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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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22nd Century Group Subsidiary, Goodrich Tobacco, Applies for Federal License to Manufacture Tobacco Products

Until now, Goodrich Tobacco has contracted with independent federally licensed tobacco manufacturers to produce its proprietary commercial products, RED SUN®, MAGIC® and SPECTRUM®. Goodrich Tobacco has always supplied its contract manufacturers with its o
Business Wire
added Jan 31, 2013 18:24
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U.S. TRADE AGREEMENTS SHOULD NOT APPLY TO TOBACCO / Forty-five state and territorial attorneys general sent a letter urging the U.S. trade representative to exclude tobacco and tobacco products when negotiating all international trade and investment agree

Dear Ambassador Froman: The undersigned Attorneys General write to request that the United States Trade Representative act to preserve the ability of state and local governments to regulate tobacco products to protect the public health. This request is
National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)
added Jan 28, 2014 07:47
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[North Carolina] Judge: Tobacco companies aren't in danger of liquidation

The ruling by Judge William Stocks gives Renegade Holdings Inc., Renegade Tobacco Co. and Alternative Brands Inc. at least another six weeks to try to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for a second time.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 8, 2012 18:24
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[Connecticut] FDA Tells Jepsen It's On Same E-Cigarette Page

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) shares George Jepsen's concerns about electronic cigarettes—and plans to step in to regulate them. The FDA sent that message to Jepsen, Connecticut's attorney general, and 39 of his colleagues in a letter sen
New Haven (CT) Independent
added Nov 20, 2013 02:34
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[California] CA Upholds $3 Million Fee Award in Tobacco Settlement Violation

The Fourth District Court of Appeal has upheld an attorney fee award of nearly $3 million against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in an action for violation of the 1998 national tobacco settlement. Div. One held that San Diego Superior Court Judge Ronald
Metropolitan News-Enterprise (Los Angeles, CA)
added May 22, 2013 19:56
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[Florida] E-cigarettes an industry on the make

International chains and e-cigarette- specific stores are spreading as the smoke-free cigarette business explodes into an industry that has already marked $1 billion in sales this year. Totally Wicked, an e-cigarette chain based in the United Kingdom, o
Sarasota (FL) Herald-Tribune
added Sep 29, 2013 20:54
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PARTICIPATING MANUFACTURERS under the Master Settlement Agreement as of January 27 , 2015 (PDF)

The following list of brand name tobacco products sold in the United States by Participating Manufacturers has been prepared based on information provided to NAAG by the Participating Manufacturers. NAAG
National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)
added May 11, 2015 15:21
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Lobbyists, Bearing Gifts, Pursue Attorneys General

But Matthew L. Myers...who was on a panel about e-cigarettes at an event in Park City, Utah, was startled by what he saw: lobbyists from regulated industries — financial, energy, alcohol, tobacco and pharmaceutical companies — socializing with top state l
New York Times
added Oct 29, 2014 09:41
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GLANTZ: Big success for ecig companies: US kids rapidly taking them up

My priorities: 1. Ecigs should not be allowed to be used anywhere cigarettes are not allowed (i.e., in smokefree environments). Over 100 communities and several states have already done this. 2. Ecigs should be subject to all the same sales and licensi
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 7, 2013 16:19
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