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Global Smoking Cessation Partnering 2018: Access to Deals and Agreements by the World's Leading Healthcare Companies Since 2012

provides understanding and access to partnering deals and agreements entered into by the world's leading healthcare companies. The report provides an analysis of partnering deals. The majority of deals are discovery or development stage whereby the licen
PR Newswire
added Mar 17, 2018 14:39

[California] Smoke break! Emma Roberts enjoys a cigarette... after announcing her collaboration with athletic company New Balance

The star's hair was slicked back in a messy but chic style, and she appeared calm and cool as she smoked while chatting with a friend.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 17, 2018 14:37

Employee health plans charge smokers extra but don’t help them quit

Almost half of small employers that charge tobacco users extra for their health insurance don’t offer wellness programs to help employees stop smoking, according to a recent study. The Affordable Care Act permits these surcharges only when employers prov
added Mar 16, 2018 21:36

Behind the push to limit lawsuits by injured workers and consumers

The tort reform movement was launched in the 1980s by tobacco company Philip Morris...Tobacco Institute laid out the plan to conceal the industry's backing..."the grassroots effort must appear to be spontaneous rather than a coordinated effort."
Facing South (The Institute for Southern Studies)
added Mar 16, 2018 20:37

[California] City cracks down on cigarette smoking, considers marijuana stores

At a single meeting, Los Altos both cracked down on smoking in public and considered changing its tune on allowing cannabis businesses in town. Smoking was banned in most public places in town, but is still allowed in multi-family buildings under city l
Palo Alto (CA) Daily Post
added Mar 16, 2018 20:45

[Australia] Perth baker made plenty of dough smuggling two tonnes of tobacco

A Perth bakery owner imported more than two tonnes of tobacco illegally into Australia, defrauding the Commonwealth to the tune of almost $2 million, a WA court has heard. For the first time, details of the Australian Border Force (ABF) illicit tobacco (au)
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57

FDA Starts Formal Debate on Nicotine Levels

When CSP Daily News asked how long it would to take to determine a new nicotine standard, Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, said that beyond the 90-day comment period, he could not estimate how much time the agency would ne
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57

BRIEF-Rohto Pharmaceutical signs license agreement with Japan Tobacco

* Says it signed license agreement with Japan Tobacco Inc , regarding the exclusive rights to develop and commercialize JTE-052, which is used for disease treatment in the field of ophthalmology, in Japan
added Mar 15, 2018 22:56

ILO chief wants to cut ties with big tobacco. Will the governing body heed the call?

This week, more than 200 organizations globally called on ILO’s governing body to put in place policies prohibiting further collaboration with the tobacco industry. This, they argue, is in line with the ILO Secretariat’s recent recommendations that the b
added Mar 15, 2018 17:14

[California] San Francisco embraces Amsterdam-style marijuana lounges

The smoke was thick and business brisk at the Barbary Coast Dispensary's marijuana smoking lounge, a darkened room that resembles a steakhouse or upscale sports tavern with its red leather seats, deep booths with high dividers, and hardwood floors. "Ther
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 15, 2018 17:01
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