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[Illinois] Washington high school students agree with City Council, ‘pass’ Tobacco 21 ordinance

That’s one store’s reaction to Washington City Council’s passage April 2 of an ordinance that raised the age to purchase tobacco products and electronic cigarettes in the city from 18 to 21. Twenty-two Washington Community High School students discussed
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added May 11, 2018 03:02

Local Tobacco Regs Take a Toll

profit-generating category in the c-store universe remains tobacco... While awareness and donations are critical, being visible and establishing a relationship with the decision makers plays an important role, both with politicians and the tobacco communi
Convenience Store Decisions
added May 11, 2018 02:54

Alcohol, Tobacco and Pharma Investing in Pot as Hedge: Moody's

The biggest winners at this stage are companies that have already begun investing in marijuana-related businesses. According to the report, they include Alliance One International Inc.. Tobacco stocks have also displayed an interest in capitalizing on the
added May 11, 2018 02:43

[New Zealand] Some employers hiring non-smokers exclusively, recruiters say

Recruitment agencies Employsure and Action Personnel have both reported clients asking to weed smokers from the hiring pool. And between nine and 15 organisations explicitly advertised for non-smokers only or said they were preferred candidates on Seek.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 11, 2018 01:58

Compliance with point-of-sale tobacco control policies and student tobacco use in Mumbai, India

Future studies should test strategies to improve compliance with tobacco POS laws, particularly in low-income and middle-income country settings like urban India.
Tobacco Control
added May 10, 2018 17:22
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[UK-Scotland] Do ‘environmental bads’ such as alcohol, fast food, tobacco, and gambling outlets cluster and co-locate in more deprived areas in Glasgow City, Scotland?

• For all outlets combined, cluster numbers increased with increasing deprivation. • Poorer areas showed more alcohol, fast food, tobacco, and gambling outlet clusters. • Our evidence suggested co-location of various types of outlets in similar areas. • C
Science Direct
added May 10, 2018 17:19

Achieve Announces Patent Granted on Novel Formulation of Cytisine

Achieve Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHV), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company committed to the global development and commercialization of cytisine for smoking cessation, today announced that the UK Intellectual Property Office has granted Achieve a
PR Newswire
added May 9, 2018 14:12

Nicorette® and NicoDerm® CQ® Partner with Celebrity Chef Michael Voltaggio to Encourage Successful Quitters to Share Their Stories and Help Inspire the Next Generation of Quitters

For former smokers, there's nothing like the motivation and support they received from their friends and family throughout their quit journey. To help provide motivation to smokers who want to jumpstart their quit, Nicorette® and NicoDerm® CQ® smoking ce
PR Newswire
added May 9, 2018 14:11

Core-Mark Q1 Financial Results Show Net Sales up 8.6%

Sales in the General Merchandise and Other Tobacco Products categories had robust growth, driven by e-cigarettes and vaping products, while Candy sales grew approximately 58%, driven primarily by sales to Walmart. In addition, sales in Food and Fresh cate
Convenience Store Decisions
added May 8, 2018 23:43

Scott Pruitt's Secret Science Plan Was Developed to Defend Tobacco and It Could Be Coming for Clean Air Rules

In early 1998, lobbying and PR company Powell Tate was busy with a strategy to protect its tobacco industry clients from health and safety regulations. Costing roughly $200,000, the plan was called “Secret Science” and would be a public affairs campaign
added May 7, 2018 22:09
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