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HAMPTON — Two City Council members say Hampton's city manager has backed off her prior assertion that a "gift" from a private entity provided funding for an undercover police company created to go after cigarette bootleggers. In a Sept. 27 email...
HAMPTON — One day in the spring of 2010, a special agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) approached the Hampton Police Division about working with him on undercover cigarette stings. That agent, Clifford D....
For The Baltimore SunWedding Day: Aug. 11, 2012 Her story: Alexandra Heifetz-Jones, 29, grew up in Dayton. She lives in Davis, Calif., and is in her second year at the University of California-Davis School of Law. Her mother, Suzanne Heifetz, is a clinical social worker in...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As a political science major at Ohio State University, Ida Seitter says, she lit up many a cigarette to help her through the stress of exam season. Right or wrong, they were her security blanket as she toiled through college....
Fox 5 San Diego ReporterSAN DIEGO -- California's primary elections are around the corner and one of the propositions has been making national headlines. Proposition 29 would put a $1 tax on every pack of cigarettes sold in California. If passed, it is expected to raise more...
The problem facing cigarette manufacturers decades ago involved tragic deaths and bad publicity, but it had nothing to do with cancer. It had to do with house fires. Smoldering cigarettes were sparking fires and killing people. And tobacco executives...
CNNFederal health officials are unveiling Thursday a $54 million national media campaign to get smokers to quit and prevent anyone else, especially children, from starting. The campaign, called "Tips From Former Smokers," is intended to educate Americans...
NEWS7 Senior ReporterA fight over roll-your-own cigarettes is heating up in Richmond. New machines in a growing number of shops have gotten the attention of Virginia's cigarette makers. The issue is now lighting up the legislature. The customer dumps the loose tobacco,...
ReporterThe customer dumps the loose tobacco, loads the paper tubes, punches a few buttons on a touch screen and the RYO Filling Station comes to life, cranking out the finished cigarettes It’s easy to see why shops like Tobacco Direct have become...
Channel 2 NewsSeveral states and U.S. territories are weighing in on a lawsuit over proposed graphic cigarette warning labels that include a sewn-up corpse of a smoker and a picture of diseased lungs, saying the federal government should be allowed to require the...
Tags: Judges, Health, Politics, Respiratory Disease, Lungs and Airways
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Tobacco companies want a judge to put a stop to new graphic cigarette labels that include the sewn-up corpse of a smoker and pictures of diseased lungs, saying they unfairly urge adults to shun their legal products and will cost...
Tags: Politics, Judges, Lungs and Airways, Human Rights, Laws
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