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[UK] Lack of sleep is behind low productivity - but smoking and drinking are fine

Researchers have discovered that the amount workers smoke, eat or drink alcohol does not affect their productivity in the office. However, those who had six hours or less a night were significantly less productive than those who got seven or eight hours’
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 26, 2015 08:46

Blizzard Removed Tychus' Cigar To Meet Ratings Requirements

We discovered last week that Tychus’ trademark cigar was missing from the open beta version of Heroes of the Storm, and some people were rather upset about it—bro is always chewing on that thing...Blizz wanted to hit the equivalent of a teen rating aroun
Kotaku (kr)
added May 26, 2015 08:36

[Asia, India] ITC reports flat growth: Sharp contraction in cigarette volumes due to ..

ITC may gradually lose its mojo on the Street as its main business of cigarettes continues to be a disappointment quarter after quarter. A sharp contraction in cigarette volumes has resulted in the company reporting flat growth in overall revenues for th
The Economic Times (India)
added May 26, 2015 08:17

[Asia] BREAKING: Suntory Strikes $1.2B Deal For Japan Tobacco's Drinks Arm ($$)

Per the proposed deal, Suntory would be handed two of Japan Tobacco’s popular beverage brands, Roots and Momono Tennensui. It would also snap up Japan Tobacco’s 70.5 percent equity stake in Japan Beverage Holdings Inc. — the No. 1 independent vending mac
added May 25, 2015 22:42

[UK] Suntory to buy Japan Tobacco's vending machine business for Y150bn

Suntory Beverage & Food, best known outside Japan for its Orangina Schweppes business, said on Monday it would spend about Y150bn ($1.2bn) to buy the vending machine business and two beverage brands from Japan Tobacco, the world's third-biggest tobacco co
Financial Times (uk)
added May 25, 2015 22:33

[Asia] UPDATE 1-Suntory to buy Japan Tobacco's beverage business for $1.2 bln

For Suntory, the purchase, which is expected to be completed by July, pending regulatory approval, will fuel its growth ambitions. "We want to be the No.1 beverage maker in 2020 and we know it won't be easy," said Suntory Beverage President Nobuhiro Tor
added May 25, 2015 09:35

[Asia] Suntory Beverage Swallows Japan Tobacco’s Drinks Business for $1.2 Billion

Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd. will buy the soft drinks operations of Japan Tobacco Inc. for ¥150 billion ($1.2 billion) after the cigarette maker decided to cut its losses in the beverage business.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 25, 2015 09:33

[Massachusetts] Methuen raises tobacco purchasing age to 21

September, the legal age to buy tobacco products and electronic cigarettes in Methuen will rise to 21. With that increase will come a dip in sales that could be hard to recoup, owners of local convenience stores said at a pair of public hearings on the re
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added May 24, 2015 21:27

[New Zealand] Push for e-cigarettes to be sold only by pharmacies

The Government has been urged to consider restricting sales of nicotine electronic cigarettes to pharmacies, in a blog to be published today by public health experts. But an opponent of medical-style controls says doing that would impede access to a dev
New Zealand Herald
added May 24, 2015 18:01

[Canada] EDITORIAL: National Post View: Banning smoking on the slopes makes little sense

Whistler Blackcomb is within its rights to ban what it likes — in the same way as its patrons are free to take their custom elsewhere. Ultimately, consumers will decide. Those who wish may continue to enjoy a smoke while barrelling down the slopes of Banf
National Post (ca)
added May 23, 2015 16:56
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