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[Massachusetts] Store owners: Butt out! Uproar over Westminster plan to ban tobacco sales

Westminster store owners and their supporters — fuming over their Health Board’s first-in-the-nation plan to ban tobacco sales — plan to pack a public hearing on the controversial proposal tonight that they say will crush business in the sleepy central M
Boston (MA) Herald
added Nov 12, 2014 11:58
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[North Carolina] Big 3 tobacco makers want FDA to ban vapor e-cigs

Reynolds American Inc. has fired an expected shot across the bow of small vapor cigarette manufacturers.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 7, 2014 15:10
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Policymakers and SFATA Members to Discuss Electronic Cigarette Industry at Washington, D.C. "Fly-In"

Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) and its member companies will head to Washington, D.C. for a "Day on the Hill" November 4 - 5 to meet with Congressional Representatives and senior staff legislators to discuss the rapidly growing electron
MarketWired
added Oct 24, 2013 18:06
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Exclusive: The Koch brothers' secret bank

The group, Freedom Partners, and its president, Marc Short, serve as an outlet for the ideas and funds of the mysterious Koch brothers ... • The U.S. Chamber of Commerce: $2 million.
Politico
added Sep 12, 2013 12:44
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[North Carolina] Ex-US Rep. Charlie Rose helped tobacco farmers

Former U.S. Rep. Charlie Rose, who used his seat on the House Agriculture Committee to help farmers and protect the tobacco crops that brought wealth to farmers in his North Carolina district, has died, his wife said Tuesday. Rose, 73, died of Parkinson’
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Sep 5, 2012 16:02
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[Canada] Public supports smoking ban on patio

Nearly 12 years ago, a class of Grade 8 students from Moose Jaw started a movement that changed the smoking culture in this province. And by the looks of a recent survey, the tide is turning once again. From May to June, several health agencies includi
Moose Jaw (SK) Times-Herald (ca)
added Aug 6, 2015 09:37
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[Canada, UK] Institute of Economic Affairs

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) is a leading right wing UK think tank, set up in 1955, which has a history of close collaboration with the tobacco industry, detailed on the pages below:
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:33
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[Europe, Malta] Rizzo wanted to press charges against John Dalli

Former police commissioner who investigate Dalligate unable to explain why he proceeded with a bribery charge against Silvio Zammit without issuing the same charge against the alleged author of the bribery
Malta Today (mt)
added Sep 26, 2013 23:27
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KESSLER: Electronic cigarettes should be part of the harm reduction debate

Last year my company acquired blu eCigs ... We see e-cigarettes as a product that has the potential to play a critical role in the national harm reduction discussion and affords our company a seat at the table in this debate.
The Hill
added Apr 17, 2013 14:51
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[Sri Lanka] Controversy over pictorial health warnings covering the front and back of the tobacco packs

The tobacco industry in Sri Lanka which is a monopoly of Sri Lanka has filed a court case against the decision of the Minister of Health. Currently there is a debate regarding the size of the warnings.
Asian Tribune
added Mar 26, 2013 14:59
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