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Health Preemption Behind Closed Doors: Trade Agreements and Fast-Track Authority (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

These agreements are being used by tobacco companies to preempt domestic authority over tobacco policy by removing the policy dispute to an arena that favors minimal regulation....there is a renewed need to promote and prioritize health in all internation
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 3, 2014 18:26

[California, New York] For e-cigarette makers, a $10 billion market at stake

"If the FDA lacks the scientific research to form data and science based conclusions, how does it make sense for any other government body to regulate ahead of that?" explained Weiss, who says he's all for market regulation so long as due diligence is pe
added May 2, 2014 07:12

[Florida] Bill Curbing E-Cigarette Sales Is On The Move

A House bill to stop minors from buying e-cigarettes, widely popular in the Florida Legislature, is moving forward without a restriction that would have prevented local governments from imposing stronger rules. The American heart and lung associations a
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Apr 23, 2014 22:41

[Florida] Barry Hummel: Don't let tobacco industry win here

Big Tobacco is back in Tallahassee, pulling strings behind the scenes to make sure that kids in Florida will have easier access to tobacco....Reach out to your representative and to the House leadership and voice your opposition to HB 169. We need to mak
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Apr 19, 2014 12:13

[Oklahoma] Pryor's smoking ban banned

A Pryor city ordinance, as it stands, prohibits smoking on all public property, which would include parks or other outdoor property owned by the city. The Oklahoma attorney general ruled that cities cannot ban smoking in outdoor areas they own or operate
Pryor Creek (OK) Daily Times
added Mar 19, 2013 13:10

Oklahoma Governor Announces Petition Drive On Secondhand Smoke

"It's time to let voters decide whether or not they want clean air in public places like bars and restaurants. I believe the answer will be 'yes.'" The Governor also announced the creation of a new website,, where people can more infor
KOTV Channel 6 (Tulsa, OK)
added Feb 19, 2013 20:33

[Oklahoma] PEARSON: Advocates to push for local tobacco control again

Last month, members of the state Board of Health vowed to once again make local-control legislation their top priority. Also last month, a new website was launched detailing the tobacco industry's lobbying efforts in Oklahoma. It already is receiving na
Tulsa (OK) World
added Nov 25, 2012 13:00

Smoking law to be legislative focus for Oklahoma Board of Health

Giving cities the ability to pass smoking laws stronger than state law will be the state Board of Health's main priority during Oklahoma's next legislative session.
The Oklahoman
added Oct 11, 2012 07:47

[California] C.A. Upholds $3.8 Million Award Against Tobacco Company

Justice Rubin Declares That Federal Government Has Not Preempted Disputes Concerning Liability For Smokers’ Deaths, Rejects Contention That State Is Effectively Creating a Ban on Cigarettes
Metropolitan News-Enterprise (Los Angeles, CA)
added Sep 1, 2017 03:04

[California] RJR Unit’s Bid To Reverse $3.9M Wrongful Death Verdict Dims ($$)

the jury had found the cigarettes’ design was a key factor in a smoker’s death, casting doubt on the tobacco giant’s argument that federal law preempted...R.J. Reynolds is seeking to overturn a 2014 verdict finding that its subsidiary, Lorillard Tobacco..
added Jun 28, 2017 15:24
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