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[North Carolina] New regulations may have turned up heat on FDA

served to turn up the rhetoric around the products to a full boil among anti-tobacco supporters and anti-smoking opponents. As a result, the FDA may be more into the cross hairs of both groups than ever before. Some anti-tobacco advocates believe the FDA
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 9, 2016 14:53
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Tobacco companies lost the fight against new e-cigarette regulations — in 2009

In June 2009, the president signed into law the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act...Reynolds spent about $2.1 million lobbying in 2015, and Altria spent about $9.6 million....the regs that were released in final form yesterday were first p
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added May 8, 2016 20:02
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Group submits push to raise Missouri cigarette taxes

Proponents of raising Missouri's lowest-in-the-nation cigarette taxes submitted petitions Saturday in hopes of getting the constitutional amendment on the November ballot, saying the revenue would help fund early childhood education and health care causes
AP - Associated Press
added May 8, 2016 17:54
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[Missouri] Campaigns submit tobacco, tax, marijuana initiatives

The Raise Your Hand for Kids campaign ... funded almost entirely by RAI Services Co., an arm of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co....The Missouri Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association, which executive director Ron Leone said will turn in about 160,
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added May 8, 2016 17:48
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Audit indicates child labor issues on North Carolina tobacco farms

Anyone looking through historic photos of farms in North Carolina will most likely notice the prevalence of children working in the fields and factories to cultivate and produce one of America’s favorite vices — tobacco. One might be surprised, however, t
North Carolina News Service (NCNS)
added May 7, 2016 18:45
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[Florida] RJR Caused Addiction Nurse's Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

Relatives of a chain-smoking registered nurse and addiction counselor who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury Friday to find R.J. Reynolds liable for her death, saying the tobacco giant hid the dangers of smoking from her until she was hopelessly add
Law360
added May 7, 2016 17:48
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[California] Judge approves final Camel Cash settlement

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has agreed to provide 23 non-tobacco Camel Cash reward items to end a 6-year-old legal dispute. The settlement was reached in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 7, 2016 17:35
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As accusations fly, campaign to raise Missouri’s tobacco tax pushes forward

A pair of rival tobacco tax increases are turning in signatures this weekend to put the issue on the November ballot One group faces accusations that its proposal contains numerous “poison pills” pertaining to abortion and stem cell research Proponents
Kansas City (MO) Star
added May 7, 2016 16:26
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[Venezuela] Tobacco Farms Exploit Child Labor in North Carolina

The recent audit commissioned by the tobacco company found that 40 percent of its contractor farms employed underage workers, therefore violating the Federal law on child labor, including 16 percent of minors under the age of 16 who were illegally perfor
teleSUR (ve)
added May 6, 2016 19:34
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[North Carolina] FLOC to protest tobacco firm

Members of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee and other supporters will protest a tobacco company today regarding reports of poor working conditions...an audit determined workers younger than 13 harvested tobacco at the firm’s contract farms.
Toledo (OH) Blade
added May 6, 2016 19:27
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