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[Florida] Bondi wants FDA to back off on rules for Ybor cigar maker

Attorney General Pam Bondi said the federal government is going “overboard” with proposed regulations to link electronic cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products to the same rules as the cigarette industry. Bondi wrote in a letter that she wants th
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (
added Aug 14, 2014 00:33

[New Jersey] Englewood ban on under-21 tobacco sales criticized by convenience store group

Small-business owners in Englewood will lose customers to competitors in neighboring towns because of the ordinance, Sal Risalvato, executive director of the New Jersey Gasoline-Convenience-Automotive Association, said.
added Aug 12, 2014 15:04

For Back-To-School Supplies, Shop Tobacco-Free!

Attention back-to-school shoppers! As you set out to fill your kids’ lockers and backpacks, you can also strike a blow for kids’ health – by shopping at CVS and other retailers who have chosen not to sell cigarettes and other tobacco products. Tobacco u
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 12, 2014 14:25

The Battle for E-Cigarette Market Share Heats Up

Big Three tobacco companies all launching wider distribution in 7-Eleven, elsewhere.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 12, 2014 12:42

[New Jersey] Revel Casino to shut by Sept. 10

The embattled and forever-troubled Revel Casino Hotel will close by Sept. 10.... Some experts said Revel suffered from not having its casino on the ground floor, prohibiting smoking when it first opened, not having a buffet and offering only expensive res
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Aug 12, 2014 12:09

[New York] Albany Co. Legislature Votes in Favor of Cigarette Ban at Some Stores

The Albany County Legislature voted Monday night in favor of Local Law D, a law that bans any retail outlet that has a pharmacy from selling tobacco -- a first of its kind ban in the state. That would include the major chains like Price Chopper and Hanna
Time Warner Cable News
added Aug 12, 2014 11:45

[UK] BBC’s e-cigarette ban is simply an etiquette issue ($$)

A decision by the BBC to ban electronic cigarettes in all its offices was a “dress code” issue rather than one of health and safety, executives have said. The corporation said last month that it would no longer allow employees to use e-cigarettes on its
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 12, 2014 07:44

Virginia Ex-Governor’s Trial Keeps Focus on Key Donor’s Character

chairman of the board of Mr. Williams’s company, Star Scientific, testified that Mr. Williams had displayed “the most egregious errors in judgment.” “How could you possibly do this? How could you leave me out of the loop?” the chairman, Paul Perito, said
New York Times
added Aug 12, 2014 07:39

[California] Editorial: Extend tobacco pharmacy ban to cities

A Marin County ordinance passed last week that bans sale of tobacco in pharmacies affects only a couple stores. But county officials hope their action will reverberate in cities and towns across the county. So do we.
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Aug 11, 2014 15:37

[New Jersey] Convenience store group says Englewood's age 21 smoking limit is unfair

"It is the right of every adult consumer to decide which products to indulge in and which to abstain from," said Sal Risalvato, executive director of the New Jersey Gasoline-Convenience-Automotive Association. "This ordinance removes that freedom of choi
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Aug 11, 2014 15:12
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