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POPE: Is Reynolds American Seeking Lorillard Or Selling Santa Fe?

Take a look at the idea that Reynolds American RAI +0.48% (RAI), 42% owned by British American Tobacco (BAT), is reported to be close to a deal to merge with rival Lorillard LO +0.64% (LO).
Forbes
added Jun 20, 2014 16:08
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FOSTER: FDA missing in action on e-cigarettes

FDA is charged first and foremost with protecting the public health and there is ample evidence questioning e-cigarettes’ safety for general use and showing that these products can be particularly dangerous when used by young people. How many more lives
The Hill
added Sep 21, 2013 14:18
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[Canada] SWEANOR/HOUSTON: Rethinking Nicotine: The Role of Public Health Law in Ending an Epidemic

It has the potential to lead to one of the greatest public health breakthroughs in human history by fundamentally changing the forecast of a billion cigarette-caused deaths this century.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Oct 7, 2016 11:29
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[Canada] HOUSTON/SWEANOR: How unsubstantiated fears over aspartame and e-cigarettes are having a detrimental effect on public health

rumours and alarmist quasi-science of the kind that have long plagued aspartame now fuel regulations not grounded in evidence or good public-health practices, and threaten both consumer acceptance of, and access to, products that are demonstrably less har
National Post (ca)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:31
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[Asia-pacific, Europe, Japan, USA] WOLVERTON: Big Tobacco Eyes Easing Restrictions Via TTIP

a 14-page letter from British American Tobacco revealed fewer than five percent of the text. What was visible was little more than the written version of small talk...meeting with lobbyists working for Philip Morris...even the date was redacted!
The New American
added Sep 5, 2015 16:34
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[Oklahoma] Hamilton: Golden egg not safe in lawmakers’ hands

With teacher shortages and exploding class sizes headlining back-to-school media coverage, it was only a matter of time before lawmakers took aim at the one sacrosanct pot of money left in Oklahoma: the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust.
Oklahoma City Journal Record
added Aug 21, 2015 10:07
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[Massachusetts] MOULTON: Stories that endure: Good fight against tobacco far from over in Valley

"We must all share in this most worthwhile effort to end the tobacco epidemic,”...Kathleen Sebelius wrote in a preface to the report. The initiatives adopted or being considered this year in the Valley already are heeding that call.
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Dec 30, 2014 22:58
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The Courts Rule Against Tobacco Again, How Much Will It Hurt This Time?

the most pressing issue here is the impact that these advertisements will have on sales. Although the study from Britain suggests that the impact could be minimal, it's hard to tell how things will work out.
Motley Fool
added Jan 20, 2014 00:43
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[Australia] DOLACK: Secret trade deal offers more tobacco, less health care

r the TPP, the task of governments, codified in law, would be to maximise corporate profits. Such is the dystopia that awaits unless there is an international movement against the TPP, and then to overturn existing “free-trade” agreements.
Green Left Weekly (au)
added Sep 19, 2013 00:08
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STERN: The FDA's New Cigarette Labels Go Up in Smoke ($$)

'Compelled speech' is a free-speech infringement, even against Big Tobacco.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Sep 9, 2012 22:27
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