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Drinking, smoking China Baosteel exec sacked for frugality breach

A top executive of China's Baosteel Group, the parent of Baoshan Iron & Steel, has been sacked for breaking Communist Party frugality rules, including smoking cigars and drinking expensive liquor during meetings, the party graft watchdog said.
Reuters
added Sep 9, 2015 22:54
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[UK] Three-month countdown to tobacco display ban begins

Imperial Tobacco has also embarked on a mass communication drive with sales representatives visiting stores to answer questions and offer advice. Imperial Tobacco’s dark market project manager Gary Avery said:
Convenience Store (uk)
added Jan 7, 2015 08:14
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Herbert Smith poaches 6 Chadbourne partners for NY office

Herbert Smith is one of a handful of firms that British American Tobacco turns to most often for legal work. The Chadbourne group has worked with the client for years and had represented the tobacco giant in a variety of matters
Thomson Reuters
added Aug 2, 2012 13:44
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Takeover fight costing Family Dollar employees, CEO says

profit fell 47 percent...decline came as the company’s profit margin took a hit from the lower prices as well as consumers buying more food and tobacco – products Family Dollar said generally have lower margins.
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Jan 10, 2015 15:18
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[Massachusetts] Beginning March 1, tobacco buyers must be 21 in Lawrence

The Board of Health voted unanimously Tuesday night to adopt the new regulation, which includes a requirement that businesses selling tobacco products must post signs advising customers on how to enroll in a smoking cessation program. Also, stores will n
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Dec 21, 2014 05:46
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Lobbyists, Bearing Gifts, Pursue Attorneys General

Myers...who was on a panel about e-cigarettes at an event in Park City, Utah, was startled by what he saw: lobbyists from regulated industries — financial, energy, alcohol, tobacco and pharmaceutical companies — socializing with top state law enforcement
New York Times
added Dec 3, 2014 13:36
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[Florida] Local Area Continues Fight Against Flavored Tobacco

Wakulla County Commissioners voted unanimously Monday in favor of an ordinance making it harder for kids to purchase flavored tobacco. It means stores in that area must now put tobacco in places not easily seen by children or teens.
WCTV6 CBS (Tallahassee, FL)
added May 8, 2013 01:47
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FDA Retail Inspections Now Being Conducted in 40 States

the FDA conducts two kinds of retail inspections through these various state agencies. One type of inspection involves the use of a minor under the supervision of a trained inspector who enters a retail store and attempts to purchase cigarettes, roll-your
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Oct 9, 2012 16:30
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[Illinois] Local Wine Brand Expands to Whole Foods, Adds Cigars and Candles

"The cigar company approached me after and said they sold over 300 cigars and wanted me to start my own cigar brand. That's when I said, 'I think I got it.' It was just a no-brainer and an easy transition." Lampley Cigars, which she named after her fathe
DNAinfo
added Apr 25, 2015 12:30
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[Maine] "NAFTA on Steroids" Trade Talks to Wrap Up

Mills and 47 other state AGs sent a letter to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative... the National Association of Manufacturers replied... "Now how did they get our letter?" Mills asked....Thanks for responding on behalf of the U.S. Trade Represent
Rockland (ME) Free Press
added Dec 19, 2014 02:32
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