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[Illinois] CAPITOL FACTS: Who won? The cigarette makers

... It passed last week after the trial lawyers were given a neat little plumb that guaranteed them higher contingency fees on big medical malpractice cases.
Ottawa (IL) Daily Times
added Jan 9, 2013 11:49

[Europe] Tobacco directive: Inter-service consultation finally starts ($$)

On 30 November, the European Commission launched an inter-service consultation on the revision of Directive 2001/37/EC on tobacco products. This move, called for by all the stakeholders, was made only two days after the nomination of the new...
Europolitics (Europe Information Service) (be)
added Dec 1, 2012 11:25

[Russia, USA] BONNER: Re-elect Barack Obama, the better choice for America, Ukraine and world

Romney’s Bain & Company made millions of dollars advising British American Tobacco on how to brand and market their products more successfully. As a result, more Ukrainian women and children started smoking; the smoking rate among men remained among the h
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Nov 8, 2012 18:14

[Missouri] Curator questions plan to earmark tobacco tax revenue

University of Missouri Curator Wayne Goode, in an early ballot, voted for Proposition B, albeit somewhat reluctantly.
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Oct 29, 2012 14:18

[Ghana] NGO urges government to pass Tobacco Control Bill

The Programme Director of Vision for Alternative Development, a non-government organisation has noted that the passage of the Tobacco Control Bill is the effective means of preventing the marketing and usage of the product. Mr Labram Musah Massawudu said
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Oct 24, 2012 17:50

[California] Must Read: Armstrong attorney links USADA to big tobacco

"This reasoned decision will be a farce, written by USADA with the significant assistance of lawyers from one of Big Tobacco's favorite law firms at a time when Lance Armstrong is one of America's leading anti-tobacco advocates," Herman wrote, according
added Oct 23, 2012 18:18

[Missouri] Battle lines are clear on proposed tobacco tax hike

And there is clearly little love lost between the spokesmen for each side. Ron Leone, head of the state’s convenience store association, says of his opponents: “They are fundamentally anti-tobacco zealots . . . Counters Roy Temple, campaign manager fo
St. Louis (MO) Beacon
added Oct 19, 2012 09:18

[Nebraska] NE: Council OK's cheaper cigarette tax, popular vote avoided

With the tax chopped down to 15-cents per pack, those for and against the tax agree a ballot fight is now unlikely. On Tuesday the city council OK’d the tax by a vote of 5-2, paving the way for the city to provide approximately $35 million over 10 years
Missouri News Horizon
added Oct 3, 2012 07:25

[Washington] Judge blocks roll-your-own cigarette taxes

- A state judge blocked the collection of taxes on roll-your-own cigarettes Monday, citing a voter-approved initiative that makes it harder for lawmakers to raise taxes.
Everett (WA) Herald
added Jun 26, 2012 03:30

[California] WILSON: Big Tobacco Wants Your Children

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Psychology Today
added Jun 12, 2012 17:22
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