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[Colorado] Tobacco-sales ban starts Friday at Longmont Circle K

[FDA] confirmed Thursday that a Circle K in Longmont has agreed to temporarily ban selling tobacco products, making it the first Colorado store on the federal list of No-Tobacco-Sale Orders. Cigarettes and other tobacco products will not be sold from Fri
Boulder (CO) Daily Camera
added Jan 6, 2017 01:43
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[California] THE PRAXIS PROJECT, Plaintiff v. THE COCA-COLA COMPANY and AMERICAN BEVERAGE ASSOCIATION, Defendants: COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF (PDF)

Just as the tobacco industry formed the Tobacco Industry Research Committee in 1953 to respond to scientific evidence linking smoking to lung cancer, Coca-Cola’s strategy was one of “cultivating relationships” with scientists as a way to “balance the de
Center for Science in the Public Interest
added Jan 7, 2017 18:07
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E-Cigarettes Drive Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Sales

Even seemingly simple household batteries play an important role in the lives of many Americans, according to market research firm Packaged Facts in the report Batteries: Consumer Market Trends in the U.S. "The devices powered by household batteries rang
PR Newswire
added Jan 5, 2017 20:36
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Coca-Cola, ABA Accused of Tobacco-Like Deception in Lawsuit

Praxis Project seeks to stop Coke and the Washington-based American Beverage Association from deceptive advertising of sugary drinks, particularly to children, and for the disclosure of documents related to their impact on health. Studies have linked suga
Bloomberg News
added Jan 4, 2017 23:49
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Comfort® Becomes Largest Smoke-Free Hotel Brand in U.S. and Canada

Parent company Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), a leader in the hospitality industry, announced today that Comfort Inn has joined Comfort Suites in offering guests 100-percent smoke-free rooms at its more than 1,800 franchised hotels across
PR Newswire
added Jan 3, 2017 16:54
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Construction Site Fencing Promotes Anti-Smoking Efforts

Hoengseong County, Gangwon Province, has been using hundreds of meters of temporary fencing built around construction sites to promote anti-smoking campaigns. The posters attached to the fencing range from slogans like “quitting smoking, the beginning o
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jan 3, 2017 16:41
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[Asia, Mid-east] Oman health: Ministry bans ads of tobacco from shops

Tobacco products can no longer be “advertised” in supermarkets and shops under new rules, a senior official of the Ministry of Health has said. Speaking to the Times of Oman, Dr Jawad Al Lawati, senior consultant and rapporteur for the National Tobacco C
Times of Oman (om)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:53
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[China] VIDEO: Professor Robert Proctor on future of tobacco and marijuana industries

For more on the future of tobacco and marijuana industries as more laws are opening marijuana legalization in America, CCTV America’s Rachelle Akuffo spoke to Robert Proctor, a leading tobacco expert and a professor at Stanford University.
You Tube
added Jan 3, 2017 17:27
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Electronic cigarette retailers use Pokémon Go to market products

This approach combines the strengths of recent and traditional strategies thought to be effective in promoting tobacco use to adolescents and young adults: (1) cartoons;1 tobacco product placement in video games2 ,3 and (2) interactive promotional contest
Tobacco Control
added Jan 3, 2017 07:43
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[Missouri] Independence city ordinance requires tobacco and convenience stores to have more surveillance cameras

A new city ordinance requires tobacco and convenience stores to do more to protect their business. Now certain businesses such as tobacco and convenience stores, are required to have a total of 4 working cameras inside and outside the store operating aro
WDAF-TV Fox 4 (Kansas City, MO)
added Jan 2, 2017 18:05
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