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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

In 1987, broad no-smoking rules took effect for 890,000 employees in 6,800 U.S. federal buildings nationwide.
UPI
added Feb 6, 2016 22:07
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LETTER to Dept. of Justice re: BAT in Africa (PDF)

We request the Department of Justice investigate BAT's alleged bribery to determine whether it violated the terms of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. On November 30, 2015, a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) documentary 2 revealed that BAT alleged
Corporate Accountability International
added Feb 5, 2016 21:29
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[Africa] EP. DOGGETT AND SEN. BLUMENTHAL LEAD CALL FOR DOJ INVESTIGATION OF BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO

Following multiple reports of widespread and systematic bribery of politicians and policymakers across Central and East Africa by British American Tobacco (BAT), U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) are calli
Corporate Accountability International
added Feb 5, 2016 21:27
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Public Housing Agencies Seek More Time to Enact Smoking Ban

Officials with the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development said they had heard from the agencies, public health organizations and residents in more than 1,000 comments received over 60 days on a proposed federal rule to ban smoking inside pub
New York Times
added Feb 5, 2016 06:49
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Smoking ban at Landstuhl is the latest move for the Army's anti-tobacco push

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, has delayed its plan to ban tobacco campus-wide. The new date for the ban is Feb. 15. The move is in step with a broader Pentagon effort to stamp out tobacco from medical facilities by May and curb use of nicot
Army Times
added Feb 4, 2016 20:35
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Regulations Threaten E-Cigarette Industry in Boca

The regulation would be so costly that it would likely kill 90% of the companies that produce vapes, e-cigarettes and mods. This would leave the major players of the tobacco industry left standing, as well as possibly a few larger vape distributors.
Boca Raton (FL) News
added Feb 4, 2016 20:16
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ALA Gives White House Low Marks for Full Tobacco Control / Long wait to give FDA authority over all tobacco products called 'frustrating'

Obama administration has received an "incomplete" grade from the American Lung Association (ALA) for being too slow to grant the FDA regulatory authority over e-cigarettes and other noncigarette tobacco products. "As of January 31, 2016, the Obama Adminis
MedPage Today
added Feb 4, 2016 18:08
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[District of Columbia] LETTER: Secondhand marijuana smoke is harmful, just like tobacco smoke

However legal pot use is regulated, it should be understood that the adverse health effects of secondhand marijuana smoke exposure are not just hypothetical. Public smoke-free policies should include marijuana smoke.
The Washington Post
added Feb 4, 2016 13:02
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LETTER: Laboratories of Democracy

Our Constitution established the framework for state and local jurisdictions to act as laboratories of democracy...When cities experiment with novel ideas aimed at, for example, reducing tobacco use...they ensure a stronger democracy and better health for
New York Times
added Feb 3, 2016 21:43
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[Asia-pacific] Major TPP political players talking

Obama discussed the pact in his meeting Tuesday with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan...That tobacco provision in TPP that McConnell hates? It’s convinced the American Cancer Society to push for the deal. “We are pleased
Politico
added Feb 3, 2016 20:45
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