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[Virgin Islands] 22nd Century Group Announces Major Scientific Collaboration with University of Virginia

will invest approximately $1,100,000 in this major scientific collaboration with UVA. The goals of the research agreement include: (i) creating unique industrial hemp plants with guaranteed levels of THC below the legal limits (thus eliminating the risk t
Business Wire
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17

RABIN-HAVT: Donald Trump's outrageous lies come straight from big businesses' playbook

The tobacco industry's success in manufacturing its own truth won it decades of increased profits, even as it put the lives of millions of Americans at risk. This morally objectionable playbook has been used by other industries seeking to avoid necessary
Chicago Tribune
added Dec 19, 2016 23:10

[Illinois] Chicago Softens Tobacco Flavor Ban

Rahm Emanuel reportedly supported a proposal to allow the sale of products such as menthol cigarettes and candy-flavored cigars within 500 feet of grade schools, according to the Chicago Tribune. Alderman subsequently approved the amended rule.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 19, 2016 23:09

[Louisiana] New General Manager Named at Homewood Suites by Hilton Shreveport

received a facelift in the last few months, with a refreshing new paint job on the exterior. Guest rooms where smoking was once allowed were also renovated as the hotel transitioned to a 100 percent smoke-free environment.
PR Newswire
added Dec 19, 2016 23:09

FDA Makes Statements on Synthetic Nicotine

Next Generation Labs...has noted statements made to the court by the [FDA] in the Nicopure vs. FDA lawsuit that confirms products not made or derived from tobacco are not regulated tobacco products under the recent Deeming Rule.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Dec 19, 2016 21:54

Myron Ebell

In the 1990s...Ebell worked as part of a team to make regulating the tobacco industry "politically unpalatable". In 2011, as part of its "Control Abuse of Power" (CAP) project, the CEI launched lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the 1998 tobacc
added Dec 19, 2016 01:06

How Sugar Helped Hook America on Cigarettes

“Were it not for sugar...the American blended cigarette and with it the tobacco industry of the United States would not have achieved such tremendous development as it did in the first half of this century.”
Bloomberg News
added Dec 18, 2016 19:21

[Canada] Anti-smoking group concerned about Tobacco use once Marijuana is Legalized

Spokesperson for Smoke Free Alberta, Les Hagen tells the Alberta Morning News, he’s happy that when it does become legalized, marijuana will be sold separately from tobacco. Hagen adds there is a concern of second hand smoke as with any time an organic
AM640 Toronto (ca)
added Dec 18, 2016 17:17

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco sellers fear new warning pictures

will be a heavy burden on Korean retailers, such as convenience stores and duty free shops, according to industry sources. Tobacco manufacturers will have to print images highlighting the deadly risks of smoking on their cigarette packets starting Dec. 2
Korea Times (kr)
added Dec 18, 2016 16:31

ARCHIVE: “Some convincing arguments to pass back to nervous customers”: the role of the tobacco retailer in the Australian tobacco industry’s smoker reassurance campaign 1950–1978

Numerous articles designed to be reiterated to customers were published, arguing against the link between tobacco and ill health. Tobacco retailers, salesmen and retail trade organisations played a significant role in dissembling the tobacco health nexus.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 17, 2016 20:29
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