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Austrians still love to smoke

Austrians loathe giving up cigarettes and the statistics prove this out... One reason for this may be because Austria is one of the last EU countries where the minimum age for purchasing tobacco is 16 years of age. In 2006, state revenues from sales to mi
The Local Austria (at)
added Sep 17, 2014 14:20

[Missouri] CVS boldly snuffs out tobacco sales at its drugstores

Walgreens, and its slogan “at the corner of happy and healthy”....would mean more if Walgreens joined CVS to end tobacco product sales....Maybe the Missouri legislature will raise the tax from an embarrassing 17 cents a pack to $2 a pack to follow CVS’ g
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Sep 17, 2014 11:05

Air quality in New York City hookah bars

despite the ban on smoking tobacco products, at the very least, some NYC hookah bars are serving tobacco-based hookahs, and have elevated concentrations of indoor air pollutants that may present a health threat to visitors and employees. Therefore, there
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2014 08:16

[UK] Real life story: Man sends 4,000 letters in campaign against cigarettes

John Savage has sent 4,000 letters to supermarkets begging them to stop selling cigarettes following his father's death from lung cancer…
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Sep 17, 2014 08:15
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[Illinois] St. Charles leaders urge tighter rules on e-cigs, massage parlors

There are 31 licensed tobacco retailers in the city, Keegan said. That total doesn't necessarily encompass businesses selling e-cigarettes, which is a growing retail industry. Keegan said city officials should consider a ban on e-cigarettes in public pla
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Sep 16, 2014 15:47

[Virginia] US tobacco growers brace for tougher competition

Starting next month, America’s remaining tobacco growers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply and demand. The very last buyout checks go out in October to about 425,000 tobacco farmers and landowners. They’re the last holdovers from a price-suppo
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 16, 2014 15:40

Editorial: Smoke free

It will ding profits, but CVS did the right thing by eliminating the sale of tobacco products. Hopefully, it will be the thing that spurs other similar businesses to do the same. You rarely find a retail business that drops a profit-ma ...
Burlington (IA) Hawk Eye
added Sep 16, 2014 15:15

Newspaper Editorials Laud CVS for Quitting Tobacco, Urge Other Retailers to Follow Suit

Newspaper editorials across the country have applauded CVS and called on other retailers to follow CVS's example:
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 16, 2014 15:13

[West Virginia] Tobacco industry is wiped out

West Virginia once was a producer of burley tobacco, one of several varieties blended to make cigarettes. It was a cash crop that helped farmers get through the winter. But changes in markets and federal price supports wiped out the industry and the mil
Charleston (WV) State Journal
added Sep 16, 2014 04:33

[Africa] Tobacco firm quits before new Uganda law

Giving some background to their decision, D’Souza cited the recent imposition of a leaf export tax of 20 US cents per kilogramme in the June national budget and the situation that could be worsened by the proposed repeal of the Existing Tobacco growing
East African Business Week
added Sep 16, 2014 04:32
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