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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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WEST VIRGINIA JOINS STATES DISCUSSING TOBACCO PURCHASING AGE INCREASE

A trio of state senators in West Virginia have entered their state into the race to see which will be the third to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21-years-old.
HalfWheel
added Feb 19, 2017 15:32
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Reintroduced Bill Could Save Vaping

Congressmen Tom Cole (Oklahoma) and Sanford Bishop (Georgia) introduced legislation on Feb. 16 to amend the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) deeming regulations. The proposal would change the predicate date for new tobacco products—the 2007 thre
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 18, 2017 01:04
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Turning Point Brands Enters into New $250 Million Credit Facility

a leading provider of Other Tobacco Products (“OTP”) through brands such as Zig-Zag®, Stoker’s®, VaporBeast™ and Primal®, today announced that it has entered into a new $250 million credit facility, replacing its existing credit facility. “This new faci
Business Wire
added Feb 17, 2017 23:18
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COOPER: Why do we tolerate smoking in Northern Kentucky's workplaces?

It’s no surprise that the American Lung Association gave Kentucky straight Fs in its recent report card. Our state is the worst in the nation for smokers and cancer deaths. It has been that way for a long time.
WCPO (Cincinnati, OH)
added Feb 17, 2017 21:18
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[New York] FedEx Can Seek Documents On Illegal Cigarette Shipping ($$)

FedEx can seek documents from New York City it believes may shield the company from claims it illegally and knowingly delivered untaxed cigarettes from a Long Island Native American reservation to the Big Apple, a New York federal judge has ruled. The Tu
Law360
added Feb 18, 2017 00:14
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[UK] Doncaster employers asked to help with campaign

A new ‘stop smoking’ campaign involving workplaces across Doncaster and the wider region has been launched. Yorkshire Smokefree’s message is that “stopping smoking is everyone’s business”, within a year-long campaign that targets routine and manual worker
Doncaster Today (uk)
added Feb 17, 2017 20:22
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Battleground of Tobacco Regulation Remains Local

"Local ordinances are probably the greatest threat to the industry," according to Thomas Briant... While much of the legislative activity swirling around local municipalities is concentrated in three states — California, Massachusetts and Minnesota — tob
Convenience Store News
added Feb 16, 2017 22:58
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Impact of CVS Pharmacy's Discontinuance of Tobacco Sales on Cigarette

After CVS’s tobacco removal, household- and population-level cigarette purchasing declined significantly. Private retailers can play a meaningful role in restricting access to tobacco. This highlights one approach to reducing tobacco use and improving pub
American Journal of Public Health
added Feb 16, 2017 22:28
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CVS Health Research Institute Study Confirms that the Company's Tobacco Removal Decision Reduced Cigarette Purchases Nationwide

showed that the Company's decision to remove tobacco from all CVS Pharmacy stores reduced the number of cigarette purchases across all retail settings with an even greater impact on those who bought cigarettes exclusively at CVS Pharmacy. The research con
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Feb 16, 2017 22:25
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