster all its might to torpedo every EU effort.
Presseurop.eu (fr)
added Aug 19, 2013 19:27
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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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