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The E-Cigarette Legislative Environment

Cities, towns and counties have been very active in proposing local regulations and restrictions on electronic cigarettes. Most of the local proposals have involved prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes in public places such as restaurants, bars,
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added May 7, 2014 21:21
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[UK] ASH Briefing for the All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health: TOBACCO FRONT GROUPS & THIRD PARTY LOBBYING TACTICS (PDF)

Big Tobacco is increasingly resorting to the use of front groups and third party advocates to peddle its interests and influence policy outcomes. The use of such groups to influence public health policies is an explicit tobacco industry strategy revealed
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Apr 29, 2014 11:50
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Tobacco Environment Heats Up

Wells Fargo predicts that vapors/tanks/mods pose the “greatest new threat” to e-cigarettes and combustible cigarettes.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Apr 14, 2014 15:38
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The Scary New Evidence on BPA-Free Plastics / And the Big Tobacco-style campaign to bury it.

when tobacco companies agreed to drop deceptive marketing practices under a settlement agreement with 46 states, many of the scientists and consultants on the industry's payroll transitioned seamlessly into defending BPA.
Mother Jones Magazine
added Apr 9, 2014 10:10
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[Ireland] Tobacco firms' secret lobbying

The Herald has exclusively obtained copies of correspondence between the Department of Health, Ministers and the manufacturers of tobacco products between May and December last year, by use of the Freedom of Information Act. March 24 will mark 10 years s
Evening Herald (ie)
added Mar 11, 2014 14:54
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[Illinois] Editorial: The future of tobacco sales

Do not get us wrong. Fewer cigarettes sold equates to better health. But there would be a downside to forcing cigarette sales out of most stores.
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Mar 11, 2014 14:24
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BITTMAN: Rethinking Our ‘Rights’ to Dangerous Behaviors

Freudenberg discusses in his new book, “Lethal but Legal: Corporations, Consumption, and Protecting Public Health.” ... As Freudenberg says, “Shouldn’t science and technology be used to improve human well-being, not to advance business goals that harm hea
New York Times
added Feb 25, 2014 23:34
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CVS sticks to 2014 sales forecast despite tobacco exit

said sales at its drugstores are off to a good start this year. Shares in CVS, which reported a better than expected quarterly profit, rose 2.5 percent to $68.79. "The ongoing strength in our core retail pharmacy business will help offset the loss from
Reuters
added Feb 13, 2014 12:28
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Harkin: Other Pharmacies Should Follow CVS Caremark Lead on Tobacco Products

“This bold and admirable decision will complement federal efforts to save lives and reduce health care costs through continued implementation of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, the ongoing success of public awareness campaigns like
U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA
added Feb 6, 2014 16:43
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VIDEO: CVS Caremark to Stop Selling Tobacco Products at all CVS/pharmacy Locations

Decision underscores CVS Caremark’s role in the evolving health care marketplace Company pledges to help millions of Americans quit smoking through robust national campaign
PR Newswire
added Feb 5, 2014 12:06
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