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[Michigan] Smoke-Free Campuses Triple

MSU latest to start prohibiting tobacco, e-cigarettes amid rising wave of bans at colleges, universities
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:22

Cigarette Dollar Sales Up

were up by 1.1% in the past four weeks, riding on a 3.1% price increase, according to Nielsen data. The positive, all-channels sales data is good news, coming against “marginally worse” volumes that showed a 2% drop in the same four-week period (ending A
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 25, 2016 12:59

Krist Oil Challenges Wisconsin’s Minimum Markup Law

The suit asserts the law violates businesses’ right to serve their customers free of anticompetitive and arbitrary government regulation and consumers’ right to purchase products at the most competitive price. The Unfair Sales Act requires a 6% markup fo
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 25, 2016 05:37

Local Tobacco Restrictions Multiply / Proposed ordinances projected to increase by 200 compared to last year

Last year, there were 480 local tobacco ordinances proposed around the country to restrict or ban the sale of flavored tobacco products, impose minimum cigar package requirements, require minimum prices on cigars, increase the legal age to buy tobacco pro
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 25, 2016 05:35

Prices for Tobacco and Nontobacco Products in Pharmacies Versus Other Stores: Results From Retail Marketing Surveillance in California and in the United States

Compared with other stores, pharmacies charged customers less for cigarettes and more for bottled water. State and local policies to promote tobacco-free pharmacies would eliminate an important source of discounted cigarettes.
American Journal of Public Health
added Aug 25, 2016 04:29

New Study Finds Cigarettes Are Cheaper in Pharmacies, Undermining Health; Drug Stores Should Follow CVS’s Lead and End Tobacco Sales

finds that cigarettes – both Marlboro and discount brands – are cheaper in pharmacies than in other types of stores. This study provides another compelling reason for pharmacies to follow the lead of CVS Health and end the sale of cigarettes and other tob
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 25, 2016 04:27

UK Court Approves Vote Split in SABMiller-AB InBev Merger ($$)

PLC’s two largest shareholders will be treated as a separate class in the vote on the proposed £79 billion ($103.5 billion) takeover of the company by Anheuser Busch... ... 41.6 percent of SABMiller’s shares — the stakes held by tobacco company Altria and
added Aug 23, 2016 22:34

[Montana] SHAPIRO: Tobacco, e-cigarette marketing targets kids

Many convenience stores are located near schools and parks. ...The Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Program and Lewis and Clark Public Health are working to raise awareness of tobacco marketing techniques through TV ads, billboards and educational presentat
Montana Standard
added Aug 22, 2016 13:09

Missouri judge weighing cigarette tax hike ballot proposal

Attorneys working to keep a measure to raise Missouri's lowest-in-the-nation cigarette tax to benefit early childhood education on the Nov. 8 ballot attempted to fend off three lawsuits filed against the proposal during a Friday court hearing.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 20, 2016 02:49

[Australia] CHAPMAN: When industry-sponsored research is on the nose

Bero’s contributions have recently been supplemented by Nicholas Freudeberg’s Lethal but legal (2014) and a book just published ...Peter Adams, Moral Jeopardy: Risks of accepting money from the Alcohol, tobacco and gambling industries (Cambridge Universit
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 19, 2016 19:04
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