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[UK] Tobacco and plain packs – new ACS guide for retailers

A new guide offering advice for retailers on standardised tobacco packaging and the impact of the EUTPD2 regulations is now available from the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS). From 20 May, retailers will only be able to sell tobacco in standardi
Talking Retail (uk)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:18
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[Florida] Altria Presents at the Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference; Reaffirms 2017 Earnings Guidance

is participating in the Consumer Analyst Group of New York Conference (CAGNY) in Boca Raton, Fla. today. Marty Barrington, Altria’s Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, and other members of Altria’s senior management team will highlight Altria
Business Wire
added Feb 22, 2017 17:16
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[UK] Big Tobacco sets stage for alcohol to defend brands

December, the government advisory board Public Health England proposed extending plain packaging to alcohol. With so much of the value of a product tied up in external features, from the curves of a champagne bottle to the punk labels of craft beer, the
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:07
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Altria's Stake In Anheuser-Busch Inbev

Altria's ownership stake in SABMiller was transferred to Anheuser-Busch Inbev on October 10th, 2016, with the sale of SABMiller to Anheuser-Busch. The aftermath of the deal was brought to light in the last quarterly report with more details due out with
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Feb 22, 2017 00:54
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Learn To Spot ‘Alternative Facts’ In Science

Elliott adds that when it comes to the tobacco industry, the “alternative facts” issue dates all the way back to the 1950s. “When it comes to big tobacco, the industry developed a whole playbook of strategies to help manufacture doubt among consumers ab
Michigan State University (MSU)
added Feb 21, 2017 21:26
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[Nevada] Standout New Tobacco Products Awarded at TPE 2017

The 2017 Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE) not only saw a 200-percent increase in booth traffic, but it also gave new products in the tobacco industry a chance to shine. Among those featured in the New Product Showcase on the exhibit floor, TPE organizers awarded
Convenience Store News
added Feb 21, 2017 21:09
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[UK] Tougher penalties welcomed for ‘shameless’ tobacco smugglers

Plans by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to crack down on tobacco smugglers have been welcomed by the National Federation of Retail Newsagents (NFRN). HMRC wants to make it easier to ‘name and shame’ those people involved in the illicit trade and to impose
Talking Retail (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:07
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After CVS Stopped Cigarette Sales, Smokers Stopped Buying Elsewhere, Too

“When we removed tobacco from our shelves, a significant number of our customers simply stopped buying and hopefully smoking cigarettes altogether instead of just altering their cigarette purchasing habits,” Dr. Troyen Brennan, CVS Health chief medical o
Forbes
added Feb 21, 2017 21:39
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[North Carolina] Triad is at the heart of the trade debate

the Greensboro-High Point area as the sixth largest in the nation for percentage of exports in its economy. Klaussner Furniture Industries and tobacco giant ITG Brands lead the way, but smaller companies are growing to fill the void.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 21, 2017 19:47
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The effects of tobacco control policies on retailer sales to minors in the USA, 2015

We observed associations of tobacco regulations and neighbourhood social characteristics with tobacco retailers’ compliance with under-age sales laws. This study provides evidence to support stronger tobacco regulations and control policies in reducing yo
Tobacco Control
added Feb 21, 2017 02:27
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