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REID: What corporate America can learn from CVS Health's anti-tobacco campaign

For CVS, being the first retailer to stop carrying cigarettes was a huge risk. But Foulkes said the decision has acted as a “catalyst” for the company’s transformation as a healthcare organization. So far, the company’s gamble seems to be paying off.
Fortune Magazine
added Aug 4, 2015 11:30
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[Connecticut] UPDATE: Raids Crack Down on Zig-Zag Counterfeiting

After the court issued a temporary restraining order and asset restraining order North Atlantic was seeking, Mango coordinated the raid logistics with the U.S. Marshals’ Office. These seizure orders are part of North Atlantic's strategy of zero toleranc
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 4, 2015 09:33
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Proposed August TPP meeting: Robb should reject shameful tradeoffs

like the Philip Morris tobacco company case against Australia’s plain packaging law, which has cost the Australian Government $50 million in legal fees and is still not finished after four years. Proposed ‘safeguards’ have not prevented such cases.” “The
AFTINET (Australian Fair Trade & Investment Network) (au)
added Aug 3, 2015 16:03
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[Russia] Smokers Can Now Get Cigarettes With Their Mail

agreement reached between Russia's national mail service Russian Post and four tobacco companies—British American Tobacco, Philip Morris, Japan Tobacco International and Imperial Tobacco—cigarettes will be sold in 30,000 post offices across the country.
Moscow Times
added Aug 3, 2015 15:50
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[UK] Vaping industry hits back at e-cigarette landfill claims ($$)

The e-cigarette industry has hit back against accusations that it produces just as much waste as tobacco products
The Grocer (uk)
added Aug 3, 2015 12:22
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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii] In a setback for Obama, negotiators fail to wrap up Pacific trade pact

Rep. Sander M. Levin (D-Mich.)...said he also wanted the TPP to explicitly reserve the right of member countries to regulate tobacco products. In a statement after the news conference, Levin said that “it is wise that the administration did not decide to
The Washington Post
added Aug 1, 2015 09:32
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[Asia, India] Muted cigarette sales: ITC Q1 net profit up 3.6% at Rs 2265 cr

ITC Ltd posted a subdued 3.61 percent rise in net profit at Rs 2,265.44 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, due to pressure on cigarette sales and sluggish demand for other FMCG products.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:01
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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii, North Carolina] Actually, The T.P.P. Would Screw Tobacco Companies, According to Thom Tillis

Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) on Thursday said that the US Trade Representative is currently working to enshrine “discriminary [sic] treatment of tobacco” in the Trans Pacific Partnership...leveled the charge on the floor of the Senate on Thursday in a speec
The District Sentinel News Co-op (blog)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:28
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[Asia-pacific] HUBER: Chamber of Commerce Threatens Health of Americans

nearly everyone reading this has lost someone to tobacco. And yet, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its affiliates work hard to ensure that the way is clear for the tobacco industry to addict new generations...inner workings of the Chamber are so secret
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:18
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[Asia-pacific] BOSTIC/STEWART: US Chamber of Commerce is in Big Tobacco’s thrall

Now that the Chamber’s relationship with Big Tobacco has been exposed, the U.S. must look skeptically on the rest of the organization’s agenda. With the tobacco industry responsible for the loss of more than 6 million lives every year, there appear to be
Aljazeerah
added Jul 30, 2015 04:37
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