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[Illinois] Local Wine Brand Expands to Whole Foods, Adds Cigars and Candles

"The cigar company approached me after and said they sold over 300 cigars and wanted me to start my own cigar brand. That's when I said, 'I think I got it.' It was just a no-brainer and an easy transition." Lampley Cigars, which she named after her fathe
added Apr 25, 2015 12:30
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[Asia] Xinhua Insight: China stubs out tobacco ads

China's top legislature on Friday adopted an amendment to the Advertisement Law that restricts tobacco advertising to minors. The amendment to the 1994 Advertisement Law was approved by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress and will ta
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 25, 2015 12:12

Amended China law curbs tobacco ads in land of smokers

A revised Advertisement Law approved on Friday by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's top legislative body, bans tobacco ads in the mass media, in public places, on public vehicles and outdoors, the official Xinhua news agen
added Apr 25, 2015 12:11


up last month in the convenience channel. The latest Balvor Retailer Composite (BRC) shows that dollar sales of Electronic Nicotine Devices (END) were up 7.1% last month in the c-store channel, while retail units sold grew by more than a quarter (26.4%).
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:33

Seedy Business: What Big Food is hiding with its slick PR campaign on GMOs (PDF)

ACSH’s “Medical/Executive Director” is Dr. Gilbert Ross....“convicted of racketeering, mail fraud and conspiracy,”... Jayne Thompson’s firm boasts of its work on behalf of Altria, the parent company of tobacco firm Philip Morris USA: “to craft and manag
U.S. RIGHT TO KNOW [Gary Ruskin, executive director]
added Apr 24, 2015 10:54
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[Washington] County to consider passing e-cigarette ordinance

The board of health asked Clark County Public Health staff to bring forward the ordinance after hearing from business owners who want direction on the use of the devices — businesses can legally prohibit the devices — and growing concerns that people are
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Apr 23, 2015 10:35

Editorial: It is time to bust the myth of physical inactivity and obesity: you cannot outrun a bad diet

The tobacco industry successfully stalled government intervention for 50 years starting from when the first links between smoking and lung cancer were published. This sabotage was achieved using a ‘corporate playbook’ of denial, doubt, confusing the publ
British Journal of Sports Medicine
added Apr 23, 2015 09:50

[Canada] Nova Scotia menthol ban ignites debate

Gagnon of Imperial Tobacco Canada told the legislature’s law amendments committee Wednesday there is no evidence menthol products are the cause of youth smoking...Hammoud, president of the Atlantic Convenience Store Association, says stores would suffer a
Canadian Press
added Apr 23, 2015 09:48
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[UK] Sugar is to blame for obesity epidemic - not couch potato habits

British Journal Of Sports Medicine, they said poor diet now generates more disease than physical inactivity, alcohol and smoking combined....accuses the food industry of promoting... in tactics described as “chillingly similar” to those of the tobacco ind
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 23, 2015 09:42

[Montana] Great Falls public split on casino smoke rooms

About 45 people attended the City-County Health Board’s lively, open-ended listening session Wednesday asking what should be done about casino smoking rooms. Opinions were split three ways:
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Apr 23, 2015 09:12
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