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[Virginia] Feds Recommend Retrying Ex-Gov. Robert McDonnell

Disgraced former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell, convicted of 11 counts of bribery and corruption but granted a reprieve by the Supreme Court, could face a retrial. Lawyers in the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of Virginia have reportedl
U.S. News & World Report
added Sep 3, 2016 14:57
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[Virginia] U.S. Attorney's Office recommends retrial of Bob McDonnell

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia reportedly has recommended that the Justice Department seek to retry former Gov. Bob McDonnell on corruption charges...federal prosecutors will seek to bring a new case against the former go
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Sep 3, 2016 14:56
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Tobacco Industry Works to Block Rules on E-Cigarettes

The e-cigarette and cigar industries have enlisted high-profile lobbyists and influential congressional allies...documents obtained by The New York Times show that Altria last year distributed draft legislation on Capitol Hill that would eliminate the new
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2016 15:18
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Attitudes Toward Prohibiting Tobacco Sales in Pharmacy Stores Among U.S. Adults [FREE FULL TEXT]

Most U.S. adults favor prohibiting tobacco sales in retail pharmacy stores. Eliminating tobacco product sales in these settings may reinforce pharmacy stores’ efforts to promote wellness, and further cultivate social climates that reduce the desirability
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Sep 2, 2016 15:00
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CDC Study: Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults Support Prohibiting Tobacco Sales in Pharmacies

This study shows that most Americans recognize the fundamental conflict between pharmacies’ role in promoting health and the sale of tobacco products that kill nearly half a million Americans each year. It’s time for pharmacies and other responsible reta
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 1, 2016 20:06
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Two thirds of US adults believe pharmacies should not sell tobacco

Two-thirds of American adults believe pharmacies should not be allowed to sell tobacco, while 14 percent strongly oppose such a policy, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published today in the American Journal of
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Sep 1, 2016 16:59
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[New Zealand] AUDIO: ANZ drops weapons and tobacco investments

The country's biggest bank, ANZ, has voted to dump all direct KiwiSaver investments in controversial weapons and tobacco. An RNZ investigation earlier this month found several default KiwiSaver providers either directly or indirectly invested in tobacco
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Sep 1, 2016 14:53
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[Maryland] COLLINS: Georgetown University, Learning From Its Sins

The Jesuit cemetery in St. Inigoes, Md., used to be surrounded by tobacco fields. Over the course of roughly 150 years, those fields were worked by hundreds of slaves owned by the Jesuits... I am convinced that the past matters in the present. That is one
New York Times
added Aug 31, 2016 21:34
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[Virginia] Feds Get More Time To Decide Whether To Retry McDonnell ($$)

The Fourth Circuit has granted the federal government’s request for three more weeks to decide whether to pursue charges against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark June decision that vacated and remanded his br
Law360
added Aug 31, 2016 21:16
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[Florida] In Tobacco Cases, Sanctions Against Law Firms Like King & Spalding Are Rare

Thomas decided on his own to consider sanctions against King & Spalding Atlanta attorney W Randall Bassett for introducing information about a similar case’s verdict—information the judge said was also false—while representing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. T
Law.com
added Aug 30, 2016 02:20
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