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North Carolina's Supreme Court was asked Monday to decide if the group is simply too big and diverse for one class-action lawsuit. The court heard from attorneys about the fight over money built up for decades by the Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabi
Apr 28, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 29, 2015 06:25
sheriffs who want them the most. Why? In a nutshell, money: E-cigarettes are a cash cow...private jail e-cigarette vendors have popped up with names like “JailCigs” and “eCigs 4 Inmates” and “CrossBar.” Their pitch to sheriffs is enticing: The companies s
Apr 23, 2015 IBT - International Business Times
added Apr 24, 2015 14:27
Using e-cigarettes, contestants vie to create biggest ‘clouds’; sponsors, cash prizes Contests called ‘cloud competitions’ are being held across the U.S., where vapers try to blow the biggest cloud.
Apr 22, 2015 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 22, 2015 09:40
That translates into thousands of lives each year, says Dr. Claudia Henschke...But as more and more people are getting screened for lung cancer, other doctors worry the test is doing more harm than good. "It's the two-edged sword," says Dr. H. Gilbert We
Apr 13, 2015 National Public Radio (NPR)
added Apr 13, 2015 12:18
Almost two decades after U.S. states settled with tobacco companies on payments for health-care costs, officials are still finding new ways to tap the revenue stream to close budget gaps and fund programs.
Apr 12, 2015 Bloomberg News
added Apr 13, 2015 11:12
The "rethink" on implementing the government's notification in this regard was discussed when civil society representatives, along with MP Supriya Sule, met Union health minister J P Nadda on March 18. The minister reportedly conveyed that the governm
Mar 21, 2015 Times of India
added Mar 21, 2015 22:00
The provision, an increasingly common feature of trade agreements, is called “Investor-State Dispute Settlement,” or ISDS. . . Philip Morris is trying to use ISDS to stop Uruguay... the only winners will be multinational corporations.
Feb 26, 2015 Washington Post
added Feb 26, 2015 08:52
Hamburg recently appointed Robert Califf of Duke University to be Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco. He is due to start that job in late February, and is considered a leading contender to succeed Hamburg—the Wall Street Journal notes th
Feb 5, 2015 TIME Magazine
added Feb 10, 2015 23:27
Tax Foundation Economist and Manager of State Projects Scott Drenkard said “…high tax rates on cigarettes have led to unreliable revenue and increased criminal activity. Policymakers seeking additional revenue would be better off choosing more stable sour
Feb 10, 2015 Taxation News & Information (nz)
added Feb 10, 2015 08:05
Brushing aside opposition, the government today moved to amend the anti- smoking law and proposed radical changes, including ban on sale of loose cigarettes and raising the minimum age of a person buying tobacco products to 21 years from existing 18.
Jan 14, 2015 Sahara News Network (in)
added Jan 14, 2015 11:16