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What A Tobacco Racketeering Case, Possible ATF Involvement Means For Tobacco Stocks

“If the federal government’s involvement basically opened up a way for certain individuals to game the system and make a bunch of money off of this, and basically be illicit cigarette dealers condoned by the federal government, then it’s less certain wha
Benzinga.com
added Feb 23, 2017 21:34
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[Africa, Tanzania] Tackling child labour in Tabora

International Labour Organisation (ILO) launched a new project last month on May 25 called Achieving Reduction of Child Labour in Support of Education (ARISE) which is being implemented in tobacco growing areas in the three districts of Uyui, Urambo and
The Citizen (tz)
added Jun 7, 2016 12:55
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[Illinois] Cigarette case still smoking at SCOTUS

group of plaintiffs is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to jump in on its 15-year-old cigarette lawsuit. But instead of simply repeating claims that tobacco giant Philip Morris duped smokers...an argument that Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier should not have taken
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
added Mar 10, 2016 03:05
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[Florida, Georgia] Fla. Atty Disciplined Over Bungled Wrongful Death Suit

Christopher M. Chesnut, who owns Atlanta-based The Chestnut Firm and was one of several attorneys who represented Cynthia Robinson...stemming from a grievance complaint by a mother Chestnut represented in a wrongful death suit over the fatal shooting of h
Law360
added Oct 28, 2015 16:40
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Reynolds CEO Pines for the “Old Days” – Does She Miss Joe Camel? Company has long history of deception, marketing to kids

Susan Cameron touted the deal as a return to the “old days” for the tobacco industry. When it comes to Big Tobacco, the “old days” were a time when youth smoking rates were skyrocketing, the industry used cartoons and cowboys to target kids, and tobacco e
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 30, 2015 20:07
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LETTERS: Children Who Labor in Fields: Yes, Here

For years, Big Tobacco denied the harmful effects of its product. It now stands guilty of asphyxiating the lives of children toiling amid its lucrative commodity...Unless funding is given back to enforcement, young people will remain at risk in the field
New York Times
added Jan 4, 2015 20:01
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[Uruguay] Weekly Tobacco Notes: Philip Morris Changes Purchase Process, Runs Into Trouble With WHO

we will discuss Philip Morris’ recent announcement of its decision to stop purchasing tobacco from farmers directly and instead from two large suppliers. ...we will briefly touch upon the World Health Organization (WHO)’s decision to come out against Phil
Trefis
added Nov 7, 2014 19:27
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LAMMI: FDA Advisory Committee Not Rife With Conflicts Of Interest? -- "Please!" Quips Federal Judge

Judge Leon explained that they had a financial incentive not to make any recommendations that would compromise the lawsuits in which they would testify. On the product consulting work, the judge noted that any FDA regulation of menthol would likely inspir
Forbes
added Jul 24, 2014 22:10
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E-cigarette brand mocks tobacco control warning labels

Blu’s 2017 ‘Something Better’ print ad campaign prominently featured ad claims in the visual style of tobacco warning labels (‘Important: Contains flavor’; ‘Important: Vaping blu smells good’; ‘Important: No ashtrays needed’) (see figure 1). The fake and
Tobacco Control
added Nov 25, 2017 04:57
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Reynolds will have to remove 'natural' and 'additive-free' from Natural American Spirit cigarettes

The agreement, dated Jan. 19 and disclosed in a public filing in a class-action lawsuit, doesn't cover the product's "organic" label, nor does it affect the brand name, despite the other restrictions on the term "natural." Advocates say the agreement, d
Dow Jones Newswires
added Mar 3, 2017 03:43
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