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[New York] Attorneys general want flavored e-cigarette ban

New York's attorney general has joined counterparts from two-dozen other states urging federal regulators to impose restrictions on electronic cigarettes with a ban on more than 7,000 flavors now available. In a letter they plan to submit Friday to the Fo
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 8, 2014 07:59
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AGs' Pressure On Tobacco Retailers May Lead To More Bans ($$)

The question of whether giants like Walgreen Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. should be selling deadly tobacco products alongside their hugely profitable pharmacy businesses made headlines across the country Monday, when attorneys general across...
Law360
added Mar 20, 2014 13:42
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[Massachusetts] Martha Coakley backs AGs’ call to snuff smokes

Coakley didn’t join her New England counterparts in signing the letters because her office didn’t have the opportunity to fully review them before the deadline, said spokesman Christopher Loh, though he added, “We commended CVS Caremark for removing all
Boston (MA) Herald
added Mar 18, 2014 14:38
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Oklahoma attorney general didn't join anti-tobacco movement

The signature of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was not included on a letter that 28 attorneys general from 24 states, three U.S. territories and Washington, D.C. sent to five major retailers Friday, urging them to stop selling tobacco products.
The Oklahoman
added Mar 18, 2014 01:03
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AGs ask stores to end tobacco sales

A group of 24 state attorneys general, including two from the Southeast, has sent a letter to five drug store and grocery chains asking them to pull tobacco products from their shelves.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 18, 2014 00:45
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AGs Push More Pharmacies To Ditch Tobacco After CVS Move ($$)

"Wal-Mart has demonstrated leadership in the area of tobacco control by entering into an assurance of voluntary compliance with the attorneys general in October 2003," their letter to the $242 billion retail giant said, referring to efforts to cut sales
Law360
added Mar 18, 2014 14:41
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VIDEO: The Call for Retailers to Quit Tobacco Intensifies

Bloomberg's Olivia Sterns reports on the call for retailers to quit tobacco. She speaks with Mark Crumpton on Bloomberg Television's "Bottom Line."
Bloomberg News
added Mar 18, 2014 09:15
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[New York] Schneiderman joins national effort urging retailers to end tobacco sales

"The fact that these stores profit from the sale of cigarettes and tobacco must take a backseat to the health of New Yorkers and customers across the country," he added. "I urge these companies to do the right thing and remove tobacco products from store
Metro International
added Mar 18, 2014 01:02
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[New York] A.G. Schneiderman Spearheads National Effort Calling On Major Pharmacies To Stop Selling Tobacco Products

Click the links for copies of the letters sent to Kroger, Rite Aid, Safeway, Walgreens and Wal-Mart, as well as the letter commending CVS for its actions.
New York State Attorney General
added Mar 18, 2014 00:58
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UPDATE 1-US attorneys general urge retailers to drop tobacco

"Pharmacies and drug stores, which increasingly market themselves as a source for community health care, send a mixed message by continuing to sell deadly tobacco products," New York Attorney General Eric Schneider man said in a statement on Monday. Wal
Reuters
added Mar 18, 2014 00:53
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