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[Massachusetts] Dennis opts out of tobacco stings on businesses

So how do Dennis officials determine if local retailers are selling cigarettes or other tobacco to minors? They don't, unless the Food and Drug Administration performs a random check. Even then, violations may lead nowhere.
Cape Cod (MA) Times
added Feb 7, 2013 08:43
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Draftfcb taps Fleishman for $115m anti-tobacco effort ($$)

Draftfcb and Fleishman-Hillard, the agency team behind the long-running “Above the Influence” campaign, are teaming up again to launch a tobacco-cessation outreach initiative targeting teenagers.
PR Week US
added Feb 3, 2013 12:01
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Tobacco Groups Win Challenge to FDA Cigarette Label Rule

In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington today ruled that Food and Drug Administration regulations mandating visual-image warnings of smoking’s health risks, along with the telephone number 1-800-QUIT-NOW, are “unabashed attempts to evo
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Aug 24, 2012 14:45
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D.C. Circuit rules against graphic tobacco labels

A federal appeals court has ruled cigarette companies do not have to display graphic images of diseased lungs and a cadaver with chest staples on their packaging.
Legal NewsLine
added Aug 24, 2012 14:41
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EDITORIAL: Stale smoke: The tobacco industry is up to its old tricks

The FDA should assert jurisdiction over all tobacco products, and Congress should close loopholes that help the industry lure new, young customers with cheap, sweet cigars that look and smoke just like cigarettes. Lawmakers can help, too, by setting tax
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Aug 12, 2012 17:18
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[New Jersey] Lautenberg Reiterates Call for Ban on Flavored Cigars

New CDC Report Finds Cigars Popular Among Youth
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)
added Aug 12, 2012 17:08
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Health Groups: Justice Department Should Recuse Lawyers Who Represented Tobacco Companies from Tobacco-Related Cases

concerns about Noel Francisco, the nominee for Solicitor General, and Chad Readler, currently Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Division, both of whom represented R.J. Reynolds...while they were partners at the law firm Jones Day.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 27, 2017 19:09
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CAA, CRA & IPCPR PETITION FOR SUMMARY JUDGEMENT IN FDA LAWSUIT

attorneys representing the Cigar Association of America (CAA), Cigar Rights of America (CRA) and the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR) filed a motion for summary judgement as part of the three organizations joint lawsuit aga
HalfWheel
added Feb 15, 2017 15:02
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Tobacco Marketing Presents Persistent Challenges for Health Experts

"The images that the FDA proposed were very similar to other graphic images that we have seen being used in warning labels in other countries around the world." However, the tobacco industry challenged those images and won the lawsuit. So now the FDA i
Time Warner Cable (Spectrum) News
added Dec 9, 2016 22:01
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EDITORIAL: The U.S. Needs Ugly Smoking Pictures, Too

the delay has been time enough for more than 3 million Americans to start smoking -- half of whom will probably die as a result. The new evidence of graphic labels’ life-saving potential should make it easier for the FDA to justify a revised set of labels
Bloomberg News
added Nov 4, 2016 23:45
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