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[Asia-pacific, Georgia] U.S. Proposes Provision on Tobacco in Trade Pact

The tobacco provision remains tentative, but its inclusion in the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership being negotiated here would be a major victory for public health advocates and could set a precedent for other trade pacts. Tobacco companies have been
New York Times
added Oct 1, 2015 22:14
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[Canada, Georgia, New York] Native American-Owned Tobacco Company Settles Suit With Tobacco Distributor ($$)

A Native American-owned tobacco company on Jan. 9 dismissed its suit in Georgia federal court against a cigarette distributor that sold expired cigarettes to retailers without the manufacturer’s permission after the parties agreed to a confidential settl
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 11, 2017 21:44
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Georgia Colleges Prohibiting Tobacco, but Questions About Enforcement Linger

At the 31 public colleges and universities that make up the University System of Georgia, smoking will be forbidden. The use of chewing tobacco could lead to a penalty. And even products that “simulate the use of tobacco,” including e-cigarettes, are sch
New York Times
added Sep 28, 2014 22:03
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[Florida, Georgia] Fla. Atty Disciplined Over Bungled Wrongful Death Suit

Christopher M. Chesnut, who owns Atlanta-based The Chestnut Firm and was one of several attorneys who represented Cynthia Robinson...stemming from a grievance complaint by a mother Chestnut represented in a wrongful death suit over the fatal shooting of h
Law360
added Oct 28, 2015 16:40
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Georgia raises excise tax on cigarettes

On January 1, 2015, Georgia raised the excise tax on tobacco products, including cigarettes with filters (20 units) - 20%, to 0.9 lari, on non-filter cigarettes (20 units) - 25% to 0.25 lari. Appropriate changes to the Tax Code of Georgia were publishe
Vestnik Kavkaza
added Jan 4, 2015 10:26
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[Georgia] Study: Cancer Risk In E-Cigarette Vapors

Researchers from Boston University grew a batch of human bronchial cells in the presence of electronic cigarette vapor, Consumer Affairs reports. They had a second batch in presence of tobacco smoke. The two batches of cells showed similar patterns that c
CBS Atlanta (CW69, WAOK, 92.9 The Game))
added Apr 14, 2014 15:40
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[Georgia] Kentucky tobacco grower markets liquid nicotine

A Kentucky company is looking to cash in on the cultural shift to e-cigarettes with the product farmers know best: tobacco. USA Liquid Nicotine, a venture of Kentucky tobacco grower Brian Furnish of Cynthiana, will sell liquid nicotine extracted from tob
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added May 12, 2014 11:59
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[Georgia] 7 plead guilty to tobacco trafficking charges

Seven more defendants of 50 initially arrested in an illegal tobacco traffic ring have pleaded guilty in Gwinnett County Superior Court
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Jul 25, 2012 09:52
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[Georgia] Ga. farmers growing more tobacco in '13

Professor and cooperative extension agronomist Michael Moore told the Telegraph of Macon that Georgia farmers have planted more tobacco in 2013 than any of the past four years. The increase in tobacco growing in the state is linked to an increase in loc
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 28, 2013 01:23
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[Georgia] Hartsfield-Jackson to turn smoking rooms into cigar shops

The Atlanta airport is launching a plan to convert smoking rooms into cigar shops that would charge a fee to patrons who want to light up. The plan comes as a number of other major airports have closed smoking rooms and gone smoke-free indoors. Hartsfi
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Sep 23, 2016 16:06
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