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House panel warns FDA off regulating 'premium cigars'

A congressional committee moved Tuesday to exempt so-called "premium hand-rolled cigars" from oversight by the Food and Drug Administration.
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jun 20, 2012 07:12
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Where is reason and consistency in Health Canada's proposed menthol cigarette ban?

Health Canada is abandoning any pretense of evidence-based decision making and regulatory consistency as the department seeks to ban menthol cigarettes while simultaneously pursuing the legalization of marijuana, claiming in both cases that it is in the i
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jan 20, 2017 03:09
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[Florida] COLUMN-How a federal judge pressed Big Tobacco into $100 mln deal: Frankel

In July 2013, a federal appeals court ...threw up its hands in defeat. .. The historic $100 million settlement ... can be traced directly to the 11th Circuit's appointment of U.S. District Judge William Young of Boston to take over the federal docket of
Reuters
added Feb 25, 2015 18:40
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[Canada] HOOKAHS (WATERPIPES) & SHISHA: A SUMMARY (PDF)

If passed, Bill 131 will amend the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (SFOA) to ban all flavoured tobacco products and strengthen enforcement to allow for testing of tobacco in waterpipes in indoor public places. However, in order to effectively address the hookah
Non-Smokers’ Rights Association/Smoking and Health Action Foundation (ca)
added May 16, 2014 17:28
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[Virginia] Reducing tobacco use at Langley AFB

nearly 1,300 active duty U.S. Air Force airmen at Langley Air Force Base were documented as tobacco users, according to the Corporate Dental Application U.S. military Dental Data Status. In an attempt to reduce these numbers, using smoke and smokeless p
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added Mar 17, 2014 14:17
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[Florida] Surgeon General Makes 'Light' Cigs Tempting Lawsuit Target ($$)

The U.S. surgeon general's landmark finding last week that filtered cigarettes may actually increase the risk of lung cancer could lead to a flurry of new lawsuits against tobacco companies and even expand cigarette litigation outside of Florida, where it
Law360
added Jan 24, 2014 15:52
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[Europe] ARCHIVE: BRAUCHLI: Cigarettes and Senators

Consider Senators Mitch McConnell (R - KY) and Richard Burr (R - N.C.). ... The money that cigarettes have paid the two men, as well as some of their colleagues, makes them understandably sensitive to the well-being of their donors and they have expresse
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:30
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[North Carolina] McIntyre Pushes for Fair Treatment of Tobacco Growers

U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre is pushing USDA to help tobacco farmers by urging it to make an adjustment to the tobacco federal crop insurance program so that claim amounts may better reflect market prices.
US House of Representatives
added Sep 12, 2012 03:18
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[UK] Takeover bid from Japan Tobacco on Imperial Tobacco extremely unlikely, Citi says

The chief reason is that Japanese laws require the government to maintain a one-third stake in JT. To circumvent antgi-trust legislation JT might buy 60% of Imperial, but that would push its leverage, in terms of net debt to EBITDA to near 5%, far exceed
Digital Look (uk)
added Apr 28, 2017 22:48
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[Canada] SELICK: Another taxing hot potato for Canadian politicians: e-cigarettes

despite all these clear advantages of the vaping revolution, governments have dug in their heels, seemingly determined to bring it to a screeching halt. Major cities, including Vancouver and Calgary, have adopted bylaws discouraging vaping.
Business in Vancouver (ca)
added Jan 12, 2016 19:06
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