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A Pinney for your thoughts / New partnership aims at helping Reynolds chart a future less dependent on traditional cigarettes

The Journal asked Pinney Associates' chief executive John Pinney and president Joe Gitchell for their perspective on why they agreed to the partnership, especially given the potential for a backlash from public health advocates and other tobacco industry
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 1, 2015 09:46
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BERSHIDSKY: Big Tobacco's Future: Big Pot

It's not just that tobacco boasts the best historical performance of all U.S. industries. The industry's future seems especially bright. As marijuana gradually becomes a legal drug, Big Tobacco is poised to dominate the market... For those not overly worr
Bloomberg View
added Feb 20, 2015 14:02
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[UK] Philip Morris and BAT unveil gantry solutions

Philip Morris said it will be offering free shutters branded with its Nicocig e-cigarette range to interested retailers who meet certain criteria. This includes stocking and displaying the company’s range of Vivid e-liquid and Nicolites e-cigarettes, di
betterRetailing (uk)
added Feb 9, 2015 10:26
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[Illinois] ARCHIVE: Ethics experts say recusal theory in $10 billion tobacco case is defective

Plaintiffs seeking to remove Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier from review of their $10 billion judgment ... advanced a theory with no stopping point...from groups to which Philip Morris belonged, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and th
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jan 19, 2015 23:27
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MANN: The Serengeti strategy: How special interests try to intimidate scientists, and how best to fight back [FREE FULL TEXT]

What if the tobacco interests had ultimately been successful in intimidating health researchers out of studying and reporting on the link ...? The cost would have been measured in millions more human lives lost. Unchecked climate change could take an even
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
added Jan 19, 2015 02:47
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[Kentucky] New marijuana product, 'wax,' is easily concealable, often smoked in e-cigarettes

A new marijuana product on the market called Wax (also called Butter and Honeycomb) that is easily disguised and used in e-cigarettes has found its way to Kentucky, Erica Coghill reports for WLKY-TV in Louisville.
KyForward
added Jan 13, 2015 15:05
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[UK] Grocers light up as e-cigarette sales soar 50 per cent in a year

Insights firm Nielsen found that e-cigarette sales soared 50 per cent year-on-year, while traditional nicotine replacement products, such as patches and gum, have dropped by 6.1 per cent.
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 29, 2014 23:07
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[UK] New Vype e-cigarette advertisement aims to demonstrate simplicity of vaping

a new advertisement, ‘Vaping made simple’, which focuses on the device itself, the Vype ePen. The ad will air on terrestrial and satellite tv, and in cinema on 15 December. It leads on the simplicity of Vype ePen, a product claimed to combine the performa
Retail Times (uk)
added Dec 10, 2014 15:26
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Massachusetts Town Votes to End Bid for Tobacco Ban

at its regular meeting Wednesday afternoon, the board voted 2 to 1 to rescind the proposal, saying it had already heard the town’s objections loud and clear. “The town is not in favor of the proposal, and therefore I am not in favor of the proposal,” Ed
New York Times
added Nov 20, 2014 12:06
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Regulators Asked To Probe CVS' Tobacco-Free Network ($$)

it's worried the pharmacy's stated desire to wean customers off cigarettes is a “smokescreen” to impose higher costs on those who fill prescriptions at rival pharmacies. The American Antitrust Institute requested the U.S. Federal Trade Commission “carefu
Law360
added Nov 11, 2014 10:43
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