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A year later, CVS says stopping tobacco sales made a big difference

The decision to stop tobacco sales at all of its drugstores a year ago caused people to buy 1% fewer packs of cigarettes in 13 states, CVS Health says in a new study out Thursday. The new study compared total sales of tobacco products at all types of st
USA Today
added Sep 3, 2015 10:42

[Colorado] Advocates in Denver, Home to Legal Marijuana, Seek Public Place to Smoke

advocates are seeking to allow legal pot use to tiptoe ever so slightly into public, into establishments like bars or clubs that cater to over-21 crowds. Supporters are calling it “limited social cannabis use.”
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2015 20:30

Amcor Completes Tobacco Packaging Acquisition in Brazil

Amcor Tobacco Packaging today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Souza Cruz’s internal tobacco packaging operations located in Cachoeirinha, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Souza Cruz is majority-owned by British American Tobacco plc and is the
Business Wire
added Sep 1, 2015 13:20

[UK] Councils scale back test purchase activity

According to new findings from the tobacco control survey of trading standards activity in 2013-14, only 74% of councils had conducted test purchase operations with volunteer young people, down from 92% the year before. In total, 88% of all councils had
Convenience Store (uk)
added Sep 1, 2015 10:09
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After Online Complaint, Ahok Reminds Malls of Smoking Ban

The governor was responding to an online petition on started by a mother named Elysabeth Ongkojoyo who said that when she complained about people smoking, it was her and her baby, not the smokers, who were asked to leave by a manager of the ca
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:29

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] 90% of malls probed violate smoking bylaw

The Jakarta Environmental Management Agency (BPHLD) has disclosed that 90 percent of malls and shopping centers that they inspected in Jakarta were in violation of Gubernatorial Regulation No. 88/2010 on no-smoking areas. The regulation stipulates that
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:25

[Australia] Perth Now Shop quits tobacco, backs youth ban

A TASMANIAN shopkeeper who stopped selling cigarettes after a customer died of lung cancer has urged the State Government to push ahead with a ban on selling tobacco to young people. Lois Ireland, who owns a general store on Flinders Island, has become
Perth (WA) Sunday Times (au)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:57

[New York] Public Health Study Finds 15 Percent of Cigarettes Sold in NYC Have Illegal Tax Stamps

Licensed tobacco retailers throughout New York City are selling a substantial number of cigarette packs carrying either counterfeit or out-of-state tax stamps, finds an investigation by NYU public health researchers. These illegal cigarette sales are mo
New York University
added Aug 31, 2015 12:56

Determination of the Period Covered by a No-TobaccoSale Order and Compliance With an Order: Guidance for Tobacco Retailers (PDF)

describes FDA’s current thinking with respect to imposing a no-tobacco-sale order (NTSO) on a retailer who has committed repeated violations...including FDA’s “Regulations Restricting the Sale and Distribution of Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco to Protec
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Aug 31, 2015 10:45


​WASHINGTON – On Friday, the FDA issued a final guidance regarding the agency’s authority to issue a No-Tobacco-Sale Order (NTSO)...the agency will also hold a live webinar this Weds., September 2, at 2 p.m. (EDT) to discuss the guidance
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 31, 2015 10:37
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