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[UK] Wholesaler Booker Group says tobacco sales hurt by display ban

Britain's biggest cash-and-carry wholesaler, said tobacco sales for the 24 weeks to Sept. 9 were down 5.6 percent, hurt by a ban on small stores displaying tobacco products.
added Oct 14, 2016 16:44

[UK] Don't trust e-cigarette studies, says Cancer Research: Charity urges caution against findings that promote devices as a healthy option

Tobacco giants are marketing e-cigarettes as trendy lifestyle accessories rather than quit-smoking aids, a major charity has warned. Cancer Research UK, which usually promotes the use of e-cigarettes as alternatives to smoking tobacco, yesterday accused
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 13, 2016 20:12
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[California] Tom Steyer, starring in TV ads for tobacco tax hike, invested in tobacco companies

Farallon Capital Management, the San Francisco-based hedge fund Steyer ran until late 2012, when he left to focus on boosting alternative energy, counted among its investments shares in UST, Inc, according to records mandated by the Securities and Exchang
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Oct 13, 2016 19:39
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[California] WEINBERG: Business Groups Back Prop 56

Twenty business groups, representing every single major metropolitan area of California, support Prop 56...promoting smoking cessation through a higher cigarette tax will have a positive impact on California’s economy, and Prop 56 will provide an even big
added Oct 13, 2016 19:34
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the truth about: menthol

while overall smoking rates have declined across the country, menthol cigarettes are slowing that progress.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 13, 2016 19:59

[Missouri] Challengers to tobacco tax hike take fight out of courtroom and onto the airwaves

In the ad, entitled “Diner,” Joe Camel – former controversial mascot of the R.J. Reynolds Camel cigarette brand – walks into a diner, drops a cigarette on the ground, and stomps it out with his foot before sitting at the counter. Then, he lights another
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 14, 2016 17:54

[California] Health Groups and Children’s Advocates Take on Big Tobacco’s Dishonest Campaign Tactics

SACRAMENTO – Health groups and children’s advocates delivered a stark message to Big Tobacco’s front door in Sacramento today, dumping 5,600 toe tags from a body bag, representing the number of children who will start smoking this year and later die from
Yes on
added Oct 11, 2016 21:31

[California] Long Beach Leaders and Community Members Stand Up to Big Tobacco’s Outrageous Claims about Prop 56

Councilmember Roberto Uranga, Vice President of LBUSD Board of Education Megan Kerr, Long Beach Community College Trustee Doug Otto and other health and education leaders from Long Beach communities united to denounce a new lie-filled, tobacco industry-fu
Yes on
added Oct 11, 2016 21:31

[California] AM Alert: Health groups put heat on tobacco over Prop 56

heart, lung and cancer groups are raising the stakes and conjuring up images of dead children in a new attack on the tobacco industry opposing a $2 cigarette tax increase on the November ballot. The health groups are dropping 5,600 “toe tags,” used to ide
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Oct 11, 2016 18:40

[UK] Tobacco sponsors may support snooker abroad

may be considering sponsoring snooker tournaments abroad to get round the BBC... BBC is tied by the advertising rules of the countries in which events are filmed...Mexican Grand Prix, for example, will be screened complete with advertisements for Marlboro
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 11, 2016 16:58
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