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[Arizona] Able Aerospace bans smoking even off the job

Benson is CEO and principal owner of Able Aerospace Services, and he runs the aerospace supply chain company with his own unique playbook. Benson does not allow workers to smoke — even off the job — saying it saves the company between $750,000 and $1 mil
Business Journal of Phoenix
added Apr 15, 2014 23:24
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The Chamber of Commerce's European Foray / Shining Big Tobacco’s Shoes

The truth is that de Gucht is conniving with big business to destroy or dramatically weaken health, environmental and labour standards and democracy itself. The US Chamber of Commerce was the American pressure group most consulted by officials working f
CounterPunch
added Apr 15, 2014 17:23
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LETTERS: Morality and the Business of Selling Tobacco

Peter B. Bach implies that by ending the sale of tobacco products, CVS pharmacies are some kind of moral actor while Walgreens remains a greedy business. Walgreens’s funding of the American Cancer Society by extension also compromises the moral standing o
New York Times
added Apr 14, 2014 19:53
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Which Pharmacy Chain is Truly Anti-Smoking?

The American Cancer Society points out, and Bach acknowledges, that Walgreens is a leader in providing anti-smoking programs for its employees. But this is a paltry financial commitment to the cause compared to that of CVS, which is forsaking $2 billion
SameFacts.com (The Reality-Based Community)
added Apr 14, 2014 15:47
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Tobacco Environment Heats Up

Wells Fargo predicts that vapors/tanks/mods pose the “greatest new threat” to e-cigarettes and combustible cigarettes.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Apr 14, 2014 15:38
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[Africa] Tanzania: Morogoro Honours Tobacco Firm for Community Support

TANZANIA Leaf Tobacco Company (TLTC) was on Sunday named the overall winner of Uluguru Awards for the year 2014, having donated more than 200m/- in support of various development initiatives in Morogoro Region. Speaking in a colourful awards gala night d
All-Africa.com
added Apr 14, 2014 12:10
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[Arizona] Bill Pfeifer: Pharmacies must quit selling tobacco products

Although a giant step forward, reducing the number of retail locations that sell tobacco products cannot singlehandedly eliminate tobacco-related deaths. We know what works — including higher tobacco taxes, preventing kids from starting, smoke-free laws
Arizona Daily Star
added Apr 14, 2014 09:05
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As CVS goes cold turkey on tobacco, rivals will be watching

It has long been gospel among retailers that tobacco pulls so much business into stores, with smokers also picking up water, gum or a bag of chips, that dumping it would be a sales killer. However, with pressure from anti-smoking forces growing, tobacco
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 14, 2014 00:26
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McELWEE: Big Tobacco Abroad / The Trans-Pacific Partnership and the downside to free trade.

Tagore, the Bengalese poet, wrote of the Opium wars that, “In hopelessness, China pathetically declared: ‘I do not require any opium.’ But the British shopkeeper answered: ‘That’s all nonsense. You must take it.’” History rhymes again.
Boston Review
added Apr 11, 2014 11:29
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[UK] Norfolk raids find illegal tobacco in shops and homes

More than 50,000 suspected illegal cigarettes have been seized in raids on shops and homes in a Norfolk resort. Trading standards, supported by revenue and customs officers, carried out the raids in Great Yarmouth on Thursday. Five shops were visited d
BBC Online
added Apr 11, 2014 11:20
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