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Justice Kennedy’s Important Antitrust Opinions

wrote the majority opinion on four significant antitrust cases while on the bench, two dealing with pricing practices...Brooke Group v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco, 1993 In the Brooke Group...
Law360
added Jun 29, 2018 21:05
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[Australia] Tobacco plain packaging—investor-state arbitration

On 1 December 2011, the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011 (the Act) received Royal Assent and became law in Australia. The Act forms part of a comprehensive range of tobacco control measures to reduce the rate of smoking in Australia and is an investment
Australia Attorney-General's Department (au)
added Jun 29, 2018 13:57
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[UK] The ORIGINAL palace of bling: The Shangri-La in Surrey that was built by a crook and played host to legendary debauchery before it all burned to the ground (except its underwater pleasure dome)

Victorian mining speculator Whitaker Wright... An air vent emerged through Neptune’s mouth and wisps of smoke were sometimes seen drifting out of it when Wright and his friends were enjoying cigars.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 14:44
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[Virginia] Back in the Day | June 1966 - Bill Deal & the Rhondels at The Peppermint

ODU will ban smoking in all of its buildings. Students will not be able to smoke in their dorm rooms, and professors cannot light up in their offices. Recent studies showing the dangers of secondhand smoke prompted the action.
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Jun 24, 2018 15:46
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[New York, Vermont] Looking Back

1993:...Almost every grocery store, convenience store and gas station on the main streets of Bennington had a Marlboro or Camel sign advertising the price of cigarettes, and their parking lots were full of cars with New York plates...Vermont's tax on a p
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Jun 24, 2018 16:08
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Cheers To 80 Years Of The Food, Drug, And Cosmetic Act ($$)

we review how the FD&C Act came to be, how it has evolved...... Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009: expanding FDA authority over manufacturing, distribution and...
Law360
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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[Asia, China] Chinese art form refuses to be snuffed out

Although powdered tobacco and the cumbersome boxes that first held it originated in the West, snuff bottles are a uniquely Chinese innovation. And despite attempts to snuff out their presence over the centuries, the ornate works of art and symbols of one
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 21, 2018 18:49
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[Minnesota] Smoke-Shop Permits a New Battleground?

Here’s a brief timeline of St. Paul’s activity regarding flavored-tobacco products:
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jun 23, 2018 16:38
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[France, UK] War-time chaplain who gave troops 'one final gasper': Legendary WWI reverend dubbed 'Woodbine Willie' spent almost his entire salary on 865,000 cigarettes for sick and dying soldiers, says new research

'Woodbine Willie', the nickname of Reverend Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, spent the equivalent of more than £43,000 on nearly one million Woodbines for the Allied forces, according to a new book. Woodbines, which were strong and unfiltered, were not widely
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:55
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