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[New York] Youth share facts about tobacco marketing

Clyde- Savannah Reality Check youth shared facts about the tobacco industry with fellow students in recognition of Seen Enough Tobacco Day. A trick-or-treat-themed activity educated youth on how the tobacco industry uses trickery to attract them to their
Finger Lakes (NY) Times
added Dec 10, 2018 19:14

Big Tobacco Hasn't Killed Cannabis, This Dance Has Only Just Begun

Many in the cannabis industry have feared this day would come. That big tobacco would descend upon the industry and with its deep pockets and buy up companies. The concern was that big tobacco would stall the opportunities for small businesses. The real
added Dec 10, 2018 19:17

[Australia] John Ibrahim's son cleared of role in tobacco smuggling ring

The prosecution alleges the money, then handed to an undercover police officer in the Sackville Hotel car park, was payment or part-payment for the illegal importation of cigarettes. The court was played CCTV footage of the exchange, which magistrate Be
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Dec 10, 2018 18:24

Pot May Be Next for Tobacco Farmers Already Turning to Hemp

While several states have legalized marijuana, it remains banned at the federal level. “It’s certainly helpful that Altria already has a relationship with local contract farmers,” Gorenstein said in a phone interview Friday. “We can help those farmers tr
Bloomberg News
added Dec 10, 2018 17:21

[New York] Erie County bans smoking in cars with kids

County legislators in Buffalo have banned smoking tobacco products in a car with anyone 17 or younger present in the vehicle.The new Erie County law, which was passed unanimously Wednesday, also bans smoking in and around bus shelters. WIVB-TV reports the
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 10, 2018 17:14

Altria Invests $1.8 billion in Cannabis Company

The decision by the maker of Marlboro to go ahead with an investment in Cronos shows that Altria is interested about investing in marijuana as a new growth area. Tobacco giant Altira Group is investing $1.8 billion in Canadian cannabis company Cronos Gro
Convenience Store Decisions
added Dec 10, 2018 17:04

Virginia Health Officials Release Adult Tobacco Use Survey Results

, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Tobacco Control Program (TCP) launched the first Virginia Adult Tobacco Survey (VATS) to guide the state’s tobacco control activities.VATS assessed tobacco use as well as attitudes and opinions on tobacco such as
added Dec 10, 2018 17:03

PASCIAK: JUUL can do more to fight underage usage

the popularity of mint pods among young people cannot be ignored, especially if JUUL is going to pride itself ... restricting access to the some of the most popular flavors of pods used by underage consumers is still a definite step in the right
The Cavalier Daily (U. of Virginia)
added Dec 10, 2018 16:09

[Africa] Malawi: Bill to Bring Sanity in Tobacco Industry

said the tobacco industry has been dogged with a lot of complaints from farmers, transporters and buyers on how the industry was been managed. "The bill will help to iron out some of the challenge the industry was facing such as pricing, quality of the le
added Dec 10, 2018 16:08

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] E-cigarette makers using aggressive marketing tactics

Makers of e-cigarettes are employing an active marketing strategy, reaching out directly to consumers, industry officials said Monday. KT&G, Philip Morris Korea and British American Tobacco Korea have all set up departments to exclusively promote sales o
Korea Herald (kr)
added Dec 10, 2018 15:53
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