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[Australia] Federal Group, Labor, tobacco giant under spotlight as review of 1973 bribe allegations welcomed

Tasmania's Police Commissioner has agreed to review a four-decades old investigation into bribery allegations surrounding the resignation of the former deputy premier Kevin Lyons, which triggered the fall of the government in 1972.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 9, 2017 20:38
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Legislation

Food and Drugs Act of 1906 First federal food and drug law No express reference to tobacco products . . . Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) of 1938 Superseded 1906 Act Definition of a "drug" includes "articles intended for use in the diagnosis
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 9, 2017 20:14
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Regulation

1967 Federal Communications Commission rules that the Fairness Doctrine (an attempt to ensure that all coverage of controversial issues by a broadcast station be balanced and fair) applies to cigarette advertising. Stations broadcasting cigarette commerc
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 9, 2017 20:14
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[Florida] $13.8M Verdict in Smoking Case That Harkened Back to Tobacco-Fighting 'Dream Team'

Scott Schlesinger, whose late father Sheldon Schlesinger worked alongside heavy-hitting Tampa attorney C. Steven Yerrid.. It's a battle his family has been fighting for decades, including when Chiles' "dream team" recovered $11.3 billion in Medicaid expen
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added May 9, 2017 14:53
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LONGMAN: The GOP’s Turn to Fake Science Should Have Consequences

The Republican Party is more and more resembling an organization like the Center for Indoor Air Research. Because its lies have such a negative impact on human health, they ought to face the same fate.
Washington Monthly
added May 9, 2017 13:48
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[UK] Greatest double act of them all: He shored her up in times of crisis and broke the ice when shyness overcame her. Now his retirement means we'll see less of the Queen too, say the Mail's royal writers

Showing his devotion, on their wedding day, he added an additional vow — to give up smoking, which his bride hated.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 5, 2017 12:38
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[New York] Fashion and smoking: Celebrities “rebel” at the MET Gala

The Marlboro cigarette packet can be clearly seen in Mr Jacobs’ hand. Associating the Marlboro brand with exclusivity, celebrity, fashion, and rebellion... No doubt Philip Morris is pleased to see its brand being held up as a fashion accessory. It sure be
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added May 5, 2017 02:19
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Introducing 22nd Century Group (NYSE MKT: XXII) and Tobacco Harm Reduction…

In independent clinical studies, their very low nicotine (VLN) tobacco has demonstrated remarkable efficacy as a smoking cessation aid. For smokers who are not ready to quit, their high nicotine tobacco lets them produce a cigarette with what they belie
Stock News Watch
added May 4, 2017 15:04
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The English women who built America: The true tale is told in new period drama Jamestown (and the cast say you can expect lashings of lust and brutality)

Tells the true tale of women shipped out on the first English settlement It was 100 women were selected to sail over as wives to the men already there
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 1, 2017 22:14
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[California] 'Please applaud with hands only': Bizarre century-old posters encouraging etiquette in movie theaters were the first 'switch off your cell phone' warnings

California became the first state to introduce a smoking ban in 1995 - but in 1912 those whose attended a film screening were told to keep their cigarettes in their pockets
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 1, 2017 22:14
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