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Camel smoker John Boehner joins Reynolds American's board

Boehner's appointment comes at a time when the tobacco industry is fighting a growing tide of regulation and taxes over its products, including those seen less harmful such as e-cigarettes.
Reuters
added Sep 16, 2016 00:03
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Reynolds American and John Boehner Have Zero Credibility on Reducing Youth Tobacco Use

It is truly absurd that tobacco giant Reynolds American and former House Speaker John Boehner, who was elected to Reynolds’ board of directors today, would express a commitment to "speeding the decline in tobacco use among young people." Their records sho
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 15, 2016 23:58
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[Illinois] Proposed tobacco tax hike goes to Missouri Supreme Court

Attorneys trying to get the measure off the ballot argued language used to describe the measure to petition signers was misleading. But attorney Jane Dueker, who represents the group Raise Your Hand for Kids that's pushing the cigarette tax hike, said v
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 15, 2016 23:55
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SIEGEL: Unlike Samsung Galaxy, FDA Regulations Don't Allow E-Cigarette Companies to Fix their Exploding Batteries

it makes absolutely no sense to prevent the e-cigarette companies from making safety and quality improvements to their products. The rest of the story is that in its application of the law to e-cigarettes, the FDA has completely run afoul of the intent
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 15, 2016 23:47
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MICHIGAN STATE SENATOR SEEKS TO STOP CITIES FROM INCREASING TOBACCO PURCHASE AGE

Jones introduced SB 1066, which would preempt local municipalities from imposing a conflicting, different or additional requirement or prohibition on purchasing tobacco from that which is currently set at the state level. In Michigan, a person must be at
HalfWheel
added Sep 15, 2016 23:43
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[Michigan] SENATE BILL No. 1066 ... A bill to amend 1915 PA 31, entitled "Youth tobacco act,"

An act to prohibit the selling, giving, or furnishing of tobacco products to minors; to prohibit the purchase, possession, or use of tobacco products by minors; to regulate the retail sale S of tobacco products; to prescribe penalties; and to prescribe t
Michigan Legislature
added Sep 15, 2016 23:42
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RAI BOARD ELECTS TWO NEW DIRECTORS

John Boehner, former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Jean-Marc Levy, executive-in-residence at the IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland, have been elected to serve on RAI’s board of directors as Class II directors, effective imme
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Sep 15, 2016 17:47
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ALLEN: The E-Cigarette Ban: A Win for Liars and Big Tobacco

Washington elites ignore the science they claim to venerate. Case in point: the regulation of e-cigarettes, benefitting the big tobacco companies that the Left claims to hate. This reminds us of the “Joe Camel” controversy, which was fabricated and promot
Capital Research Center
added Sep 15, 2016 17:43
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[Australia] Smokers soon face $40-a-pack of cigarettes after new laws pass parliament

Smokers will soon be slugged extra tax on cigarettes under laws that lift the cost to $40 a packet within four years. Bipartisan legislation to increase the tax on cigarettes over four years cleared parliament on Wednesday night and will now move throug
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 15, 2016 17:38
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[Missouri] Want tobacco? You'll have to be 21 to buy it in St. Louis County

St. Louis County joined on Tuesday 190 other U.S. communities that have chosen to ban the sale of tobacco products and electronic nicotine delivery systems to anyone under the age of 21. The County Council enacted the ordinance in a 5-1 vote. West County
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 15, 2016 17:37
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