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[North Carolina] TILLIS LETTER TO MICHAEL FROMAN, Office of the United States Trade Representative / TILLIS LEETER TO SEN. HATCH (PDF)

met personally with Leader McConnell and Chairman Hatch, both of whom continue to express opposition to a tobacco "carve out,"...the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA) set clear directives for you and your team,
US Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC)
added Aug 8, 2015 12:49

Maine AG contends proposed bill would weaken Tobacco Control Act

called on Congress to vote against a proposal that would weaken the Tobacco Control Act. Mills, along with Indiana Attorney General Gregg Zoeller, argue that the new proposal also would limit the authority of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to rev
Legal NewsLine
added Jul 14, 2015 21:00

State Attorney Generals take action against Targeting of e-Cigarettes to Minors

AGs from New York, California, Indiana and Ohio, are using new state and local laws to put pressure on the industry at all levels...has prompted the FDA to finalize its new e-cigarette regulations later this summer, though it could take several years for
NY City News
added Jul 13, 2015 11:51

Reynolds American Inc., and Lorillard, Inc., In the Matter of

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added May 27, 2015 03:26

[North Carolina] Court to decide if 800K tobacco growers too many for 1 case

North Carolina's Supreme Court was asked Monday to decide if the group is simply too big and diverse for one class-action lawsuit. The court heard from attorneys about the fight over money built up for decades by the Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabi
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 29, 2015 06:25

Why American Prisons Are Pushing E-Cigarettes On Inmates

sheriffs who want them the most. Why? In a nutshell, money: E-cigarettes are a cash cow...private jail e-cigarette vendors have popped up with names like “JailCigs” and “eCigs 4 Inmates” and “CrossBar.” Their pitch to sheriffs is enticing: The companies s
IBT - International Business Times
added Apr 24, 2015 14:27

[Texas] Take a Deep Breath if You Want to Try Competitive Vaping

Using e-cigarettes, contestants vie to create biggest ‘clouds’; sponsors, cash prizes Contests called ‘cloud competitions’ are being held across the U.S., where vapers try to blow the biggest cloud.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 22, 2015 09:40

AUDIO: Why Some Doctors Are Hesitant To Screen Smokers For Lung Cancer

That translates into thousands of lives each year, says Dr. Claudia Henschke...But as more and more people are getting screened for lung cancer, other doctors worry the test is doing more harm than good. "It's the two-edged sword," says Dr. H. Gilbert We
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Apr 13, 2015 12:18

Tobacco-Bond Deals Revived as U.S. States Conjure Up Budget Cash

Almost two decades after U.S. states settled with tobacco companies on payments for health-care costs, officials are still finding new ways to tap the revenue stream to close budget gaps and fund programs.
Bloomberg News
added Apr 13, 2015 11:12

[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] India may delay bigger pictorial warnings on cigarette packs

The "rethink" on implementing the government's notification in this regard was discussed when civil society representatives, along with MP Supriya Sule, met Union health minister J P Nadda on March 18. The minister reportedly conveyed that the governm
Times of India
added Mar 21, 2015 22:00
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