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[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
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[Massachusetts] Cigar lovers to FDA: A cigar isn't just a cigar

some in the cigar world are pushing to make sure their livelihoods and the products they enjoy don't go up in smoke. While the Food and Drug Administration has expressed its intention to regulate cigars under a 2009 law that gave it authority over the to
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2012 16:01
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[Russia] Smokers Can Now Get Cigarettes With Their Mail

agreement reached between Russia's national mail service Russian Post and four tobacco companies—British American Tobacco, Philip Morris, Japan Tobacco International and Imperial Tobacco—cigarettes will be sold in 30,000 post offices across the country.
Moscow Times (ru)
added Aug 3, 2015 15:50
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Burma/Myanmar, China] As global brands trumpet arrival in newly-opened Myanmar, tobacco giants slip in sans fanfare

British American Tobacco, the world's second largest cigarette manufacturer, shepherded a select audience of government officials to a low key ceremony last month where it formalized a $50 million investment over five years to produce, market and sell it
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 21, 2013 09:25
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Heartland Institute And Tobacco

Led by president and CEO Joseph Bast, the Heartland Institute has a long and disgraceful track record of misleading the public . . . Heartland's scientifically and morally indefensible advocacy on smoking is no surprise given that a significant portion o
Forecast the Facts.org
added Jun 14, 2012 20:14
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Tobacco control in Namibia: the importance of government capacity, media coverage and industry interference

The fact that Namibia was able to pass fairly comprehensive tobacco control legislation with such meagre resources is commendable. The government must now implement the regulations that make the legislation effective. Tobacco control progress in low-incom
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2013 06:20
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[Oregon] PSU professor helps uncover how tobacco companies avoid $1 billion in taxes

James F. Pankow, a professor of Chemistry and Civil & Environmental Engineering at Portland State University (PSU), provided important analytical measurements for Bloomberg News in a recent article discussing how some tobacco products are being sold in t
The Oregonian blogs
added Mar 11, 2013 02:49
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How big tobacco got its way in Florida Legislature [FREE FULL TEXT]

In 2009, tobacco lobbyists aggressively pushed a bill that drastically capped the amount four tobacco companies have to pay to appeal certain court judgments against them. The bill, SB 2198, was authored by Sen. Mike Haridopolos but written by the tobacc
Florida Times-Union
added Dec 31, 2012 11:07
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[Australia, USA] WOODHEAD: Big Pharma's credibility goes up in smoke

Companies such as GSK (Zyban, Nicabate), Pfizer (Champix) and Johnson and Johnson (Nicorette) are active members of a conservative US lobby group called the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). . . . If these Big Pharma companies are so committe
6minutes.com.au (au)
added Jul 17, 2012 05:07
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EDITORIAL: Who Wants Tobacco Business Dead in Africa?

if the concern of ITGA and tobacco farmers is that the FCTC will take away farmers' livelihood . . . If the concern of WHO FCTC is to reduce the burden of tobacco use, and prevent the death of millions of users and make plans for better alternative to t
Africa News (nl)
added Jul 10, 2012 14:51
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