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[Florida] Editorial: Don't change law to limit damages for Big Tobacco

The Florida Legislature should beat back the tobacco industry’s latest attempt to avoid taking responsibility for misleading smokers about the dangers of its products....Lawmakers should make sure Floridians' right to a jury trial and to collect punitive
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Feb 27, 2015 09:42
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[Florida] State high court seeks new circuit judge position

Florida Supreme Court has called on state lawmakers to fund three circuit judge positions...Particularly draining have been what the Supreme Court called “tobacco cases.” Those are civil cases against tobacco companies that have sprung from a 2006 court r
Northwest Florida News
added Dec 23, 2014 03:25
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Canadians deserve a new approach to health policy on tobacco - Imperial Tobacco Canada invites governments to adopt a progressive approach to public health policy

On World No Tobacco Day 2014 (May 31), Imperial Tobacco Canada calls on Health Canada and government across the country to adopt a policy of tobacco harm reduction as a more progressive approach to tobacco regulation.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 30, 2014 03:55
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[Canada] Tobacco Farmers Feeling “Unfairly Prosecuted”

The Opposition Critic For Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said growers are being made to feel like criminals due to the government’s strategy on illegal tobacco. He added most tobacco farmers are hard-working, law-abiding people who just want to be
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 21:00
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Democratic National Convention Won’t Like North Carolina Tobacco Stocks AOI, RAI & LO, Should You?: Small Stock Gems

Tobacco stocks Alliance One International (AOI), Reynolds American (RAI) and Lorillard Inc. (LO) are based in North Carolina where the Democratic National Convention is taking place.
SmallCap Network
added Sep 4, 2012 18:30
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[UK] Tobacco industry treated 'shabbily'

Lord Naseby has encouraged ministers to end a policy of keeping their distance from tobacco firms
MSN UK (uk)
added Jun 21, 2012 00:48
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Tobacco tycoon to lead Paraguay

Mr Cartes, 58, is part of the tiny elite that controls almost everything in Paraguay. His father represented the Cessna aeroplane company in Paraguay, which enabled Mr Cartes to be educated in the US. The president-elect owns controlling shares in banks,
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 24, 2013 10:16
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Oregon Could Allow Cities and Counties to Set Tobacco Taxes

Legislation introduced into the Oregon legislature could result in cities, counties and towns in the Beaver State being able to impose their own taxes on tobacco in addition to what the state already levies.
HalfWheel
added Jan 14, 2015 12:24
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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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[Canada] Bill banning flavoured tobacco still not law in Alberta

Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta is calling on the provincial government to proclaim a law banning the sale of flavoured tobacco. Bill 206 was passed in November but since it hasn't been proclaimed by cabinet, the sale of flavoured tobacco products is
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 18, 2014 12:43
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