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[Asia, Singapore] Paying the price for failing to check ID: How tobacco retailers are caught selling to underage buyers

The Health Sciences Authority recently suspended the tobacco licences of several shops and revoked the licence of one for selling cigarettes to those under the age of 18. When Channel NewsAsia went to six of these shops to find out the circumstances sur
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:37
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[UK] Firm fined £4k for ‘unsafe’ cigarettes

discovered by a sniffer dog. Ausrine Kremenskiene and APK Baltic Trade Ltd admitted a number of offences of supplying counterfeit, incorrectly marked and unsafe cigarettes and tobacco from their shop at 380 London Road, Westcliff. The business was raide
Halstead Gazette (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:41
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[New York] De Blasio, Gentile sign hookah regulation bill

While the bill grandfathers in hookah lounges where 50 percent or more of their revenue comes from the sale of non-tobacco smoking products, those businesses will now have to meet basic health and safety requirements, including installing ventilation sys
Brooklyn (NY) Daily Eagle.
added Oct 21, 2017 23:16
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[Illinois] LETTER: Bogus studies show lawsuit abuse

. A well-funded front group for tobacco, big oil, insurance, and pharmaceutical companies is behind an annual campaign aimed at sowing confusion and demonizing our civil justice system. “Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week” should be seen for what it really is:
Mount Vernon (IL) Register-News
added Oct 18, 2017 02:59
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'Keep her where she belongs...': The outrageously sexist Sixties adverts Advertising agencies have used appallingly sexist depictions of women

Firms even tried to sell tobacco on the basis of it being a weight loss product...This advert from 1969 claimed women enjoy having smoke blown into their faces and doing so will increase a man's attractiveness
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:34
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Cannabis Industry Benefitting From Latest Technological Innovation and Advancements

licensing and strategic partnership discussions with major tobacco companies around the world...several milestone events have highlighted the value of 22nd Century's proprietary technology and have captured the attention of 'Big Tobacco', Wall Street anal
PR Newswire
added Oct 17, 2017 17:52
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Despite Recent Victories, Risks Remain For Plan Fiduciaries ($$)

including a Fourth Circuit decision in Richard G. Tatum et al. v. RJR Pension Investment Committee et al., No. 16-1293 (4th Cir.). These recent decisions suggest a new era in the ongoing saga of ERISA single-stock fund litigation — and one that may bode w
Law360
added Oct 17, 2017 17:46
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[Nevada] TPE, NATO Join Forces in 2018

NATO’s Industry Outlook and TPE 2018, the first big buying tradeshow of the year for the tobacco + industry, are combining their efforts in 2018 in Las Vegas. Known for offering insights on market trends and current legislation, the NATO Industry Outlook
Convenience Store Decisions
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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[New York] Chamber Urges 2nd Circ. To Trim UPS Penalty In Tobacco Suit ($$)

Chamber of Commerce and others on Friday urged the Second Circuit to reverse an order from a federal judge in New York slapping UPS with $237 million in penalties for helping move untaxed cigarettes from tribal lands, arguing that the amount is unconstitu
Law360
added Oct 17, 2017 18:07
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LETTER TO government members of the ILO Governing Body (PDF)

Dear government members of the ILO Governing Body: We, the undersigned organizations, write to express our support for the International Labour Organisation (ILO) instituting the strongest possible policies to prohibit cooperation and public-private partn
Unfairtobacco.org (Berlin Working Group on Environment and Development) (de)
added Oct 17, 2017 13:28
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