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[New Jersey] Christie vetoes bill to ban smoking at N.J. parks, limit it at beaches

Christie said in the message. "I do not believe that the state should substitute its judgement for that of our local elected officials or upset the careful balancing of interests ... The final bill passed the Assembly, 64-8, and the Senate, 30-3, in July.
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Sep 11, 2014 11:18
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[Germany, USA] ARCHIVE: As a Young Lawyer, Gillibrand Defended Big Tobacco

The Philip Morris Company did not like to talk about what went on inside its lab in Cologne, Germany, where researchers secretly conducted experiments exploring the effects of cigarette smoking.
New York Times
added Sep 11, 2014 10:52
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[North Carolina] Smoking ban could affect parks, government buildings

Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners, including Karen Bentley of District 1, will vote Sept. 18 on the smoking ban ordinances restricting all tobacco products in parks and smoke products on government grounds.
Huntersville (NC) Herald
added Sep 11, 2014 10:45
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[Missouri] AUDIO: Veto session sparks debate over role of e-cigarettes

Even if Nixon doesn't convince health advocates and lawmakers that the FDA's rules are enough, Senate Bill 841 may not even be a debate during this year's busy veto session. "Every week that's gone by since session concluded, more studies have been rel
KBIA 91.3 (mid-Missouri Public Radio)
added Sep 10, 2014 17:02
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Senate Votes To Begin Debate On Campaign Spending Amendment

Setting the stage for a week of contentious debate, the Senate voted Monday evening to advance a proposed constitutional amendment limiting campaign spending by outside groups.
RTTNews.com
added Sep 10, 2014 10:59
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Democrats and Republicans face off on campaign spending constitutional amendment

Senate Democrats started their campaign-season drive Monday for a constitutional amendment aimed at curbing special interests' financial clout in elections, a doomed effort ... would let lawmakers roll back the Supreme Court's 1976 Buckley v. Valeo decisi
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 10, 2014 10:56
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Three million petition signatures to overturn Citizens United delivered to Congress

On Monday, Daily Kos, alongside dozens of allied organizations representing 3 million petition signers, joined with elected officials to demand a constitutional amendment that would end the notion that corporations are people and money is speech.
Daily Kos (blog)
added Sep 10, 2014 10:53
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Tobacco Regulatory Science: PHILOSOPHY, OBJECTIVES, AND SCOPE OF THE JOURNAL

a rigorously peer-reviewed online scientific journal for the dissemination of research relevant to the regulation of tobacco products. The journal content includes a broad array of research domains, including chemistry, biology, behavior, community, and p
Tobacco Regulatory Science
added Sep 9, 2014 22:29
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[Netherlands] Dutch gov't named in tobacco lawsuit

The Foundation Youth Smoking Prevention (Rookpreventie Jeugd) is suing the Dutch government because of their existing relationship with the tobacco industry. The government will be informed of the summons today or tomorrow, AD.nl reports.
NL Times (nl)
added Sep 9, 2014 15:07
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[Indiana] VIDEOS: Smoke-free ordinance fails, 5-4

After months of preparation by council committee members and hours of discussion from the public, amendments to the Kokomo Common Council’s smoke-free ordinance failed to pass a second reading.
Kokomo (IN) Tribune
added Sep 9, 2014 12:16
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