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[UK] Big tobacco rides to rescue of wholesaler

Imperial Brands...and Japan Tobacco International (JTI), which makes Silk Cut, are understood to have hired restructuring advisers at Deloitte and EY to assemble a rescue package for the business, which supplies 90,000 shops. The tobacco giants are said
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:11
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[Canada] Contraband tobacco use on the rise in Guelph according to study

A study conducted by the Ontario Convenience Store Association shows a jump in contraband tobacco levels in the Guelph area. - Metro Creative photo The level of contraband tobacco in in Guelph rose from 30.3% last year to 34.3% this year, according to re
Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Nov 18, 2017 15:47
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Smokeless Gains Momentum as Cigarette Pricing Offsets Declines

Cigarette industry pricing continues to offset volume weakness, as headwinds from California’s $2 per pack cigarette excise tax continue, according to a report by Wells Fargo Securities that examined Nielsen ‘All Channel’ Data through Nov. 4, 2017. Accord
Convenience Store Decisions
added Nov 15, 2017 02:32
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[Canada] Shoppers Drug Mart founder Murray Koffler was a business visionary who leaves a philanthropic legacy

That kind of decisive action to improve society – based on a personal experience – was a hallmark of Mr. Koffler, who died on Sunday at his home in Toronto. Mr. Koffler created what is now Canada's largest drugstore business, but his legacy extends to a
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:24
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how local and state governments are taking on in-store tobacco promotions

This article is part of a series highlighting ways that states and localities are countering the deep pockets of the tobacco industry with policies regulating where and how tobacco products are sold.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 28, 2017 15:20
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CSP’s 2017 Best New Product Winners Are ...

Tobacco—Cigars Swisher Sweets Banana Smash Swisher International
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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Oklahoma Supreme Court rejects $1.50 per pack smoking-cessation fee

The approval of the $1.50 per pack increase was fought in Oklahoma state court by Reynolds American Inc., Philip Morris USA and several convenience stores, wholesalers and smokers. The law was set to go into effect in late August.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 14, 2017 15:13
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[Kenya, Uganda] Threats, bullying, lawsuits: tobacco industry's dirty war for the African market

British American Tobacco (BAT) and other multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investig
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:39
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[Canada] Strathroy businesses organization looking to create smoke-free areas within its district

Diezyn and other Strathroy business owners are calling on the municipality to amend its smoking bylaws to make it illegal for people to smoke on the sidewalks in front of businesses belonging to the town’s Business Improvement Area (BIA).
London (Ontario) Free Press (ca)
added Jun 8, 2017 03:12
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How to measure the black market for cigarettes

plain packs. Tobacco companies claim that the move will boost the sales of contraband cigarettes by making them trickier to spot. There is one way to tell whether this actually happens: track how black-market sales change. But how can such sales be measur
The Economist
added Jun 7, 2017 14:51
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