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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

[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

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

[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

[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

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

Leading CEOs Take Actions to Address Nation's Health Challenges / New Report Provides Strategy to Improve America's Health Through Innovation

nine chief executives of some of the nation's largest companies and the Bipartisan Policy Center have come together to share best practices...comprehensive health and wellness programs that address …tobacco use…collaborate with public and private sector l
PR Newswire
added Sep 16, 2014 15:33

Editorial: Smoke free

It will ding profits, but CVS did the right thing by eliminating the sale of tobacco products. Hopefully, it will be the thing that spurs other similar businesses to do the same. You rarely find a retail business that drops a profit-ma ...
Burlington (IA) Hawk Eye
added Sep 16, 2014 15:15

Newspaper Editorials Laud CVS for Quitting Tobacco, Urge Other Retailers to Follow Suit

Newspaper editorials across the country have applauded CVS and called on other retailers to follow CVS's example:
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 16, 2014 15:13

[Pennsylvania] Lawyer Argues Before Justices That MRI Use Should Be Tax-Free

In Tristan Associates v. Commonwealth, the radiologists' attorney, Lloyd R. Persun, told the justices that the use of MRIs and CT scanners to produce images of a patient's body constituted manufacturing, and was therefore eligible for tax exemption.
added Sep 16, 2014 14:16
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