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[Texas] VIDEO: Bryan City Council looking at 'no-smoking ordinance'

The City of Bryan is looking at proposing a no-smoking ordinance like the one in College Station. The city council will talk about what that new ordinance may look like at Tuesday’s meeting, but some members say it's long overdue.
KBTX-TV/DT Channel 3 (Bryan, TX)
added Sep 27, 2018 16:11
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Beth Wilkinson has deep experience representing high-profile clients in hot water, and recently commented on her experience as a female trial lawyer.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh has hired high-powered Washington, D.C., trial attorney Beth Wilkinson to represent him as he seeks to protect his U.S. Supreme Court nomination after a California professor accused him of sexually assaulting her when they were both
Law.com
added Sep 26, 2018 17:49
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VIDEO: Kavanaugh's attorney: He respects women

Brett Kavanaugh's attorney Beth Wilkinson tells CNN's John Berman dozens of women have spoken in favor of her client, and that he treats women with dignity and respect.
CNN
added Sep 26, 2018 17:48
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Beth Wilkinson

Lead trial counsel for Philip Morris USA in two consumer class actions involving Light cigarettes and multi-billion-dollar damage claims. After a complete defense verdict in one of the cases, the other case was settled on favorable terms.
Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz
added Sep 26, 2018 17:46
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ARCHIVE: Top Female Trial Attorney: Paul Weiss' Beth Wilkinson ($$)

Beth A. Wilkinson does not consider it an honor or a privilege to represent major corporations like tobacco giant Altria Group Inc., drug manufacturer Pfizer Inc. or even the National Football...
Law360
added Sep 26, 2018 17:41
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[Indiana] Shelbyville considers extending smoking ban to school bus stops

The city may expand its smoking ban to include school bus stops after a local mom expressed concern for her son and other students. Crystal Smothers noticed the problem on her son's first day of first grade: a parent, smoking next to the children at the
WTHR 13 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Sep 26, 2018 16:07
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[Australia] North Sydney to ban smokers from lighting up on the street – becoming the country's first smoke-free district

North Sydney is set to ban smokers from lighting up in the street, becoming the first Council in the country to create a smoke-free district. Mayor Jilly Gibson made the recommendation to North Sydney Council who unanimously voted for the ban this week.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 26, 2018 00:59
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[Africa] RUNDE: We’re going to need a tobacco buyout for the developing world

Millions of smallholder farmers and their families in Africa and other parts of the developing world are going to lose their livelihoods due to the coming (welcome) fall in global demand for tobacco. This decrease will come as a result of changing techno
The Hill
added Sep 26, 2018 00:39
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[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarettes: the middle ground

The mini-budget also staked out a middle ground for the tobacco industry. Caught between conflicting interests of tobacco billions and public health, the government took a fiscal approach that goes in the right direction yet doesn’t reach far enough.... t
Business Recorder (pk)
added Sep 26, 2018 00:04
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Macau Galloping towards Deadline for On-Site Smoking Lounges

anticipating the filing in of as many as 600 applications seeking the permission of a smoking lounge construction. There are 39 casino venues currently in operation across Macau, but for the time being only as many as 16 of them have brought to light thei
CasinoGamesPro
added Sep 25, 2018 23:53
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