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[Italy] Non-Smokers, Former Smokers are Using Heatsticks

(TPSAC) expressed concerns that the device would prove attractive to non-smokers, especially non-smoking teens. Now data from a small study examining IQOS use and product awareness in Italy appears to confirm those fears. Three years after IQOS was laun
MedPage Today
added Feb 3, 2018 13:26
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New Jersey Considers Menthol Ban

On the heels of San Francisco, Minneapolis and almost a dozen other municipalities banning or restricting the sale of menthol-flavored tobacco products, New Jersey lawmakers recently proposed a bill that would make it the first state to do so.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 3, 2018 00:47
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[Florida] BREAKING: RJR Thumped with $14M Verdict & Possible Punitives for COPD that Forced Lung Transplant

was found liable for nearly $14 million in compensatory damages, plus potential punitives, after jurors found the tobacco giant responsible for the respiratory disease that forced a South Florida smoker to undergo a lung transplant. Schlefstein v. R.J. R
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 3, 2018 00:43
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Altria Group giving $3,000 bonuses with tax windfall

AP - Associated Press
added Feb 3, 2018 00:43
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[Virginia] Editorial: Altria delivers more good news from the GOP tax cuts

Now that companies are handing out bonuses and raises, liberal Democrats have realized they can no longer pretend the tax cut does nothing for the middle class. So they have shifted tactics. Pelosi has dismissed the raises and bonuses as “crumbs.” To som
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 3, 2018 00:43
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[Nevada] It's Going to Take an Evolution to Win With Tobacco

with these changes, retailers and manufacturers must also rise up and evolve to fit into the category's new normal. Evolution is something that Jonathan Drew, president of Drew Estates, knows something about. As the keynote speaker at Tobacco Plus Expo 2
Convenience Store News
added Feb 3, 2018 00:42
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[North Carolina] N.C. gets bad tobacco grade

Mississippi, Virginia, Texas and North Carolina were considered the worst states in the nation. There are five areas that are looked at: tobacco program funding; smoke-free air (restrictions); tobacco taxes; access to cessation; and the minimum age to pur
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Feb 3, 2018 00:42
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[Samoa] LETTER: A half-hearted attempt

What a joke, Samoa is also on W.H.O’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control 2005, there’s Tobacco Control Act 2008 and Tobacco Control Regulation 2013 but still they build a cigarette factory in 2016. It’s double dipping by the cash strapped governmen
Samoa Observer (ws)
added Feb 3, 2018 00:32
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Altria beats 4Q profit forecasts

Altria Group (MO) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $4.97 billion. On a per-share basis, the Richmond, Virginia-based company said it had profit of $2.60. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 91 cents per share. The resu
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 3, 2018 00:30
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[Virginia] Altria Group will pay $3,000 bonus to all non-executive employees

said it also plans to set aside $35 million over three years for philanthropic programs in the communities where it has operations, focusing particularly on nonprofit programs in youth development and workforce preparedness. The money is in addition to th
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 3, 2018 00:29
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