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[Iowa] OFFNER: Getting the vapors over e-cigarettes

This isn’t about tween-age kids; it’s about controlling the buying habits of adults, and the entire business community should monitor this situation closely.
Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier
added Oct 21, 2014 13:28

Which 5 States Are Charging an Arm and a Leg For Cigarettes?

Since 2011, The Awl has been surveying all 50 states about the price of tobacco, and if you're a smoker, the news is not good. For the first time no store in any of the 50 states offered a pack of cigarettes for less than $5. In general, the survey found
Motley Fool
added Oct 21, 2014 13:26

Lorillard, Reynolds Plan Votes on Merger, Share-Issue Plans -

took a step forward in their pending $25 billion deal, sending out a letter to shareholders late Oct. 17 alerting them they will be asked to vote respectively on the merger plan and share-issue plan in the future. Lorillard and Reynolds didn't set a date
added Oct 21, 2014 13:24

[California] Smoking cigarettes inside apartments and condos may be banned in parts of San Mateo County

On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors is scheduled to consider approving an ordinance that would ban smoking inside apartments, condominiums and other multiple-housing units. Health officials contend cigarette smoke can creep through floors, walls and air
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Oct 21, 2014 13:23

[New York] SULLUM: For public health, let them vape cake

Critics like Constantinides and Rockefeller, guided by little more than their own idiosyncratic tastes, want to decree which flavors adult vapers may consume, even at the cost of deterring smokers from quitting. These taste tyrants elevate hypothetical t
New York Daily News
added Oct 21, 2014 13:21

[Oman] Fake cigarettes cause OMR3.5m loss to country

Smuggling of counterfeit cigarettes leads to a revenue loss of nearly OMR3.5 million to the country and they constitute 21 per cent of illegal products being brought into the Omani market by smugglers. Further, the majority of consumers who buy smuggled
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 21, 2014 13:18

[UK] New e-cig laws generate debate

But Chris Bowman, who runs Crystal Clear Vapours on Warrington Market and was the second person in the UK to sell e-cigs, refutes GP's claims and warns TV advertising could lead to more customers buying the product from sources which do not fully inform
Warrington Guardian (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 13:16

[Asia] Philip Morris Plans to Expand in Emerging Markets

Profitability in emerging markets is a factor that differentiates the firm from its peers. For example, it has a strong presence in Asia. These markets are considered strategic markets due to the increase in customer´s disposable incomes and volumes are
added Oct 21, 2014 13:14

[Russia] Overview of FCTC Article 6 Guidelines at COP6

Dr. Frank J. Chaloupka, technical adviser to the drafting group, provides an overview of the guidelines of Article 6 on price and tax measures to reduce the demand for tobacco.
Tobacconomics (Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:20

[Russia] Meeting agrees advances to fight tobacco epidemic; governments must make them an immediate priority (PDF)

Topping their work plans should be implementing guidelines that will assist governments to apply taxes to tobacco more effectively. It is generally accepted that raising the price of tobacco products, including through tax increases, is the most effectiv
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:19
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