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Shining a Light on Tobacco Black Markets

“History has demonstrated that banning products that millions of consumers want creates demand for contraband product,” wrote officials with Altria Client Services, Richmond, Va., in its public comments to the FDA. “As we approach the 100-year anniversar
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Dec 2, 2018 16:45
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[Nevada] LETTER: Defend your beliefs

I once had the daring of youth to circulate a petition throughout the store requesting there be no smoking on the sales floor....this was in the 1970s...there are countless people I’ve never met who have benefited... Fare-thee-well, Sears. My efforts wer
Boulder City (NV) Review
added Dec 1, 2018 16:13

Dorel Juvenile Settles DOL Suit Over Tobacco Program

Car seat and stroller maker Dorel Juvenile Group Inc. will return nearly $150,000 to its employees to settle a Labor Department lawsuit accusing the company of running a noncompliant smoking cessation program. The deal, which was submitted for court appr
Bloomberg News
added Nov 28, 2018 23:19

[UK] Right-wing think tank accused of promoting tobacco and oil industry “propaganda” in schools

The Institute of Economic Affairs’ magazine distributed to tens of thousands of British schoolchildren promotes tobacco tax cuts, climate change denial, tax havens, and privatising the NHS – but doesn’t say where its money comes from (uk)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:32

[Canada] Couche-Tard ‘optimistic’ about alternative tobacco products, Juul pods

“Couche-Tard is focused on making sure we’re not part of the problem, so we’ve gone back and revisited our processes and practices around making sure that we don’t sell to underaged consumers, whether that be alcohol, tobacco or anything else,” Hannasch
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:25

[District of Columbia] LETTER: The cigarette tax burns the District’s mom-and-pop convenience stores

of course, a $2-per-pack cigarette tax in the District will drive smokers to other locations or the black market. And when they go into a store for cheaper cigarettes, they also buy other items, such as milk, bread, sodas, candy or beer. All of this hurts
Washington Post
added Dec 6, 2018 18:44

The Double Jeopardy of Tobacco Regulation

many retailers are experiencing deja vu, because they’ve seen similar restrictions popping up in state and local ordinances. On Nov. 15, Scott Gottlieb, FDA commissioner, issued an extended press release that proposed new restrictions on cigarettes, vap
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Dec 2, 2018 21:17

[Florida] Butts on board? Smoking in cruise ship’s non-designated areas could cost you $500, Carnival says

Passengers who are looking to light up on the balcony of their Carnival cruise ship cabin may want to think again. Doral-based Carnival Cruise Line announced new changes to its Tobacco and Marijuana Smoking Policy and the updates warn that passengers wh
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Nov 29, 2018 22:49

Connecticut's Tobacco Farmers Face Land Use Choices In A Disappearing Industry

Tobacco has been grown in Connecticut for hundreds of years. But the number of acres has shrunk dramatically, from more than 20,000 a century ago down to do 2,000 today. Now, growers are facing economic pressure to develop their land.
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Nov 28, 2018 23:00

Carnival Cruise changes smoking policy; offenders can be kicked off ship

According to Carnival’s official website, the cruise line’s updated policy now warns customers that anyone caught smoking in non-specified areas will be fined $500 and face the possibility that the passenger and all guests staying in the same cabin could
Fox News
added Nov 27, 2018 23:39
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