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Janna Ryan, Paul Ryan's Wife, Lobbied For Cigar, Nuclear, Pharmaceutical Industries

husband in late 2000, but by all accounts she was an effective lobbyist before that. Over just three years, Ryan's 20 corporate clients paid more than $2.7 million in lobbying fees to her two employers, Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Williams & Jensen, accor
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:15
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[Pennsylvania] VIDEO: Toomey pushes to exclude large and premium cigars from FDA regulation

In Valley visit, senator pushes his measure that would bar regulation of large and premium smokes.
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Aug 8, 2012 20:30
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Senate Yet to Limit Smoking

New Ban Not Enforced at Building Entrances
Roll Call
added Jun 20, 2012 08:27
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[New York] Despite law, tribe sells 1.7 tons of cigarettes online

“NO STATE TAXES, NO REPORTS to anyone EVER and NO Surprise Tax Bills,” boasted one site, Nativeblend.net. “The USA Federal PACT Act is in effect, but we beat it legally.”...New York City ... suing a Virginia-based delivery company, Lasership Inc
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 30, 2014 14:35
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[Canada] Tobacconist's case has to wait six months

Bob Gee, owner of Mader’s Tobacco Store in Kentville, is frustrated with delays in his court case. Gee is arguing that provincial legislation banning displays of tobacco products violates his charter right to free expression.
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Jun 20, 2012 07:35
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[Florida] 11th Circuit Greenlights Smokers’ Suits Against Tobacco Companies

smokers who won a class action against tobacco companies can also file individual lawsuits. The court ruled 7-3 in favor of the smokers. There were some fireworks between the judges. Three wrote dissents. One called the process a “chaotic poker game” and
Daily Report
added May 19, 2017 21:13
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KESSLER: Electronic cigarettes should be part of the harm reduction debate

Last year my company acquired blu eCigs ... We see e-cigarettes as a product that has the potential to play a critical role in the national harm reduction discussion and affords our company a seat at the table in this debate.
The Hill
added Apr 17, 2013 14:51
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[Australia] Cigarette plain-packaging finds favour in New York

IN THE face of fierce opposition to plain-pack cigarettes from some American politicians, Australia's Health Minister, Tanya Plibersek, has found high-profile allies. Among them is the New York mayor, Michael Bloomberg, who was ''terrifically enthusiast
The Age (au)
added Aug 15, 2012 19:50
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[New Zealand] Next steps in tobacco control

With tobacco products disappearing out of sight in retail outlets the focus of smokefree initiatives now shifts to a consultation process around the introduction of plain packaging
New Zealand Ministry of Health (nz)
added Jul 23, 2012 10:20
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Raising the Excise Tax on Cigarettes: Effects on Health and the Federal Budget

By themselves, the effects of improvements in health (including greater longevity) on revenues and outlays would have the net result of reducing deficits for roughly the next 50 years (see figure below). After that, however, the increase in spending (spur
Congressional Budget Office (CBO)
added Jun 16, 2012 08:43
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