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[Georgia] United States Claims Tobacco Company Owes $30,000 Under FERTA ($$)

sued the Southern Tobacco Co. in federal court in Georgia, alleging that it violated the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004 (FERTA) by failing to pay up to $30,000 in assessments...says Southern Tobacco failed to make payments under FERTA, whic
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 10, 2016 23:24
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[Colorado, North Dakota] California Voters Pass Steep Tobacco Tax Hike

But industry-funded "no" messaging in Colorado and North Dakota carried the day, perhaps because -- unlike in California, where proponents spent more than $30 million pushing the measure -- backers of the tax hikes in those states failed to mount signifi
MedPage Today
added Nov 11, 2016 20:51
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Tobacco industry eyes California proposition to raise cigarette tax

Herzog said the big Election Day concerns for the manufacturers are the potential that a successful California proposition encourages other left-leaning states to follow suit, and the possibility, though slim, of Republicans losing control of the U.S. Ho
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 8, 2016 19:38
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BELL: IS MISSOURI’S AMENDMENT 3 TRULY IN FAVOR OF THE CHILDREN?

One of the main red flags regarding this amendment is that it has been largely designed and funded by one of Big Tobacco’s dominating forces, R. J. Reynolds...devised by Big Tobacco, for Big Tobacco, and will ultimately benefit, you guessed it, Big Tobacc
The Current (University of Missouri-St. Louis)
added Nov 7, 2016 14:57
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Smoking Aces: The 5 Best Looking Tobacco Racing Liveries

it's the racing liveries that tobacco sponsorship produced that we miss the most. Because they were some of the most gorgeous color schemes ever to grace competition automobiles. So divorced (in as much as possible) from the products they conveyed, we've
Carscoops
added Nov 6, 2016 17:19
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E-cig vapor does not induce genetic mutations associated with cigarette smoke exposure

Scientists at British American Tobacco used a method called the Ames test to compare the mutagenic potential of cigarette smoke with that of vapour from Vype ePen, a commercially available e-cigarette. DNA mutations result in genetic instability, which m
EurekAlert
added Nov 4, 2016 23:37
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[UK] LEADING ARTICLE: Smoke in their Eyes ($$): APOLOGY

We recently published articles and a leader about scientists and public health experts and their alleged financial links with the tobacco industry (Tobacco giants fund vaping studies, Scientists wooed in charm offensive and Smoke in their eyes, October 1
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 15:09
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[Asia, India] MOONEY: Taxpayer-funded UN anti-tobacco convention closes out the press

By pushing for excessive levels of taxation and burdensome regulations, the FCTC's efforts could very well give rise to organized criminal activity... A critical turning point in FCTC history came in 2012 when it created the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Nov 7, 2016 15:34
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LETTER: ZELLER: Congress Has Long Banned Charitable Gifts of Tobacco

Congress prohibited the charitable distribution of tobacco products in 2009. This applies to cigars and is not a direct result of any recent FDA regulation... An individual, however, may still send care packages that include cigars to family members or f
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 5, 2016 02:21
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[Missouri] BIRR: Democrats Are Fighting Each Other Over Tobacco Tax Hike

“In one hidden line, the makers of Amendment 3 are undermining our American ideal of protecting religion and democracy,” Jeffrey Mittman, executive director of ACLU-Missouri, told Riverfront Times. “Amendment 3 is a dangerous Trojan Horse that violates t
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Nov 2, 2016 04:53
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