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A national survey conducted by TheNetwork for Consumer Protection on Thursday revealed that the multinational cigarette manufacturing companies are systematically targeting children as young as six-year-old by using aggressive marketing techniques includi
Business Recorder (pk)
added Nov 26, 2016 02:04

[Asia, Pakistan] Civil society report unveils tactics of tobacco industry

Fifty percent of the 500 shops surveyed in six major cities of Pakistan including Islamabad and Rawalpindi place cigarettes for sale together with candies and snacks, 14% give ‘limited time offers’ or free gifts on purchase of cigarettes, and 89% shops do
The News (pk)
added Nov 26, 2016 02:03

[New York] Strike Force Arrests Grocery Store Worker for Possession of Contraband Cigarettes

Fifth Avenue Market, located at 6711 5th Avenue, Brooklyn. The Tax Department’s Cigarette Strike Force discovered cartons of contraband cigarettes, some without tax stamps and others with tax stamps from Virginia and Georgia, in multiple hidden traps beh
New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
added Nov 26, 2016 01:54

[Canada] Leaked report reveals Big Tobacco targeted city politicians in Sault, Sudbury

Leaked map shows 10 Ontario 'strategic municipalities' whose local politicians were targeted in 2012 by Imperial Tobacco Canada. Reasons for selecting these targets included their 'proximity to illicit tobacco' and 'likelihood of buy-in.' (ca)
added Nov 25, 2016 23:20

[UK] The gantries being bought on eBay to hide illicit tobacco in plain sight

Sly retailers are using second-hand cigarette gantries to disguise their illicit products and continue trading unscathed. Retailers are able to buy used gantries online without having to submit a background check, leaving manufacturers with little knowl
betterRetailing (uk)
added Nov 25, 2016 13:48

E-Cigs at Critical Juncture

Stakeholders have made the case that it’s important for the FDA to set a new predicate date in the final rule, and that Congress should update the predicate date for newly-deemed products. New FDA deeming regulations authorized earlier this year ban e-ci
Convenience Store Decisions
added Nov 25, 2016 13:44

Local Corner Store Owners, Tobacco Sellers Discuss California's $2 Cigarette Tax Increase

what it meant for the owners and employees of local corner store and tobacco shops. Do they expect the large price increase to have a major affect on their businesses? To find out, we went around to some familiar faces and asked some questions.
added Nov 22, 2016 23:35

[North Carolina] ECU recieves grant to make campus tobacco-free

East Carolina University announced Nov. 14 it was one of 20 universities to receive a $20,000 grant from the American Cancer Society and CVS Health Foundation to make it campus tobacco-free.
The East Carolinian
added Nov 22, 2016 16:40

[Asia] Smoking crackdown in China burns hole in Essentra profits

A clampdown on smoking in China and problems with a big acquisition have prompted a second profit warning in four months from Essentra, the maker of packaging and cigarette filters. In a trading update, Essentra said profit would fall by up to 20% in 201
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 22, 2016 16:28

[Arizona, Virginia] These Are The BEST And WORST Cities To Vape In

researchers from the free market think tank R Street Institute created, an interactive database ranking 52 U.S. cities on their friendliness to vaping. “Our first Vapescore analysis reveals a rapidly developing policy area rife with misinfo
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Nov 21, 2016 16:44
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