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[North Carolina] Intangible value / Old Reynolds sites are economic building blocks

There are few cities and corporations that are as intertwined — past and present — as R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Winston-Salem. That relationship is likely to carry on, through the company's donation and sale of excess real estate.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 29, 2014 01:09
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This is Your E-Cigarette on Drugs

Dope smokers find e-cigarettes and high-tech ‘mods’ are great for smoking in public, with less fear from cops and bouncers.
The Daily Beast
added Jul 28, 2014 23:45
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ANWAR: 'Smoke and Mirrors': Eliminating Tobacco from Pharmacies

Does an individual have a realistic chance of changing a deeply rooted culture? In September, 2012, I publicly expressed my concern that the South Windsor, CT, CVS pharmacy was openly displaying and selling smoking products. As a father, physician and Me
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 28, 2014 20:26
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Dollar Tree to Buy Family Dollar for $8.5 Billion

Dollar Tree agreed on Monday to buy Family Dollar Stores for about $8.5 billion in cash and stock, uniting two of North America’s biggest deep-discount retailers. The deal comes amid pressure on Family Dollar by the activist investor Carl C. Icahn, who u
New York Times
added Jul 28, 2014 14:21
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[UK] Regulatory Policy Committee raises plain pack concerns

The Regulatory Policy Committee (RPC) has raised a number of concerns about the UK government’s Impact Assessment on plain packaging, and its effect on small businesses. The RPC gave the government’s Impact Assessment an ‘amber’ rating which mea
Convenience Store (uk)
added Jul 28, 2014 11:13
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[Australia, USA] KUTEN: Manipulators of public opinion and science are at work again - Opinion - Wanganui Chronicle News

Tony Abbott reversed course and eliminated the carbon tax. I was reminded of similar actions in the US....The trouble with Selye's work and that of the cardiologists is that they were funded in large part by the tobacco industry. Tobacco industry people
New Zealand Herald
added Jul 27, 2014 08:24
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[UK] Plain packaging slammed by Mars lawyers

Should the government proceed with plans to introduce plain packaging, it could lead to brand names being put into plain type, as well as certain colours and shapes being removed from product packaging. Mars argued that these types of branding helped co
City A.M. (uk)
added Jul 25, 2014 10:16
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[Massachusetts] Researching how tobacco and food companies shift blame to consumer

A $2.7 mil­lion grant from the National Cancer Insti­tute will fund research on how the tobacco, fast-​​food and sweetened-​​beverage indus­tries use and exploit the con­cept of per­sonal respon­si­bility and choice, and the resulting effect on public he
Northeastern News
added Jul 24, 2014 20:24
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GRAVES: Smoke gets in your eyes

The massive roadblock thrown in the path of medical science to educate the public on the dangers of tobacco smoking seems eerily similar to today's concerted denigration of climate scientists. The fundamental origin of the opposition is exactly the same
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Jul 24, 2014 10:55
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[UK] Smokers cost employers thousands each year according to British Heart Foundation research endorsed by Ashford-based training consultancy HR+ Limited

uit smoking, according to new research. Training consultancy HR+ Limited, based in Ashford, has endorsed research revealing that smokers cost British firms more than £8bn in lost productivity every year.
Kent Online (uk)
added Jul 24, 2014 10:44
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