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File photo of someone smoking. (Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

NC AG Cooper Wants E-cigarette Regulations

North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has joined 39 of his colleagues across the country asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to regulate electronic cigarettes in the same way it regulates tobacco products.

09/25/2013

Mitt Romney (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette Peddler

It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.

10/16/2012

The attorneys who took on 'Big Tobacco' companies for nearly a decade have now set their sights on the food industry. (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawyers Who Beat ‘Big Tobacco’ Now After Food Industry Companies

The same lawyers who beat ‘Big Tobacco’ companies now have a new enemy: the food industry.

10/16/2012