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  • Gwynn's death renews call for chewing tobacco ban

    Gwynn's death renews call for chewing tobacco ban
    NEW YORK -- The death of Hall-of-Fame baseball player Tony Gwynn from mouth cancer has renewed calls to end the use of chewing tobacco from its traditional place in the game.
  • Passings: Hamish Maxwell; Kenneth Bunting

    Hamish Maxwell Philip Morris Cos. CEO Hamish Maxwell, 87, who steered Philip Morris Cos. in its purchase of General Foods Corp. and takeover of Kraft Inc., milestones in transforming the tobacco company into a consumer products conglomerate in the...

    Bill would disclose donors to Cal lawmakers' trips

    Bill would disclose donors to Cal lawmakers' trips
    SACRAMENTO -- A state senator wants nonprofit groups that treat lawmakers to trips to disclose the companies and other interests whose donations cover the expenses. Every year, several legislators travel to Hawaii and other exotic locales for...

    Tobacco industry once had high hopes for marijuana business

    Tobacco industry once had high hopes for marijuana business
    Richard Nixon was in the White House, his "war on drugs" was in full swing, yet Big Tobacco was secretly exploring the possibility of becoming Big Pot. Newly discovered documents from tobacco company archives at UC San Francisco show that major...

    Gansler writes letter to e-cigarette companies

    Gansler writes letter to e-cigarette companies
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler has sent letters to 10 e-cigarette manufacturers questioning what the companies are doing to prevent sales to underage buyers. The letters come as the safety and regulation of the devices face increased scrutiny. The...