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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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[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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Marie Polet – President & CEO - Imperial Tobacco Canada: When government regulation misses the mark

No longer are these ineffective and excessive regulations aimed at tobacco products alone. In Canada and abroad, the list includes junk food, soda, sugar… and it is growing in leaps and bounds.
Canadian Club of Montreal (ca)
added Mar 28, 2014 14:35
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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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EDITORIAL: Going after a good cigar / The FDA wants to expand its authority to regulate premium pleasure

cigar smokers argue there is no need to expand the regulation of cigars and tobacconists. Given who the friends of premium cigars are, and the determination of the government to control everything, this is an issue not likely to soon go up in smoke.
Washington Times
added May 6, 2015 13:18
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[Australia, Uruguay] LETTER FROM PUBLIC HEALTH ORGS TO EUROPEAN COMMISSION (PDF)

We are deeply concerned about the potential for the tobacco industry to misuse international trade and investment agreements... We write specifically to address statements made by Philip Morris International (PMI) in its December 8, 2014 letter on ISDS
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Jan 31, 2015 10:42
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Revision of smoking ban in Bulgaria is not a populist measure: MP

“There is a need to allow smoking at night entrainment establishments after 11 p.m.,” said Martin Zahariev, MP with Coalition for Bulgaria, speaking at the meeting between the parliamentary group and representatives of the Bulgarian Hotel and Restaurant A
Focus English News (bg)
added May 30, 2013 12:57
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[Africa, Russia, South America/Caribbean] Malawi farmers’ livelihood to go up in smoke as Chile bans public puffing

"We're very concerned with the smoking ban in Chile, in Russia and other countries have also proposed similar bans,” Malawi’s Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) chief executive officer Bruce Munthali told The Nation newspaper. “Tobacco farmers as any othe
MaraviPost.com (mw)
added Apr 6, 2013 05:11
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