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[Asia-pacific] BAT Malaysia keen on smokeless device but wants clear laws

Its MD Erik Stoel said a regulatory and fiscal mechanism is mandatory to ensure the tobacco- heating product does not end up in the same legal limbo like vape-based devices. “We are a bit concerned that if we were to introduce this type of products, the
The Malaysian Reserve (my)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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[Russia] Lawmaker proposes fines for selling tobacco and alcohol to pregnant women

A Russian regional lawmaker has proposed the introduction of fines for selling drugs, alcohol and tobacco to pregnant women. The law could also force all women who want to purchase these items to prove they’re not pregnant. Vladimir Petrov of the Leningr
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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Physician: Tobacco company racketerring -- Oklahoma's story

Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center will release a series of reports summarizing internal tobacco industry documents that tell the story — in the words of tobacco company executives and their lobbyists — of a highly successful 50-year campaign to influence O
The Oklahoman
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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Kris Jenner puffs on a cigarette and enjoys a cocktail at Kourtney's 39th birthday bash

Kris Jenner was in need of a quick cigarette break as she attended Kourtney's 39th birthday party. The 62-year-old reality star was pictured enjoying a smoke on Kylie Jenner's Instagram during a break from the family-filled festivities.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:06
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[North Carolina] Tobacco stocks burned by slump in Japanese market for one company's heated cigarettes

Eclipse was considered ahead of its time when developed in the 1990s, but has struggled to gain traction with smokers while in national distribution from 2003 to 2007. Eclipse remains available in limited supply at wholesale and retailer request, includi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 20, 2018 18:05
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Philip Morris International: light my fire ($$)

Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 20, 2018 17:51
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Philip Morris: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

Analysts are still upbeat about Philip Morris, but aren't surprised that the shares are trading down today, given the lackluster results for its iQOS heated tobacco products: Technological advances like ecigarettes and smokeless tobacco are becoming incr
Barron's
added Apr 20, 2018 17:42
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Basically, no one wants Philip Morris tobacco products anymore

Apparently, people aren’t that interested in sucking the tobacco out of Phillip Morris’s new iQos offering. The cigarette giant had hoped the smoke-free product would help propel it into a new era, but as Bloomberg reports, after it spent $4.5 billion on
Fast Company
added Apr 20, 2018 17:41
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Philip Morris’s Drop Is Big, But Where There’s Smoke ...: Gadfly

Predictably, many analysts were still upbeat. Wells Fargo & Co.’s Bonnie Herzog said she’s still optimistic on Philip Morris’s long-term growth prospects, while Piper Jaffray Cos.’ Michael Lavery said the drop looked excessive relative to the fundamental
Washington Post
added Apr 20, 2018 17:40
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Why tobacco stocks’ downturn is likely to go up in smoke

So have we really turned a corner, where tobacco companies will no longer generate the gargantuan long-term returns they’ve been known for? I don’t think so, which is why I bought Altria – a sister company to Philip Morris – on the dip. My refusal to b
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 20, 2018 17:39
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