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Lobbyists Put Congressmen to Work at Convenience Stores

7-Eleven Inc. and Maverick Inc. put members of Congress to work behind their counters this month as part of a lobbying campaign by the former National Association of Convenience Stores to convince lawmakers to address retailers' concerns about menu label
National Law Journal
added Aug 28, 2014 17:27
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CVS Doubles Up Walgreen In Hospital Deals As Obamacare Pushes Collaboration

pushed further ahead of rival Walgreen WAG -0.66% (WAG) in launching today more partnerships with hospitals and health care systems as clinical affiliations become more common in the era of the Affordable Care Act.
Forbes
added Aug 27, 2014 17:57
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[Kentucky] Mitch McConnell Is Headed Down the Stretch

McConnell’s most significant legislative achievements, after all, have been his ultimately unsuccessful attempts to block the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act — the so-called McCain-Feingold law — along with his buyout of tobacco farmers
New York Times
added Aug 27, 2014 10:21
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[Iowa] VIDEO: New anti-tobacco ads aim to shame celebrities who smoke

Iowa's attorney general is touting the power of a new anti-smoking tactic: celebrity-shaming. While young people around the world were watching MTV's Video Music Awards show Sunday night, they got an eyeful of entertainers with cigarettes hanging out of
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Aug 26, 2014 22:17
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Feds seek comments on ‘modified risk’ tobacco

seeking public comment on smokeless tobacco maker Swedish Match’s request to certify its General-branded pouches of tobacco as less harmful than cigarettes. The company, whose North American headquarters is in Richmond, Virginia, in June requested the Fo
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 26, 2014 21:37
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Philip Morris ordered to defend fraud suit over U.S. military vendors

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit against Philip Morris USA Inc that claims the tobacco company defrauded the federal government by failing to sell cigarettes to military vendors at the lowest price.
Reuters
added Aug 26, 2014 20:10
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CHANGES TO INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON PACER

As a result of these architectural changes, the locally developed legacy case management systems in the five courts listed below are now incompatible with PACER; therefore, the judiciary is no longer able to provide electronic access to the closed cases
PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records)
added Aug 26, 2014 17:04
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PACER Changes Draw Ire of Attorneys, Journalists

Want to access a case filed in the Second Circuit before Jan. 1, 2010? You now must send an email or written request to the court clerks office to obtain the records. The cost: $30 for the entire file, which will be sent by email.
National Law Journal
added Aug 26, 2014 16:59
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[Asia, China] Law revision to further limit tobacco ads

The planned revision of the Advertising Law will ban online media promotions and outdoor advertisements of tobacco, an anti-tobacco activist said. Xu Guihua, deputy director of the Chinese Association on Tobacco Control, made the remarks at a seminar on
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 26, 2014 13:43
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STIER: Calling for a Different Approach to Tobacco and Nicotine Regulation | Somewhat Reasonable

FDA should follow that science and apply already existing common sense regulations by swiftly approving Swedish Match’s application...As far as public health is concerned, the more non-cigarette options available, the better.
Heartland Institute
added Aug 25, 2014 19:18
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