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[Canada] Illegal smokes on the rise in Ontario

Smokers’ use of contraband tobacco is pervasive and growing in Ontario, according to new study. Dave Bryans, of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA), said that 32.8% of the cigarette butts collected in the study were from illegal sources — a
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 29, 2016 03:48

Tobacco, Heroin, and Mental Health (Treatment, That Is)

The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) updated its recommendation regarding tobacco cessation on September 22, 2015. Under the Affordable Care Act preventive care rules, group health plans have to cover items and services under the recommendation
JD Supra, LLC
added Nov 28, 2016 01:44


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
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