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Website Addresses Local Tobacco Ordinances / Video, materials available to help retailers fight back

A new website, Tobacco Ordinances – Take Another Look (TOTAL), is proving to be a valuable resource for retailers in the ongoing effort to respond to restrictive and prohibitory local tobacco ordinances.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:43
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[Netherlands] Europe’s largest pension fund to drop tobacco and nuclear weapons

Europe’s biggest pension fund, ABP of the Netherlands, plans to ax tobacco and nuclear weapons from its investment portfolio. The €405bn scheme joins a growing list of institutional investors in shunning stocks they deem harmful to the environment and t
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:34
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Norway's wealth fund may blacklist firms over recruitment practices

The Norwegian parliament has set several ethics mandates for the fund, targeting tobacco makers, human rights violations and excessive emissions of climate change gases, among others, as grounds for exclusion from the fund’s investment portfolio.
Reuters
added Jan 11, 2018 19:23
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[Netherlands] UPDATE 2-Dutch ABP pension fund to pull investments in tobacco, nuclear arms makers

Floris Italianer, director of the Dutch Heart Foundation, praised ABP for taking a leading role in helping to discourage tobacco use and called on other financial institutions to follow suit. ”ABP has provided a good example: it is high time to stop inv
Reuters
added Jan 11, 2018 19:22
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BARRON: Suing the Industrial Age / New York City’s lawsuit against oil companies for having caused Superstorm Sandy is absurd.

A case can be made that the tobacco companies defrauded individual smokers by addicting them to a deadly product while lying about its safety. Energy companies, on the other hand, sell a product that was an integral element of the historical epoch called
City Journal (Manhattan Institute)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:06
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VIDEO: Indiana bill would empower companies to test -- and fire -- employees for using tobacco

Senate Bill 23, which Brown sponsored, would repeal a portion of the state code that prohibits employers from attempting to control their workers' tobacco intake outside of the job. The section she hopes to repeal reads: An employer may not require, as
WCPO (Cincinnati, OH)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:31
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Is a Bumpy Ride in Store for Tobacco in 2018?

Not all the potholes are gone—at least according to panelists on a fourth-quarter 2017 CSP-Swedish Match webinar. While more optimism exists today, especially with regard to the FDA, a new set of uncertainties are revealing themselves. Nik Modi, tobacc
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:08
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[Virginia] $7.4 million in tobacco money flows to regional economic projects

Danville and Pittsylvania County will be receiving more than $7.4 million from the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission to get economic development projects going, Delegate Danny Marshall said on Wednesday. The commission met Tuesday in Richmond to m
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Jan 11, 2018 01:21
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Intriguing Research into Pathways to Limit Nicotine, Quit Cigarette Use

Lexaria's patented delivery method could give the estimated 69 percent of U.S. adult smokers who say they want to quit a new way to do just that. Utilizing Lexaria's DehydraTECH™ technology to formulate edible products containing nicotine and/or its analo
PR Newswire
added Jan 11, 2018 01:02
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[District of Columbia] Zombies Invade Washington, D.C. Walgreens: truth® Protests Walgreens' Sale of Tobacco Products, Urges Pharmacy Chain to Go Tobacco-Free

Pharmacies selling tobacco: it sounds like a retail oxymoron. That's why truth, one of the largest and most successful national youth tobacco prevention campaigns, announced today its zombie-themed demonstration outside of Walgreens' Washington, D.C. flag
PR Newswire
added Jan 11, 2018 00:59
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