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[Kentucky, North Carolina] Thousands of farmers stopped growing tobacco after deregulation payouts

the remaining growers are dealing with the recent loss of a decade-long cash infusion ordered by the U.S. government — but those who remain are better positioned to grapple with foreign competition than they were 10 years ago, industry analysts say.
USA Today
added Sep 3, 2015 12:03
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[South Carolina] The man behind Ben Carson

He grew up wealthy on a tobacco farm in South Carolina and first met Thurmond when he was 16. Thurmond told him to look him up if he wanted to work for him and did just that, becoming an adviser, helping the long-time senator get reelected at a time when
The Hill
added Aug 21, 2015 14:07
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[North Carolina] Reynolds needs air-quality permit for Newport

It turns out that equipment for manufacturing cigarettes is brand specific. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is requesting an air-quality permit from Forsyth County that would allow the company to move Newport production equipment from Greensboro to its mammoth
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2015 16:13
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House Dems Say Obama's Trade Deal Threatens Public Health

A massive international trade deal currently being negotiated would raise drug prices in the U.S. and abroad, said two House Democrats during a conference call with reporters. The legislators emphasized that American negotiators, not foreign stakeholders,
MedPage Today
added Jul 21, 2015 13:00
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DAYEN: Why Eric Holder’s new job is an insult to the American public

practically no law firm has done more to protect Wall Street executives from the consequences of their criminal activities than Covington & Burling. Their roster of clients includes every mega-bank in America: JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup, Bank
Salon Magazine
added Jul 11, 2015 12:53
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[North Carolina] Reynolds starts ad campaign for American Spirit

a new national magazine advertising campaign for its premium Natural American Spirit cigarette brand. The full-page ads will appear in such magazines as Sports Illustrated, Time, Field and Stream, Southern Living, Architectural Digest, Vanity Fair and US
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 8, 2015 15:41
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Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc.; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment (PDF)

You can file a comment online or on paper. For the Commission to consider your comment, we must receive it on or before June 25, 2015. Write ‘‘Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc.— Consent Agreement; File 141–0168’’
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Jun 20, 2015 16:47
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Hastert Name at Dickstein Drew More Attention Than Money

A 13-member lobbying group, almost all of Dickstein’s federal lobbyists besides Hastert, left for Greenberg Traurig last year. The group...took one of the highest-paying congressional lobbying clients in Washington, tobacco company Lorillard Inc., a $1 mi
National Law Journal
added Jun 5, 2015 08:16
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Guidance for Industry / Demonstrating the Substantial Equivalence of a New Tobacco Product: Responses to Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

(see footnote 1)....FDA is announcing an interim enforcement policy. This policy will be in effect as we consider new comments to the guidance. It will continue until 30 days after FDA either issues a revised SE FAQ guidance or announces its intention n
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 30, 2015 11:26
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In the Matter of REYNOLDS AMERICAN and LORILLARD: DECISION AND ORDER [Public Record Version] (PDF)

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that: A. On the Acquisition Date, Respondent Reynolds shall divest the Combined Cigarette Business, absolutely and in good faith, to Imperial, pursuant to, and in accordance with, the Imperial Divestiture Agreement. The Imperial Dive
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added May 27, 2015 03:23
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