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[Canada] Aphria Jumps After Globe & Mail Reports Altria Mulling Stake

Canadian cannabis grower Aphria Inc. surged after a report that it was in talks to sell a stake to Altria Group Inc. in what would be the first tie-up between big tobacco and big pot. Aphria shares jumped 15 percent to C$20.06 following the Globe and Ma
Bloomberg News
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[Canada] Analysts Weigh in on Big Tobacco's Interest in Marijuana

Growe wrote that tobacco companies have been wise to avoid investing in Canadian pot producers. According to Barron’s, the analyst said that leading marijuana companies are too expensive, trading on an aggregate enterprise value of around $60 billion Can
Investopedia.com
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Japanese Domestic Cigarette Sales Results for September 2018 (Preliminary Report) (PDF)

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
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Turning Point Brands Hires Dr. Sarah E. Evans as Director of FDA Science

Dr. Sarah E. Evans, who will oversee key aspects of the company’s FDA filings as the Director of FDA Science. Dr. Evans’ hiring is a significant addition as the company rounds out its regulatory team.
Business Wire
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Philip Morris International Inc. to Host Webcast of 2018 Third-Quarter Results

will host a live audio webcast at www.pmi.com/2018Q3earnings on Thursday, October 18, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss its 2018 Third-Quarter results, which will be issued at approximately 7:00 a.m. ET the same day.
Business Wire
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JT completes pre-purchase radioactive material testing of this year's Japanese domestic leaf tobacco

the Company has again been conducting radioactive material testing on leaf tobacco before purchase, with the support of tobacco growers. Testing of this year's Burley have now been completed, showing none of the leaf tobacco tested exceeded the JT standar
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:18
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[Japan] JT to launch a new white Ploom TECH device ~ With two new tobacco capsule flavors from the Pianissimo brand ~

"Pianissimo Strawberry Mango Pink Cooler for Ploom TECH" and "Pianissimo Lemon Tea Gold Aroma for Ploom TECH", which will be gradually available across Japan from December 3rd, 2018. At the same time, JT will launch a new Ploom TECH Starters Kit, which co
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
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JT awarded “Gold” and “Best Practice” in the PRIDE Index 2018 in Japan (PDF)

In the PRIDE Index 20181, formulated by the voluntary organization work with Pride (wwP)2, Japan Tobacco Inc. (JT) (TSE: 2914) was awarded the highest-ranked “Gold”, and was also selected as “Best Practice” by the wwP PRIDE Indicator Steering committee3.
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
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[Norway] Smoking genes do not trigger heavier drinking, shows research

Some smokers have genes that predispose them to heavier smoking. Researchers looked at whether those same genes might trigger heavier drinking — and it turns out, they don't.
News-Medical.net
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[Russia] Armenia: Top foreign policy adviser is a cigar entrepreneur with debts abroad

As Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's chief foreign policy adviser, Arsen Gasparyan manages one of Yerevan's most sensitive relationships: that with Russia. Since being appointed in July, he has repeatedly met with senior Russian officials, and was part of
EurasiaNet
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