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[California] Smoking ban foes to get in last puff

Kristen Mulvany, left, a waitress at Naked Cafe in Carlsbad, accepts a flier from Dannah Hosford concerning smoke-free outdoor dining areas. Hosford and Levi Martinez, right, were distributing the fliers to Carlsbad restaurants in September.
North County (CA) Times
added Oct 20, 2012 19:35

[Russia] Jason Linkins: Mitt Romney's Bain & Company Timeline: Let's Get It Straight, Shall We?

She caps it off thusly: "Perhaps Cherkis and Carter have direct evidence that Mitt was actually controlling things while she was nominally in charge, but if so, I don't think they made it clear in the article." Well, golly, let's make it all clear, then
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 11, 2012 15:49

[USA] Romney's Bain Capital made millions from tobacco business in Russia in 90s

An investigation into Republican Mitt Romney's Bain Capital tobacco work has found that the consulting firm helped Philip Morris, which is America's leading cigarette manufacturer, increase its revenues in the U.S., and aided two other tobacco titans as t
Newstrack India (in)
added Oct 10, 2012 05:29

Campaign against Missouri cigarette tax hike gears up

Missouri Supreme Court approves ballot wording for initiatives
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 16, 2012 12:56

Japan Tobacco feels UK has decided on plain packets

believes Health Secretary Andrew Lansley's anti-smoking stance and a flawed consultation process suggests the government will push ahead with so-called plain packaging.
added Jul 8, 2012 14:16

[Cyprus] House throws out bid to hike tobacco and alcohol

PARLIAMENT yesterday halted a government effort to put to a vote a bill raising the tax on tobacco and alcohol.
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added Jul 1, 2012 08:55

[Spain] Madrid pledges to overturn smoking ban to attract €17bn EuroVegas casino

Capital city battling with Barcelona to play host to Las Vegas Sands's proposed 36,000-bed Spanish gambling complex
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 27, 2012 16:13

[California] Extra: Golden state politics and why the tobacco tax went up in smoke

former chair of the California Republican Party, Duf Sundheim and Christine Pelosi, author of “Campaign Boot Camp: Basic Training for Future Leaders,” and chairwoman of the California Democratic Party women’s caucus talk
Current TV, LLC
added Jun 10, 2012 01:43

CHRISTOPHER: Rachel Maddow Misses Key Point In California Cigarette Tax Parable

people are getting the government they deserve. We can make laws to try and protect our democracy from the corrupting influence of big money (and we should), but no law will protect us from the fact that every election is decided by the 10 stupidest peop
added Jun 8, 2012 02:21

Japan's lower house cafeteria finally imposes smoking ban

Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 17, 2012 13:30
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