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Scott Pruitt Just Doesn’t Know When To Stop

Earlier this month, in a bold move, Scott Pruitt terminated all Environmental Protection Agency board members who receive grants for their research and replaced them with eleven controversial new members, including those who have a history of downplaying
Legal Reader
added Nov 21, 2017 13:22
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[Asia, India] Health ministry planning to issue advisory to states on risks of e-smoking

The Union health ministry is planning to issue an advisory to all states on the health risks of electronic smoking, even as it is in a quandary over which legal provisions it should be banned under. The advisory is likely to mention that products such as
Indian Express (in)
added Nov 20, 2017 18:36
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[Pennsylvania] Tobacco industry starts major ad campaign - against its own deadly products

“I think the really important thing here is the truth,” said Diane Phillips, who directs lobbying efforts in Pennsylvania for the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network. “We have known the truth and let the public know. But finally, the industry
Philly.com
added Nov 20, 2017 15:42
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5 Tobacco Corrective Statements and what they mean for Oklahomans

Smoking kills, on average, 1,200 Americans. Every day. ...That means the families of 7,500 people in this state alone are without their loved one because of tobacco. That means that 7,500 people won’t have the chance to celebrate another holiday or birthd
The Oklahoman
added Nov 20, 2017 15:33
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Tobacco cessation: Resource helps smokers quit

the Department of Defense has relaunched Quit Tobacco-UCanQuit2’s live chat feature, which is an educational campaign on tobacco cessation for service members that began about 10 years ago. Users, including Military Health System beneficiaries and veteran
Fort Campbell (KY) Courier
added Nov 18, 2017 21:45
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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.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
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
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 18, 2017 16:06
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[Mexico, Arizona] Cigarette black market on the rise

- Mexican drug gangs are using cigarette sales to launder profits from drug and human smuggling, according to a report released Monday by the Government Accountability Office. "ICE officials say that the same transnational criminal organizations that smu
azfamily.com (Newschannel 3)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:56
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[Louisiana] Two Former Local Law Enforcement Officers Sentenced for Accepting Bribes in a Cigarette Trafficking Conspiracy, Co-Defendant Pleads Guilty

The former New Orleans Police officers previously pled guilty to accepting bribes in furtherance of the conspiracy to traffic in contraband cigarettes. Additionally, a co-defendant, ATALLA ATALLA, a/k/a TOMMY, age 40, of Wilmington, North Carolina, pled
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:52
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EPA swaps top science advisers with industry allies

Eleven new members of the [EPA's] Science Advisory Board have a history of downplaying the health risks of secondhand smoke, air pollution...including two who have spun science for tobacco companies
Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
added Nov 17, 2017 23:11
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