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CVS to Pour $50 Million Into New Anti-Smoking Efforts

The idea also is that a robust PBM business raises the odds that Caremark members will choose to get their prescriptions filled at a CVS rather than a Walgreens WBA -1.54% or a Rite Aid RAD -0.50% . And that ultimately could more than make up for the t
Fortune Magazine
added Mar 10, 2016 17:05

Employers Aim to Avoid Tobacco Surcharge

Since 2014 the Affordable Care Act has permitted employers and insurance companies to charge tobacco users up to 50% more in premiums. However, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act requires that smokers be offered the opportunity to me
added Feb 22, 2016 06:29

Zimbabwe to press ahead with controversial indigenisation scheme

put foreign businesses under the majority control of black Zimbabweans...foreign businesses such as Barclays, Standard Chartered, British American Tobacco and Nestlé, which have clung on through years of economic chaos and decline, would also be affected.
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 8, 2016 19:46

CPMA chief says France plain pack vote was a close call

Having received information from Brussels, Consumer Packaging Manufacturers Alliance (CPMA) director Mike Ridgway told Packaging News just how close the call was on France’s plain packaing law being passed. “It got passed by just two votes! Now it passes
Packaging News (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 01:30

BLUM: Walgreens has a golden opportunity

Last week the leading US drugstore chain Walgreens announced a deal to buy Rite Aid. ...perfect timing for the company to join archrival CVS in ending the sale of tobacco products in these stores. No longer would Walgreens be able to claim that it feared
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Nov 5, 2015 01:05

[Canada] Lessons from the Québec Tobacco Ruling for Manufacturers and Product Liability Lawyers (PDF)

The first lesson is that manufacturers who do business in the province of Québec are subject to various obligations that can give rise to different recourses. For example, a manufacturer has a duty to honour the following obligations:
Fasken Martineau (ca)
added Oct 21, 2015 13:46

GAROFALO: Could This Be The End Of Mail Order? – A David Garofalo Editorial

Put your seatbelt on and go pick up your cigars at your local brick and mortar shop because FedEx will not be delivering them to you anymore and others may follow. Are we seeing the beginning of the end for buying cigars on-line?
The Cigar Authority
added Sep 23, 2015 17:02

LETTER: A Look Inside Amazon

he cleverly calculated that his grandmother’s smoking had shortened her life by nine years. He told her, causing her to burst into tears. At that ceremony, which I attended, Mr. Bezos continued the story. His grandfather stopped the car in which the thre
New York Times
added Aug 22, 2015 22:22

[Europe, Hungary] Hungarian Govt “Ready To Face” EC Probes

The government is ready to face European Commission probes into Hungary’s supermarket oversight fee and health-care contribution payable by tobacco companies...Spar supermarket chain and tobacco maker Philip Morris had filed complaints against Hungary in
added Jul 17, 2015 12:14

U.S. Chamber Fights Smoking Laws While Hospitals and Insurers Sit on Its Board

But Anthem’s executive vice president, Wayne S. DeVeydt, serves on the board of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which is engaged in a worldwide campaign to block antismoking laws. These include taxes on cigarettes in the Philippines, graphic health warning
New York Times
added Jul 1, 2015 12:11
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