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[UK] Offshore firm Talisman to ban e-cigarettes after overheating incident

A spokesperson said: "The decision was taken following an incident on one of our platforms when an e-cigarette overheated while it was charging, resulting in minor damage to property. "We are aware that other operators in the UKCS have taken a similar s
BBC Online
added Nov 28, 2014 12:02

[UK] Big tobacco warns on trademarks

representatives from across the globe have written to the govern­ment, arguing that rules mandating plain packaging for cigarettes violates intellectual property rights. “There are ways to regulate effectively in the public interest. Mandating destructio
City A.M. (uk)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:01

[Pennsylvania] City recognizes businesses that quit selling tobacco

Seven business owners tell their end-of-tobacco-sales stories in a series of online videos posted by SmokeFree Philly, an antismoking project run by the city Department of Public Health. One said she chose to pull tobacco from her shelves after being a s
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Nov 26, 2014 19:31

House Republicans just passed a bill forbidding scientists from advising the EPA on their own research

two other bills aimed at impeding the EPA, including one that prevents the agency from relying on what it calls “secret science” in crafting its regulations — but which in reality, opponents argue, would effectively block the EPA from adopting any new rul
Salon Magazine
added Nov 26, 2014 11:06

[UK] Londis cuts the price of premium tobacco brands

The tobacco price cuts are part of a package of promotions aimed at giving Londis retailers “a competitive edge in the tobacco category”, Londis retail director John Pattison said. They follow on from a campaign to reduce the price of a number o
Convenience Store (uk)
added Nov 24, 2014 14:59

[Australia] Cigarettes and junk food dominate supermarket sales growth

Australians now spend 10 per cent of the nation's annual grocery bill on tobacco products, and one in every five dollars spent at supermarkets goes on cigarettes or junk food, according to confidential industry data.
The Age (au)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:53

Rite Aid Adds Quality Independent Physicians to Health Alliance Program

services available to patients participating in Rite Aid Health Alliance includes medication compliance support; comprehensive medication reviews and reconciliation; nutrition and weight management information; ... and tobacco cessation support.
Business Wire
added Nov 24, 2014 03:38

Worldwide Legend Tommy Chong & Reviver Partner To Launch Tommy Chong's Smoke Swipe Legendary Cannabis Activist Launches Product to Swipe Away Cannabis, Cigarette and Cigar Odor From Clothing

Chong teamed up with Reviver Clothing Swipes to develop a product that keeps usage discreet, a need that is more relevant than ever with the growing legalization of both recreational and medicinal marijuana.
PR Newswire
added Nov 24, 2014 03:36

CVS Health and its Foundation Commit More Than $1 Million in Grants to Support Tobacco Cessation Programs

The grants will be distributed to leading health care and community partners working to promote tobacco-free communities, programs that help people kick the habit and help those who don't smoke to never start. Among the awards are funds to support quit li
PR Newswire
added Nov 24, 2014 03:32

[Indiana] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: Effort to repeal Smoker's Bill of Rights goes too far

“Smoker’s Bill of Rights” that was passed into state law back in 1991. That law prevents employers in Indiana from discriminating against employees or potential employees who smoke. Indiana is one of 29 states that protects the rights of smokers in such
Goshen (IN) News
added Nov 24, 2014 03:18
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