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Navigating Today's Winding Tobacco Landscape

For convenience store operators, the tobacco retailing business can often feel like a tornado, a disorienting swirl of taxes, legislation, regulation, product evolution, and changing consumers. Two years ago, the industry saw combustible cigarette volume
Convenience Store News
added Apr 10, 2017 16:02

McLane Company and Walmart Extend 25-Year Relationship with Updated Agreement

As part of this extended agreement, McLane will continue to deliver to Walmart stores across the U.S., in addition to becoming the sole provider of candy and tobacco products to the vast majority of Walmart’s retail locations.
Business Wire
added Apr 4, 2017 11:29

[Florida] CVS Health Foundation Awards over $1 Million in Grants to Improve Americans' Access to Quality Health Care

Critical results from the past year include:... Through their smoking cessation classes, 70% of participants at the Miami Rescue Mission (Miami, FL) reported either quitting or significantly cutting back the use of tobacco.
PR Newswire
added Apr 4, 2017 11:29

Philip Morris Joins Tech Giants Among the Most Dominant U.S. Stocks

the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco company, emerged as the first quarter’s unsung hero. Its 3.3 percent contribution to S&P 500 gains makes it the fourth most important U.S. stock, right after shares that look more familiar to the leader board:
Bloomberg News
added Apr 3, 2017 20:37

[California] Tobacco tax hike hits businesses, consumers

Grover Beach 7-11 owner Manny Vark says the tobacco rush was notable ahead of Saturdays cigarette tax hike. "A lot of people were here buying cigarettes," he says. "We sold a lot of cartons." Gas stations and convenience stores across California reporte
KEYT-TV (Santa Barbara, CA)
added Apr 4, 2017 11:28

[California] Tax and Fee Guide for Cigarettes and Tobacco Products

Helping your business succeed is important to the Board of Equalization. The taxes and fees you collect and pay to the state help fund state and local services and programs that are important to you and your community. Understanding the tax and fee issu
California State Board of Equalization
added Apr 2, 2017 20:06

[New York] UPS Untaxed Cigarette Trafficking Liability: Increased Scrutiny onTobacco Companies

THE CASE’S DOWNSTREAM SIGNIFICANCE TO TOBACCO Although UPS’s compliance efforts came too late to avoid liability, the court’s discussion provides a glimpse into the increased scrutiny UPS has focused on tobacco companies. • Where UPS audits or
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jul 26, 2017 23:22

[Canada] Ask Amy: Boss in small office feels smoked-out

one employee admitted that she took great pains not to smell of cigarettes prior to her interview..../ If you are contractually able to, you should ban smoke breaks. This will cut way down on the impact to you (though they can still smoke before work and
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Apr 1, 2017 22:05

Tribute Film about Leonard Nimoy Shown at the National Conference on Tobacco or Health

will take place in Austin, Texas. Forums will be held on such subjects as how to steer kids away from tobacco use, E-cigarette public education... 1st Class Medical is one of the largest distributors of portable oxygen concentrators world wide. They offer (blog)
added Apr 1, 2017 21:48

UK cigarette ban sparks Facebook 'black market' where fags are sold on cheap

SMOKERS are ditching convenience stores for the “black market” of illegal sellers using social media to flog fags...there’s fears the illegal trade of tobacco online will only continue to grow as new smoking law changes arrive in Britain. The new rules,
Daily Star (uk)
added Apr 1, 2017 18:09
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