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[North Carolina] Ex-US Rep. Charlie Rose helped tobacco farmers

Former U.S. Rep. Charlie Rose, who used his seat on the House Agriculture Committee to help farmers and protect the tobacco crops that brought wealth to farmers in his North Carolina district, has died, his wife said Tuesday. Rose, 73, died of Parkinson’
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Sep 5, 2012 16:02

[New Zealand, UK] Smoking Olympic athletes get village pass

Designated smoking areas have been set up in the Olympic village and while it might not embody the Games' creed of faster, higher, stronger, organisers cannot be accused of discrimination.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 25, 2012 09:21

[Pakistan] Cut in tobacco cultivation area to affect KP growers

The World Health Organisation has asked the government to reduce area under cultivation of tobacco through fresh measures under Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, but tobacco companies consider this measure as an attack on farmers in Khyber Pakhtunk
The Nation (pk)
added Jul 1, 2012 14:26

[New York] Seneca tobacco dealers accused of flouting law

New York City filed a lawsuit against a cigarette dealer on the Seneca Indian Reservation, claiming that the business has been flouting state and federal law by shipping thousands of packs into the city without paying state or local taxes or verifying the
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 28, 2012 13:25

[Korea - South] Korea to host anti-smoking confab

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Thursday 1,000 delegates from 170 countries will attend the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) on Nov. 12 for six days.
Korea Times (kr)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:01

KABAT: Do Smoking Bans Really Save Lives? If So, Whose?

There may be some effect of smoking bans, although the largest and most careful studies suggest that any effect is quite small. Furthermore, as a recent Institute of Medicine report makes clear, it will be difficult to gauge the magnitude of any effect a
added Jun 13, 2012 10:52

Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco

Regulatory moves that could one day make smoking an obsolete habit get underway next week when U.S. regulators hold a public meeting on a closely watched cigarette alternative. The proposal from the Food and Drug Administration is two-fold: cut nicotine
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 19, 2018 10:15

[Florida] Why The Mammoth Engle Sanctions Order Is Likely To Stand ($$)

a 2012 federal Engle progeny trial, the judge held back juror Shirley Larramore after dismissing the rest of the panel for the day. The defendants had discovered that Larramore was listed as a plaintiff in another Engle lawsuit involving the same plainti
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31

Florida Jury Finds For Defense In Cigarette Addiction Trial ($$)

found in favor of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in an Engle progeny suit in which a woman claimed that her husband was addicted to cigarettes and that his lung cancer and death were the result of his addiction (Phyllis Jones v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 24, 2017 20:10

[Canada, Germany] Who Gets to Sell Cigarettes Without Taxes?

BOTTOM LINE - Grand River Enterprises has battled U.S. and Canadian authorities over taxation of cigarettes as it’s built a lucrative worldwide business with its Indian smokes.
Bloomberg News
added Jul 27, 2017 20:18
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