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[China] In Marlboro country, smoking 'nurtures talent'

"Tobacco nurtures talent," says the slogan on the quadrangle wall at a school in Guang'an city, which is co-sponsored by the China Tobacco Corp and the Hope Project of the Communist Youth League.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 26, 2012 20:22
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[Pakistan] PTB exploits farmers : Tobacco growers seek govt assistance for alternate crop

Pakistan Tobacco Board (PTB) instead of helping tobacco farmers is promoting and supporting tobacco companies. Government did not seem to understand the importance of human factor as tobacco companies and PTB were exploiting tobacco growers.
Daily Times (pk)
added Jul 22, 2012 20:11
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Documents Show That Big Tobacco Has Been Interested In Pot For At Least 45 Years

With medical marijuana now legal in nearly half the country and pot now a legal retail item in Washington and Colorado, it would make sense that the nation’s tobacco companies would be seeing the potential for making green from green. And a new report unc
The Consumerist (blog)
added Jun 5, 2014 11:18
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[California] TOBACCO DUMP: Contraband cigarettes, cigars dumped by tax officials

California Board of Equalization agents on Wednesday, Jan. 8 destroyed about $600,000 worth of seized contraband tobacco products whose labels, at least, said they were Cuban cigars, brand-name cigarettes, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco.
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Jan 9, 2014 18:00
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PROCTOR: Camels: 100 years and still killing

The first modern cigarette arrived in 1913, a mild and sweet blend delivered in a neat pack. A century later, there's not much to party about. ... Camel's success has been literally breathtaking, caravaning millions into that sleep from which we never aw
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 23, 2013 14:43
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[Africa] Tobacco companies in Uganda oppose planned increase in taxes

BATU said the rise was detrimental to the industry. “Such sharp increases usually lead to a rise in illicit trade, currently standing at over 20 per cent of the market value, which is damaging to stakeholders, including the public health lobby,” said Di
East African Standard (ke)
added Sep 22, 2013 15:46
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Times-Union investigation: How big tobacco got its way in Florida Legislature ($$)

In 2009, tobacco lobbyists aggressively pushed a bill that drastically capped the amount four tobacco companies have to pay to appeal certain court judgments . . . SB 2198, was authored by Sen. Mike Haridopolos but written by the tobacco lobby.
Florida Times-Union
added Dec 30, 2012 15:08
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[Australia] GITTINS: Big Tobacco - what have they been smoking?

If we'd only open our minds to what British American Tobacco and the others are saying, we'd see how remarkably public spirited they are. They're worried not for themselves but about the ''serious unintended consequences'' they fear plain packaging will
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 22, 2012 02:22
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Janna Ryan, Paul Ryan's Wife, Lobbied For Cigar, Nuclear, Pharmaceutical Industries

husband in late 2000, but by all accounts she was an effective lobbyist before that. Over just three years, Ryan's 20 corporate clients paid more than $2.7 million in lobbying fees to her two employers, Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Williams & Jensen, accor
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 14, 2012 21:15
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[California, Oklahoma] Investigation reveals e-cigarette smokers may inhale metal

The State of Oklahoma doesn't have any laws about e-cigarettes, however Gov. Mary Fallin signed an executive order that bans the devices on state property that took effect Jan. 1. Oklahoma State University and the City of Tahlequah recently tabled propo
KJRH-TV CBS Channel 2 (Tulsa, OK)
added Feb 9, 2014 23:39
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