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Kentucky Business Leaders Smoke Free Helps Bottom Line

Most businesses in Kentucky support a statewide indoor smoke-free law, according to the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. Lawmakers will hear testimony about property rights Wednesday. Photo credit: Greg Stotelmyer.
Public News Service (PNS)
added Dec 17, 2014 05:27
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[UK] CLOSING TIME / Who’s killing the British pub? (PDF)

. A survey of publicans reported that 54 per cent of pub customers smoked in 2006 and it is highly telling that the same survey showed that this number had fallen to 38 per cent in 2008 following the introduction of smoking bans in Scotland (March 200
Morning Advertiser.co.uk
added Dec 11, 2014 13:48
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[UK] Taxes, smoking ban blamed for demise of British pubs

Taxation and a smoking ban are to blame for the "decimation" of the British pub industry, according to a study released Wednesday that said 10,000 pubs had closed since 2006.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 11, 2014 13:41
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[UK] The real reasons for the tragic demise of the British pub industry

Yet the one factor that correlates most closely with the accelerating decline in the pub industry is the smoking ban.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Dec 11, 2014 13:40
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[UK] Poll: Impact of smoking ban on pubs less than claimed, say Norwich publicans

Libertarian think-tank, the Institute of Economic Affairs, found ... the smoking ban’s impact has been under-
estimated. The report’s findings have, however, been criticised by Norwich publicans, who offered more traditional reasons for the decline of the
Norwich Evening News (uk)
added Dec 11, 2014 13:38
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[UK] ‘Tax and red tape’ behind closure of more than 6,000 pubs

The report, Closing Time – Who’s killing the British pub, released by the Institute of Economic Affairs...author Christopher Snowdon says the alcohol duty escalator, policies such as the smoking ban and declining real wages as a result of the recession we
Western Morning News (uk)
added Dec 10, 2014 16:15
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[UK] New Vype e-cigarette advertisement aims to demonstrate simplicity of vaping

a new advertisement, ‘Vaping made simple’, which focuses on the device itself, the Vype ePen. The ad will air on terrestrial and satellite tv, and in cinema on 15 December. It leads on the simplicity of Vype ePen, a product claimed to combine the performa
Retail Times (uk)
added Dec 10, 2014 15:26
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Big Business Ready for War... Against the Administration

bipartisan parts of Obamacare is workplace wellness to reduce smoking, obesity, and hypertension. Honeywell asked employees to take a biometric test to measure areas of health that need improvement and those who refused lost…* $1,000 Tobacco Surcharge *
Town Hall
added Dec 8, 2014 18:12
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[Isle of Man, UK] New tobacco laws aim to reduce cancers in Island

New tobacco laws aim to reduce cancers in Island New measures to deter the Manx public from smoking are on the way. If amendments to a public health bill become law, open displays of cigarettes and tobacco in shops would be banned, along with vending
Isleofman Dot Com (uk)
added Dec 8, 2014 14:38
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[UK] Support for e-cigs scheme

Two-thirds of Pembrokeshire retailers which stock e-cigarettes have signed up to a voluntary scheme prohibiting their sale to under-18s. The E-cigarette Responsible Retailer scheme was launched by Pembrokeshire County Council’s Public Protection trading
This is Tivyside (Tivy-Side Advertiser) (uk)
added Dec 8, 2014 14:34
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