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[Kentucky] HEATH: CVS ban on tobacco sales sets right tone for drumbeat of change

Those of us who have devoted our professional careers to tobacco cessation research, intervention and public health policy are counting on companies like CVS Health and America's public and private decision-makers, trendsetters and tastemakers to do the r
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Sep 30, 2014 04:57

Pfizer will ask to remove suicide warning from anti-smoking meds

FDA updated the drug's label Monday to include data from a number of recent studies that found little to no evidence of psychiatric problems or suicidal tendencies in patients taking the twice-a-day tablet. The new labeling represents a victory for Pfizer
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 28, 2014 06:32

[New York] LETTER: Make pharmacies tobacco-sale free

The American Lung Association is disappointed in Albany County Executive Dan McCoy’s veto of the tobacco-free pharmacy legislation. This bill would have restricted the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies and stores with pharmacies.
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Sep 27, 2014 14:43

[North Carolina] Blue Cross Medicare HMO options likely to cost more / Premiums higher on replacement plans

thousands of local retirees ages 65 and older, as well as past or current companies affiliated with Reynolds. Many Reynolds workers over the past 30 years had volunteered for early-retirement packages in part because they could stay in the company health
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 27, 2014 14:38

15 Things You Didn't Know About Dieter Rams: The T2 Cylinder cigarette lighter is one of Rams' favorite products.

Launched in 1968, the T2 Cylinder cigarette lighter, which pioneered the use of a magnetic ignition device, is one of Rams' all-time favorite Braun products. A smoker himself, Rams has stated that he loves to design lighters as "small sculptural objects.
added Sep 27, 2014 13:47
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The Brains and Braun of Dieter Rams

Chances are if you’ve shaved with an electric razor, blow-dried your hair or sparked up a cigarette in the past 60 years, you owe a debt of gratitude to Dieter Rams.
New York Times Blogs
added Sep 27, 2014 13:42

In Many States, Smoking Habits Can Affect Job Potential

e. This practice is allowable under federal law. However, if a person is hired, many states forbid employers from firing the worker after a negative drug test or if the worker becomes a smoker while employed. “For the most part, an employer may ban smokin
Law Firm Newswire
added Sep 26, 2014 12:50

[California] Disney makes it clear: Vape only in smoking areas

Anaheim parks post signs at entrances, telling e-cigarette users to join traditional smokers in designated spots.
Orange County (CA) Register
added Sep 26, 2014 09:00

[UK] Small stores progress with display ban plans

With just seven months to go, preparations for the tobacco display ban are in full swing, retailers report. Many stores, such as Dean Holborn’s in Redhill, Surrey, which have secured JTI funding, have already had their gantries retrofitted with rails in
Convenience Store (uk)
added Sep 26, 2014 08:03

BRIANT: The Big Picture, Part 2

So far, 2014 has proven to be even more demanding and complex ... To protect the right to sell tobacco products, the entire industry needs to continue its efforts to monitor and respond to these threats that would otherwise seek to severely restrict or ou
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 24, 2014 18:44
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