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Tennessee Health Officials Strengthen Stance on E-Cigarettes

In a sign that the state is hardening its stance on electronic cigarettes, health departments throughout Tennessee are putting up posters in their buildings warning about the potential harm of the devices. The notices caution users about e-cigs, the nicot
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jun 21, 2014 14:24

Believe It or Not, Big Tobacco May Help Make Anti-Addiction Drugs

What's stranger still is that much of the relevant research into nicotinic compounds comes from Big Tobacco, the makers and marketers of one of the most addictive substances on the planet and the single most preventable cause of death. Researchers even be
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 21, 2014 14:20

[Illinois] Tunney seeks restrictions on shop owners' tobacco sales

Chicago tobacco sellers with past convictions for selling drug paraphernalia could lose their tobacco retailer licenses under a plan being pushed by a Lakeview alderman who hopes to thin out a dense collection of "head shops" he said are drawing the ire
Chicago Tribune
added Jun 20, 2014 16:13

American Cancer Society Honors Companies, CEO of the Year for Outstanding Commitment to the Fight Against Cancer

their efforts to reduce employee cancer risk, and the annual CEO of the Year award. These awards are all part of the American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Award Series...The Walgreen Company / Walmart
PR Newswire
added Jun 20, 2014 13:59

[USA] Altria Vs. Philip Morris: Who Is The Cigarette King?

2008 spin-off split the company geographically. Altria sells tobacco products and alcohol inside the US, while Philip Morris sells tobacco products outside ... Altria has partnered with Philip Morris International to distribute e-vapor products internati
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jun 20, 2014 04:28

Retailers Say Confessional Cig Ads Strip Free-Speech Rights ($$)

violate retailers' First Amendment rights to not display government-sponsored messages against their will, retailers told a D.C. federal court Thursday. The trade group the National Association of Convenience Stories said that the court should reject the
added Jun 19, 2014 22:45

[UK] Petrol Retailers Association

In March 2012, Philip Morris International (PMI) set out a corporate affairs plan to defeat plain packaging in the UK. The plan outlined six main types of “messengers”, including retail groups, business associations, think tanks, anti-counterfeiting grou (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Jun 18, 2014 10:31

[UK] ASA Adjudication on CharGrilled Ltd

We welcomed CharGrilled Ltd's assurance that the ad had been withdrawn. We told them to ensure that their future ads did not feature children appearing to smoke or drink alcohol and did not condone those practices.
Advertising Standards Authority (uk)
added Jun 18, 2014 10:30
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[UK] LETTER: Plain packaging will harm retailers and fuel illicit trade

Members of the Petrol Retailers Association (PRA), which represents 5,500 independent forecourts, are increasingly concerned about the amount of illicit tobacco on our streets and the direct impact it has on their businesses.
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 18, 2014 10:26

[Colorado] Beware of Big Marijuana’s growing power

Colorado is responding with mandatory testing for THC, marijuana’s psychoactive ingredient, and a limit of 100 milligrams in any edible product. Is this enough? That will depend in part on how powerful Big Marijuana is allowed to become.
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Jun 17, 2014 17:00
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