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Tribute Film about Leonard Nimoy Shown at the National Conference on Tobacco or Health

will take place in Austin, Texas. Forums will be held on such subjects as how to steer kids away from tobacco use, E-cigarette public education... 1st Class Medical is one of the largest distributors of portable oxygen concentrators world wide. They offer (blog)
added Apr 1, 2017 21:48

UK cigarette ban sparks Facebook 'black market' where fags are sold on cheap

SMOKERS are ditching convenience stores for the “black market” of illegal sellers using social media to flog fags...there’s fears the illegal trade of tobacco online will only continue to grow as new smoking law changes arrive in Britain. The new rules,
Daily Star (uk)
added Apr 1, 2017 18:09

How Tech Companies Are Now Embracing Marijuana Over Tobacco

Not a single company that mentioned tobacco, cigarettes or e-cigarettes in its Crunchbase profile raised a disclosed funding round in the past year. By contrast, at least 45 self-described marijuana and cannabis companies did.
The Fresh Toast
added Apr 1, 2017 17:33

[UK] Tobacco giants close to rescue deal for troubled Palmer and Harvey

are nearing a deal to shore up the finances of Palmer and Harvey (P&H), the cash-and-carry group that is a crucial part of Tesco's UK supply chain. Sky News has learnt that Imperial Brands and Japan Tobacco International (JTI), which between them own br
Sky News (uk)
added Apr 1, 2017 16:58

UCSF Chemical Industry Documents Archive Goes Live

tobacco documents are now part of the larger multi-industry UCSF Industry Documents Library that has included documents from Pharma for several years. Now we have added a third collection of documents, the new Chemical Industry Documents Archive that h
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 1, 2017 16:19
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[California] Businesses and smokers brace for cigarette tax hike

In anticipation of Saturday’s tax increase, which will increase the tax per pack of cigarettes to $2.87 from the current tax of .87 cents, local gas station, smoke shop and liquor store owners say they have experienced an unpredictable procession of toba
Sonora (CA) Union Democrat
added Apr 1, 2017 11:52

[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco still addicted to crumbling cigarette strategy

While Japan Tobacco's flagship cigarette business is struggling, its once-moribund pharmaceutical segment is realizing new success. But drugs only account for 3% of group profits, and there is apparently little momentum to enlarge that proportion.
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Mar 31, 2017 23:09

Dealing With California's New Cigarette Tax

“The tax increase is just now starting to sink in for smokers and retailers,” said Faulkner, sales and marketing director for Jaco Oil and its 54 Fastrip Food Stores, Bakersfield, Calif. “We are seeing a few customers load up on their favorite smokes; h
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 31, 2017 22:54

[UK] Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

** Booker, the British wholesaler that has agreed to a 3.7 billion pound ($4.6 billion) takeover by Tesco, said quarterly sales growth had slowed, with tobacco sales hurt by a shop display ban and plain packaging restrictions.
added Mar 31, 2017 18:05

[Asia] India's finance ministry says govt divests part of its stake in ITC to LIC of India

India's Ministry of Finance: Government has divested a part of its stake in ITC to Life Insurance Corporation of India .India's Ministry of Finance says government has received an amount of INR 66.82 billion from the transaction.
added Mar 31, 2017 18:04
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