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Yes on 10 Campaign Responds to Revelations That California NAACP Leader Alice Huffman is Hired by Campaign Opposed to Prop 10 Funded by Billionaire Landlords

Huffman, in the past, has taken money from tobacco giant Philip Morris and pharmaceutical companies, industries which have gouged and lied to consumers much like the Wall Street corporations funding No on 10 are doing to renters.
Business Wire
added Aug 12, 2018 02:55
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TRUMP’S PLAN TO MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN INVOLVES GIVING HIS CONSTITUENTS CANCER

is considering a proposal—a “significant new-use rule”—that says manufacturers of asbestos products would have to inform the agency prior to an asbestos-containing item going to market, in order to give the E.P.A. time to evaluate its risks. But, shocker
Vanity Fair
added Aug 11, 2018 15:17
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[Canada] Smoking ban request draws rebuttal

“Prohibiting public consumption for cannabis tobacco or vaping hurts low-income residents because, traditionally, they rent their homes,” he said during a phone interview on Thursday from Toronto. “So they are not allowed to use those products in their o
Lethbridge (ALB) Herald (ca)
added Aug 10, 2018 19:48
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[Massachusetts] Councilor wants tobacco age bumped to 21 right away

City Councilor Colin LePage wants Haverhill to make the change more rapidly and says the city would then be in line with the 178 Massachusetts communities that have an age 21 rule, including locally, Lawrence and Methuen.
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Aug 10, 2018 18:47
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Our view: NJ makes low-cost effort to reverse smoking-cessation neglect

Past governors have been sharply criticized for spending little or nothing to combat smoking while the state rakes in hundreds of millions from the tobacco settlement and taxes. Sometime next year figures from the CDC and American Lung Association should
The Press of Atlantic City
added Aug 10, 2018 18:03
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[UK] Reassurance for vape businesses and their customers about vape tax proposal

we are able to meet and speak to the decision makers who matter most. We are therefore happy to report that contrary to the anonymous Whitehall sources cited by The Sun newspaper and others this past week, neither the Department for Health and Social car
Independent British Vape Trade Association (uk)
added Aug 14, 2018 00:46
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Rent control foes hire California NAACP leader after her group opposes initiative

Huffman heard similar accusations when her firm was paid $200,000 in 2006 by a campaign funded by Philip Morris to work against a $2.60-per-pack cigarette tax on the state ballot to fund health services. The state NAACP had sided with the tobacco giant i
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Aug 11, 2018 15:20
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[UK-Scotland] New Health Secretary Jeane Freeman to lead by example after kicking a 42-year smoking habit

Jeane Freeman hopes to lead by example in her new job as Health Secretary – and she’s off to a good start after kicking a 42-year smoking habit. As she sat down with the Daily Record to discuss her plans to tackle waiting times and other pressing proble
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 19:45
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Bill banning snuff and chewing tobacco reaches Russia’s State Duma

The Rostov Region’s lawmakers have submitted to the lower house of Russian parliament a bill banning the sale of snuff and chewing tobacco, according to the State Duma database. Current legislation bans wholesale and retail distribution only of naswar an
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Aug 10, 2018 15:22
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[Australia] STONEHOUSE: Vaping: why the status quo is not an option

I’m a Liberal Democrat MP in the state parliament... That’s why, last week, sick and tired of waiting for mainstream politicians to drag themselves into the twenty-first century, I launched a campaign to legalise vaping in WA.
The Spectator Australia (uk)
added Aug 10, 2018 03:56
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