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[Korea - South] Smokers hoard cigarettes ahead of price hike

large numbers of smokers across Korea are stocking up on cigarettes ahead of a major price hike next year. The government has warned of heavy fines of up to 50 million won ($48,000) for those who hoard cigarettes, following its decision to raise tobacco
Korea Times (kr)
added Sep 22, 2014 22:41

Federal aid ending, Wisconsin tobacco farms roll with it

but it remains profitable for Smithback and about 200 other farmers. Beginning next month, however, the nation's 10,000 tobacco farmers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply and demand when the final payments from a $10 billion federal program ar
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Sep 22, 2014 22:39

[Missouri] Ron Hutchison, guest columnist: Tobacco industry puts kids at risk

The tobacco industry is thumbing its nose at child labor laws in this country. Picture, if you can, 8-year-old Pablo Perez, a Mexican national, picking tobacco leaves in a field in North Carolina. It is summer. It is blowtorch hot, and Pablo works with bl
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Sep 21, 2014 23:45

California Helps Wall Street Pocket 44% of Landmark Tobacco Settlement

The original agreement made no stipulation how the money would be spent and ProPublica found that the most common use nationally was to pay off old debts. Tobacco bonds are very popular on Wall Street, regarded as much for their uncertainties as their h
added Sep 19, 2014 20:25

[UK] Labour considers staking all on saving the NHS

Extra spending and raising profile of service could form key plank of 2015 election strategy
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 12:10

GOP Lawmakers Want To Axe The Bureau Of Alcohol, Tobacco And Firearms

Wisconsin Republican Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner and co-sponsors Steve Stockman and Reid Ribble have proposed a bill to abolish the the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF). Sensenbrenner said that the ATF is redundant, that it “lacks a clear missio
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Sep 18, 2014 17:59

VIDEO: Key Senate panel approves bill to child-proof liquid nicotine bottles

“Our first priority is to make sure this stuff isn’t hurting our kids,” said the legislation's sponsor, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL). "Then we can continue to look at whether or not additional steps need to be taken to protect the general public.” The
US Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL)
added Sep 18, 2014 16:08

Rockefeller Commits to Executive Session on Boxer's E-Cigarette Marketing Bill

today committed to holding an executive session before the end of the year to consider Senator Barbara Boxer’s (D-CA) bill, S. 2047, the Protecting Children from Electronic Cigarette Advertising Act:
U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
added Sep 18, 2014 16:04

[Florida] Sen. Nelson succeeds in drive to require child-proof liquid nicotine bottles

Senate committee voted today to require manufacturers to put child-proof caps on the small bottles... The Senate Commerce Committee, by a unanimous voice vote, approved Nelson’s legislation to require child-resistant packaging for any liquid nicotine sold
Bradenton (FL) Herald
added Sep 18, 2014 16:02

Zuckerman Partner Faces No Opposition For D.C. Federal Trial Bench

Zuckerman Spaeder partner Amit Mehta, President Obama’s most recent nominee to the federal district court in Washington, faced no opposition or critical questions during his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday. The judiciary committee ranking member, S
National Law Journal
added Sep 18, 2014 08:04
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