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VIDEO: CORDOBA: Small business owner: FDA rules threaten Florida heritage of hand-rolled cigars

Unfortunately, I find the tale of overreaching government destroying family-run businesses is all too familiar. Our family business was already taken from us once when Fidel Castro's regime shut down factories all across Cuba. My wife and I know that we'
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Aug 17, 2016 18:53

[Pennsylvania] Opinions divided on banning of e-cigarettes in public places

Between the poles of calling for a ban on indoor e-cigarette smoking because it “normalizes” smoking behavior or fighting any ban because it’s bad for business, 15 people testified Monday at a public hearing held by the Allegheny County Board of Health.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Aug 17, 2016 14:42

[Massachusetts] New Pittsfield tobacco regulations will bring buying age up to 21, expand buffer zone around day care centers

A public information session Tuesday on proposed new tobacco control regulations being implemented by the Board of Health generated few questions and no opposition. Robyn Sharp, representing the Global Partners company, which owns five convenience store
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Aug 17, 2016 13:22

[Australia] Protesters call for right to vape

Dozens of fuming vapers gathered on the steps of the Victorian Parliament sending plumes of vapour towards the MPs who have introduced new laws regulating e-cigarettes. Supporters of vaping say the devices are a far healthier alternative to smoking tobac
The Age (au)
added Aug 16, 2016 17:37

[Florida] Carlton: Not a smoker's world anymore

I remember after the Clean Indoor Air Act passed way back when that a brilliant, chain-smoking judge I covered put a great deal of legal research into getting his private office exempted. It worked, but only for a little while. Some smokers argue this b
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 13, 2016 19:24

[California] One Hit Wonder Spins off 2 Flavors in the wake of FDA Vaping Regulations

Mad Hatter Juice is known for their I Love Donuts Eliquid, I Love Taffy Eliquid....One Hit Wonder Eliquid is handcrafted...interested in pushing back on the new FDA regulations can visit: California Smoke Free Organizat
PR Newswire
added Aug 12, 2016 18:47
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[California] Santa Maria residents pushing for smoke-free parks

Sister Janet has been working for nearly a decade in Santa Maria to ban smoking in parks and beaches. “When I was a kid my dad smoked Lucky Strike, and I mean he smoked. What did it do to him? He got asthma and emphysema and being on a respirator months
KSBY-TV (San Luis Obispo, CA)
added Aug 12, 2016 16:48

ACS CAN: California Falling Short on Cancer-Fighting Policies

reasons is its low tobacco tax rate. This is according to How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality.... “Fortunately, voters can change that cancer outlook by voting yes on Prop 56 on
Business Wire
added Aug 11, 2016 14:57

The money is starting to roll in on California's 17 ballot propositions. A lot of it

In the last two months, tobacco companies have contributed nearly $36 million to a campaign to kill a proposed cigarette tax, Proposition 56...In 2012, tobacco companies spent more that $46 million to defeat a similar measure that would have imposed a $1-
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 11, 2016 14:56

Elizabeth Warren Claims GOP ‘Rigging The System’ In Favor Of Exxon

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Wednesday Republicans pushing against ExxonMobil investigations are an example in “how big corporations rig the system.”...Republican efforts to stymie the Exxon investigation “reprises the tobacco lawsuit’s own earl
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Aug 11, 2016 14:30
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