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This is Our Watch

developed a new education program called “This is Our Watch.” This program helps tobacco retailers better understand FDA tobacco regulations, the importance of compliance, and the greater purpose—protecting the nation’s youth from the harms of tobacco use
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 1, 2017 15:59
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Nomination Hearing Wednesday, November 1, 2017 10:00 a.m.

- Ms. Dana Baiocco, of Ohio, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission... This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be avai
U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
added Nov 1, 2017 06:35
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Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278e): Baiocco, Dana

POSITION HELD FROM TO 1 Jones Day Boston, Massachusetts Law Firm Partner 1/2007 Present...8 RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. Winston-Salem, North Carolina Firm client to whom I provided legal services
DocumentCloud.org
added Nov 1, 2017 06:31
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[Florida] TRUMP’S CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY NOMINEE DEFENDED DEADLY PRODUCTS

DANA BAIOCCO, PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s pick... A partner at law firm Jones Day, Baiocco has represented big tobacco and fought in court against asbestos workers who developed mesothelioma....defended R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in a class-action suit fi
The Intercept
added Nov 1, 2017 06:23
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[Illinois, New Jersey] Raising Legal Age for Tobacco Products Spreads

As New Jersey officially raises the legal age for buying tobacco from 19 to 21 effective Nov. 1, a Chicago suburb is now considering ... So far, five states—California, Hawaii, Maine, New Jersey and Oregon—have changed the legal age to buy tobacco produc
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:38
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Farmers urge govt to control tobacco import

The Indonesian Tobacco Farmers Association (APTI) has called on the government to control the importation of tobacco to protect local farmers who have been heavily affected by the influx of imported tobacco. APTI chairman Agus Parmuji and the associatio
Jakarta Post (id)
added Nov 1, 2017 02:37
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Battelle Receives DEA Approval for Marijuana Research

building on more than 50 years of experience studying the effects of tobacco product use....will examine whether there is a link between marijuana and tobacco use, and how people consume different tobacco products for smoking marijuana, including “blunts.
Business Wire
added Oct 31, 2017 18:09
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[Montenegro] Montana is #1 in protecting indoor workers from secondhand tobacco smoke

State public health officials announced today that Montana has the highest percentage of indoor workers covered by smokefree workplace policies in the nation. Montana is followed by Washington, Oregon and Minnesota.
KXLO-KLCM Radio (Lewistown, MT)
added Oct 31, 2017 00:46
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[Louisiana, North Carolina] Former Local Law Enforcement Officer Sentenced for Accepting a Bribe to Protect a Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Scheme

According to court documents, PARTMAN, along with JUSTIN BROWN and JOSHUA CARTHON, all local law enforcement officers at the time of the Indictment, were utilized to protect and transport the shipment of contraband cigarettes across state lines. Co-defe
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Oct 30, 2017 01:59
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The Briefcase: Tobacco manufacturers’ marketing expenses rose in 2015

The FTC said 84.3 percent of cigarette-marketing expenditures were spent on price discounts and other price-related promotions. Price discounts to cigarette retailers accounted for $5.45 billion, while discounts to wholesales accounted for $1.5 billion.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 28, 2017 15:22
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