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Smoke-Free Multifamily Housing / New! HUD's Action Plan to Create Smoke-free Multifamily Housing

The purpose of this Action Guide is to encourage PHAs and owners/agents of subsidized or market rate multifamily housing to adopt smoke-free policies. The guide also includes insights from some of the early implementers, referred to as smoke-free pioneer
US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
added Jan 25, 2015 00:36
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New York Joins E-Cigarette Regulation Push as Cuomo Backs Bans

joining a nationwide push to regulate electronic cigarettes by seeking to treat them like their combustible counterparts. The proposal, included in the $141.6 billion budget Cuomo submitted Wednesday, would ban the devices, which burn liquid nicotine, fr
Bloomberg News
added Jan 23, 2015 14:26
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[Australia, UK] U.K. Plans Plain Cigarette Packaging Starting in May 2016

Cigarettes and hand-rolling tobacco will have to be sold in standardized packs in England starting in May next year, the U.K. government announced, bringing the country into line with practice in Australia.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 23, 2015 14:24
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[North Carolina] Big 3 tobacco companies likely to see big boost in earnings

following the expiration of a federal tobacco quota law. The Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004...will have strong revenue and earnings in fiscal 2015, in part because consumers have more disposable income related to lower gas prices.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 23, 2015 14:17
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These Stores Were Busted For Selling Cigarettes To Kids

The FDA cited thousands of retailers for selling tobacco to minors last year, including British Petroleum, Walgreens and 7-Eleven. Here are the biggest offenders
Vocativ
added Jan 23, 2015 13:33
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VIDEO: The Government’s Dark Data: A Decade of Discovery

Joe Looby recently released his documentary The Decade of Discovery about the United States versus Philip Morris tobacco lawsuit in the early 2000s and email e-discovery issues.
Legal Talk Network
added Jan 23, 2015 12:56
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Is Your Data Safe at Healthcare.gov?

[AP] report that the health insurance site has been sharing user data …with companies like Google, Twitter and Facebook. ...it could then “start showing you smoking ads or infer your risk of cancer based on where you live, how old you are and your status
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 23, 2015 12:30
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VIDEO: The Decade of Discovery

a documentary of events that took place at The White House and in U.S. Courts (circa. 2002-2012). It's the story of a government attorney on a quest to find a better way to search White House e-mail and a teacher who took a stand for civil justice on the
10th Mountain Films
added Jan 23, 2015 12:20
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Wendell Ford, ex-Kentucky governor and U.S. senator, dies at 90

"Kentucky is beautiful women, fast horses, bourbon whiskey, cigarettes and coal. I represent Kentucky, and that's what I represent."
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 22, 2015 23:35
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Wendell Ford, Democratic governor and senator from Kentucky, dies at 90

mounted an opposition to the tobacco tax that was proposed to underwrite the Clinton administration’s ill-fated health-care plan...opposed regulation of tobacco by the [FDA]... “A lot of kids in our state can go to college because they have an acre of tob
The Washington Post
added Jan 22, 2015 19:40
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