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CVS Health Research Institute Study Confirms that the Company's Tobacco Removal Decision Reduced Cigarette Purchases Nationwide

showed that the Company's decision to remove tobacco from all CVS Pharmacy stores reduced the number of cigarette purchases across all retail settings with an even greater impact on those who bought cigarettes exclusively at CVS Pharmacy. The research con
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Feb 16, 2017 22:25
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TOBACCO TO BE HIDDEN FROM PLAIN SIGHT IN NETHERLANDS SHOPS

The Dutch government is working on a legislative proposal to ban the visible display of tobacco products...Van Rijn gave the involved industry associations until December 15th to come up with an alternative, but their plans were inadequate. According to V
NL Times (nl)
added Jan 3, 2017 16:05
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[UK] You can now customise your own cigarette packets, which is nice

Following the move to introduce plain packaging, creative team Oli + Josie have developed a way of printing your own smoking health warnings. Their website Personalise A Cigarette Pack lets you add any name to the ‘Smoking Kills’ warning on cigarette pa
Metro Café (uk)
added Dec 6, 2016 14:00
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[Canada] Illegal smokes on the rise

More than one-quarter of all the butts tossed to the curb are contraband and the numbers are rising. Almost 35% of Barrie smokers are lighting up contraband cigarettes, compared to approximately 20% in 2015. Between Sept. 1 and 19, WrightOn Marketing co
Barrie (Ont) Examiner (ca)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:25
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[New York] Strike Force Arrests Grocery Store Worker for Possession of Contraband Cigarettes

Fifth Avenue Market, located at 6711 5th Avenue, Brooklyn. The Tax Department’s Cigarette Strike Force discovered cartons of contraband cigarettes, some without tax stamps and others with tax stamps from Virginia and Georgia, in multiple hidden traps beh
New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
added Nov 26, 2016 01:54
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[Canada] Leaked report reveals Big Tobacco targeted city politicians in Sault, Sudbury

Leaked map shows 10 Ontario 'strategic municipalities' whose local politicians were targeted in 2012 by Imperial Tobacco Canada. Reasons for selecting these targets included their 'proximity to illicit tobacco' and 'likelihood of buy-in.'
SooToday.com (ca)
added Nov 25, 2016 23:20
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GLANTZ: California undermines Big Tobacco, raising the cigarette tax by $2 in the state

While the tobacco companies spent twice as much as the health groups, health spent enough to get the truth out. Lesson learned: It costs ‘enough’ to beat Big Tobacco
Salon Magazine
added Nov 14, 2016 19:33
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[Missouri] GLANTZ: Big Tobacco loses tax battle in California, but Big Marijuana is on the rise

Lesson learned: It costs ‘enough’ to beat Big Tobacco Big Tobacco killed similar tax proposals in Colorado ($1.75 a pack; 46 percent yes) and North Dakota (44 cents; 45 percent) by outspending proponents by a factor of six. The lesson: You don’t have t
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 10, 2016 18:53
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Sponsorship of National Health Organizations by Two Major Soda Companies [FREE FULL TEXT]

Lessons can be learned from the history of tobacco companies...American Cancer Society (ACS) Centers for Disease Control (CDC) National Institutes of Health American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) American Lung Association American Medical Association (AM
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Oct 10, 2016 17:15
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[Canada] Victoria fines first pot shop under new licensing regime

A pot shop has been given the first fine under the City of Victoria’s new rules aimed at marijuana retailers, and it plans to fight the penalty. Green Ceiling was fined $500 on Friday for allowing cannabis consumption on site, which is contrary to the bu
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Oct 9, 2016 15:27
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