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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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[California] Local cigar shops fear Prop. 29 tobacco tax measure

The Business Journal
added May 10, 2012 02:43
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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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White House weakened draft of FDA's proposed tobacco regulations

weakened language detailing health risks from cigars and deleted restrictions that might have prevented online sales of e-cigarettes...Office of Management and Budget, which analyzes the potential economic consequences of proposed regulations, deleted lan
Reuters
added Jun 25, 2014 06:42
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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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[New York] APNewsBreak: No NY law seen soon for e-cigarettes

now even passage of legislation that would prohibit minors from buying e-cigarettes appears unlikely. With two dueling bills and less than a week left in the legislative session, lawmakers aren't optimistic about passing any new state laws dealing with e
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 15, 2012 13:56
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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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