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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Lucio Co, BAT eye Mighty rescue

Retail tycoon Lucio Co, in partnership with British American Tobacco (BAT), is reportedly being lured to rescue Mighty Corp., the cigarette company at the center of a multibillion-peso tax stamp issue, industry sources said over the weekend.
Philippine Star (ph)
added May 18, 2017 07:17

[Michigan] Tobacco 21 now law in Genesee County, but lawsuit halts enforcement

It took effect Monday. But right now, if you don't follow it nothing with happen. "The regulation stands but will not be enforced at this time," said Mark Valacak, Genesee County Health Officer.
WEYI NBC-25 (Flint, MI)
added May 18, 2017 07:15

SCREEN CAPTURE: Why a Menthol Cigarette Ban Will Fail: Google Helps Circumvent Bans on Menthol and Candy Cigarettes

Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added May 18, 2017 02:05

[Michigan] Enforcement of new Genesee County tobacco purchasing age delayed until June

A Monday, May 22, hearing for a lawsuit against Genesee County over an ordinance pushing the tobacco-buying age up to 21 years old has been delayed. The hearing date has been moved to June 19 in front of Genesee County Circuit Judge Judith Fullerton at t
Michigan Live
added May 17, 2017 23:44

California Independent Oil Marketers Association (CIOMA) Reports Bay Area Risks Tidal Wave of Convenience Store Closures

The counties of Contra Costa and San Francisco as well as the cities of Oakland, San Leandro and Los Gatos have introduced overreaching ordinances that single out family- and minority-owned businesses in an effort to score political points. "Convenience
PR Newswire
added May 17, 2017 23:44

Pending Tobacco Regulations an 'Attack on Convenience Stores'

Convenience retailers in San Francisco and other communities throughout the Bay Area are on edge as lawmakers are poised to vote on several ordinances—most focused on flavor bans and, more specifically, menthol-flavored cigarettes—over the next month, acc
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 17, 2017 23:44

[Asia-pacific, Canada, Philippines] LITERATUS: Flavored tobacco creates a regulatory hole

Since traditional tobacco products are now mandated to be packed with health risk warnings (ours in the Philippines have the gruesome look of darkened lungs transformed by smoking)—which they cannot fight off—Canadian tobacco manufacturers instead joined
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added May 17, 2017 15:30

BAT leads the way in e-cig safety testing with new screening technique

developed a technique that can detect unpredicted substances in e-cigarette vapour. In a single puff, this “non-targeted” method can detect and identify volatile and semi-volatile substances present at levels suitable for toxicological risk assessment.
added May 16, 2017 14:36

[Asia, Pakistan] CTC urges govt not to fall for tobacco industry’s misleading claims

The Coalition for Tobacco Control Pakistan (CTC-Pak) has urged the government not to compromise the health of Pakistan’s youth by falling for the misleading claims of the tobacco industry, which is vigilantly lobbying to pressurise the government and is
The News (pk)
added May 16, 2017 14:01

[UK] Illegal tobacco tainted by asbestos and rats

One in eight retailers in London is selling illegal tobacco products, undercover research has found. As smoking laws are tightened on Saturday, more people could start buying illicit products, Japan Tobacco International says. It found that about 32 per
Times Of London (uk)
added May 16, 2017 12:38
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