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[Canada] Chris Selley: Ontario’s contraband tobacco problem a lesson for getting marijuana legalization right

“After all,” it observed, “our society is still working out issues related to the regulation of … tobacco.” That’s certainly true in Ontario. On Monday, the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) released its latest read on the market: pr
National Post (ca)
added Jan 25, 2017 01:12

[Canada] Grand River Enterprises boss named in large U.S. marijuana grow op raid

Jerry Montour's lawyer says 'unlawful' raids were on medical marijuana sites on sovereign aboriginal land
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 20, 2015 11:44

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and other manufacturers reach favorable resolution of hundreds of Engle progeny cases in Florida federal courts (PDF)

have successfully negotiated an agreement to resolve virtually all Engle progeny cases pending and not yet tried in the Florida federal courts....Reynolds will pay $42.5 million to resolve these federal cases. Philip Morris will pay an equal amount and Lo
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Feb 25, 2015 10:04

[New York] Stubbed Out / The cigar industry says the FDA’s proposed regulations would be devastating.

The regulations would impose three new rules that the cigar industry views as particularly devastating. First, they would subject many new cigars to a pre-market review process, which the industry says is somewhat comparable to the process the agency us
National Review
added Aug 29, 2014 14:10

[New York] EDITORIAL: The 5000-hour cigar

The regs would exempt cigars designated as premium, but only if they carry an arbitrary price tag of at least 10 bucks. So a Park Avenue plutocrat will get his smoke without interference, but the working stiff Joe who wants to relax with his $3 stogie af
New York Post
added Aug 29, 2014 14:08

National Prevention Strategy

The National Prevention Strategy, released June 16, 2011, aims to guide our nation in the most effective and achievable means for improving health and well-being. ... The seven Priorities are: Tobacco Free Living
US Surgeon General Site (DHHS)
added Aug 16, 2014 11:50

[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

[Canada] Marni Soupcoff: Smokers already understand the risks of cigarettes. Regulators should be cautious about trying to make them ‘safer’

one of the author’s knocks against the ventilated filter cigarettes is that their apparent “lightness” makes smokers think they’re smoking something safer. But the fact is: the message that cigarettes kill has already been delivered loud and clear. (Can a
National Post (ca)
added May 27, 2017 15:37

[Florida] Justices Deal Blow To Tobacco Industry

Ruling in a Broward County case that involved the lung-cancer death of a smoker, the Supreme Court ruled that federal law does not prevent strict-liability and negligence claims in what are known as "Engle progeny" lawsuits in Florida.
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:50

[Canada] Vaping businesses worried about new regulations

The provinces have stepped in to regulate e-cigarettes in the absence of comprehensive federal rules, and those shifting regulations are challenging the industry. Ontario is looking to make amendments to its Smoke-Free Ontario Act, though there’s no dat
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jun 7, 2016 20:31
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