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[Asia, Bangladesh] Mirpur superstore Prince Bazar fined for violating tobacco control law

Superstore ‘Prince Bazar’ at capital Dhaka’s Mirpur has been fined again for a breach of the tobacco control law. This time a Dhaka mobile court penalised it Tk 150,000 on Tuesday, nearly twice the amount it was slapped with in April this year for displa (bd)
added Sep 30, 2014 14:48

[Asia, India] Anti-smoking squads to watch over firms

Efforts are in full swing to form an inspection team comprising officials from various government departments to check the compliance of private organisations in the district with the standing anti-smoking laws.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Sep 30, 2014 14:24

Advocacy Groups Challenge Studios Over Smoking in Youth-Rated Movies

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility and the faith-based advocacy organization As You Sow have decided to step up the pressure by filing shareholder resolutions with the parent companies of the six major movie studios. “We think we’ve given the m
New York Times
added Sep 30, 2014 13:53

[UK] New breed of tobacco products could revolutionise sales

Heat not burn (HNB) products are unlike electronic cigarettes, which do not contain tobacco but produce vapour by heating nicotine containing e-liquids. HNB devices do contain tobacco, but use vaporisation technology to warm it to the point at which fla
Convenience Store (uk)
added Sep 30, 2014 06:11

[Kentucky] HEATH: CVS ban on tobacco sales sets right tone for drumbeat of change

Those of us who have devoted our professional careers to tobacco cessation research, intervention and public health policy are counting on companies like CVS Health and America's public and private decision-makers, trendsetters and tastemakers to do the r
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Sep 30, 2014 04:57

Pfizer will ask to remove suicide warning from anti-smoking meds

FDA updated the drug's label Monday to include data from a number of recent studies that found little to no evidence of psychiatric problems or suicidal tendencies in patients taking the twice-a-day tablet. The new labeling represents a victory for Pfizer
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 28, 2014 06:32

[New York] LETTER: Make pharmacies tobacco-sale free

The American Lung Association is disappointed in Albany County Executive Dan McCoy’s veto of the tobacco-free pharmacy legislation. This bill would have restricted the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies and stores with pharmacies.
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Sep 27, 2014 14:43

[North Carolina] Blue Cross Medicare HMO options likely to cost more / Premiums higher on replacement plans

thousands of local retirees ages 65 and older, as well as past or current companies affiliated with Reynolds. Many Reynolds workers over the past 30 years had volunteered for early-retirement packages in part because they could stay in the company health
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 27, 2014 14:38

15 Things You Didn't Know About Dieter Rams: The T2 Cylinder cigarette lighter is one of Rams' favorite products.

Launched in 1968, the T2 Cylinder cigarette lighter, which pioneered the use of a magnetic ignition device, is one of Rams' all-time favorite Braun products. A smoker himself, Rams has stated that he loves to design lighters as "small sculptural objects.
added Sep 27, 2014 13:47
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The Brains and Braun of Dieter Rams

Chances are if you’ve shaved with an electric razor, blow-dried your hair or sparked up a cigarette in the past 60 years, you owe a debt of gratitude to Dieter Rams.
New York Times Blogs
added Sep 27, 2014 13:42
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