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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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[UK] Booker Group Sales Rise But Growth Held Back By Fall In Tobacco Sales

The UK food wholesaler said total sales in the 16 weeks to December 30 rose by 2.9%. While non-tobacco sales increased by 4.8%, sales of tobacco products slumped by 1.3% year-on-year.
MorningStar UK (uk)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:01
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[Asia, Japan] Restaurant industry opposes total smoking ban ahead of 2020 Olympics

At a meeting in Tokyo of industry organizations, participants expressed concern that a smoking ban would drive small businesses into the ground. They said Japan should aim to become a leading country in promoting separate smoking areas. The Ministry of
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 12, 2017 19:12
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These Are the World’s Cheapest Places to Buy Drugs, Alcohol and Cigarettes

Indulging in a weekly habit of drugs, booze and cigarettes can cost you as little as $41.40 in Laos and a whopping $1,441.50 in Japan, according to the Bloomberg Vice Index.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 13, 2017 16:56
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