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[China] Citic Bank to Sell up to $2 Billion Shares to Tobacco Maker ($$)

China Citic Bank Corp, the country’s seventh largest lender by assets, said it plans to raise up to 11.9 billion yuan from placing up to 2.46 billion shares to China National Tobacco Corp, the...
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 30, 2014 14:26

Vector Group Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Third quarter 2014 revenues were $419.9 million, compared to revenues of $277.9 million in the third quarter of 2013. The increase in revenues in 2014 was primarily due to the acquisition and consolidated presentation of Douglas Elliman. The Company reco
Vector Group LTD
added Oct 30, 2014 14:13
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TPP Ministers, Negotiators Steer Clear Of Tobacco Issue During Australia Meetings ($$)

did not discuss how a potential agreement would handle tobacco regulations during two weeks of meetings in Australia, although U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman this week acknowledged that it remains a divisive issue.
World Trade Online [Inside U.S. Trade]
added Oct 30, 2014 13:10
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[Minnesota] Honeywell and feds at odds over health insurance

According to the lawsuit, "employees will be penalized if they or their spouses do not take the biometric tests." The penalties listed in the lawsuit include ... a $1,000 'tobacco surcharge' even if the employee chooses to not go through the biometric tes
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Oct 30, 2014 12:52

[Massachusetts] BRIANT: Banning Tobacco Sales Only Harms Retailers

Since the average convenience store relies on tobacco sales for up to 40% of in-store sales, a total ban on tobacco product sales will financially cripple small retail businesses in Westminster. The negative impact will likely include employees losing th
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 30, 2014 12:49

[UK] Jersey tobacco product displays banned

All tobacco products in Jersey will have to be hidden from public display, after the introduction of a new law. Customers will still be able to purchase cigarettes and tobacco in the usual way but from 30 October, they will not be on show.
BBC Online
added Oct 28, 2014 07:41

[Minnesota] MN Tobacco Tax Crippling Retailers: Association

a coalition of Minnesota’s retailers, service stations, wholesales, grocers and convenience stores released a new study showing the devastating effects the state's 2013 tobacco tax has had on Minnesota retailers and their employees.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:29

Inside Gaming: Smoking ban the least of worries in Macau gambling

No, the region’s $45.2 billion-a-year gaming market didn’t collapse into the South China Sea. In fact, the new smoking rules have been the least of the problems to beset Macau this year. The Chinese gaming enclave has experienced four straight months o
Casino City Times
added Oct 27, 2014 15:28

Electronic Cigarette Union: E-Cigarette Sales Volume Will Reach 45 Million

E-Cigarette sales volume in the fourth quarter will reach 45 million, according to an analysis of the Electronic Cigarette Union. The Electronic Cigarette Union found that the demand for heating coil of electronic cigarette has increased obviously since
PR Worldwide, Inc.
added Oct 27, 2014 15:27

FDA to Host Tobacco Webinar on Substantial Equivalents

The webinar series, which began in 2010, is designed to provide FDA tobacco compliance education and information to retailers and small businesses. Wednesday’s webinar, which will take place at 2 pm (EDT), will include an update on Substantial Equivalenc
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:25
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