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FDA's Intended Use Rule Seen As Far-Reaching, Gets Senate GOP's Attention ($$)

Unexpected language tucked into an FDA tobacco rule on intended uses, put out in the final days of the Obama administration, is raising alarms among industry and lawmakers who worry the additions could expose companies to misbranding liability beyond tob
Inside Health Policy
added Jan 30, 2017 23:39
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Will Walgreens Stop Selling Smokes?

If CVS’ departure from tobacco sales more than two years ago is any indicator, a potential exit of Walgreens from the category would be another lucrative windfall for convenience-store operators. But will the Deerfield, Ill.-based drug-store giant, whic
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 30, 2017 22:41
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[New York] youth call on walgreens to stop selling tobacco at rally outside shareholders meeting

more than 50 people from across the country rallied outside of the Walgreens shareholders meeting in New York City on January 26 to push the pharmacy chain to stop selling tobacco products. Truth Initiative® organized the rally to call on the Walgreens
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jan 30, 2017 22:03
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[UK] ASH research shows corner shops don’t need tobacco to be profitable

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) has demolished the tobacco industry argument that local newsagents need tobacco sales to keep them afloat. New research commissioned by ASH shows that corner shops make on average profit of only £242 a week on tobacco pr
ASH London (uk)
added Jan 30, 2017 18:21
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[UK] Newsagent goes over and above with under-counter cigarettes

Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016 requires all tobacco products sold in the UK to have standardised packaging. Shops selling tobacco and related products have until May 2017 to sell off existing packaging before the plain packaging comes in
Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter (uk)
added Jan 30, 2017 18:21
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Why did Apple just file a vaporizer patent?

an Apple patent application for a new "vaporizer" technology. The patent application describes a "chamber body" that can take an unidentified substance that will then be "vaporized or sublimated into a vapor."
Fox News
added Jan 30, 2017 14:58
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Apple patents a vaporizer

Apple's (AAPL, Tech30) patent only describes "a substance that is to be vaporized or sublimated into a vapor," not what the substance might be. The patent, filed by Apple employee Tetsuya Ishikawa, outlines plans for a temperature-regulated plate inside a
CNN/Money
added Jan 30, 2017 14:45
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Local Municipalities Become Ground Zero in Tobacco Wars

Even though the Republican Party won major victories in last fall’s elections, retailers must stay vigilant around their core in-store category. New anti-tobacco strategies are infiltrating lawmaking, say sources tracking these measures.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 30, 2017 00:49
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ROBERTS: Preparing for 2017 in the E-Cigarette Category

the landscape for vapor products in 2017 will be vastly different than in 2016 and continuously evolving. It is critical to retailers’ individual businesses to note and act on these changes and find e-cigarette partners who plan to comply and who also mak
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 30, 2017 00:47
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[UK] Big Tobacco in ‘Arms Race’? Herzog details key drivers of industry consolidation

Tobacco Plus Expo...Herzog...told opening-session attendees that pressure to cut costs, expand into lucrative markets such as the United States and China and take the lead on innovation and emerging product technologies are driving consolidation among the
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 27, 2017 17:00
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