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[District of Columbia] TRUMP BANS BALLOONS, SELFIE STICKS AT THE WHITE HOUSE

A media release announced the dates for the garden tours...“The Secret Service reserves the right to prohibit any other personal items” not deemed to be suitable for the tour, and to confiscate them, the release stated. · Smoking (including e-cigarettes)
Newsweek
added Oct 6, 2017 01:45
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Scott Gottlieb rocketed to the top of FDA. He may keep rising

Seven months later, he is attracting praise from some of President Trump’s staunchest critics — including former Obama administration officials. He may also be in line to succeed his old boss, Tom Price, as secretary of health and human services.
statnews.com
added Oct 6, 2017 02:56
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[California] Korean National Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Defraud the United States by Diverting Millions of Untaxed Cigarettes

between 2012 and 2015, Baeg and others conspired to divert approximately 143 million export-only cigarettes from an export warehouse near the Port of Los Angeles....In fact, the cigarettes were sold in the United States resulting in millions of dollars in
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:29
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Dems lambaste Trump’s ‘outrageous’ EPA chemical safety pick

Senate Democrats slammed President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s top chemical regulator at a Wednesday hearing, painting him as a hired gun for the industries he would regulate. Michael Dourson, tapped to lead the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EP
The Hill
added Oct 4, 2017 20:03
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Congress and Americans should reject corporate insider Michael Dourson

Dourson has a history of serving the interests of big business and industry, including working for a tobacco front group, the Center for Indoor Air Research, to downplay the effects of secondhand smoke; working for DuPont to recommend safety levels for a
Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families
added Oct 4, 2017 20:01
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Chemical pick's books hint at faith-based view of science

Michael Dourson, President Trump's pick to lead U.S. EPA's chemical safety office...Dourson led Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment... In 1999, he co-authored a study paid for by the tobacco industry that downplayed the health impacts of secondhand
E&E News
added Oct 4, 2017 19:56
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[UK] Health matters: preventing ill health from alcohol and tobacco

This professional resource focuses on preventing ill health caused by alcohol and tobacco use and makes the case for why NHS providers should implement the preventing ill health by risky behaviours – alcohol and tobacco Commissioning for Quality and Inno
GOV.UK
added Oct 4, 2017 11:01
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[UK] Health matters: preventing ill health from alcohol and tobacco NHS England

Tackling smoking provides the biggest opportunity for making services across the entire health and care system more sustainable. Smoking costs the NHS in England approximately £2.5 billion a year for treating diseases caused by smoking, according to Towar
GOV.UK
added Oct 4, 2017 11:01
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CHAN: Who should Malaysia blame for its booming illicit cigarette trade?

The government had oversimplified the problem by assuming price hikes would decrease the cigarette consumption in lower income families. However, with cheaper alternatives available, the citizens turned to illegal cigarettes with price tags of RM3 – RM8..
ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)
added Oct 4, 2017 00:54
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[Virginia] Man accused of stealing more than $800,000 from Richmond-based tobacco trade association

Federal authorities are accusing the co-founder of a tobacco trade association of stealing more than $833,000 from it over a five-year period. Ronald Tully, 57...the scheme, which victimized the Council of Independent Tobacco Manufacturers of America, be
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Oct 6, 2017 02:49
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