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Tobacco CEO and CVS exec both want people to quit smoking

The two women behind these recent decisions—Helena Foulkes,...and Susan Cameron...—shared their thoughts on the question of what to do when value and values collide in early October at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit.
Fortune Magazine
added Oct 23, 2014 16:16

[New York] Veto override fails to gain support

Only 15 legislators supported the move to ban tobacco sales in pharmacies, far under the supermajority need to pass...Proponents of the proposed local law to ban the sale of tobacco at pharmacies on Tuesday, Oct. 14, urged the Albany County Legislature to
The Spotlight (Delmar, NY)
added Oct 23, 2014 14:50

[Switzerland] Hitler Creamers Jolt Swiss Coffee Drinkers, and Retailer Apologizes

Mr. Cerf said the mishap occurred when an outside company asked ELSA, a dairy manufacturer that is one of Migros’s subsidiaries, to supply a series of 55 coffee cream containers based on vintage cigar labels, two of which featured the dictators.
New York Times
added Oct 22, 2014 18:37

[UK] PruHealtha and Mercer: Businesses ‘failing to support staff in efforts to give up smoking’

The survey from Britain’s Healthiest Company, which is run by PruHealth with Vitality and Mercer, found that despite smoking being one of the biggest risk factors which contributes to lifestyle-related diseases, smoking interventions are the least likely
Health Insurance Daily (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:01

[UK] Banning e-cigarettes in the workplace

consider a range of factors first, including the prospect of some of these products eventually being regulated as medicines. E-cigarettes are used by many smokers as a substitute for tobacco products. They usually heat nicotine, propylene glycol and flav
People Management (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:02

[Canada] Pharmacies and Stores That Contain a Pharmacy in BC That Do Not Sell Tobacco Products

Below, we have provided a list of pharmacies and stores that contain a pharmacy in BC that do not sell tobacco products. This list includes stores that do not sell tobacco even in the non-pharmacy sections of their store. Click here for a printer friendl
Clean Air Coalition of BC (ca)
added Oct 21, 2014 13:57

[Canada] Safeway, London Drugs and other pharmacy chains threaten legal action if cigarette sales banned

Top executives for some of the biggest pharmaceutical retailers in B.C. are threatening legal action against the College of Pharmacists of B.C. if it tries to prohibit sales of tobacco products in such stores as London Drugs and Safeway. The threat is in
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Oct 21, 2014 13:55

After cutting tobacco sales, CVS is now pressuring other pharmacies to do the same

The new co-pay strategy does two things. It encourages CVS customers to fill prescriptions at CVS-owned pharmacies to avoid possible co-pays. It also puts financial pressure on other pharmacies in the Caremark network to abandon tobacco sales if they have
The Washington Post
added Oct 21, 2014 10:43

Retailer Wall of Fame & Shame

Responsible retailers don’t sell tobacco products– the number one cause of preventable death in the United States. Learn which retailers do and don’t sell tobacco products.* (CTFK)
added Oct 21, 2014 10:40


Tobacco-Free Retailer campaign will highlight and support retailers that do not sell tobacco products and encourage other retailers to join them. By making it easy to find tobacco-free retailers nearest you, it will empower consumers to shop tobacco-free (CTFK)
added Oct 21, 2014 10:37
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