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how local and state governments are taking on in-store tobacco promotions

This article is part of a series highlighting ways that states and localities are countering the deep pockets of the tobacco industry with policies regulating where and how tobacco products are sold.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 28, 2017 15:20
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CSP’s 2017 Best New Product Winners Are ...

Tobacco—Cigars Swisher Sweets Banana Smash Swisher International
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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[UK] Tobacco: In a new place?

For a long time the most crucial category for c-stores, tobacco is now the most confused. Successive waves of legislation have this year transformed both the size and the physical appearance of packs, leaving smokers puzzled, and stressed-out sales assis
Convenience Store (uk)
added Sep 1, 2017 12:45
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Oklahoma Supreme Court rejects $1.50 per pack smoking-cessation fee

The approval of the $1.50 per pack increase was fought in Oklahoma state court by Reynolds American Inc., Philip Morris USA and several convenience stores, wholesalers and smokers. The law was set to go into effect in late August.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 14, 2017 15:13
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[Kenya, Uganda] Threats, bullying, lawsuits: tobacco industry's dirty war for the African market

British American Tobacco (BAT) and other multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investig
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:39
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How to measure the black market for cigarettes

plain packs. Tobacco companies claim that the move will boost the sales of contraband cigarettes by making them trickier to spot. There is one way to tell whether this actually happens: track how black-market sales change. But how can such sales be measur
The Economist
added Jun 7, 2017 14:51
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[Missouri] C-Stores Under Scrutiny After Tobacco Raid

“People walk into gas stations and you just see all the different tobacco products that they sell on top of being a kind of grocery, convenience store, going to almost a tobacco store/convenience store,” Aldridge said. Aldridge comments come in the
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added May 25, 2017 00:15
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] BASU: Newsstands play smoke and mirrors over cigarette pack images

Either way, it's bad news for vendors. In view of the government proposal to have 85 percent of cigarette packs covered by warning signs, many of them are worried about going out of business. It's also being alleged that if people stopped smoking altoget
China Daily (cn)
added May 13, 2017 01:47
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New, Expensive Cigarettes Contain Pot

Toast co-founder and CEO Punit Seth told the New York Post: You don’t get couch lock with our product. Each puff is like having a sip of champagne, and a complete cigarette is like having a generous glass of wine.
24/7 Wall Street
added Apr 17, 2017 02:12
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] NetOne targets tobacco farmers

State-owned NetOne, which was the only mobile network operator to record growth in active subscribers last year, has invaded the auction floors to market its products and has so far endeared itself with farmers. A farmer from Mashonaland Central, Tonder
Newsday (zw)
added Mar 27, 2017 04:34
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