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[Maine] "NAFTA on Steroids" Trade Talks to Wrap Up

Mills and 47 other state AGs sent a letter to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative... the National Association of Manufacturers replied... "Now how did they get our letter?" Mills asked....Thanks for responding on behalf of the U.S. Trade Represent
Rockland (ME) Free Press
added Dec 19, 2014 02:32
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[Louisiana] State police expect New Orleans to lose millions if smoking ban is passed

Representatives presenting the report to the Louisiana Gaming Control Board..."I do believe the board has a responsibility since it is our duty under the law to promote economic development through gaming in this state -- and gaming huge footprint in New
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Dec 19, 2014 02:14

AUDIO: Blair Horner: New York Is Losing Control Of The War On Tobacco

Over the past few years, New York has slashed its tobacco control efforts in half, from a high of $85 million to just under $40 million today. When these programs are cut, more kids start to smoke, fewer smokers quit, health care costs go up and, worst o
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Dec 16, 2014 03:27

[UK] Merchants of Doubt — film review

charlatan scientists and scholars have been mobilised by the hand of oil or tobacco, this documentary’s villains, to retaliate against truth and true expertise — that cigarettes kill people ...Chastening; grimly funny; salutary
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 11, 2014 23:39

[France] No cigarette price rise in January

CIGARETTE prices in France will remain unchanged in the new year, after MPs voted to throw out a planned 30 centime rise. The move by the National Assembly comes after intense lobbying by tobacconists and manufacturers.
The Connexion
added Dec 10, 2014 15:19

[Kentucky] Statewide Smoking Ban Sought Again by Hospital Association

Kentucky Hospital Association has reiterated its support of smoke-free workplaces and public places throughout the state in hopes that 2015 will be the year that legislators pass a statewide ban on smoking in enclosed spaces.
added Dec 10, 2014 12:00

[UK] Delay in law on plain packs for cigarettes angers MPs

Failure to push through law in time for general election would be seen as ‘victory’ for big tobacco and lobbyists... MPs from all three main parties, including the Tory chair of the health select committee, have warned time is running out to introduce a
The Observer (uk)
added Dec 8, 2014 14:21

[Missouri] LEONE: Tobacco: 18 Is Old Enough

These extremists, whose ultimate goal is prohibition, hide behind the political façade of “let’s protect the kids” and start by attacking unpopular adult issues like tobacco. If we, the people, allow this to happen, do not be surprised when the nanny stat
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Dec 7, 2014 17:26

Troutman Sanders Tobacco Practice Publishes Article on E-Cigarettes in Smokeshop Magazine

“Hey Legislators: Vaping Products Don’t Belong in the MSA!” discusses the “longshot” bid by congressmen to have e-cigarettes included in the Master Settlement ...E-cigarette companies were not even in operation at the time the MSA was signed, and therefo
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Dec 7, 2014 13:01

[Canada] National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) | More than 300 Million Additional Cigarettes Bound for Illegal Market Without Action on Contraband Tobacco

Bill 45, the Making Healthy Choices Act, 2014, will, among other things, ban flavoured tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes. The black market already has a large number of flavoured tobacco products available for sale. This is particularly true
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Dec 4, 2014 19:58
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