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Smoking Mad: Tobacco Users Caught Up in Insurer’s Obamacare ‘Glitch’

After signing up for coverage and disclosing they were smokers, about 100 New Hampshire consumers, including Terry Wetherby, find their new Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield policies canceled because they were charged incorrect “non-smoker” rates.
added Mar 26, 2014 13:54

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Sundry shop operator detained in crackdown against illicit cigarettes

Customs Department arrested a 42-year-old sundry shop owner in Pokok Sena and seized 84 packets of contraband cigarettes worth about RM1,803 including unpaid duty today. The contraband was found in a box placed together with other boxes which contained f
New Straits Times (my)
added Mar 26, 2014 13:50


In New York, 57% of cigarettes are illegally imported from other states, according to new Tax Foundation research.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Mar 26, 2014 13:46

States Seek to Stem Tide of Cigarette Smuggling

Illegal smokes are being transported up and down the East Coast’s I-95, nicknamed Tobacco Road.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Mar 26, 2014 13:46

[UK] Service stations join battle against plain cigarette packages

Pressure on the Government to drop plans for plain packaging of tobacco products has increased as a new survey today shows that most of the region’s petrol forecourt retailers fear it would hit their trade – and betray the Government’s pledge to help sma
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Mar 26, 2014 11:16

[Philippines] Smoke from bingo parlor gets in eyes of toy store clients

Smokers now need to play bingo elsewhere, as a protest started by toy store customers compelled SM Malls to enforce a ban on indoor smoking. More than 1,300 people have signed an online petition that compelled SM
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Mar 26, 2014 02:11

Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market Expected to Reach USD 16.02Billion Globally in 2019: Transparency Market Research

market is segmented on the basis of product types available in the market. These include nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products, drug therapy and e-cigarettes. This market is sustained by large number of people wanting to quit smoking.
PR Newswire
added Mar 25, 2014 16:11

[Philippines] ALORIA: Behind the colors of tobacco advertising

the government shouldn't leave the avenue of packaging unregulated because the same package elements will be useful in reducing tobacco consumption and making people fully aware of the risks. Legislators have filed 11 House Bills and Senate Bills on ciga
Business World (ph)
added Mar 25, 2014 14:15

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] 1,300 petitioners hit SM branch for letting second-hand smoke waft into toy store

More than 1,300 people have signed a petition started by a government employee asking the management of SM Fairview in Quezon City to prevent cigarette smoke in a Bingo parlor from being inhaled by children in an adjacent toy store. (TV 5) (ph)
added Mar 25, 2014 05:00

[Philippines] Mall vows to address cigarette smoke in toy store

A Quezon City mall has assured the public that it is addressing the issue of cigarette smoke that allegedly spewed from an entertainment center into a toy store inside the establishment. More than 1,300 people signed a petition asking the management of S
Philippine Star (ph)
added Mar 24, 2014 13:56
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