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NEW YORK C-STORE INDUSTRY DEFEATS CIGAR TAX SHIFT

retailers and suppliers teamed up to keep a harmful shift in the cigar excise tax out of the new state budget approved this week by Governor Cuomo and the legislature. Jim Calvin, president of the New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS), comme
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Apr 15, 2017 19:29
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[Asia, China] Healthcare expenditure, productivity losses raise costs of smoking: WHO

The economic dividends from China's tobacco industry are a false economy, which is at odds with government's vision for China's future, the World Health Organization (WHO) claimed on Friday. "The total economic cost of tobacco use in China in 2014 amoun
Global Times (cn)
added Apr 14, 2017 23:06
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[North Carolina] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY FINALIZES DONATION OF WHITAKER PARK TO LOCAL REDEVELOPMENT GROUP

announced today that it has finalized the donation of a significant portion of the Whitaker Park manufacturing plant and certain surrounding properties to a local redevelopment group, WPDA, Inc. (WPDA). WPDA is a nonprofit corporation created by Winston-S
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Apr 13, 2017 18:07
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[North Carolina] Reynolds plans economic development announcement for Whitaker Park campus

The event will take place at 1:30 p.m. in front of the Whitaker Park fountain area off Reynolds Boulevard. Joseph Fragnito, president and chief commercial officer of Reynolds Tobacco, will lead the event. Reynolds declined to provide additional informat
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 13, 2017 12:24
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Answer to Better Health Care: Behavioral Economics?

Dr. Volpp...recently collaborated with CVS Caremark to test which financial incentives are most effective for getting employees to quit smoking...Those offered the reward program were far more likely to accept the challenge than those offered the deposit
New York Times
added Apr 13, 2017 11:10
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[Canada] Pot Industry Expects Trudeau Rebuff on Branding and Promotion

“What you’re going to have is really boring packaging, for sure, which we’re not necessarily in favor of,” Linton said. He expects marijuana packaging rules will be more stringent than alcohol, but less restrictive than those for tobacco. “I think where
Bloomberg News
added Apr 19, 2017 22:05
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Shift workers sleep deprived; drink, smoke more: survey

Workers who have to put in shifts at irregular hours are more deprived of sleep and more prone to smoking and drinking than people who do regular daytime duties, a survey showed Tuesday. The findings, released by Professor Song Yoon-mi of Samsung Medica
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:01
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'Fly the friendly skies... This time for real!' Emirates and Royal Jordanian troll United and its embattled CEO over their passenger PR nightmare

Royal Jordanian posted...'We would like to remind you that drags on our flights are strictly prohibited by passengers and crew,' the graphic read. It then showed a symbol of a no-smoking sign – using double entendre by invoking the word 'drag.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 11, 2017 22:28
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Duncan Channon Names MJ Deery as Agency’s First Director, Purpose Practice

“The agency’s campaigns to call out big tobacco for the California Tobacco Control Program... The agency also earned honors for its “Wake Up” public health campaign for the California Tobacco Control Program, including a Silver Effie, Best in Show at the
Business Wire
added Apr 11, 2017 22:08
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Herbal Cigarette Market in the US 2017-2021

Herbal cigarettes are nicotine-free and tobacco-free cigarettes that use a mixture of various herbs instead of tobacco. Smoking can be linked to more number of fatalities than the combined number of deaths caused by motor vehicle injuries, illegal drug u
PR Newswire
added Apr 11, 2017 22:06
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