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Senators Call on FDA to Restrict the Sale, Distribution, and Marketing of E-Cigarettes

New nicotine delivery devices on the market are unregulated and available for purchase by children and young adults . . . Text of today's letter is below.
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Apr 18, 2013 14:36

[Kansas] NRA-backed bill would restrict anti-smoking programs

Members of the NRA and the Kansas State Rifle Association are supporting a bill that would bar state money from lobbying against legal products.
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Feb 7, 2013 09:15

Russia Weakens Anti-Smoking Law Before Key Second Reading

While the bill keeps a ban on smoking in public places, it drops restrictions on cigarette sales and the right to set minimum cigarette prices, said Dmitry Yanin, head of anti- tobacco lobbying group, the International Conference of Consumer Societies. “
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jan 24, 2013 20:32

[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
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