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VIDEO: Indiana bill would empower companies to test -- and fire -- employees for using tobacco

Senate Bill 23, which Brown sponsored, would repeal a portion of the state code that prohibits employers from attempting to control their workers' tobacco intake outside of the job. The section she hopes to repeal reads: An employer may not require, as
WCPO (Cincinnati, OH)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:31
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Is a Bumpy Ride in Store for Tobacco in 2018?

Not all the potholes are gone—at least according to panelists on a fourth-quarter 2017 CSP-Swedish Match webinar. While more optimism exists today, especially with regard to the FDA, a new set of uncertainties are revealing themselves. Nik Modi, tobacc
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:08
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[Virginia] $7.4 million in tobacco money flows to regional economic projects

Danville and Pittsylvania County will be receiving more than $7.4 million from the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission to get economic development projects going, Delegate Danny Marshall said on Wednesday. The commission met Tuesday in Richmond to m
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Jan 11, 2018 01:21
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Intriguing Research into Pathways to Limit Nicotine, Quit Cigarette Use

Lexaria's patented delivery method could give the estimated 69 percent of U.S. adult smokers who say they want to quit a new way to do just that. Utilizing Lexaria's DehydraTECH™ technology to formulate edible products containing nicotine and/or its analo
PR Newswire
added Jan 11, 2018 01:02
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[District of Columbia] Zombies Invade Washington, D.C. Walgreens: truth® Protests Walgreens' Sale of Tobacco Products, Urges Pharmacy Chain to Go Tobacco-Free

Pharmacies selling tobacco: it sounds like a retail oxymoron. That's why truth, one of the largest and most successful national youth tobacco prevention campaigns, announced today its zombie-themed demonstration outside of Walgreens' Washington, D.C. flag
PR Newswire
added Jan 11, 2018 00:59
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Why This Marijuana Stock Skyrocketed 157% in 2017

22nd Century is a plant biotechnology company that genetically engineers and breeds tobacco and cannabis plants to make them more valuable. Its primary work includes low-nicotine tobacco plants and hemp plants that can be used in soil remediation, but it
Motley Fool
added Jan 10, 2018 23:55
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survey: walgreens shoppers want tobacco gone from stores

73% of Walgreens shoppers surveyed reported that they favor a Walgreens ban on tobacco sales Walgreens, the country’s largest pharmacy chain, has repeatedly refused to ban tobacco sales while other stores, including CVS Pharmacy, have made the move. Last
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:13
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the one thing pharmacies could do to save thousands of lives

truth® is again calling for Walgreens to protect its customers and stop selling tobacco by staging a zombie-themed protest named “Not Happy or Healthy” after the company’s recently retired tagline, “at the corner of happy and healthy.” Young people dress
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:12
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[UK] Tobacco Manufacturers' Association: how the 'most challenging industry' is trying to turn a reputational corner

Should the DH’s July thumbs-up for e-cigarettes be seen as the result of successful lobbying by the TMA and its members? Roca responds: "It’s common sense – we called for it, but so did the health groups; so it is clear there is alignment there, and I ap
PR Week (uk)
added Jan 10, 2018 19:09
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Just say no to smoking at the Jersey Shore

Matt Doherty, mayor of Belmar, told a New Jersey radio station that after his Monmouth County borough instituted its smoking ban in the spring of 2014, merchants along the beach noticed an uptick in business.
NJ.com
added Jan 8, 2018 15:45
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