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Vape industry goes on attack against FDA over e-cigarettes

Facing potential bankruptcy, the nation's 15,000 vaping and e-cigarette outlets are mounting a massive political campaign..."Right to Vape" campaign plans to barnstorm through 15 battleground and politically influential states to pressure lawmakers up for
Washington DC Examiner
added Sep 6, 2016 18:07
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[Greece] Amendment eyeing restrictions on cigarette sales withdrawn after outcry

A proposed amendment by 16 SYRIZA deputies calling for a prohibition of the sale of cigarettes and other smoking-related products at corner shops was withdrawn Tuesday, following strong reaction from trade associations.
Kathimerini (gr)
added Sep 6, 2016 18:05
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The California Voter Ordeal: 17 Decisions on the Ballot

Doesn’t California have a State Legislature to deal with these kinds of things?...Mr. Steyer said he had turned to the voting booth because cigarette tax increases had failed 17 times in the Legislature, testimony to the clout of the tobacco industry (wh
New York Times
added Sep 5, 2016 20:30
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[California] THESE GROUPS SAY NO ON PROP 56

California Black Chamber of Commerce / California Retailers Association / Hispanic Leadership Fund / California State Fraternal Order of Police / Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs / Robert Pacheco, Mayor, City of Walnut
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Sep 4, 2016 11:36
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[California] READ PROPOSITION 56

Prop. 56 is a $1.4 billion “tax hike grab” by insurance companies and other wealthy special interests to dramatically increase their profits by shortchanging schools and ignoring other pressing problems. See highlights and notes for exactly how they do t
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Sep 4, 2016 11:34
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[California] No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab

We all want to help those who want to stop smoking, but PROP 56 IS NOT WHAT IT APPEARS TO BE. Prop 56 is a $1.4 billion “tax hike grab” by insurance companies and other wealthy special interests to dramatically increase their profits by shortchanging sch
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Sep 4, 2016 11:34
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A Lobbyist Wrote the Bill. Will the Tobacco Industry Win Its E-Cigarette Fight?

Documents obtained by The New York Times show that Altria last year distributed draft legislation on Capitol Hill that would eliminate the new requirement that most e-cigarettes already on sale in the United States be evaluated retroactively to determine
New York Times
added Sep 5, 2016 13:33
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Vaping is saving lives, American think tank argues

The Reason Foundation urges the Hong Kong government to adopt a rational and lenient policy towards vaping instead of condemning the city’s 600,000-plus smokers to death...a new research paper, The Vapour Revolution: How bottom-up innovation is saving liv
Harbour Times (hk)
added Sep 3, 2016 14:37
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Tobacco War Lobbying Documents (PDF)

DocumentCloud.org
added Sep 2, 2016 16:24
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Tobacco Industry Works to Block Rules on E-Cigarettes

The e-cigarette and cigar industries have enlisted high-profile lobbyists and influential congressional allies...documents obtained by The New York Times show that Altria last year distributed draft legislation on Capitol Hill that would eliminate the new
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2016 15:18
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