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[Canada] Stoney Creek startup tobacco business goes up in smoke

CT&G, a cigarette company started in Stoney Creek by a consortium of Korean convenience store owners to try to take on Big Tobacco, has declared bankruptcy. ..established in an attempt to offset losses following a 2010 move by Imperial Tobacco that effec
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Sep 13, 2014 20:42

[Michigan] Smoking rates decline; CVS leads the way in ending tobacco sales

CVS is just a start, said Kathryn Candela, oncology social worker ... “We’ve come a long way in helping people understand and recognize the dangers of smoking,” Candela said. “But we still have a very long road ahead of us in helping people develop the to
Macomb (MI) Daily
added Sep 13, 2014 20:40

[West Virginia] Up in smoke: businesses, officials are realizing the true cost of their workers' unhealthy habits

West Virginia is a chronically ill state. Its numbers outpace the nation's in terms of chronic conditions. Its residents are not reaching their full potential. To use one common saying, it's not personal — it's business. Each person's sick days, physica
Charleston (WV) State Journal
added Sep 13, 2014 20:17

EDITORIAL: Whatever its motive, CVS does the right thing by ending cigarette sales

Any company that takes a risk to stand on the right side of public health deserves congratulations...CVS’s move says a lot about American society’s relationship with tobacco. The company’s conclusion that selling cigarettes fundamentally conflicts with th
The Washington Post
added Sep 13, 2014 20:12
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[West Virginia] State says tobacco use costs employers dearly

Each employee who uses tobacco products directly impacts a business' bottom line by $4,700, according to a memo to business owners by the West Virginia Division of Tobacco Prevention. The one-page fact sheet says:
Charleston (WV) State Journal
added Sep 13, 2014 20:09

[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: CVS makes right move to end tobacco sales

Critics will point out that tobacco is legal and people have the right to buy it and use. And they still can. They just can’t buy it from CVS. We don’t begrudge anyone the right to smoke. We just ask that they look into its health effects and ask themsel
The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Sep 13, 2014 17:54

[New York] Nat Sherman to Open Cigar Lounge Atop Knickerbocker Hotel

is opening a cigar lounge on the rooftop of the legendary Knickerbocker Hotel, which has been fully restored to its former glory and is slated to re-open this fall. The Nat Sherman lounge will not be the sole occupier of the rooftop space, but will actua
Cigar Aficionado
added Sep 13, 2014 17:32

STATE: Michigan smoking rates decline; CVS stops selling tobacco

The good news is that smoking is declining nationally but that success is not as strong in Michigan, which ranks tenth in the nation at 23.3 percent -- tied with Oklahoma and Ohio -- in the percentage of adult smokers, according to the CDC. The national
Advisor & Source Newspapers
added Sep 13, 2014 07:47

HALLETT: Walgreen: At the intersection of healthy, happy — and hypocritical

If Walgreen, the largest pharmacy chain in the country, is truly “at the corner of happy and healthy,” then it should be part of the solution to this significant public health issue, not part of the problem.
Crain's Chicago Business
added Sep 12, 2014 10:56

RAI selected again to Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (PDF)

has been recognized again as a leader in corporate sustainability by being awarded membership in the 2014-2015 Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, effective Sept. 22, 2014. Reynolds American is one of only 149 North American companies on the in
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Sep 12, 2014 09:17
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