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FDA Wants to Put Anti-Smoking Ads in C-Stores / POS advertising to combat 'triggers' for cigarette smokers

Ads will be placed in various locations at the point-of-sale, including at the gas pump, front door and cash register and on shelves, the FDA said. Studies show that in-store displays and other tobacco advertisements can trigger unplanned cigarette purch
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:07
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Merck raises stakes in lung cancer as rivals close in

Merck & Co Inc, maker of the only immunotherapy approved for patients newly-diagnosed with the most common type of lung cancer, could solidify its lead by playing the long game, even as rivals edge closer.
Reuters
added Dec 12, 2017 01:03
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FDA launches public education campaign to encourage adult smokers trying to quit cigarettes

The “Every Try Counts” campaign targets smokers ages 25-54 who have attempted to quit smoking in the last year.... “... encourages smokers to rethink their next pack of cigarettes at the most critical of places — the point of sale. Tobacco companies have
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 11, 2017 21:00
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APPEALS COURT HEARS CHALLENGE TO RETAIL TOBACCO ENFORCEMENT

the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard arguments in the case of Orton Oil v. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The case came about after the FDA charged Orton with three violations of the law on retail sales of toba
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:05
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Labor, farmers appeal to bicam on tobacco excise tax

The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP), PhilTobacco Growers Association (PTGA) and the Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) expressed their opposition to raise anew the tobacco excise tax, citing the significant reduction in production and huge j
Philippine Star (ph)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:34
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[Asia-pacific] IN INDONESIA, BIG TOBACCO CLINGS TO A SMOKESCREEN

Companies in the US may have been forced to come clean about the dangers of cigarettes, but in Southeast Asia lobby groups are paid to stifle attempts to enlighten the public
South China Morning Post
added Dec 10, 2017 19:47
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FDA Forms Nicotine Steering Committee

has created new ‘Nicotine Steering Committee,’ which will be tasked with re-evaluating and modernizing FDA’s approach to development and regulation of nicotine replacement therapy products that help smokers quit. FDA explained its plans via a blog on its
Convenience Store Decisions
added Dec 9, 2017 02:29
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Tobacco Regulation's New Attitude

With Gottlieb at the helm of the FDA, Zeller rethinks the path for cigarettes, e-cigs and more
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:28
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[Switzerland] A Swiss Startup Is Pumping Out Legal Hashish

KannaSwiss is pumping out bricks of legal hash and pot products that are potent but legal in a growing number of countries....There will be different flavors to choose from. The product is smoked like traditional hash, often in a joint mixed with tobacco.
Bloomberg News
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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CHUCK NORRIS: Does Industry Suppress News You Need To Know?

As stated by Stanton Glantz of the University of California, San Francisco, a co-author of the investigation, the ongoing controversy surrounding sugar in our diets "...may be rooted in more than 60 years of food and beverage industry manipulation of sci
Creators Syndicate
added Dec 8, 2017 09:00
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