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Tobacco's 'Special Friend': What Internal Documents Say About Mitch McConnell

Tobacco's 'Special Friend': What Internal Documents Say About Mitch McConnell

7 hours ago   |   NPR   |   3 articles

The Senate majority leader wants to raise the age for tobacco sales to 21. An NPR review of once-secret documents shows how closely McConnell has worked with the industry over...
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Tobacco's 'Special Friend': What Internal Documents Say About Mitch McConnell

Tobacco's 'Special Friend': What Internal Documents Say About Mitch McConnell

7 hours ago   |   NPR   |   3 articles

The Senate majority leader wants to raise the age for tobacco sales to 21. An NPR review of once-secret documents shows how closely McConnell has worked with the industry over...
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Tobacco's 'Special Friend': What Internal Documents Say About Mitch McConnell

Tobacco's 'Special Friend': What Internal Documents Say About Mitch McConnell

7 hours ago   |   NPR   |   3 articles

The Senate majority leader wants to raise the age for tobacco sales to 21. An NPR review of once-secret documents shows how closely McConnell has worked with the industry over...
Read more ...

House Democrats Launch Investigation Into E-Cigarette Company Juul

3 days ago   |   Fortune

House Democrats launched another investigation into the e-cigarette company Juul Labs last week. The effort is spearheaded by Illinois Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi. Krishnamoorthi...
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UK public pension fund dumps tobacco stocks

4 days ago   |   eFinancial News

Nest will sell out of around £40m worth of investments in tobacco companies
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Detroit Campaign Targets Illegal Gun Purchases

4 days ago   |   NSSF

NSSF, ATF Emphasize ‘Don't Lie for the Other GuyTM' DETROIT - As part of an ongoing national effort to help prevent illegal “straw” purchases of firearms, the National Shooting...
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As States Like Texas Move to Ban Tobacco Sales To Anyone Under 21, Retailers are Adapting Too

5 days ago   |   Fortune

Starting September 1, you'll have to be drinking age to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products in Texas. Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law a bill that prohibits the...
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A new trend in the Middle East? Oman taxes energy drinks as oil income falls

A new trend in the Middle East? Oman taxes energy drinks as oil income falls

5 days ago   |   RT

In a bid to reduce its reliance on crude oil revenues, the sultanate of Oman's Secretariat General of Taxation has announced a slew of new taxes on products ranging from...
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BAT sees further growth in vaping, e-cigarette products this year

5 days ago   |   Reuters

British American Tobacco, the world's No. 2 tobacco company, on Wednesday forecast sales of vaping and e-cigarette products to accelerate in the second half of the year and...
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Hennepin County Seeks To Raise Tobacco Age To 21

5 days ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Another local government is considering raising the age to buy tobacco to 21. One in seven deaths in Hennepin County is tobacco-related, according to the...
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