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New FDA regulations could damage Nevada’s vapor industry

As coordinator of the tobacco program at the Southern Nevada Health District, Maria Azzarelli mapped stores selling vapor products in Clark County. Of particular interest...was just how close vape shops were to “youth venues,” such as schools.
Las Vegas Sun
added Aug 29, 2016 14:03
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Criminal Liability and Human Rights Violations

1.) Could tobacco executives and/or corporations be held criminally responsible for these deaths? The concept has been explored... 2.) Could tobacco executives/corporations be found guilty of human right violations?
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Aug 29, 2016 13:39
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[California] Tobacco Companies’ Campaign Commits Cyberfraud to Trick Voters

In an illegal and unscrupulous attempt to mislead voters, a public relations firm that works for tobacco companies was redirecting visitors to the web address “YesOnProposition56.org” to a tobacco company-financed site attacking Proposition 56.
Yes on 56.org
added Aug 26, 2016 17:08
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Walgreens Feels Tobacco Heat

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, which also is a Walgreens shareholder, announced the filing of a proposal...“the sale of tobacco products, which are known to carry serious health risks, in Walgreens pharmacies exposes the company to signifi
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 26, 2016 17:03
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Pay Close Attention to What's in Your Ethical Fund

Europe’s biggest cigarette maker are among the holdings of some of the 30 biggest funds that invest following environmental or social governance guidelines, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. While some funds are strict about supporting only clean-e
Bloomberg News
added Aug 26, 2016 14:09
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[Florida] King & Spalding Facing Sanctions After Tobacco Case Mistrial

King & Spalding will have to argue against sanctions in a tobacco case after an Atlanta partner's conduct caused a Miami judge to declare a mistrial. Attorney W. Randall Bassett made "premeditated, willful and egregious" comments during a five-day product
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Aug 23, 2016 23:43
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FBI looking for foul play in creation of Indiana vaping law

Agents have interviewed at least two lawmakers and a manufacturer of liquids used in electronic smoking devices. “They asked me if I knew of anything anyone might have gotten out of this legislation,” said state Sen. Phil Boots, who said he talked to an
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Aug 23, 2016 22:18
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[Africa, Malawi] Nyasa Times Auction Holdings accuses tobacco buyers of sabotage

Auction Holdings Limited (AHL) Group says it has noted elements of sabotage from tobacco buyers who deliberately want to frustrate farmers who are selling their tobacco on auction in order to promote the Integrated Production System (IPS).
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Aug 20, 2016 20:10
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: When industry-sponsored research is on the nose

Bero’s contributions have recently been supplemented by Nicholas Freudeberg’s Lethal but legal (2014) and a book just published ...Peter Adams, Moral Jeopardy: Risks of accepting money from the Alcohol, tobacco and gambling industries (Cambridge Universit
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 19, 2016 19:04
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[Asia, India] OMICS Publishing Group

OMICS Publishing Group is a publisher of open access journals that is widely regarded as predatory... In April 2013, OMICS received a cease-and-desist letter from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) after a complaint filed by
Wikipedia
added Aug 19, 2016 18:13
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