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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

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
added Feb 13, 2014 12:28

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

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

[Australia] Melvin Ruigrok takes charge at Imperial Tobacco UK

Imperial Tobacco is parachuting in its Australasia boss Melvin Ruigrok to run its UK business as the industry gears up for an escalation in the fight against plain packaging. ... "œMelvin brings with him vast first-hand experience, having successfully le
The Grocer (uk)
added Jan 28, 2014 16:13

[Europe, UK] We must fight 'lunatic' EU tobacco proposals

Article 14 imposes a requirement that all tobacco “movements” by transport or wholesale companies into, within and out from their business must be recorded uniquely for each individual unit, ie outer of 200 cigarettes. The wholesale trade suffers eno
The Grocer (uk)
added Nov 25, 2013 12:45

NJOY Files Lawsuit Against Victory Electronic Cigarettes

NJOY alleges that Victory e-cigarettes infringe patented technology used in the NJOY disposable King cigarette (U.S. Patent No. 8,539,959) and that Victory e-cigarette cases infringe NJOY's trade dress rights protecting its uniquely identifiable King case
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Nov 23, 2013 14:33

LOGIC Hosts E-Cigarette Summit

LOGIC Technology Inc. held its first annual electronic cigarette summit on Oct. 24-27, bringing retailers, industry experts and sales executives together from around the United States. Participants had the opportunity to learn about key industry dynamics,
Convenience Store News
added Oct 31, 2013 15:42

Mixed Smoke Signals for C-Stores

At Square One Markets, a nine-store chain in northeast Pennsylvania, management assigns one tenured employee to serve as the “tobacco captain” at each location, operating as a subject matter expert on the various tobacco offerings.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Oct 11, 2013 12:22

The Heartland Institute

In the 1990s, Heartland Institute worked with the tobacco company Philip Morris to question the science linking second-hand smoke to health risks, and lobbied against government public health reforms. Heartland continues to maintain a "Smoker's Lounge" s
added Sep 1, 2013 11:47
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