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A Natural OTP Opportunity / Consumer demand grows for high-margin premium OTP options

“It would seem that tobacco and healthy are polar opposites,” he said. “(But) tobacco is absolutely one of those categories where customers see ‘premium,’ see ‘all-natural,’ and that grabs their attention.” Though the trend is admittedly being driven by
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 28, 2016 23:06
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[Virginia] Pharma Co. Linked To Ex-Gov. McDonnell Scandal Hits Ch. 7 ($$)

The company once alleged to be at the center of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s federal corruption charges, now called Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Inc., filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Delaware on Tuesday, saying “legacy issues” stymied its attempt
Law360
added Sep 28, 2016 09:41
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[Belgium] SATEL: Shameless Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Tries to Censor Researchers

“We hope that your participation in the GTNF 2016 programme was just a misunderstanding which will soon be rectified…” said a warning letter sent to participating researchers by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, a major anti-smoking advocacy group in the U
Forbes
added Jan 2, 2017 00:24
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[Australia] Johnson v Cancer Council of Victoria (Review and Regulation) [2016] VCAT 1596

For the reasons given, I find that the disclosure of Document 1 would divulge information communicated in confidence by or on behalf of a person to the Council, and the disclosure of the information would be contrary to the public interest by reason that
Australasian Legal Information Institute
added Sep 28, 2016 10:16
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The world of predatory publishing: what is it, and what might it mean for tobacco control?

For those of us conducting research in the field of tobacco control, should we be concerned about the proliferation of open access publishing? ...scholarly indexes are including predatory journals among those they cover, meaning much junk science, activi
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 23, 2016 16:56
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POLICY & ETHICS How the FDA Manipulates the Media

was about to make public controversial new rules about electronic cigarettes...the embargo had worked once again to shape coverage. Felberbaum's piece, for example, quoted Margaret Hamburg, then head of the FDA, and Mitch Zeller...but nobody else
Scientific American
added Sep 22, 2016 16:37
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group: Tobacco industry ‘CSR’ poses new challenge to implementation of tobacco control laws

“Now that laws prohibit unnecessary interaction between government and the tobacco industry, the latter has become more innovative. Tobacco manufacturers are using or hiding behind their front groups or CSR arms in their attempts to enter into transactio
Our Daily News
added Sep 28, 2016 16:26
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LETTER: SAROKIN: A Judge’s View of Tobacco Lobby: ‘Money Over Morality’

I repeat what I said in my opinion 24 years ago..."Who are these persons who knowingly and secretly decide to put the buying public at risk solely for the purpose of making profits and who believe that illness and death of consumers is an appropriate cost
New York Times
added Sep 19, 2016 08:16
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Mark Ballard: How plenty of cigarette money fuels Louisiana political campaigns -- even the doctors in office

Louisiana has twice as many doctors in Congress as California — a state with almost nine times more people and 47 more congressmen. They prefer to be addressed as “Doctor.”...They’re all Republican, oppose the Affordable Care Act, and three of the four h
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Sep 18, 2016 23:25
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[UK] Whatever happened to MotoGP’s fag money?

Any fag-funded racers who didn’t like smoking? Plenty – racers are athletes who have to be seriously fit and strong, so most have an inbuilt hatred of smoking. John Kocinski, who raced for Marlboro Yamaha and Lucky Strike Suzuki, was very anti-smoking.
Motorcycle News (uk)
added Sep 19, 2016 15:21
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