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[Australia] New Zealand national deported after failed attempt to smuggle tobacco through Perth International Airport

A 23-year-old has been put back on a flight to Kuala Lumpur after failing in his bid to smuggle 54 kilograms of molasses tobacco through Perth International Airport.Australian Border Force officers uncovered 54 one kilogram packets of the undeclared tobac
PerthNow (au)
added Dec 10, 2018 15:45
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[UK] Suffolk County Council reduces tobacco investment but fails to commit to withdrawing entirely

pension fund committee revealed British American Tobacco was the seventh highest investment for pension funds at £12.4million – down from £16m earlier in 2018.But tobacco investments still totalled £25.7m in Suffolk – 0.9% of the total pension investments
East Anglian Daily Times (uk)
added Dec 10, 2018 15:37
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Graphic warning labels cancel out cigarettes' appeal to young peoplew/Photo

suggests graphic warning labels on cigarette ads have the same anti-smoking effect as similar warning labels on cigarette packs. The labels - which contain images such as bleeding, cancerous gums and lips - also cancel out the effect of ads that prompt c
News-Medical.net
added Dec 10, 2018 15:00
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Altria Ending Production of MarkTen and Green Smoke

Financial performance and regulatory restrictions to blame for the end of MarkTen and Green Smoke production. / “We remain committed to being the leader in providing adult smokers innovative alternative products that reduce risk, including e-vapor,” said
Convenience Store Decisions
added Dec 10, 2018 14:01
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Cronos CEO: $1.8 billion from Big Tobacco is just a beginning for cannabis industry

MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Dec 10, 2018 13:56
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[Virginia] Elimination of price supports pushed out small-scale tobacco farmers

“I said, ‘What’s Uncle Sam got to do with growing tobacco?’ I found out very quickly he had everything to do with growing tobacco,” Johnny said. In the 1930s, the federal government created a price support program to assist tobacco farmers. This was ach
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Dec 10, 2018 13:44
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Cigarette tax increase vital step to better health

Now it's time for those who concur with the message of the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana to push for solutions. Job One should be increasing the tax on cigarette purchases.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Dec 10, 2018 04:41
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Cronos Group Says deal With Altria Does Not Limit Potential Partnerships With Other Cos

DEAL WITH ALTRIA DOES NOT LIMIT POTENTIAL PARTNERSHIPS WITH OTHER COMPANIES - CONF CALL.
Reuters
added Dec 10, 2018 04:36
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Decline Stalls: 58 Million Americans Still Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

the percentage of nonsmokers exposed to secondhand smoke did not decline significantly across most demographic subgroups. This lack of decline could be attributable to the slowed adoption of comprehensive smoke-free laws in all workplaces, restaurants, a
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Dec 10, 2018 04:33
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Altria shutters its e-cigarette brands as it eyes Juul, awaits iQOS decision

Instead, Altria said it will "refocus its resources on more compelling reduced-risk tobacco product opportunities," referring to tobacco products that are thought to be less harmful than smoking conventional cigarettes. Already, the company has inked an
CNBC
added Dec 10, 2018 04:14
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