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[Togo] The Time John Boehner Personally Battled To Stop An Anti-Smoking Executive Order

learned that George H.W. Bush was considering signing an Executive Order banning workplace smoking by federal employees, he decided to take a stand for “individual rights and freedoms.” “I has come to my attention that OMB is circulating a proposed Execut
BuzzFeed
added Sep 25, 2015 15:57
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[Kansas] Tobacco lobby accuses Kan. Revenue Dept. of blowing smoke

The bill increases fines for convictions of trafficking untaxed tobacco or obstructing tax collection on tobacco. Initial convictions would come with a fine of $1,000 to $2,500 and repeat convictions could result in a $100,000 fine or jail time. ... Toba
Hays (KS) Post
added Mar 9, 2015 10:23
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[Pennsylvania] Cigar tax in Pa. 2015 budget would drive out cigar industry, businessman says

Zimmerman, owner of The Tobacco Company, a premium cigar outlet, is concerned that Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed 2015 state budget would do just that. Under Wolf's proposed $30 billion state spending plan, cigars would be taxed at 40 percent of the wholesale
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Mar 8, 2015 09:41
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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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Tobacco Or Medicinal Product? Europe Divided Over E-Cigarettes

The vote has set the stage for an e-cigarette tussle in Brussels. Will the council agree that e-cigarettes should be treated like tobacco? Or will the council continue to insist that e-cigarettes should be regulated as medicinal devices?
Radio Free Europe
added Oct 13, 2013 01:21
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[Europe] ARCHIVE: BRAUCHLI: Cigarettes and Senators

Consider Senators Mitch McConnell (R - KY) and Richard Burr (R - N.C.). ... The money that cigarettes have paid the two men, as well as some of their colleagues, makes them understandably sensitive to the well-being of their donors and they have expresse
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:30
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[Indonesia] Tobacco farmer hold a rally against the bill

the tobacco farmers united in the National Coalition of Clove Cigarette Saviors and Tobacco Farmers Alliance (APTI) rallied outside the office of Ministry of Health on Tuesday.
zzOLD: ROL (Republika Online) (id)
added Jul 3, 2012 14:26
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[Canada] CALANTZOPOULOS: This product can help millions quit smoking ...if we’re allowed to talk about it

Rather than keeping people in the dark for their own good, the law should enable informed choice based on thorough scientific evaluation. We urge Parliament to consider revising S-5 to propel innovations that will lead to drastically lower smoking rates
Financial Post (ca)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:47
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Piles of CIGARS scheduled to arrive at Hillary’s campaign office; too mean-spirited?

A website calling itself Send Clinton Cigars charges $3 to purchase and deliver a single cigar, $5 for two or $10 for five, with net proceeds going to the Wounded Warrior Project. ...cigars are a hallmark reminder of former President Bill Clinton’s dalli
BizPac Review
added Apr 26, 2015 16:35
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Ehefs.Org Reveals Why with E Cig Regulation the Fda Might Shoot Itself in the Foot

That was commended by the federal courts; they brought up the point that even though the nicotine in e cig is derived from tobacco products, but it is not really proper to call them "tobacco products" as they deliver nicotine in a propylene glycol vapor i
SBWire
added Oct 25, 2013 22:14
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