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The Lawyer Who Will Shape Trump’s Presidency ($$)

Absent from the spotlight was Donald McGahn of Jones Day, the lawyer that the U.S. Office of Government Ethics had tried eagerly to reach in the days after the election to discuss Trump’s conflicts, who was general counsel for Trump’s presidential campai
Law360
added Jan 20, 2017 22:10
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Regulation: How NGOs Misrepresent Facts

tobacco control... is sometimes tainted with rascality and overzealousness...promote their own interest, misinform the Nigerian populace and gratuitously lobby for the enactment of unenforceable laws that are detrimental to the existence of legitimate org
Concise News (ng)
added Jan 20, 2017 20:12
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Tampa Bay Joins Growing List of Cities with Tobacco-Free Baseball – 13 of 30 MLB Stadiums Will Be Tobacco-Free in 2017 Season

Adding momentum to the national campaign to take tobacco out of baseball, the St. Petersburg City Council voted today to prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco products (like chew, dip and snuff) at the city’s sports venues, including Tropicana Field, home
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 20, 2017 14:55
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Where is reason and consistency in Health Canada's proposed menthol cigarette ban?

Health Canada is abandoning any pretense of evidence-based decision making and regulatory consistency as the department seeks to ban menthol cigarettes while simultaneously pursuing the legalization of marijuana, claiming in both cases that it is in the i
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jan 20, 2017 03:09
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[Russia] EDITORIAL: Vlad the Extinguisher

But Putin soon may grab a title that we envy — Vanquisher of Cigarettes. Here's why: Russia proposes to ban the sale of cigarettes to people born in 2015 and thereafter. Everyone older is presumably grandfathered in. Everyone else, generations to come,
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 20, 2017 02:41
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VIDEO: Al Franken Lights Up Tom Price For His Ties To Tobacco, Corruption

Senator Al Franken questions Donald Trump's Health and Human Services dept. nominee on his ties to tobacco, and his record of pushing legislation to help companies he was invested in.
You Tube
added Aug 10, 2017 01:03
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MINTON: Overturning FDA's Vape Ban Could Save Millions of Lives

If Rep. Price wants to take a big first step as Secretary of Health and Human Services to improve public health, he should listen to the current Director of FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, Mitch Zeller, who declared that “If we could get all those peo
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jan 20, 2017 21:53
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Report: Smokers in Kentucky spend $1 million in lifetime on habit

The study estimates those in Kentucky will spend $1,136,524 in a lifetime on the habit. To calculate the expenditures, the researchers assumed an adult “smokes one pack of cigarettes per day beginning at age 18, when a person can legally purchase tobacco
Richmond (KY) Register
added Jan 20, 2017 02:40
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EXTRAS ON EXCISE: WHILE STATES START TAXING E-CIGARETTES, PROPOSED FEDERAL RESTRICTIONS GO UP IN VAPOR

With the implementation of taxes in a number of jurisdictions and recent federal scrutiny, e-cigarettes may be feeling the heat in 2017.
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jan 18, 2017 21:57
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Government Abruptly Kills Proposed Vaping Ban in National Parks but Won't Explain Why

“The proposal was opened, earlier this month, for 60 days comment,” NPS spokesperson Jeffrey Olson told Gizmodo over email. “The withdrawal is based upon a need to engage in additional interagency coordination and review of the proposal.” What does “a
Gizmodo
added Jan 18, 2017 21:43
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