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[UK] Bedford lost £14m last year due to smoking breaks

But the biggest cost to the economy is not early deaths (£8.79million), smoking-
related disease (£4.25million) or lost productivity because of sick days (£2.48million)... Instead the big cost is from people taking smoking breaks – reckoned to have cost B
Bedford Today (Times & Citizen) (uk)
added Feb 2, 2017 14:13

[UK] Shoreditch to cut underage online e-cig sales with Prove-ID ($$)

Shoreditch said the identity checker would confirm all online purchases were made by people of legal age
The Grocer (uk)
added Feb 1, 2017 14:40

[UK] Fewer retailers selling e-cigarettes to children

Most retailers who sold electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) to underage customers in previous test purchases are now fully compliant with the law, according to a new report from the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI).
Convenience Store (uk)
added Feb 1, 2017 14:39
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[Florida] Students, businesses partner to curb secondhand smoke

Members of Washington County's student-led Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) organization, along with the Florida Department of Health in Washington County, are celebrating local business partners and progress made in reducing exposure to secondhand
Chipley (Holmes County (FL) Times-Advertiser / Washington County News)
added Feb 1, 2017 13:53

Phone-Connected Nicotine Patch Helps Smokers Quit

California start-up Chrono Therapeutics has created a smart nicotine patch called SmartStop, that is able to deliver a high-does of nicotine much more rapidly to the wearer. The SmartStop patch nicotine delivery system monitors individuals activity and cr
added Jan 31, 2017 18:16

U.S. E-Liquid Market - Poised to Grow Over $4.77 Billion by 2025 - Increasing Number of Convenience Stores & Online Retailers are Enhancing E-liquid Product Offerings - Research and Markets

While new consortiums and alliances are being formed to either promote or bring down the growing popularity of e-liquids, an increasing number of convenience stores and online retailers are enhancing their e-liquid product offerings. As a result of increa
Business Wire
added Jan 31, 2017 15:08

FDA's Intended Use Rule Seen As Far-Reaching, Gets Senate GOP's Attention ($$)

Unexpected language tucked into an FDA tobacco rule on intended uses, put out in the final days of the Obama administration, is raising alarms among industry and lawmakers who worry the additions could expose companies to misbranding liability beyond tob
Inside Health Policy
added Jan 30, 2017 23:39

Will Walgreens Stop Selling Smokes?

If CVS’ departure from tobacco sales more than two years ago is any indicator, a potential exit of Walgreens from the category would be another lucrative windfall for convenience-store operators. But will the Deerfield, Ill.-based drug-store giant, whic
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 30, 2017 22:41

[New York] youth call on walgreens to stop selling tobacco at rally outside shareholders meeting

more than 50 people from across the country rallied outside of the Walgreens shareholders meeting in New York City on January 26 to push the pharmacy chain to stop selling tobacco products. Truth Initiative® organized the rally to call on the Walgreens
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 30, 2017 22:03

[UK] ASH research shows corner shops don’t need tobacco to be profitable

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) has demolished the tobacco industry argument that local newsagents need tobacco sales to keep them afloat. New research commissioned by ASH shows that corner shops make on average profit of only £242 a week on tobacco pr
ASH London (uk)
added Jan 30, 2017 18:21
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