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CVS Health Finds Benefit in Banning Cigarettes From Pharmacies

After the policies were implemented, the average number of unique tobacco customers decreased by 13.29%, CVS Health found. After controlling for baseline rates of smoking over time, the number of unique patients purchasing cigarettes decreased by 5.5% fo
Pharmacy Times
added Sep 18, 2014 17:58
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[UK] UPDATE 1-Wholesaler Booker's second quarter buoyed by non-tobacco sales

Booker Group Plc, Britain's biggest cash-and-carry wholesaler, said a robust performance at its non-tobacco business helped it post a marginal increase in second-quarter sales.
Reuters
added Sep 18, 2014 17:28
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FDA RAISES MAXIMUM FINE BY 10% FOR TOBACCO SALES TO MINORS

going from $10,000 to $11,000 for a 6th violation within 48 months... the maximum civil money penalty for six or more violations within a 48-month period was increased “to reflect inflation, as required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Sep 18, 2014 17:05
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[Asia, India] ITC targets 18% market share in agarbattis

With the demand for branded agarbatti (incense sticks) growing at nearly 15 per cent every year, ITC’s agarbatti brand Mangaldeep hopes to garner around 18 per cent share in the next couple of years.
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Sep 18, 2014 15:54
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[UK] Phones 4u demise could spark controversial e-cigarette store openings ($$)

E-cigarette shops are among controversial frontrunners to take on empty Phones 4u stores after the retailer collapsed this week.
Retail Week (uk)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:24
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[Missouri] CVS boldly snuffs out tobacco sales at its drugstores

Walgreens, and its slogan “at the corner of happy and healthy”....would mean more if Walgreens joined CVS to end tobacco product sales....Maybe the Missouri legislature will raise the tax from an embarrassing 17 cents a pack to $2 a pack to follow CVS’ g
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Sep 17, 2014 11:05
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Air quality in New York City hookah bars

despite the ban on smoking tobacco products, at the very least, some NYC hookah bars are serving tobacco-based hookahs, and have elevated concentrations of indoor air pollutants that may present a health threat to visitors and employees. Therefore, there
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2014 08:16
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[UK] Real life story: Man sends 4,000 letters in campaign against cigarettes

John Savage has sent 4,000 letters to supermarkets begging them to stop selling cigarettes following his father's death from lung cancer…
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Sep 17, 2014 08:15
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[Pennsylvania] Pittsburgh Mercy toughens stance on workers' tobacco use

Pittsburgh Mercy Health System will prohibit its employees from using tobacco products of any kind during work shifts effective Feb. 1, 2015.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Sep 16, 2014 15:43
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Building Better Health: Innovative Strategies from America’s Business Leaders (PDF)

employers should implement comprehensive health and wellness programs for employees that address the following needs and begin tracking and sharing outcomes to promote learning and improvement: n Nutrition and physical activity n Tobacco cessation
Bipartisan Policy Center
added Sep 16, 2014 15:37
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