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NOVAK: Jeff Sessions, Anti-Weed Crusader, Was a Shill For Big Tobacco

the tobacco industry helped get Jeff Sessions elected to the Senate in 1996. In fact, Session got a bit too much money from R. J. Reyonlds... “If we let them get by with this extortion of the tobacco industry, then they’ll start shaking down other industr
Gizmodo
added Mar 2, 2017 05:39
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Trump’s Health Secretary Nominee: Anti-Abortion, Against Stem Cell Research, Thinks Tobacco Isn’t a Drug

In 2009, Price voted against a bill to regulate tobacco as a drug. And, as a congressman, Price, reportedly a cigar smoker, tried to exempt the cigar industry from Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations that require premium, hand-rolled cigars t
Healthline Networks
added Jan 25, 2017 01:09
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[Connecticut] New White House press secretary's grudge against the media dates back DECADES to when he was on the student council – and his college paper called him 'Sean Sphincter'

what inflamed Spicer was the kicker. 'The policy also will not correct the current policy of creating smoking and non-smoking rooms for self-scheduled exams, according to an amendment added by Sean Sphincter, house senator of JA,' according to the articl
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 23, 2017 13:23
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[Canada] Health groups want Alberta to raise tobacco tax, bolster anti-smoking programs

EDMONTON -- A coalition of health groups wants the Alberta government to raise the tobacco tax in its next budget and spend some of the money on anti-smoking programs aimed at young people. Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta said an increase of $1.50 on a
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 20, 2017 15:26
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[Arkansas] Tobacco funds would go to disability services under bill, Senate OKs medical marijuana rule change

The Arkansas House of Representatives on Thursday (Jan. 19) passed a bill that would redirect unused tobacco settlement funds to provide services to waiting individuals with developmental disabilities. House Bill 1033 by Rep. Andy Mayberry, R-East End,
Talk Business & Politics
added Jan 20, 2017 03:52
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FDA Finalizes Tobacco Product Intended Use Rules, Under a Risk of Rescission by Congress

So it is worth noting that although this Final Rule could have a profound effect on marketing schemes for tobacco products, drugs, and medical devices alike, Congress’s recent passage of the Midnight Rules Relief Act could eliminate the rule before it eve
National Law Review
added Jan 12, 2017 18:40
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[Czech Republic] Czechs weary of being haven for smokers, eye ban for bars

The lower house of the nation's Parliament's lower house voted 118 - 23 on Friday to approve a smoking ban in bars, restaurants and cafes. Electronic cigarettes are excluded from the ban, but it applies to regular cigarettes in all indoor spaces.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 9, 2016 23:17
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[Russia] State Duma lawmaker proposes ban on vape smoking in parks

Chernyshov (LDPR) has drafted a bill that would prohibit vape smoking in pedestrian and promenade areas including parks and cycle zones, RIA Novosti reported Tuesday. The bill also stipulates ban on selling electronic cigarettes to minors. Vapes became
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:59
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Ban sale of single cigarettes - Government Medical Officers Association

Sale of single cigarettes will be banned in Sri Lanka soon, Health Minister, Rajitha Senaratne said at a meeting held yesterday with the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA).
Asian Tribune
added Nov 24, 2016 15:14
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[Asia, Pakistan] Parliamentarians turn down law calling for ban on sheesha

Members of a parliamentary committee on Wednesday turned down a bill seeking a ban on sheesha and other injurious substances. The Islamabad Prohibition of Sheesha Smoking Bill, 2016, which was introduced by Senator Mohammad Azam Khan Swati, was taken up
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Nov 21, 2016 03:36
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