Navigation Links
Long Island Press Investigates Big Tobacco's Lobby to Kill Indian Cigarette Trade
Date:3/17/2010

Long Island Press Publisher Jed Morey penned an investigative piece this week on the Native American cigarette trade in the United States. The story details the behind-the-scenes efforts of “Big Tobacco” to push a bill through Congress that halts the practice of sending cigarettes through the mail.

(PRWEB) March 17, 2010 -- On March 11, the Senate unanimously approved S.1147—known as the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking (PACT) Act—which prevents tobacco retailers from sending cigarettes through the US Postal Service. Proponents of PACT have been marketing the bill as an anti-smuggling and anti-terrorism act, but the Press investigation details an ongoing assault on Indian reservation smoke shops by Big Tobacco and the US government.

“What most people see as an attack on the cigarette trade is actually sponsored by the tobacco companies,” says Morey. “No one denies that cigarettes are an unfortunate part of our society, but by passing this bill the US government is knowingly aiding Big Tobacco in maintaining dominant market share.”

The Long Island Press is an alternative newsweekly based in Syosset, NY. Since it was established in 2003 it has won more than 150 local and national awards. For more information on the Press or to interview Jed Morey about this story, please contact Harlan Friedman at (516) 284-3337 or email hfriedman(at)longislandpress(dot)com.

Link to full story: http://www.longislandpress.com/2010/03/11/the-native-american-cigarette-industry-is-being-crushed/

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2010/03/prweb3731934.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Long Island Pediatric Group Announces Policy Changes That Will Help More New Yorkers
2. Tishman Speyer Hosts Government, Union and Civic Leaders for Topping Out of Gotham Center Tower in Long Island City
3. Rhode Island Settlement Reflects Homeowner Liability for Serving Alcohol to Those Under 21, Says Providence Lawyer Mark Gemma
4. Deadly New York Fuel Truck Explosion Closes the Long Island Expressway and Draws the Attention of Personal Injury Lawyer, David Perecman
5. State Approves Certificate of Need for New PeaceHealth San Juan Island Hospital
6. Parabit Systems Successfully Installs Infant Protection Systems at Major Long Island Hospitals
7. Park Avenue Podiatric Care Opens New Office in Staten Island Specializing in Cosmetic Foot Surgery
8. Long Island Plastic Surgical Practice - the Largest in the U.S. - Opens Virtual Doors on a New, State-of-the-Art Website
9. Long Island Children's Orthodontist, Dr. Inna Gellerman, Celebrates Season of Giving with Holiday Drives and Events
10. Long Island IVF to Offer IVF Financial Share Program, Limiting Costs and Providing Refunds if IVF is Not Successful
11. Neurological Surgery, P.C., of Long Island, NY, Adds New Specialists and Opens New Flagship Facility in Lake Success, NY
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Long Island Press Investigates Big Tobacco's Lobby to Kill Indian Cigarette Trade 
(Date:12/21/2014)... 21, 2014 CannabisClassifieds.com celebrates marijuana’s new legal ... only one of its kind, the site has provided its ... for 14 years running. It uniquely combines the benefits ... cannabis readily available to the masses. Assuring the potent ... golden ring of public approval. , Shane Chattin, ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... BambooIndustry.com is a professional company offering many kinds ... shown its new engineered bamboo flooring collection, and announced ... , BambooIndustry.com’s customers come from many countries in the ... the CEO of the company, the global bamboo flooring ... few years, and the demand for eco-friendly bamboo flooring ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... (PRWEB) December 20, 2014 Weddingshe.com has ... and launched a site-wide promotion of special occasion dresses ... a popular supplier of special occasion dresses for global ... offered with big discounts, up to 80% off. Among ... Sweetheart Sequins Short Sweet 16 Dress) is very popular. ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... December 20, 2014 DePuy Pinnacle ... metal-on-metal version of the artificial hip system was ... and federal courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According ... County Superior Court on December 2nd, counsel in ... deposition of plaintiffs on November 19, 2014, with ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Recently, VogueQueen.com, a leading ... VogueQueen Big Sale Online for 2015. Great discounts ... new and old consumers can get a discount, up ... the company’s website before January 30, 2015. , VogueQueen.com ... and launched a prom dress promotion. Many customers worldwide ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:CannabisClassifieds.com Maintains its “Craigslist for Cannabis” Standing with Website Re-launch 2Health News:BammbooIndustry.com: Big Discounts On All Kinds Of Bamboo Flooring Collections 2Health News:Tons of New-in Winter Sweet 16 Dresses from Weddingshe Online Now 2Health News:New Jersey Court Overseeing DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuits Issues New Order, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:New Jersey Court Overseeing DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuits Issues New Order, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:New Jersey Court Overseeing DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuits Issues New Order, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:VogueQueen Big Sale Online For The Coming 2015 2
... More than 40% of middle class children with no health ... May 3 (HealthDay News) -- Poor and middle-class children share ... each group is likely to go without any health care... ... Medical Center said more than 40 percent of children in ...
... Universitys Slone Epidemiology Center have found that approximately one ... and cold medications during a given week. These ... Academic Societies & Asian Society for Pediatric Research Joint ... medications are widely marketed in the U.S. but surprisingly ...
... by researchers at Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center point ... childrens healthcare and the importance of having continuous health ... healthcare disparities. , The studies will be presented Saturday ... Academic Societies in Honolulu. , These studies describe a ...
... 2 The following is,being issued today by ... will launch an unfair labor practice strike against,Inter-Con ... 6. This is the,first-ever group of hospital security ... on workers who were trying to form a,union ...
... POSSIBLE JUROR MISCONDUCT, LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 2 ... parents suing Arkansas Children,s Hospital,over a wrong sided brain ... "We have concerns about the accuracy of statements ... there has been a possibility of,juror misconduct," said attorney ...
... a new immunotherapy technique to help prevent the ... of the simple, cost-effective technique are published May ... There is an overwhelming need for effective immunotherapies ... and often highly toxic. The authors, led ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Middle Class Uninsured Kids' Health Risk Almost as High as Poor Children's 2Health News:1 in 10 children using cough, cold medications 2Health News:US unemployment having impact on kids' health-care coverage -- and that puts their health at risk 2Health News:First-Ever Group of Hospital Security Officers to Strike over Unfair Labor Practices, Walk out of Facilities Across California on May 6 2Health News:Wrong-Sided Brain Surgery Trial Halted 2
(Date:12/19/2014)... Ill. , Dec. 19, 2014   Hospira, ... leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, today ... Morgan 33rd Annual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, Jan. 14, ... presentation is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. Pacific ... available to all interested parties through a live audiocast ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... SAN DIEGO and CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA, ... Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE ;  Sorrento), ... and associated pain, and Conkwest, Inc., a privately-held ... a Natural Killer (NK) cell-line based therapy, announced ... definitive agreement to jointly develop next generation CAR-TNK™ ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 18, 2014  Sage Analytics ... generation of equipment for the testing of marijuana ... of the new Luminary™ Profiler, the industry,s first ... measurement in a cost-effective, portable unit. ... specific needs of the cannabis industry, the Luminary™ ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 2Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 3Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 4Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 5Sage Analytics Develops Breakthrough System for Potency Testing of Cannabis Products 2
... YORK, July 8, 2011 The U.S. Food and ... Diphtheria Toxoid, and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine, Adsorbed (Tdap)] for ... for active booster immunization against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis ... vaccine approved for use in this age group.  With ...
... July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Shenzhen Wuzhou Changlian International ... of multifunctional medical and industrial products, is pleased to ... Up to a 35% discount will be offered in ... promotional activity range from infrared thermometers , digital ...
Cached Medicine Technology:GlaxoSmithKline Receives FDA Approval for BOOSTRIX® to Help Prevent Whooping Cough in Adults 65 Years and Older 2GlaxoSmithKline Receives FDA Approval for BOOSTRIX® to Help Prevent Whooping Cough in Adults 65 Years and Older 3GlaxoSmithKline Receives FDA Approval for BOOSTRIX® to Help Prevent Whooping Cough in Adults 65 Years and Older 4Enjoy Only One Thermometer in Various Domains 2
... Inverness Medical Professional Diagnostics is a ... extensive IFA and DFA test menu that ... and STDs as well as miscellaneous conjugates ... give you a wide assortment of substrates ...
... Inverness Medical Professional Diagnostics is a ... extensive IFA and DFA test menu that ... and STDs as well as miscellaneous conjugates ... give you a wide assortment of substrates ...
... is a leading provider of immunofluorescence assays, ... menu that includes kits for autoimmune diseases, ... miscellaneous conjugates and components. Our Impact IFA ... of substrates and kit sizes to choose ...
... Diagnostics is a leading provider of immunofluorescence ... test menu that includes kits for autoimmune ... as miscellaneous conjugates and components. Our Impact ... assortment of substrates and kit sizes to ...
Medicine Products: