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STATEMENT OF RONALD J. BERNSTEIN PRESIDENT AND CEO OF LIGGETT VECTOR BRANDS LLC BEFORE THE UNITED STATES SENATE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

the renegade tobacco industry has also re-labeled “little cigars” as “filtered cigars” while making minimal changes to the weight of the product. This has created another tax dodge that has cost the federal government close to $900 million. Together wi
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 12:18
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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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Evaluation of Tobacco Use and Cardiovascular Diseases

The purpose of this contract is to provide FDA with the required resources to conduct a study with subjects that meet the objectives and specifications detailed below. The ultimate objectives of the study are: 1) To evaluate whether and how individuals w
Federal Business Opportunities
added Aug 10, 2012 19:45
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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 Supreme Court asked to clarify whether tobacco claims are preempted

whether a federal appeals court was right when it ruled that federal law preempts certain products-liability claims against cigarette makers, potentially affecting hundreds of cases in the state's courts. On Wednesday, Florida's Fourth Circuit Court of A
Reuters
added Jan 8, 2016 15:15
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[Canada] Tobacco firms face more limits on cigarette packaging

The federal government plans to force tobacco companies to sell their cigarettes in packages that lack distinctive brand designs aimed at enticing smokers to buy their product. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signalled in the mandate letter he recently del
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jan 6, 2016 14:47
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[Florida] Eleventh Circuit Rejects Use of Engle Findings by Smoker's Estate

Such a duty operates, in essence, as a ban on cigarettes. Accordingly, it conflicts with Congress's clear purpose and objective of regulating—not banning—cigarettes, thereby leaving to adult consumers the choice whether to smoke cigarettes or to abstain."
Daily Report
added Apr 10, 2015 02:48
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Obama ‘Much More Optimistic’ on Finalizing TPP; Pritzker Seeks Ex-Im Renewal, TPA Bills Frid

a “big bugaboo,” namely tobacco companies suing poorer countries to make sure that anti-smoking legislation is banned, or pursuing prolonged litigation so smaller countries cave. “Those are issues that I think can be negotiated,”
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Dec 14, 2014 14:25
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DOJ Banning Smoking in Federal Prisons / Only exemptions for ‘religious reasons’ and staff

All federal prison inmates will be prohibited from smoking, unless they receive a religious exemption. Staff will also still be able to smoke in designated areas. The government said they are moving forward with the regulation, which goes into effect in
Washington Free Beacon
added Dec 5, 2014 17:24
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ARCHIVE: Was the U.S. Justice Department Sold to the Highest Bidder

The law firm that fronted for Big Tobacco for four decades, Covington & Burling, has its former lawyers ensconced in three of the top slots ... Both Eric Holder, the U.S. Attorney General, and Lanny Breuer...Dan Suleiman, who also worked at Covington and
WallStreetOnParade.com (blog)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:09
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