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ReutersWASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) - Cigarette companies are boosting the money they spend on giveaways and similar promotions in the United States as they attempt to pitch to a declining pool of cigarette smokers. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which...
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The Palestinian immigrant and his brother lived next door to each other in homes in West Ocean City, over the years opening a number of businesses throughout the area — three pizza shops, a Mexican restaurant, a liquor store, gas stations, and...
After years of decline, the rate of smokeless tobacco use among young people has leveled off, new research shows. In 2011, 5.2% of middle school and high school students in the U.S. reported using snuff, chewing tobacco or dipping tobacco at least...
Channel 2 NewsBethel officials and local businesses are trying to assess the effect of a new $2.21-a-pack tax on cigarettes passed in December and in effect since March 1, rapidly adding money to city coffers. According to the Associated Press, city officials say the...
The Hartford CourantHarry Raymond Soucy, the key witness in the federal trial of Robert Braddock, gave explosive testimony Wednesday, claiming that he put $5,000 in a Republican legislative leader's refrigerator last year — and was featured in audiotapes and text...
CHILD SERVICES-MENTAL HEALTH DCS pilot program closes mental health gap (Information in the following story is from: The Times, http://www.thetimesonline.com) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A pilot program to provide mental health services to children in...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State University is considering changing its health insurance policies to reward employees who agree to health screenings and risk assessments and penalize those who use tobacco products. ISU officials tell the...
A Palm Beach County jury Thursday found three tobacco companies partly responsible for a grandmother's chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema and lung cancer death following years of suffering. They awarded more than $2 million in actual damages...
email@example.comPolice seized 310 cartons of cigarettes from a vehicle that was stopped at a Martinsburg-area Sheetz on Wednesday, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court documents. Oda Qarqat, 46, of Bogota, N.J., was arraigned Thursday on charges of no...
You now can go to a Walgreens and get examined by a medical professional. Maybe your blood pressure is a little high, or you've suffered from asthma for years. Walgreens has prescription and over-the-counter medications for you. And, on your way out...
This post has been updated. See below for details. A proposal to raise the tobacco tax by $2 per pack of cigarettes cleared its first two policy committees Wednesday, with Republicans unified in their opposition. Sen. Kevin De Leon (D-Los Angeles)...
Reuters* Government says yet to make a decision on plain packaging * Health groups 'deeply disappointed' by delay on new laws By William James LONDON, May 8 (Reuters) - The British government is still considering banning company branding on cigarette...
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