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Guest column: Big Tobacco should butt out of trying to make laws in Florida

Big Tobacco is clearly behind House Bill 169 in the Florida House of Representatives. It would prevent local communities from deciding for themselves how to prevent youth from being exposed to tobacco products. If House Bill 169 is passed, all control
Florida Times-Union
added Apr 14, 2014 20:06
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ROBBINS: End Game Strategies for Tobacco Control

Can we really consider “end game strategies” for tobacco? An Op-Ed in the New York Times makes a strong case ... The Journal of Public Health Policy, where I am co-editor, has been encouraging public health leaders to report on “end game strategies” fo
ScienceBlogs
added Mar 27, 2013 10:47
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FANOUS: I Was a Corporate Tobacco Peddler

I graduated with a degree in magazine journalism and did the next logical thing: I took a sales job as a tobacco minion. Not just any tobacco minion, but a minion at the mother of all mothers of tobacco companies, Philip Morris.
Vice.com
added Jul 27, 2012 14:27
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Michele Simon: When Will the FDA Stand Up to Big Tobacco?

Yes, you read that right: industry is alleging conflict of interest. This is the industry that created an entire front group called the Tobacco Institute whose mission was to obstruct, misdirect, and delay scientific research related to the deadly impact
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 3, 2013 02:59
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[Africa, Canada, Ireland, Nigeria] JEMIDE: National Tobacco Control Bill: The challenge on security and economy

Ambrose Jemide, a security consultant, argues that stringent tobacco regulation has adverse implications for the security and economy of the nation…
Daily Independent (ng)
added Aug 27, 2014 22:00
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[Florida] Marshall C. Deason Jr.: Why protect cigars that are aimed at children?

Chocolate, strawberry, watermelon, sour apple. If you think those flavors refer to ice cream or candy, think again. They're actually flavors of cigars.
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Jul 15, 2012 13:08
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[Alabama] TOMBERLIN: Finding solace, camaraderie through cigars in Afghanistan

Recently, when some friends from the Alabama National Guard's 226th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade came to Camp Phoenix for their pre-deployment site survey, the first place I took them was the Tiki Hut. It's the kind of place you want to share with others
AL.com
added Feb 10, 2013 11:27
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[Florida] COLUMN-How a federal judge pressed Big Tobacco into $100 mln deal: Frankel

In July 2013, a federal appeals court ...threw up its hands in defeat. .. The historic $100 million settlement ... can be traced directly to the 11th Circuit's appointment of U.S. District Judge William Young of Boston to take over the federal docket of
Reuters
added Feb 25, 2015 18:40
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[Canada] SELICK: Another taxing hot potato for Canadian politicians: e-cigarettes

despite all these clear advantages of the vaping revolution, governments have dug in their heels, seemingly determined to bring it to a screeching halt. Major cities, including Vancouver and Calgary, have adopted bylaws discouraging vaping.
Business in Vancouver (ca)
added Jan 12, 2016 19:06
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[Florida] STEIN: Fraudulent Concealment and the Statute of Repose

Anyone interested in the tobacco litigation and/or medical malpractice must read Hess v. Philip Morris USA....this decision of the Florida Supreme Court advances the understanding of statutes of repose and how they apply, inter alia, in medical malpractic
Harvard University Law Blogs
added Apr 18, 2015 10:27
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