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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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What Not to Eat: ‘The Case Against Sugar’

Comparing the dangers of inhaling cigarettes with chowing down on candy bars may sound like false equivalence, but Gary Taubes’s “The Case Against Sugar” will persuade you... documents showing that Big Sugar paid three Harvard scientists in the 1960s to p
New York Times
added Jan 2, 2017 16:17
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Ireland tried to ban smoking in public in 1986 - and Big Tobacco was not impressed

were worth £400 million (about €1.4 billion today) to the Irish economy at the time, and attacking the tobacco companies was seen as a case of biting the hand... But the big stumbling block was the country’s three tobacco companies – Carrolls, Gallahers,
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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[Finland] Housing companies now free to ban smoking on balconies

New legislation will make it possible for housing companies to ban smoking on balconies in 2017, if enough of the residents of the building agree to the plan. Enforcing a ban will be complicated, however, and property management representatives predict t
YLE24 (fi)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:12
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F. Ross Johnson

Frederick Ross Johnson, OC (December 13, 1931 – December 29, 2016) was a Canadian businessman, best known as the chief executive officer of RJR Nabisco in the 1980s.
Wikipedia
added Jan 1, 2017 14:19
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