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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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Smoke And A Coke? Dollar General Maintains An Old Reliable Sales Initiative

Dollar General remains a tobacco retailer. Cigar sales up 2x-3x historical levels. Does Phillip Morris have a role in Dollar General's hostile takeover of Family Dollar?
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Sep 23, 2014 13:57
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Rahm Emanuel targets menthol cigarettes in ad campaign

Emanuel is trying to raise awareness about the danger of smoking menthol-flavored tobacco via a new ad campaign from the Chicago Department of Public Health in conjunction with the LimeGreen/Chicago ad agency. The "Don't Get Burned" campaign is part of th
The Business Journals
added Nov 25, 2013 17:23
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Exclusive: The Koch brothers' secret bank

The group, Freedom Partners, and its president, Marc Short, serve as an outlet for the ideas and funds of the mysterious Koch brothers ... • The U.S. Chamber of Commerce: $2 million.
Politico
added Sep 12, 2013 12:44
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NYHAN: The Limits of the ‘Tobacco Strategy’ on Climate Change

The negative publicity and legal threats from these documents helped force the tobacco companies into a giant settlement with the states that had sued them. Unfortunately for environmentalists, it’s not clear if a similar legal strategy will prove as suc
New York Times
added Nov 6, 2015 20:07
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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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[China] Decision to honor museum questioned

Residents and experts questioned Shanghai's decision to honor a tobacco museum for its service as an education base for teenagers. The China Tobacco Museum in Shanghai, said to be the largest of its kind in the world, opened in 2004. It was built by the
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 19, 2012 14:39
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