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[Florida] GUS: RJ Reynolds takes another hit. Updated with add'l info on the 9/15 diary about RJR.

So much for the decades of shoulder shrugging, "I din't no nuttin" persona put on by Big tobacco. They were not only keeping up on current research, they were investing millions of dollars not only into whether or not cigarettes were addictive and le
Daily Kos (blog)
added Sep 28, 2015 19:46

Guest column: Big Tobacco should butt out of trying to make laws in Florida

Big Tobacco is clearly behind House Bill 169 in the Florida House of Representatives. It would prevent local communities from deciding for themselves how to prevent youth from being exposed to tobacco products. If House Bill 169 is passed, all control
Florida Times-Union
added Apr 14, 2014 20:06

[UK] British American Tobacco hires Bite's crisis comms head Will Hill

Will Hill: to work on British American Tobacco's fight against plain packaging
PR Week (uk)
added Jun 22, 2012 12:33

[Canada] More than 40% of Cigarettes Purchased in Ontario are Contraband / Government Looks the Other Way, says NCACT

Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 23, 2014 19:11

[Canada] VIDEO: Advocates against smoking concerned about status of tobacco legislation

A coalition of local health organizations are pushing the province to pass 3 laws aimed at protecting Alberta youth from tobacco. The Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta says the province’s new animal health bill is merely a way to stall bills 203, 206 an
630CHED (Edmonton, AB) (ca)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:58

Michele Simon: When Will the FDA Stand Up to Big Tobacco?

Yes, you read that right: industry is alleging conflict of interest. This is the industry that created an entire front group called the Tobacco Institute whose mission was to obstruct, misdirect, and delay scientific research related to the deadly impact
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 3, 2013 02:59

Imperial Tobacco Canada | Nova Scotia media reports suggesting e-cigarette ban are extremely worrisome

Imperial Tobacco Canada hopes recent news reports that suggest the Nova Scotia government intends to treat electronic cigarettes like traditional cigarettes are unfounded. Canada's largest tobacco manufacturer says regulating e-cigarettes, which do not co
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:02

[Canada] Group wants proposed menthol cigarette ban to apply to aboriginal tobacco industry

National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco will tour the province and turn the heat up on the Liberals until the Bill 44 hearings begin later this month. Though First Nations have a constitutionally guaranteed right to grow tobacco on reserves, their t
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 10, 2015 09:54

[Florida, North Carolina] Filmmaker charged with trying to extort R.J. Reynolds

Joseph Patrick Kelly is accused of threatening to release some footage he shot for Reynolds of a mock trial, unless the company donated $15,000 to a Kickstarter campaign for a horror film ... "Well, from the photos attached you can probably see some impo
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 4, 2014 15:24

[Canada] Tobacco company threatens legal showdown over plain packaging bill

In a submission to the Senate committee studying bill S-5, Imperial Tobacco warns that if it isn’t amended, the industry will fight for its right to brand its products. “Plain packaging represents an unprecedented assault on commercial expression and al
iPolitics (ca)
added Apr 6, 2017 21:14
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