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[North Carolina] NC law takes effect banning e-cigarettes to minors

At North Carolina smoke shops and other retailers, the warning signs are going up: A law banning the sale of e-cigarettes to minors takes effect Thursday. Retailers will face the same misdemeanor charge if they sell e-cigarettes to a minor as they now do
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 1, 2013 09:01

[Ireland] Survey: Almost 30% of empty cigarette packets are illegal

The National Federation of Retail Newsagents in Ireland is warning the Government to tackle the sale of illegal cigarettes. A new survey shows almost 28% of discarded empty packets across the country are illegal and untaxed.
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jul 30, 2013 05:10

[UK] E-cigarettes could turn out to be big business when the smoke clears ($$)

It’s only the “most significant development in the history of the organised tobacco industry, stretching back some 200 years” and “probably the most important development for tobacco generally for more than 1,000 years”, according to Eddy Hargreaves an
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 11, 2013 02:24

[New York] Retailers Organize to Oppose NYC Tobacco Ordinances

New York City retailers have joined together to form the Save Our Stores Coalition to oppose these proposed restrictions. To date, 3,813 New York City small businesses have joined the Save Our Stores retail coalition to fight ordinance proposals that wou
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jul 4, 2013 23:52

[Pennsylvania] Cigarettes for school children in Philadelphia?

Wawa, a chain of convenience stores based in the Philadelphia area, has begun distributing literature arguing the cigarette tax will serve only to create a black market for cigarettes in Philadelphia. ... American for Prosperity-Pennsylvania, a free-marke (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Jun 29, 2013 11:34

[Hungary] Elections Committee endorses referendum on tobacco shops

The National Elections Committee on Monday gave the green light to a referendum initiative in which voters would be asked whether the supply of national tobacco shops should be restricted to tobacco products. The new tobacco shops, opening next month na
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added Jun 24, 2013 17:10

[Canada] Leaving no butts behind: TerraCycle launches second year of ambitious program to recycle cigarette waste

TerraCycle and Imperial Tobacco Canada to partner in 2012 in an innovative program to recycle the butts, inner foil, outer wrap, unused tobacco, ashes and other elements that comprise cigarette waste - the most littered item in Canada and worldwide. As a
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 19, 2013 14:48

[UK-Scotland] Electronic cigarette devices banned by ScotRail

SCOTRAIL has banned e-cigarettes from its trains and railway stations as concerns over their safety continue to grow. The train company this week confirmed staff and passengers were no longer allowed to use the smoking devices on their services.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jun 14, 2013 09:51

[Ohio] Hiring a smoker costs a boss an extra $6,000 a year, study finds

Each worker who smokes costs his or her employer about $6,000 more a year than a nonsmoker, according to a new study. Researchers looked at the costs associated with smoke breaks on company time, reduced productivity because of nicotine addiction, ex
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Jun 4, 2013 22:29

Estimating the cost of a smoking employee

Employees who smoke impose significant excess costs on private employers. The results of this study may help inform employer decisions about tobacco-related policies.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 4, 2013 00:06
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