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[Asia, Pakistan] 3 Sheesha smoking Centers sealed, 16 hookahs confiscated

The District Administration has launched operation against Sheesha Smoking centers and sealed three Sheesha centers and confiscated 16 hookahs respectively.
ONLINE International News Network (pk)
added Apr 12, 2013 13:57

[Asia, India] Loopholed FDI policy allowing foreign funds flowing into tobacco sector, says RBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recommended to the government that a special clause in the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy needs to be introduced to check foreign funds clandestinely flowing into the tobacco sector under the guise of brand bui
India Today Magazine (in)
added Apr 12, 2013 04:34

[South Carolina] Bryant smoking bill snuffed out

State Sen. Kevin Bryant’s effort to give employers the right to refuse to hire and even to fire smokers was snuffed out Wednesday. A Senate subcommittee that is led by Bryant voted to delay taking any action on his bill, effectively killing it.
Anderson (SC) Independent-Mail
added Apr 11, 2013 12:53

[Illinois] Chicago Residents Cross the Border for Tobacco

DEKALB, IL – Local tobacco stores, which are less than an hour’s drive from Chicago and Cook County, are seeing a spike in sales following a recent increase in the county’s cigarette tax, Northern Star reports.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Mar 19, 2013 01:25

[New York] FedEx to Pay City $2.4 Million in Cigarette-Tax Settlement

FedEx’s ground-carrier division will pay New York City $2.4 million to settle a claim that the shipping giant delivered untaxed cigarettes to consumers in New York, the city announced Friday. From 2006 to 2009, the city said, FedEx Ground delivered about
New York Times Blogs
added Mar 15, 2013 14:48

NATO Provides Tobacco Tax Legislation Update

The National Association of Tobacco Outlets has released an update on state tobacco legislation, including the introduction of new legislative bills since Feb. 25, 2013 that seek to increase or decrease cigarette and/or tobacco tax rates.Â
Convenience Store Decisions
added Mar 14, 2013 15:56

[Florida] Will Smoking Keep You From Getting Hired?

Orlando Health will implement a tobacco-free hiring rule that requires testing of all job applicants for nicotine use. And no, it is not an April Fool's prank. ... "This is the first I've heard of an employer testing applicants or employees for by-produc (Yahoo!)
added Mar 6, 2013 08:10

[UK] Exclusive: BBC selling Lonely Planet to Kentucky cigarette billionaire Brad Kelley

Lonely Planet, the storied travel guidebooks publisher owned by BBC, is about to be sold, we have learned. And the buyer is a doozy: reclusive Kentucky billionaire Brad Kelley, who spent the 1990s selling discount cigarette brands like USA Gold, Bull Durh
added Mar 5, 2013 13:06

Federal Tobacco Program Under Fire

Did the CDC use stimulus funds to incent communities to adopt restrictive tobacco laws? ... National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO) reports that the CDC granted $142.8 million in tobacco-related grants to 19 cities and counties in 2010 alone. The
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 4, 2013 06:15

[Australia, New Zealand] Aus tobacco restriction burning Auckland retail

Australia’s increased tobacco restriction impacting Auckland Airport revenue.
e-Travel Blackboard (au)
added Feb 27, 2013 12:04
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