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‘Rotting fish,’ ‘armpit’ top list; ‘wet dog,’ ‘soil’ fall short

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Federal drug-status measure plus four other bills that may help legalization

Retailers brace for potential drop in unit volume as price, tax increases take effect

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Fred Faulkner’s customers have been “pretty quiet” regarding California’s substantial $2-a-pack cigarette-tax increase that goes into effect April 1. His staff is working diligently this weekend to execute the price change, which voters approved last fall and is expected to...

Federal judge rules against delivery firm involving Native Americans, untaxed shipments
British American invests $1 billion in next-generation products

What today’s actions mean for tobacco in three years and beyond

N.Y. recommendation would change model from percentage to per-cigar fee
UL accepting devices for battery evaluation, testing
NATO’s Briant outlines seven states’ efforts that have fallen from consideration
Reynolds, ITG and Liggett follow Altria’s lead