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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] I-Mei decides to stop selling tobacco from April

I-Mei Food Co., one of Taiwan's largest food producers, confirmed Wednesday a news report that it will remove all tobacco products from its chain stores beginning early April. The company m
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:14

The Misinformation Industry / Why the FDA doesn't really know what's in your food

Several of these scientists, a Center for Public Integrity investigation found, previously served as scientific consultants for tobacco companies during the 1980s and 1990s, when the tobacco industry fought vigorously to defend its products.
Center for Public Integrity
added Apr 18, 2015 11:20

How The Food Industry Relies On Scientists With Big Tobacco Ties

The food industry regularly turns to a small group of scientists — including several with ties to Big Tobacco — to determine whether additives it is adding to food products are safe. And these relationships often allow food companies to avoid a rigorous
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Apr 18, 2015 11:19

[Asia-pacific] LEE: The Trans-Pacific Partnership is great for elites. Is it good for anyone else?

In 2011, Australia enacted a tough new anti-smoking law... Naturally, tobacco companies hated the law. And they found a surprising way to fight back: they persuaded governments in Ukraine and Honduras to file complaints ... this dispute comes up over and
Vox Media
added Apr 17, 2015 23:26

[New York] 8 Niagara stores fined for selling tobacco to minors

The eight fines totaled $6,500. The Health Department can impose fines ranging from $350 to $2,500 for each offense, and the stores must conduct compliance training for their workers, monitored by the Health Department.
Buffalo (NY) News
added Apr 17, 2015 16:19

Will Big Tobacco Become Big Marijuana? USA Today Asks; Bud Genius Answers

Angel Stanz, CEO of Bud Genius says the corporate giants are inevitable and very few companies will survive the incursion regardless of whether they are publicly traded or privately held. “The one thing that the big tobacco companies will need is data, w
Business Wire
added Apr 17, 2015 15:06

22nd Century Group Announces Launch of “0.0 mg Nicotine” MAGIC Cigarettes in Spain

“Using proprietary, real tobacco grown in the United States – without any artificial extraction or chemical processes – 22nd Century is the only company in the world that can make '0.0 mg nicotine' cigarettes”
Business Wire
added Apr 17, 2015 15:04
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Loose Cigarette Purchasing and Nondaily Smoking Among Young Adult Bar Patrons in New York City

Loosie purchase and use is common among young adults, especially nondaily smokers. Smoking patterns and attitudes should be considered to reduce loose cigarette purchasing among young adults in New York City.
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 17, 2015 12:14

NATO Show 2015: From Acquisitions to Zeller / What CSP is watching for at this year’s tobacco conference

One week from today, the 2015 NATO Show will be well under way, offering attendees a glimpse at the latest tobacco products on the show floor and insightful educational sessions on everything from regulatory affairs to new-product trends. It’s never a
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Apr 15, 2015 18:23

Liberal Pot Laws Put Employers in a Quandary

Some unsettled issues include whether hotels can prohibit or, conversely, permit guests to smoke, vaporize or ingest marijuana in the privacy of their rooms or even the public areas of a hotel. What, if any, influence do states' indoor air quality acts ha
National Law Journal
added Apr 15, 2015 09:10
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