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Trump Administration: Tobacco Ties

Smoking has been banned on airplanes since 1990. In California – the first state to implement a smoke-free air law – workplaces, bars, and restaurants have been smoke-free since 1998. There haven’t been tobacco billboard advertisements since 1999.  While the country has made significant progress towards ending the tobacco epidemic, the Trump Administration’s connections to… Read the full article >

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Corrective Ads Still Missing

**UPDATE 2**- Feb 11, 2016- Following their fifth appeal, tobacco companies recently submitted a 40 page brief that rewrote several of the statements that were not challenged in the previous appeal, further delaying the corrective ads. Judge Kessler said “That is ridiculous — a waste of precious time, energy, and money for all concerned —… Read the full article >

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Reynolds American Subsidiary Sues E-cig Maker

A subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc. is suing an Alabama electronic-cigarette retailer, accusing the company of trademark infringement of Reynolds’ Camel and Winston brands, and unfair and deceptive trade practices. Reynolds Innovations Inc. filed the lawsuit Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of N.C. The case has been referred to a… Read the full article >

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