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[Minnesota] St. Paul’s proposed menthol ban is tweaked, now with 2018 implementation

City Council has made key changes to a proposal that would ban menthol cigarettes from convenience stores and restrict sales exclusively to adults-only tobacco shops. At the urging of council member Amy Brendmoen, the restrictions would take effect in a
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Oct 30, 2017 01:57
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[UK] Tobacco tax gap stands at £2.4bn

the difference between the amount of tax due and the amount collected, is estimated to be £2.4bn, according to latest HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) figures. The data reveals the illicit market in cigarettes and hand-rolling tobacco resulted in £1.9bn in du
Talking Retail (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 15:09
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Achieve Announces Exclusive, Long-term Manufacturing Agreement with Sopharma for Clinical and Commercial Supply of Cytisine

pharmaceutical company committed to the global development and commercialization of cytisine for smoking cessation... Sopharma agrees to produce cGMP-grade cytisine for Achieve's use in the development and commercialization of cytisine. Sopharma has over
PR Newswire
added Oct 26, 2017 20:53
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CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ Toolkit Supports University Led Health and Leadership

efforts are underway to encourage academic institutions to adopt the CEO Cancer Gold Standard...To earn Gold Standard accreditation, an employer must take concrete actions to reduce the risk and burden of cancer: prohibit tobacco use and support tobacco c
Business Wire
added Oct 26, 2017 17:11
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New Study Reports $57.8 Billion In eCommerce Fraud Losses Across Eight Major Industries

The index analyzes fraud attempts on eCommerce merchant websites, reflected as a percent of eCommerce sales transactions and what’s trending. The industries examined in the study include: alcohol, tobacco and cannabis; apparel; consumer electronics; cosm
Business Wire
added Oct 26, 2017 17:10
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[Canada] ARAYA: Ottawa’s out to beat the black market on marijuana. Why not tobacco, too?

Jorge Araya: There is a glaring inconsistency in the government’s approach to marijuana and tobacco... While the government is rightly concerned with ensuring the competitiveness of the legal marijuana industry, its tobacco control policies provide advant
Financial Post (ca)
added Oct 26, 2017 20:23
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[Oklahoma] Stillwater bar scene begins transition to smoke-free establisments

College Bar is one of the first bars on the strip to transition to a smoke-free establishment, a change that owners Javier and Chelsea Cervantes said they should have made earlier.
The Daily O'Collegian (Oklahoma A&M)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:12
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Recall of Point-of-Sale Marketing Predicts Cigar and E-Cigarette Use among Texas Youth

Conclusion The point-of-sale environment continues to be an important influence on youth tobacco use. Restrictions on point-of-sale marketing, particularly around schools, are warranted.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 30, 2017 01:53
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[Michigan] MGM Grand Detroit Expands Nonsmoking Gaming Offerings with Opening of Crystal Clear

by opening a new smoke-free gaming area, Crystal Clear, that will include slots and the first nonsmoking table gaming in the city; a breath of fresh air for casino goers who want to get in on the action.
Michigan Chroncile
added Oct 24, 2017 04:43
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[UK] Stoptober campaign boosts sales of vape starter kits

Sales of vape starter kits have soared by 37% year-on-year after vaping featured prominently in NHS Stoptober campaign, a leading retailer has claimed. This year e-cigarettes are featured in the NHS’ campaign – which challenges smokers to give up cigare
Talking Retail (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 20:19
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