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[Europe] Retailers call for ‘hard’ limit on tobacco brought into UK

Independent retailers are looking to boost their tobacco sales by backing a ‘hard Brexit’ to restrict the amount of cigarettes and roll-your-own tobacco products tourists and visitors can bring into the country from Europe after the UK leaves the EU.
Talking Retail (uk)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:35
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[Europe, UK] TRA calls for government action on illicit tobacco

Tobacco Retailer’s Alliance has called on the government to introduce a limit on the amount of tobacco that can be brought back into the UK after Brexit...Its 2018 "A Fair Deal for Small Shops" report outlines how the government can assist retailers in ta
Convenience Store (uk)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:33
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[Europe, UK] TRA launches Fair Deal For Small Shops

Suleman Khonat, TRA National Spokesperson, said of the report: “There have been significant changes to the tobacco market over the past year. With the introduction of plain packaging and the ban on smaller packs we are seeing a noticeable fall off in tra
Asian Trader (uk)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:27
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Pushing Toxic Chemicals and Climate Denial: The Dark Money-Funded Independent Women’s Forum

The Independent Women's Forum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that has taken money from tobacco and oil companies..ExxonMobil and Philip Morris are among IWF's funders, according to documents from the UCSF Tobacco Industry Documents Library. Phillip Morris name
EnvironmentGuru.com
added Oct 20, 2017 13:14
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[UK] Will Shane ever stub it out? From getting busted smoking in Barbados after signing a $200,000 deal with Nicorette to quit to bending the rules on I'm A Celeb for his 50-a-day habit… why Warnie STILL can’t give it up

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2017 21:30
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how local governments are countering industry efforts to sell cheap tobacco

localities can combat tobacco retail marketing — also called point-of-sale marketing — which includes things like product displays and advertisements in retail establishments. Point-of-sale marketing is linked to impulse purchases of tobacco products, an
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 19, 2017 20:31
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[Florida] Farah & Farah, Wilner Firm sanctioned $9.1 million for unprofessional conduct in federal court ($$)

Court officials would eventually discover that 588 of the plaintiffs had died before the action was filed in 2008...numerous other plaintiffs that should not have been included in the case, including some people who had never smoked cigarettes
The Business Journals
added Oct 19, 2017 19:03
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[Netherlands] Dutch start-up to teach crows to throw away cigarette butts

Crowded Cities has devised a trash receptacle that trains crows to throw away cigarette butts for a reward. The receptacle is called the Crowbar. A crow places a cigarette butt into a bin, which then senses the butt and dispenses a peanut. Cigarette b
azfamily.com (Newschannel 3)
added Oct 19, 2017 18:58
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Singapore: Accidental tobacco sales to minors keep health officials on constant vigil

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has been actively dealing with the problem of tobacco being sold to underage buyers as it is seen as an increasing problem. Cashiers at the respective shops were either new or judge the buyer based on their appearance
IBT - International Business Times
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57
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22nd Century Completes Successful Hemp Field Trials with University of Virginia

first successful harvest of hemp plants and identified several promising hemp varieties that could form the foundation for commercial hemp production throughout the legacy tobacco belt region of the United States. “We are delighted with the results of ou
Business Wire
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57
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