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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
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[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
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Mar 6, 2013 08:10
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[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
Skift
added Mar 5, 2013 13:06
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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
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[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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[Netherlands] Calls to make possessing tobacco a criminal offence for under-16s

Tobacconists and petrol station owners are calling on parliament to make it a criminal offence for the under-16s to be caught with tobacco products, the Telegraaf reports on Wednesday.
Expatica.com (nl)
added Feb 27, 2013 11:52
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'Healthiest Companies in America' Announced; Top-Rated Companies Receive Award for Improving Employee Health

Interactive Health's programs have delivered proven results for organizations: 81 percent of participants achieve their goals 24 percent of smokers quit smoking
PR Newswire
added Feb 26, 2013 10:45
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[India, Uae] Filtrona forms joint venture with tobacco products producer - UPDATE

Supplier of speciality plastic, fibre and foam products Filtrona has announced the formation of a joint venture with BBM Bommidala Group in the United Arab Emirates to manufacture filters. BBM is a producer of Indian tobacco products and by-products, and
ShareCast(uk)
added Feb 21, 2013 10:10
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[Australia] ACCC warns shopkeepers over cigarette tax rip-offs

smokers contacted the Herald Sun to report that prices had risen by as much as $2.40 a pack. The ACCC confirmed it had received complaints. It said businesses were free to set their own prices, but they must not blame the excise changes.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Feb 4, 2013 13:36
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[Massachusetts] Are companies' 'No Smoking' policies turning into 'no smokers need apply'?

More and more Massachusetts employers, worried about health-care costs, sick days and perhaps emboldened by a buyers market for labor, are looking into excluding smokers from their pools of job applicants, said Thomas Jones, vice president of the employe
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Feb 4, 2013 13:35
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