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Qmatic Partners with Swedish Company Shortcut Labs for Seamless Customer Experience Using Wireless Smart Button "Flic"

"I wanted to stop using snus, a smokeless tobacco, but had no easy way of tracking my daily consumption. I created an app to track my behavior; it was a big button to tap whenever I gave in," says Joachim Westlund, Flic's CEO.
PR Newswire
added Jan 17, 2017 22:05
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[UK] Imperial Tobacco steps up illicit trade push

Imperial Tobacco is stepping up its battle against the illegal tobacco trade by this month, sending out its Suspect it? Report it! anti-illicit trade campaign packs to 50,000 convenience retailers in the UK. The initiative by the tobacco company has got
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:03
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For Trump, Three Decades of Chasing Deals in Russia

in 1996. Mr. Trump and Liggett-Ducat, an American tobacco company that owned property in Moscow, wanted to build a high-end residential development near an old Russian Olympic stadium. As they prepared to meet with officials in Moscow, they needed sketche
New York Times
added Jan 16, 2017 22:22
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[Asia, Pakistan] 55 companies to be lauded at CSR Awards on 19th

Pakistan's 55 most prestigious companies with significant contribution for social development...given awards at the 9th Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Summit...organised by the National Forum for Environment and Health (NFEH)...Philip Morris (Pakis
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Jan 15, 2017 17:25
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[Australia] Ballarat’s black market of smokes

Ballarat’s black market for illegal cigarettes is alive and well, with illicit tobacco being sold at locations across the city. At least three stores The Courier investigated sold “illicit whites”, branded cigarettes that are legally produced in other c
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36
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Richman Led Kraft in 1980s and Tried to Revive Tupperware

As chief executive of Kraft Inc. in the 1980s, John Richman oversaw some of America’s best-known food brands...cigarette maker Philip Morris Cos. agreed to chomp down Kraft for $13.1 billion, at that time one of the biggest takeovers ever.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36
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[Australia] Nine recent changes to smoking laws you may not know about

New rules came into play at the end of last year, including a ban on temporary retail outlets selling tobacco products. Bundaberg Regional Council said event though councils had the ability to enforce smoke free zones for a long time, changes had now ma
Bundaberg (QLD) NewsMail and Guardian (au)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36
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Instagram documents rising hookah use

Social media is giving researchers insight into the rising use of hookah, according to a study from USC. Hookah, smoked through a water pipe and also known as shisha, has harmful health effects similar to cigarettes. But as cigarette use declined between
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 13, 2017 18:06
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Shuffling the Deck (PDF)

A long-time magnet for governmental regulation and unyielding taxes, tobacco remains a vital category for convenience retailers. Under a new administration, should retailers expect any lessening of federal controls of tobacco products such as e-cigar
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jan 13, 2017 16:49
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Tobacco Is a Hot-Button Issue

The Cole-Bishop Amendment would move this predicate date forward nine years...Other comments to which convenience retailers may be paying attention are attributed to Vice President-elect Mike Pence, who has condemned the feds’ staunch concern with safegua
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jan 13, 2017 16:42
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