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[Virginia] MURILLO: Tobacco regulation needs to support innovation

consumers are increasingly interested in trying innovative tobacco products. Newer technologies may hold the promise for harm reduction...At Altria, we are committed to working with FDA and other interested stakeholders to help make this potential a reali
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Aug 19, 2016 17:48
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[California] LAFAIVE: Cigarette tax hike initiative a bridge too far

This initiative, if adopted, will lead to rampant tax evasion... Scholars at the Michigan-based Mackinac Center for Public Policy and others have examined in detail the interaction of cigarette taxes and illicit behavior. They report that in 2014, more t
Orange County (CA) Register
added Aug 18, 2016 14:54
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AARP TO DROP ALEC AFTER MEMBERS’ OUTCRY

On August 5, AARP announced that it would not renew its membership in ALEC as a result of members’ concerns: “After hearing from many of you, we’ve decided not to renew our membership to ALEC. We would never work against the interests of older Americans
Center for Media and Democracy
added Aug 18, 2016 14:53
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Cigarette makers fight North Dakota tobacco tax hike

Campaign finance disclosure reports filed with the North Dakota Secretary of State's office show Marlboro-maker Altria Group Inc. and RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. have contributed more than $860,000 to fight the tobacco tax increase that will appear on the No
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 18, 2016 03:54
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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: Californiasmokefreeorganization.org California Smoke Free Organizat
PR Newswire
added Aug 12, 2016 18:47
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