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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
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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
DeSmogBlog
added Sep 1, 2013 11:47
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[New Zealand] Retailers Strongly Reject Tobacco Sales Ban

The New Zealand Association of Convenience Stores (NZACS) strongly rejects the notion that Government should consider banning convenience stores and dairies from selling tobacco products. “Yet again we are seeing tobacco control activists out of Otag
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 21, 2013 09:55
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Jun 29, 2013 11:34
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[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
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[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
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