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[Tennessee] Dollar General adding tobacco products to its stores

Cigarettes will be rolled out at most locations by mid-2013, company says
The Tennessean
added Dec 11, 2012 18:55

[Minnesota] NASH: Can you fire an employee for smelling like tobacco smoke?

Employers that are considering prohibiting employees from smelling of tobacco smoke while at work should do the following to minimize legal risks: 1. Articulate your needs. Explain­­ing why you prohibit third-hand smoke is the first step to creating a
Business Management Daily
added Nov 25, 2012 11:39

[Ireland] App 'could detect' illegal cigarettes

Bar-codes on illegal cigarettes could be read by a smartphone app, giving gardaí, customers and retailers instant information on whether tax has been paid on the product.
Irish Times (ie)
added Nov 22, 2012 06:37

New Study Finds Smartphone Apps Are Promoting Smoking, Often in Kid-Friendly Ways

It is deeply troubling that such a powerful and rapidly expanding marketing tool, one that reaches kids easily and cost-effectively, is being used to promote smoking. As the researchers conclude, the study "identifies a new trend of promoting tobacco pro
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 26, 2012 18:01

[Virginia] Sentencing for 2 firms, exec in Va cigarette case

Two Miami companies have been ordered to forfeit millions of dollars and their president has been sentenced to five years in prison for their roles in the trafficking of contraband cigarettes.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 19, 2012 02:48

[Russia] ROTHMAN: Marlboro Mitt: Latest Attack On Romney Links Him To Plan Pushing Cigarettes On Kids

The inference is clear. Should Mitt Romney emerge victorious in November, the future will be a bleak one characterized by streets congested with wheezing children, choking on the fluid in their lungs as Romney’s allies finger their ill-begotten profits.
added Oct 17, 2012 17:06

[Russia] Kremlin Cracks Down on Big Tobacco

Russia, the World's Second-Largest Cigarette Market After China, Plans 'Harsh' Anti-smoking Rules
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 16, 2012 02:06

Missouri smoking tax opponents wary of Prop B

Convenience store owners across the state are using these orange signs to voice opposition to a ballot measure increasing taxes on a pack of cigarettes from 17 to 90 cents. An industry trade group representing the stores doubts the tax money will be spent
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Oct 14, 2012 20:08

Mixed Feelings on Menthols

UBS-CSP Daily News survey suggests Newport Menthol holding strong while retailers split on new Marlboro offerings
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 9, 2012 16:35

[New Zealand] Outrage over smoking poster

The offending poster advertising "Bandit Brand" an American clothing label. A Hamilton student is outraged after visiting a clothing store, only to find them displaying a poster showing a model smoking. Claire McCool visited the recently revamped Wild
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Oct 1, 2012 01:39
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