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[California] Wells Fargo Talks San Francisco Menthol Ban

the ban is a “significant historic event,” it said the ban was not a “deal-breaker” for the menthol category, albeit it is likely to hit retailers..."we expect many consumers will likely move their purchases online or cross border ultimately having the gr
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jul 14, 2017 23:39
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New FDA Head May Bring Mindset of Harm Reduction

“Certainly, it would be a great opportunity if Scott Gottlieb’s ascension at the FDA leads to Mitch Zeller leaving the agency,” says Gregory Conley, president of the American Vaping Association, Hoboken, N.J. In the past, Conley has called Zeller out for
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jul 14, 2017 23:37
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China’s Sperm Count Problem Has Created a Billion-Dollar Market

On a recent afternoon, a visitor from northern China took a smoke break outside the Beijing Perfect Family Hospital. Cigarettes were one reason he had come to the capital: he reckons his nicotine habit played a part in damaging his fertility.
Bloomberg News
added Jul 14, 2017 09:21
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[New York] MARTINEZ: Our health is in danger

I attend Frederick Douglass Academy One in Harlem and around my school, there are more than 15 tobacco retail stores...That is why I joined Reality Check at NYC Smoke-Free. Reality Check lets youth like me take a stand against big tobacco and work to cre
New York Amsterdam News
added Jul 13, 2017 18:06
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[UK] Petrol stations worst in proof of age tests

Petrol stations were the least likely retail category to ask for proof of age in a test purchasing operation for alcohol and tobacco. Retailers sold alcohol to nearly one in six teenage mystery shoppers in 2016 without asking for proof of age, according
Forecourt Trader (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 14:16
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[Kenya, Uganda] Threats, bullying, lawsuits: tobacco industry's dirty war for the African market

British American Tobacco (BAT) and other multinational tobacco firms have threatened governments in at least eight countries in Africa demanding they axe or dilute the kind of protections that have saved millions of lives in the west, a Guardian investig
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 12, 2017 13:39
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[Alaska] Anchorage Assembly resolution calls for regulations on allowing pot consumption in retail stores

urged state marijuana regulators to pass laws allowing tourists and locals to smoke or consume marijuana in retail shops, saying it's a problem that tourists and locals can buy commercial pot products but can't legally smoke it outside of private homes.
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 12, 2017 09:15
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[Canada] Inverite Verification Inc. Report: CANADIAN ONLINE E-CIGARETTE RETAILERS SELLING PRODUCTS WITH NICOTINE TO TEENAGERS

In a research exercise conducted by Inverite Verification Inc. in June and July of 2017 with teens aged 14 to 17 years old in Toronto, Winnipeg and Edmonton, 11 online e-cigarette product retailers sold nicotine-containing products to these minors. And m
GlobeNewswire
added Jul 12, 2017 03:12
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United States Quit Smoking Drug Market : Dynamics, Segments, Size and Demand, 2017-2022

Orbis Research released a new research report of 104 pages on title ‘United States Quit Smoking Drug Market 2017 Industry Trend and Forecast 2022’ with detailed analysis, forecast and strategies.
Medgadget.com (blog)
added Jul 12, 2017 03:04
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Tobacco Gets More Screen Time in Blockbuster Movies, Study Shows

The increase was especially large among top-grossing movies with R ratings, which saw a 90 percent rise in tobacco-use imagery, though researchers noted with special concern that movies rated PG-13 also saw a sizable increase: 43 percent. That, they said
New York Times
added Jul 11, 2017 17:08
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