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‘Deeming’ vs. OTP—The Winner Is …

In a study tracking unit-shipping movement, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s deeming regulations will possibly affect only 5% of the OTP volume c-store retailers sell, compared to other more hard-hit categories such as cigars (49%) and vapor (100%
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:13
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Young People "Take Back the Shelves" and Demand That Pharmacies Stop Selling Tobacco Products

DoSomething.org, a global movement of over 5.5 million young people and truth, the most successful tobacco prevention campaign, have teamed up for Take Back the Shelves, a campaign that asks young people to creatively use social media to demand that pharm
PR Newswire
added Dec 2, 2016 04:27
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[UK] 'Give staff time off work to help them stop smoking' says health specialist

John Wilcox, insight specialist at Nottingham City Council, said there is a difference between the two and it is "important that organisations take time to consider those differences and how they relate to the health of their employees". Mr Wilcox, spea
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Dec 2, 2016 04:16
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[Pennsylvania] Wawa threatens to stop opening stores in Phila. ($$)

The retailer, along with other stores, are worried about proposed regulations by the city's Health Department that aim to curb the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products.
Philadelphia Business Journal
added Dec 3, 2016 02:10
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Local Tobacco Ordinances: What Retailers Need to Do / How to respond to emerging restrictions at the municipal level

anti-tobacco groups have claimed that their efforts were to protect youth. Now that claim is also being used to support bans on the right of adults...In 2012, NATO started the NATO Local Project, which monitors and helps retailers respond to local tobacco
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:20
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NEWS AND CONFERENCES Science & Technology 2015 Report wins award

BAT has won the award for the ‘Most Impressive Public Service Initiative’ at the Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum (GTNF) conference in Brussels. The winning “public service” was BAT Research & Development (R&D)’s Science & Technology 2015 Report whi
BAT Science.com
added Dec 3, 2016 02:19
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[Connecticut] Worker admits he accepted food stamps for cigarettes, bongs

A Connecticut grocery store worker has admitted in federal court that he unlawfully allowed customers to exchange food stamps for cigarettes, bongs, hookahs and glass smoking pipes. Prosecutors say 40-year-old Raul Monarca-Gonzalez pleaded guilty Monday
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 30, 2016 05:45
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‘Deeming’ vs. Cigarettes: The Winner Is …

In a study tracking unit-shipping movement, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s newly deemed regulations will possibly affect only 4% of the volume c-store retailers sell, compared to other more hard-hit categories such as cigars (49%) and vapor (100
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 29, 2016 04:09
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[Canada] Illegal smokes on the rise in Ontario

Smokers’ use of contraband tobacco is pervasive and growing in Ontario, according to new study. Dave Bryans, of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA), said that 32.8% of the cigarette butts collected in the study were from illegal sources — a
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 29, 2016 03:48
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DiCARA: One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Why the Tobacco Lobby Doesn’t Provide a Blueprint to Defeat the Gun Lobby

Do the tobacco lobby and gun lobby use similar tactics? Yes. Does that similarity mean that the gun lobby can be defeated in the same way that the tobacco lobby was? No. Differences in each lobby’s respective issue necessitate different game plans. Tobac
Harvard Political Review
added Nov 29, 2016 16:57
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