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[Ireland] Sell government tobacco shares to stub out smoking, say retailers ($$)

THE government should sell shares and bonds in tobacco companies held by the National Pensions Reserve Fund (NPRF) and use the proceeds... The Convenience Stores and Newsagents Association (CSNA), which acts on behalf of 1,200 small retailers and franchi
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 29, 2015 14:33

[UK] Anti-illegal tobacco campaign to roll out

Tobacco company Philip Morris Limited (PML) is aiming to roll out a retailer education programme across the country later this year as part of its campaign to fight the illegal tobacco trade...L is now evaluating the feedback from the retailers who took
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jan 27, 2015 06:23

[Australia] Public health, environment, union, and church groups slam Trans-Pacific trade deal as talks resume in New York

have written an open letter to Trade Minister Robb citing mounting evidence that the TPP is not in the national interest, and demanding that the text be released for public scrutiny before it is signed.
Scoop (nz)
added Jan 27, 2015 00:37

[Wisconsin] Report: Pharmacies lead in tobacco sales to minors

of the 330 tobacco retailers in Dane County, 51 sold tobacco to youth inspectors. The sales rate of 15.5 percent in Dane County is the highest tobacco sales to minors rate in more than six years.
Channel 3000/WISC-TV Ch. 3 (Madison, WI)
added Jan 26, 2015 22:20

NJOY Names Paul Sturman as CEO and President

Former President of Pfizer Consumer Health Care to lead NJOY’s efforts to obsolete combustion smoking..." I admire its noble mission of providing satisfying alternatives to combustion smoking, the leading cause of preventable death in the world”
Business Wire
added Jan 26, 2015 17:32

[UK] Smoking: Plain packs 'will lead to more illegal cigarettes on streets' of Derbyshire

But Dee Sedani, who runs convenience stores in Etwall and Matlock, believes ministers should be focusing more on educating young people about the dangers of smoking.
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 16:42
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[Australia, UK] Cigarette packaging move is far from plain and simple

However Plymouth shop owners seem to disagree, and say people will carry on smoking regardless. Martin Stevens, owner of Premier Stores in Marlborough Street, Devonport, said kids will always want what they're not allowed. He said: "It won't make any d
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 16:40

[UK] Government plans for plain packaging for tobacco are politically motivated, claims packaging body

Mike Ridgway, director of The Consumer Packaging Manufacturers Alliance (CPMA), said: "This was a surprising announcement by the Government and appears to have made for political reasons rather than for anything linked to health or as a measure to reduce
Retail Times (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 16:32

[UK] Plain tobacco packaging government regulations will make category "much harder" says major wholesaler

Palmer & Harvey (P&H), which turns over more than £3bn worth of tobacco a year, has put on a brave face following the announcement of plans to introduce standardised packaging.
The Grocer (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 12:11

[UK] Imperial Tobacco launches caffeinated mouth strips

is moving into caffeine as more people kick the deadly smoking habit, launching a melt-in-your-mouth strip designed to give an energy boost in seconds. The product, called Reon, comes in flavors such as "grapefruit & zing" and "black currant & fresh". Fo
added Jan 26, 2015 11:47
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