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[Africa, Zimbabwe] NetOne targets tobacco farmers

State-owned NetOne, which was the only mobile network operator to record growth in active subscribers last year, has invaded the auction floors to market its products and has so far endeared itself with farmers. A farmer from Mashonaland Central, Tonder
Newsday (zw)
added Mar 27, 2017 04:34
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FDA Issues Proposed Guidance on Sampling Restrictions

(FDA) Center for Tobacco Products has released a proposed guidance document explaining the agency’s recommendations on how retailers, distributors and manufacturers can comply with the federal tobacco regulation that prohibits distributing or giving away
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 9, 2017 19:13
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[New York] FedEx Can't Pare Claims In NY Cigarette Tax Suit ($$)

judge on Tuesday denied FedEx's bid to trim a suit brought by New York City and state attorneys alleging the company made illegal shipments of untaxed cigarettes from Native American reservations and other states, finding that FedEx isn't exempt from cert
Law360
added Feb 23, 2017 21:04
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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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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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