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The Latest: Alabama Dem asks Trump, Lewis to end feud

Franken asked how he squared his ownership of tobacco stock and his vote against a 2009 bill bolstering tobacco regulations with his doctor's oath to do no harm. Price said he assumed the stocks were part of broader mutual funds or pension plans he owned
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 18, 2017 21:38
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KAPLAN: 6 questions for Rep. Tom Price, Trump’s nominee to lead HHS

As a congressman, Price tried to exempt the cigar industry from the new FDA rules that require premium, hand-rolled cigars to comply with the same testing and labeling requirements that smokeless tobacco and flavored must follow. The industry opposes th
statnews.com
added Jan 25, 2017 17:24
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Santa Fe Tobacco Seeks To Keep Deceptive Marketing Suit In Federal Court ($$)

told a federal judge in the District of Columbia that a deceptive marketing suit against it should stay in federal court, arguing that the cost of complying with the injunctive relief sought exceeds the $75,000 threshold regardless of whether the court fi
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 23, 2017 19:33
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[Asia, Israel] HEALTH MINISTER PROMISES ACTION TO REDUCE SMOKING

Despite the WHO regulations, Litzman and his associate deputy director-general Prof. Itamar Grotto both met with e-cigarette representatives and, previously, with Phillip Morris... The ministry also announced that a ministry team to prevent smoking would
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 17, 2017 00:11
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Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law: Chapter 13: Tobacco control (PDF)

· The interests of the tobacco industry are in irreconcilable conflict with public health. Governments should limit their interaction with the tobacco industry, ensure that any interactions that do occur are transparent, avoid conflicts of interest and
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:42
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[UK] Imperial on the rack over boss’s bonus bonanza

Tobacco giant Imperial Brands is facing a shareholder rebellion over plans to award its chief executive a pay packet worth as much as £8.5m a year. Under the new proposals, Alison Cooper, who was paid £5.5m last year, would earn a significantly higher b
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 16, 2017 15:32
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[Indiana] Vaping law may get big overhaul

State Sen. Randy Head, R-Logansport, said he will file a bill to “stop the monopoly” that was created by legislation passed in 2015 and amended in 2016, which essentially put one private security firm in charge of deciding which firms could manufacture t
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Jan 15, 2017 18:26
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[Asia, Pakistan] 55 companies to be lauded at CSR Awards on 19th

Pakistan's 55 most prestigious companies with significant contribution for social development...given awards at the 9th Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit...organised by the National Forum for Environment and Health (NFEH)...Philip Morris (Pakis
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Jan 15, 2017 17:25
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[Asia] Media sidesteps calling Japan Tobacco out on advertising conflicts

Japan Tobacco spends ¥20 billion a year on advertising, almost all of which promotes “manners.” The real reason, according to Sentaku, that Japan Tobacco buys space and air time is to quash anti-smoking reporting by making media dependent on JT-related ad
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 14, 2017 17:24
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[Asia, Israel] INVESTIGATION RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT HEALTH MINISTRY OFFICIALS

an investigation against Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman and his connections to Hamodia, the daily newspaper of the Ger Hassidim. In four-part investigative report, Channel 2 revealed that it created a fictitious electronic cigarette company and wanted t
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 12, 2017 06:02
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