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Tobacco, E-Cig Veteran Joins Convenience Valet

Gina Simmons has joined Convenience Valet to drive sales growth in the Southeast for the distributor of trial- and travel-sized consumer products. ...Simmons started her career in 1997 with Philip Morris, where she held various positions including territ
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 22, 2017 16:53

[Asia-pacific] Japan’s bid to go smoke-free for 2020 Olympics faces strong resistance

It is unclear how stringent the restrictions will be given the staunch resistance from those in the restaurant and hotel industries who cater to smokers, as well as the country’s powerful tobacco lobby. The original proposal envisioned a ban on all ind
Asian (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:13

When CVS stopped selling cigarettes, some customers quit smoking

Smokers who purchased cigarettes exclusively at CVS stores were 38 percent less likely to buy tobacco after the national chain stopped selling cigarettes, the study shows. In addition, cigarette sales dropped 1 percent - or by 95 million packs - in 13 s
added Mar 22, 2017 02:14

UPDATE 2-Norway's wealth fund says ethics profile has cost $1.4 billion in a decade

The biggest loss of 1.16 percentage points was caused by not being invested in tobacco producers, followed by manufacturers of specific weapons, such as nuclear weapons, cluster munitions and anti-personnel landmines.
added Mar 22, 2017 02:14

March Of Dimes And Anthem Foundation Continue Efforts To Prevent Premature Births English

The funding provided by the Anthem Foundation will support March of Dimes community grants for CenteringPregnancy®, smoking cessation programs and programs to prevent unnecessary early elective delivery.
PR Newswire
added Mar 22, 2017 00:19

Workplace secondhand smoke exposure: a lingering hazard for young adults in California [FREE FULL TEXT]

33% of young adults in the San Francisco Bay Area still reported workplace SHS exposure in the past week, with those in lower income occupations and working in non-office environments experiencing the greatest exposure. Closing the gaps that exempt certai
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 17:25

[UK] Tobacco giants in talks with cash-and-carry ($$)

Japan Tobacco International and Imperial Brands are considering the move, which would bolster P&H’s balance sheet amid unease among lenders about the planned £3.9 billion tie-up between Tesco and Booker, Britain’s biggest food and drink wholesaler.
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 21, 2017 14:03

[UK] Tobacco Giants Smoke Out Rescue Deal For Cash-And-Carry Giant P&H

Sky News has learnt that Japan Tobacco International (JTI), which owns Silk Cut and Benson & Hedges, and L&B's parent, Imperial Brands, are examining whether to pump tens of millions of pounds into P&H in return for an equity stake.
Juice 107.2 (Brighton, uk)
added Mar 21, 2017 13:57

Smokeless Sales Grow Strong

Copenhagen’s dollar share rose to 31% during the four weeks ending Jan. 28, 2017. Grizzly still recorded an impressive 26.8% in dollar share during the same period. In dollar sales, Copenhagen marked an increase of 8.5% for all retail channels during the
Convenience Store Decisions
added Mar 20, 2017 21:09

Bill Would More Than Triple Nebraska's Cigarette Tax

Supporters of a bill that would more than triple Nebraska's tax on cigarettes argued Friday it would discourage teenagers from smoking, but retailers contend a higher tax would cause customers to buy tobacco in other states.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 20, 2017 17:54
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