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NOVEMBER 10, 2014 www.news.com.au A potential tobacco ban on Westminster has proven controversial. Source: Getty Images THE cartons of Marlboros, cans of Skoal and packs of Swisher Sweets are hard to miss stacked near the entrance of Vincent’s Country Store,...

Vanessa Desloires November 13, 2014 The Age Health experts are concerned lolly-flavoured e-cigarettes that contain no nicotine could be sold to school children. Lolly-flavoured e-cigarettes that contain no nicotine and could be sold to anyone, including school children, are available...

November 11, 2014 NACS Online ​PHILADELPHIA – In an article this week, Philly.com profiled local business owners who have been hit hard by the city’s new tax on cigarettes. According to some retailers, cigarette sales are down 80% since October...

Tom McIlroy November 11, 2014 The Age People under the age of 18 could be banned from buying e-cigarettes, as the ACT Government considers ways to regulate their use and reduce consumer appeal. The proposal is included in a new...

NOVEMBER 14, 2014 NEWS.COM.AU E-cigarette company VIP is no stranger to controversy. Source: YouTube THE old days of the puffing camel and the Malboro man could soon be back. The first TV ad to depict smoking in nearly 50 years...

NOVEMBER 14, 2014 AAP Procter & Gamble Co is selling the Duracell battery business to Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Source: AAP WARREN Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is buying the Duracell battery business from Procter & Gamble Co. in a deal valued...

Sarah Halzack November 13, 2014 Washington Post Wal-Mart said Wednesday that sales at its U.S. stores increased for the first time in seven quarters, but executives say they are only cautiously optimistic as the retailer gears up for the crucial...

November 13, 2014 Convenience Store News WESTMINSTER, Mass. — A public hearing to discuss what could become the nation’s first municipal ban on tobacco sales ended early Wednesday night when the crowd got disruptive. According to The Associated Press, several...

November 14, 2014 NACS Online Public meeting in Westminster, Mass., ends early as crowd of 500-plus loudly voices opposition to board of health plan. ​WESTMINSTER — The public hearing on the Westminster, Massachusetts Board of Health proposal to prohibit the...

November 14, 2014 NACS Online While not without challenges, new pay at the pump app could be a game changer. ​NEW YORK – Mobile commerce is breathing new life into retail – even at gas pumps and convenience stores. For...

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