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Japan Tobacco may be interested in Reynolds subsidiary

“Barbarians at the Gate” and in “Lost Empire: The Fall of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.”...Reynolds officials, dealing with that reality, decided in 1998-99 to sell the international rights to its cigarette brands to Japan Tobacco for $8 billion. That deal s
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Sep 26, 2015 19:09
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Japan Tobacco may be interested in Reynolds subsidiary

detailed in the bestseller “Barbarians at the Gate” and in “Lost Empire: The Fall of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.” by a team of reporters from the Winston-Salem Journal. Reynolds officials, dealing with that reality, decided in 1998-99 to sell the internatio
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Sep 26, 2015 19:08
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Thank You for Not Smoking / How the WHO Fought Tobacco Through Treaties

The FCTC, as the first treaty negotiated under the auspices of WHO and the first collective response to non-communicable diseases, provides a critical case study of how developments at the international level can influence domestic policymaking and creat
Foreign Affairs
added Sep 25, 2015 16:09
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Ukip MEP Tim Aker claims smoking ban destroyed more communities than pit closures

A Ukip MEP has been slammed for saying the smoking ban destroyed more communities than pit closures that devastated thousands under Margaret Thatcher. Tim Aker stood by his remarks at the Ukip party conference in Doncaster - despite them being attacked a
The Mirror (uk)
added Sep 25, 2015 16:04
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[Togo] The Time John Boehner Personally Battled To Stop An Anti-Smoking Executive Order

learned that George H.W. Bush was considering signing an Executive Order banning workplace smoking by federal employees, he decided to take a stand for “individual rights and freedoms.” “I has come to my attention that OMB is circulating a proposed Execut
BuzzFeed
added Sep 25, 2015 15:57
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Ralph Nader’s Tort Law Museum Seeks to Keep His Crusade Evergreen

new American Museum of Tort Law in Winsted, Conn...aims to describe the evolution of the law regarding negligence and liability, and it features some of the most groundbreaking cases ... the historic lawsuits that laid low tobacco companies and the asbest
New York Times
added Sep 25, 2015 10:49
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[UK-Scotland] Definitive list of the Top 100 best things from the last 30 years.. according to Scots

23. The Smoking ban
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:27
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[Illinois] Area history, Sept. 22, 2015

In 1965: Trustee Irving Dilliard of Collinsville caught the University of Illinois Board of Trustees by surprise Wednesday with a motion that the sale of cigarettes be prohibited on university premises. Trustees, some of whom were smoking at the time, re
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Sep 23, 2015 19:12
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[Illinois] Tom Kacich: Seeds of UI's smoking ban sown in the 1960s

Irving Dilliard was about 50 years ahead of his time.... In recent weeks, UI police have begun issuing citations for violations of the statewide Smoke-Free Campus Act. On the UI campus, 34 people have been issued citations
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Sep 23, 2015 18:29
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The Next Battle: E-Cigarettes

The public must see through e-cigarettes' deceptive marketing, which presents them as an answer for those who would like to smoke but would also like to stay healthy. E-cigarettes are certainly not the solution: the truth of the matter is, there is no sa
U.S. PIRG - The Federation of State PIRGs (Public Interest Research Groups)
added Sep 21, 2015 21:59
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