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Lobbyists, Bearing Gifts, Pursue Attorneys General

Myers...who was on a panel about e-cigarettes at an event in Park City, Utah, was startled by what he saw: lobbyists from regulated industries — financial, energy, alcohol, tobacco and pharmaceutical companies — socializing with top state law enforcement
New York Times
added Dec 3, 2014 13:36
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[Canada] Tobacco industry rep concerned by cannabis packaging rules

Imperial Tobacco's Eric Gagnon says it's unfair that proposed packaging and branding rules for cannabis in Canada are not as strict as those for tobacco products
Lift (ca)
added Apr 22, 2017 23:30
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[Australia] Caution over safety urged on approval of e-cigarettes

PUBLIC health experts have urged the Tasmanian Liberals to ensure that national safety authorities determine the safety of e-cigarettes. The Southern Young Liberals’ motion calls on the State Government to remove any impediment to e-cigarette sales. The
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Sep 5, 2015 18:19
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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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[UK] CRAIG: The Great British rake-off... what really happens to the billions YOU donate to charity: Fat cat pay, appalling waste and hidden agendas

My book, The Great Charity Scandal, is not an attack on charity, but an attack on charities that put their own interests first. / however worthy ASH’s intentions, it’s not obvious that it is a charity whose purposes are widely supported by an enthusiasti
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2014 09:45
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[Canada] BONOKOSKI: Butting out: Not seeing the tobacco fields for the leaves

Philpott is working to reduce tobacco consumption among Canadians, but has left out important stakeholders such as convenience store owners and organizations fighting the scourge of contraband tobacco
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 01:34
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[Canada] Anti-smoking advocates push minister for further tobacco restrictions in Alberta

“We want an across-the-board ban on all flavours, across-the-board protection for all workers from second-hand smoke, and we want the legislation implemented in its entirety,” said Les Hagen, director of the advocacy group Action on Smoking and Health.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:09
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[Colorado] Pot proponents pull bar smoking initiative after city promises talks

Denver marijuana proponents are withdrawing a city initiative for "social smoking" after city and business leaders agreed to work with them to develop a better law. "Not until after we collected enough signatures to get this on the ballot did city offici
KMGH ABC Denver's 7
added Sep 5, 2015 19:46
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EDITORIAL: Attorneys General for Sale

an entire industry has sprung up to lobby state attorneys general on behalf of companies that are under scrutiny, or that need special legal benefits from a state. The companies give hundreds of thousands of dollars (and often much more) to the campaigns
New York Times
added Dec 3, 2014 13:34
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[Massachusetts] Raucous hearing on tobacco sales in Westminster halted

An unruly public hearing on a proposal to prohibit the sale of tobacco products came to a sudden and rowdy halt Wednesday evening after shouting and clapping opponents of the ban repeatedly refused the chairwoman’s request to come to order.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Nov 13, 2014 02:40
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