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Attorneys General, Nonprofit Support Cigar Industry In FDA Lawsuit

A group of attorneys general and a nonprofit organization have filed amicus briefs supporting the cigar industry's fight against FDA regulation. Both documents argue in favor of the recently proposed Motion for Summary Judgment and opening brief filed by
Cigar Aficionado
added Feb 24, 2017 14:44

Maine AG contends proposed bill would weaken Tobacco Control Act

called on Congress to vote against a proposal that would weaken the Tobacco Control Act. Mills, along with Indiana Attorney General Gregg Zoeller, argue that the new proposal also would limit the authority of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to rev
Legal NewsLine
added Jul 14, 2015 21:00

SIEGEL: Trampling on the Constitution: Democratic Lawmakers Urge Attorneys General to Enforce Master Settlement Agreement on Electronic Cigarette Companies

what these members of Congress are asking the Attorneys General to do is to trample on the Constitution. They are asking the Attorneys General to violate the established laws of their state by not only ignoring the clear language of the MSA, but by illega
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Feb 20, 2014 15:49

State AGs Want Tobacco Regs Protected In Trade Deals ($$)

Dozens of state attorneys general on Monday urged the U.S. Trade Representative to exclude tobacco products while negotiating trade and investment agreements, pointing to concerns that trade pacts might open the door for corporations to undermine anti-tob
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 30, 2014 14:40

ExxonMobil's Tobacco Guidelines

ExxonMobil is no longer operating company-run retail stores, however, the corporation is still heavily invested in preventing tobacco sales to minors at its branded dealer and wholesale locations. In documents sent to ExxonMobil wholesalers and obtained
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Feb 12, 2013 18:36

Movie Studios Should Stop Depicting Smoking in Youth-Rated Movies

National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)
added May 11, 2012 11:23

EUBANKS: Big Oil and Big Tobacco: A Deadly Partnership Rooted in Deception

The federal government’s investigation and the civil lawsuit against Big Tobacco that followed placed front and center the precise issue presented in the attorneys general investigations involving ExxonMobil: Did the company, in its public statements sug
Union of Concerned Scientists
added Jul 21, 2016 14:44

States Urge Retail Giants With Pharmacies to Stop Selling Tobacco Products

More than two dozen attorneys general sent letters on Sunday to five of the country’s largest retailers, encouraging them to stop selling tobacco products in stores that also have pharmacies, which would follow the example CVS Caremark set with its annou
New York Times
added Mar 17, 2014 00:34

State AGs, Members of Congress Demand Regulation of E-Cigarettes

These demands for FDA regulation come amidst an explosion of marketing for e-cigarettes and a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showing a doubling in youth use of e-cigarettes from 2011 to 2012.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 28, 2013 21:08

FISHER: Holy End Run! Attorneys General Urge Action As E-Cigarettes Gain Market Share

But there’s not much the AGs can do to plug the loophole that is draining revenue from their 1998 settlement agreement. Having bet on the continued success of conventional cancer sticks, they were caught sleeping when the market went digital.
added Sep 26, 2013 06:15
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