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New Business Pulse focuses on helping businesses improve employee health by reducing tobacco use

(CDC) Foundation today releases Business Pulse: Tobacco Use to help businesses improve employee health—and overall business health—by reducing tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure. Smoking hurts the U.S. economy, costing more than $300 billion annua
CDC Foundation
added Nov 3, 2016 15:42

Abolish 20 taxes and set 15% flat rate of income tax in UK, says report

National insurance, business rates, stamp duty, the TV licence fee and excise duties on alcohol and tobacco should be among 20 taxes abolished by the government, a free market thinktank has said. A report published by the Institute for Economic Affairs h
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 3, 2016 14:31

Saskatchewan Maintains Lowest Illegal Tobacco Rate / Less regulation contributes to safer communities

The Western Convenience Stores Association (WCSA) commissioned a contraband tobacco study which examined discarded cigarette butts at 28 sites throughout Saskatchewan to determine if illegal (contraband) cigarettes were being purchased and smoked. Sample
added Nov 2, 2016 21:47

FDA Rules Will Have Big Effect on OTP

Presenting at an educational session at the NACS Show in Atlanta last month...To help combat the impact of the rules on vaping, NACS officials have begun a grassroots education effort using social media to reach out to c-store retailers and the vaping co
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 2, 2016 20:48

[New York] NY authorities seek $872 mln fine on UPS for cigarette shipments

New York city and state authorities urged a federal judge on Wednesday to impose a fine of $872 million against United Parcel Service for allegedly delivering untaxed cigarettes from smoke shops on Indian reservations. The closing arguments came in a la
added Nov 2, 2016 20:26

[Asia, China] Thirteen restaurant chains in Beijing warned for not enforcing smoking ban

The restaurant chains, including steamed bun restaurant Qingfeng and Haidilao Hot Pot, each received more than five complaints, though one chain received as many as 48. Inspectors and volunteers will launch raids from next week, and will hand out punishm
China Daily (cn)
added Nov 2, 2016 15:04

Goldman extends M&A lead after Reynolds appointment

Reynolds American's appointment of Goldman Sachs as sole adviser to a panel of independent directors in relation to a takeover approach by British American Tobacco should extend the US bank's commanding lead in the announced M&A league tables.
added Nov 2, 2016 14:12

New York Puts UPS's Culture on Trial in $873M Cigarette Case

Over an eight-day federal civil trial headed for closing arguments Wednesday, city and state officials have argued that Atlanta-based United Parcel Service Inc., the nation's largest delivery company, had a corporate culture that favored sales opportunit
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 2, 2016 06:38
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[UK] Are you legally allowed a smoking break?

The truth is, workers over 18 in the UK are only legally entitled to ONE type of break while at work - and it has nothing to do with going for a cigarette. The ‘rest break’ allows employees to have one uninterrupted 20 minute break, if they work for mor
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:02

[UK-Northern Ireland] Wrightbus to buy Gallahers tobacco plant in Ballymena

The agreement with Japan Tobacco International (JTI) will enable Wrightbus to expand it already sizeable operations in the Co Antrim town.
The Irish News (uk)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:33
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