Headlines Tagged with Business (General) — 11,149 headlines found
The negative publicity and legal threats from these documents helped force the tobacco companies into a giant settlement with the states that had sued them. Unfortunately for environmentalists, it’s not clear if a similar legal strategy will prove as suc
Nov 5, 2015 New York Times
added Nov 6, 2015 20:07
Student group Fossil Free UoA organised an auctioneer to sell off 'shares' in oil company Exxon Mobil, tobacco company British American Tobacco, and gun manufacturer Smith and Wesson, with students dressed to represent these industries.
Oct 22, 2015 Voxy (nz)
added Nov 6, 2015 19:35
“This could open up years of litigation and settlements in the same way that tobacco litigation did, also spearheaded by attorneys general...In some ways, the theory is similar — that the public was misled about something dangerous to health. Whether the
Nov 5, 2015 New York Times
added Nov 6, 2015 02:56
[Canada] L’ASSOCIATION DES DÉPANNEURS FINANCÉE PAR LES CIGARETTIERS ? [The Association of Convenience Stores FUNDED BY TOBACCO COMPANIES?]
The Quebec Association of Convenience Stores (AQDA), which campaigned for months to convince the government to "save" menthol cigarettes from the prohibition, refuses to disclose the proportion of its budget from the tobacco industry.
Nov 5, 2015 La Presse (ca)
added Nov 5, 2015 16:41
Last week the leading US drugstore chain Walgreens announced a deal to buy Rite Aid. ...perfect timing for the company to join archrival CVS in ending the sale of tobacco products in these stores. No longer would Walgreens be able to claim that it feared
Nov 2, 2015 Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Nov 5, 2015 01:05
CVS says the decision is still worth the cost because the chain’s decision has caused people to stop lighting up... Bottom line: It appears CVS Health has made a social impact, has felt some business pain, but investors remain confident.
Sep 25, 2015 CR [Corporate Responsibility] Magazine
added Nov 4, 2015 22:44
the tobacco industry is using a variety of marketing tactics – some illegal – to target youth at shops, kiosks and other places where tobacco is sold to consumers. In Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and Colombia, Big Tobacco’s tactics violate existing laws, but
Nov 4, 2015 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 4, 2015 22:18
The Influence 50 aims to capture the full scope of lobbying as it is practiced today. To compile this list, the NLJ asked more than 100 law firms and lobbying organizations to share with us their total public-policy revenues for 2014.
Nov 4, 2015 Law Catalog (ALM)
added Nov 4, 2015 21:11
The FDA’s actions put retailers on notice that that there are serious consequences for selling tobacco products to kids. The message from the FDA is clear, strong and certain: If a retailer is repeatedly caught selling tobacco to kids, they will no longe
Oct 29, 2015 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 2, 2015 12:44
A 7-Eleven franchisee says he's on pace to lose $100,000 in sales this year from a city law that prohibits him and other convenience store owners from selling menthol cigarettes and flavored tobacco near schools. "We are already on a thin line. They [th
Oct 30, 2015 DNAinfo
added Nov 2, 2015 09:04