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Is Phillip Morris' Weak Volumes a Concern for Tobacco Firms?

reduced risk products (RRPs)...RRPs seem to be one of the most viable options for companies to stay afloat in the tobacco industry (ranked among the top 38% out of more than 256 Zacks industries). However, such advancements are yet to completely offset ci
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Apr 21, 2018 19:23
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[Washington] It’s official: Mariners, opponents will soon no longer be able to chew tobacco at Safeco Field

At a hearing Thursday afternoon, the King County Board of Health voted unanimously to prohibit smokeless tobacco at professional sports venues countywide — an ordinance that will take effect May 19. The move is in response to health advocates who say the
Seattle (WA) Times
added Apr 21, 2018 16:50
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[Washington] Chewing tobacco banned at Safeco, CenturyLink

The move comes in response to health advocates who say the habit among players sets a poor example for fans and young athletes. The Seattle Mariners and the national advocacy organization Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids supported the measure.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 21, 2018 16:46
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[Missouri] VIDEO: Tobacco-Free Kids Campaign Worry About JUUL E-Cigarettes

"Southwest Missouri we have almost a double in our area of the smoking rate in the entire nation," said Brawner. Truth Initiative president and CEO Robin Koval calls for FDA to take action. "We need the FDA to stop the internet sales that are going on
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Apr 21, 2018 16:40
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[Texas] San Antonio retailers brace for impact of tobacco ordinance

San Antonio City Council has raised the age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21, effective Oct. 1. Local retailers say young adults will skirt the ordinance by purchasing such products in nearby municipalities.
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Apr 21, 2018 16:36
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[Illinois] New Chicago Law Requires Health Warning Signs at Tobacco Dealers

The Windy City is the first in the nation to require tobacco health warning signs at the doors of all tobacco dealers. The measure, approved Wednesday by the Chicago City Council, also prohibits all free sampling of tobacco products. While fewer Chicago
WTTW (Chicago, IL)
added Apr 21, 2018 16:35
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Cigarette Stocks Have Gotten Burned This Week. Could Things Get Even Worse for Big Tobacco?

But what was potentially more troubling to companies like Altria and British American Tobacco was PMI’s admission the next generation of tobacco products meant to make up for declining traditional cigarette sales—such as “heat not burn” devices like the i
Fortune Magazine
added Apr 21, 2018 16:35
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Pot May Be Legal in Your State—but That Doesn't Mean You Can Smoke It in Your Home

More condo and co-op associations and landlords are cracking down on residents who smoke and grow pungent marijuana in their units or in common areas. Even as acceptance of marijuana use grows across the nation, there's an uptick in neighbors objecting t
Realtor.com
added Apr 21, 2018 02:02
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[Europe, Malta] ECJ ruling set to end 10-year 'mouth tobacco' lobbying saga

Swedish Match appears increasingly unlikely to be permitted to sell its 'snus' mouth tobacco product across the EU any time soon. Almost ten years after it had sought out Malta's then European Commissioner for health to lift the ban, it suffered another
EUobserver.com
added Apr 21, 2018 01:56
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[Florida] Jurors Award Ex-Smoker $375K But Find Her 90% at Fault for Her COPD in Trial Against R.J. Reynolds

Jurors Thursday linked R.J. Reynolds cigarettes to a Florida smoker’s lung disease, but they placed the majority of blame on the smoker, and their $375,000 verdict was a fraction of what she sought against the tobacco giant. Rozar v. R.J. Reynolds, 2014CA
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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