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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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Download Print Corrective Statements

Statement A: Adverse Health Effects of Smoking (PDF pages 2-3) Statement B: Addictiveness of Smoking and Nicotine (PDF pages 4-5) Statement C: Lack of Significant Health Benefits from Smoking Light/Low-Tar (PDF pages 6-7) Statement D: Manipulation of C
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Nov 25, 2017 22:29
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Switch From Smoking to Vaping Could Save Over 6 Million U.S. Lives

As many as 6.6 million cigarette smokers could live a combined 86.7 million more years under policies that encourage them to swap their smokes for e-cigarettes, according to "optimistic" projections from cancer researchers at Georgetown University in Was
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 3, 2017 16:49
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Burning Questions in This New Era of Nicotine: Menthol Regulations: Who Has the Most to Lose?

Menthol represents 35% of cigarettes sold in the United States, according to MSA. NATO estimates the segment counts for at least $226,000 in annual sales per retailer in Minneapolis...Here’s a look at how important menthol cigarettes are to all 50 states.
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Nov 18, 2017 16:07
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Burning Questions in This New Era of Nicotine: Local Regs: Is the Biggest Threat Close to Home?

“Local ordinances are probably the greatest threat to retailers across the country,” said Thomas Briant, executive director of the National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO), Minneapolis. It’s hardly a new warning: For several years, NATO has report
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Nov 18, 2017 16:06
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R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Petitioner, v. JAMES LEWIS, Respondent: On Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari To The Florida District Court Of Appeal For The Fifth District

2. Are strict-liability and negligence claims based on the findings by the class-action jury in Engle v. Liggett Group, Inc. preempted by the many federal statutes that manifested Congress’s intent that cigarettes continue to be lawfully sold in the
Jones Day
added Mar 18, 2018 02:28
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[Indiana] Celebrating World Heart Day

Sept. 29 is World Heart Day...24 percent of coronary heart disease deaths among U.S. adults age 35 and older are due to smoking, and about 34,000 heart disease deaths nationwide are due to secondhand smoke.
Washington (IN) Times-Herald
added Sep 30, 2017 21:36
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[California] Cali. Court Affirms $765,000 Fine For Tax-Free Cigarettes

A California appeals court on Thursday held up a $765,000 fine given to a member of the Alturas Indian Rancheria tribe for selling tax-free cigarettes at two of his shops in Indian Country, ruling that federal law and tribal sovereignty do not trump stat
Law360
added Sep 30, 2017 01:37
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Sri Lanka to receive new international support on tobacco control

Sri Lanka has been selected to receive dedicated international support through the United Nations to take action to reduce tobacco use. Tobacco use is extremely harmful for health and is one of the world’s leading causes of premature death. Tobacco use i
Lanka Business Online (lk)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:33
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[Asia] Full Text: Development of China's Public Health as an Essential Element of Human Rights (4)

the government is continuing to tighten control on the use of tobacco and implement the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. In 2014, Shenzhen began to activate the Regulations of the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone on Smoking Control; in 2015, Bei
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 30, 2017 01:17
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