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[Florida] State Tobacco Litigation Not Subject to Federal Preemption

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously rejected the idea that imposing tort liability against tobacco companies amounts to an unlawful ban on cigarettes. "Strict liability and negligence claims ... do not interfere with the regulation of adver
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Apr 6, 2017 21:43
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[Canada] MAHOOD/ASHLEY/TURCOTTE: The Harper government’s anti-smoking strategy has been a failure

Canadians will live or die, by the thousands, based upon the priority that governments assign to the tobacco file. Unfortunately, Canada is no longer showing world leadership. It is playing the role of a tobacco industry enabler
iPolitics (ca)
added Oct 17, 2015 11:10
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[Canada] Harper Government Moves Forward in Restricting Flavoured Cigars That Appeal to Youth

Amendments would close the loophole that allowed the marketing of certain flavoured cigars
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 6, 2015 17:23
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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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Sen. Brown Urges Obama Administration to Reconsider Tobacco Proposal in Trans-Pacific Partnership That Could Undermine Public Health Efforts

Brown Urges Administration to Prioritize Public Health, Prevent Use of Controversial Provisions that Chill Anti-tobacco, Public Health Efforts in U.S. and Abroad
US Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
added Sep 13, 2013 01:52
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Graphic tobacco warning labels to remain, but look, timetable unknown

The legality of placing graphic warnings on cigarette packages appears to have been settled when the U.S. Supreme Court declined today to hear an appeal on the labels from a group of tobacco manufacturers. However, it remains unclear what the warning la
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 22, 2013 13:45
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Big tobacco and anti-cancer activists agree: Health provision goes too far

Big tobacco companies and anti-cancer activists are standing in opposition to a part of the Affordable Care Act that allows insurance companies to charge smokers 50 percent more than patients who do not use tobacco.
Washington Post
added Feb 18, 2013 22:08
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[Malaysia] Watchdogs: Appoint licensed pharmacists to sell e-cigarettes

Several consumers’ associations have proposed for the Health Ministry to appoint licensed pharmacists or registered medical practitioners to sell electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes in the market.
Borneo Post (my)
added Jan 19, 2013 18:25
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Montana Democrat's transportation amendment kills RYO cigarette operation

Yesterday, coming on the heels of the Department of Labor unemployment report of 8.2 percent, President Obama signed into law a $105 billion transportation bill that Obama says will create jobs. At the same time, within the transportation bill, an amendm
Examiner.com (National)
added Jul 8, 2012 14:13
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[Florida] Cigar shop owners take action on possible regulations

With the law not specific yet on cigar regulations, the cigar industry wants Congress to protect premium brands from standards imposed on cigarettes, such as requiring new health-warning labels, banning certain flavors and limiting the sizes and shapes o
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jul 2, 2012 00:45
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