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[France] BNP Paribas Says It Will Stop Funding for Tobacco Industry

BNP Paribas SA will cease funding and advising tobacco companies, the latest financial firm to distance itself from the industry over health concerns. The French bank will halt transactions and investments related to the sector and “progressively diseng
Bloomberg News
added Nov 27, 2017 15:32
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[Europe] Overview: State of Health in the EU

The State of Health in the EU is a two-year initiative undertaken by the European Commission that provides policy makers, interest groups, and health practitioners with factual, comparative data and insights into health and health systems in EU countries
European Commission - Trade (be)
added Nov 25, 2017 21:07
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[Colorado] DIA's smoking policy lands airport on CDC health list

Denver International Airport's only smoking lounge, located next to the Timberline Steaks & Grill on Concourse C, is expected to close next year when its lease expires.
The Business Journals
added Nov 25, 2017 01:03
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[UK-Scotland] NHS report recommends minimum cigarette pricing and licence fee to sell tobacco

Minimum pricing on cigarettes and a licence fee to sell tobacco should be central to a new national tobacco strategy in Scotland, according to a report which is expected to guide the Scottish Government’s strategy in 2018. The report by NHS Health Scotla
Talking Retail (uk)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:37
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Report: Industry Hid Decades-Old Study Showing Sugar's Unhealthy Effects

Instead, the sugar industry pulled the plug on the study and buried the evidence... Glantz likened this to suppressed Big Tobacco internal research linking smoking with heart disease and cancer. "This was an experiment that produced evidence that contra
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 22, 2017 17:26
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[California] Cigarette Dollar Sales Strong as Volumes Decline

For a four-week period ending Nov. 4, cigarette sales increased 0.9% despite a 4.4% decline in volume. The declines were in part a response to California’s new $2-per-pack tax increase on cigarettes that went into effect earlier in the year, according to
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 22, 2017 05:29
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[Texas] Tobacco 21 Opponents Speak Up

San Antonio’s effort to raise the minimum age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21 isn’t the most popular idea with convenience store owners. Proponents admit that 18-year-olds will still be able to buy cigarettes on military bases, as well as in the San Ant
KTSA (San Antonio, TX)
added Nov 22, 2017 04:30
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[Missouri] Independence city council votes to cut back on stores that sell tobacco

city council members approved the change of a city ordinance that would reduce the number of convenience stores that sell tobacco. "The council earlier this year adopted the strategic plan and one of those items was to address public health city wide, a
KSHB-TV NBC 41 (Kansas City, MO)
added Nov 22, 2017 03:35
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[UK] Reaching hardcore smokers

With 7.6 million people estimated to still smoke in the UK, spending cuts by local councils are hitting stop smoking services hard. So how can pharmacies reach these hardcore smokers?
Pharmacy Magazine (uk)
added Nov 21, 2017 13:56
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[Asia, India] TOBACCO SELLERS TO PROTEST TO ‘PROTECT LIVELIHOOD’

Thousands of paan-tobacco retailers in State have decided to take forward the fight against Union Government’s recent order asking them not to sell non tobacco items saying that abiding by the order is going to drag poor retailers and their families int
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Nov 20, 2017 17:14
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