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[UK] Government in row with world leading tobacco firm over 'illegal' adverts

A Daily Telegraph investigation found Phillip Morris, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, is supplying newsagents across Britain with window posters promoting new iQOS tobacco heaters. Phillip Morris has spent £3bn developing iQOS, which it is now market
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 23, 2018 13:54
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[UK] Minister accuses tobacco firm of illegally targeting British customers with vaping adverts

Philip Morris...has been sending posters to newsagents in Britain advertising its new tobacco heaters... The posters supplied by the company are reportedly designed to be used on the windows of newsagents. Trading standards have described the posters as
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 23, 2018 01:31
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[Kentucky] Ready to switch to hemp? Farmers plan to grow fewest burley tobacco acres on record

“Prospective Plantings” report showing burley tobacco growers in Kentucky intended to set 57,000 acres for harvest — 6,000 acres below last year and 1,000 acres lower than 2015, which was the previous record low. Burley tobacco is primarily used for cigar
Richmond (KY) Register
added Apr 21, 2018 16:42
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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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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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[Canada] National Bank avoiding cannabis partly due to concerns over potential tobacco-style lawsuits

“There’s significant risks of class-action lawsuits with respect to the cannabis industry,” said chief executive Louis Vachon during the bank’s annual shareholder meeting on Friday. “The tobacco industry operated for 50 years without class action. I
Financial Post (ca)
added Apr 21, 2018 02:02
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Is Amazon Above the Law? Amazon Champions the Sale of Counterfeit Consumer Goods

Why Is Amazon Advertising Itself as a Source for Counterfeit Products?
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Apr 20, 2018 14:48
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[Canada] Decolonizing cannabis: can legalization set Indigenous communities free?

“This is going to be bigger than tobacco,” says Jamie Kunkel, who owns Smoke Signals, a medical cannabis dispensary on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory east of Belleville more
NOW Magazine (ca)
added Apr 20, 2018 14:39
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Apple, Philip Morris, chips lead slide on Wall Street

The S&P consumer staples sector .SPLRCS declined 3.5 percent as Philip Morris plunged 16.5 percent after the tobacco company’s weak results and forecast. Philip Morris was the biggest drag on the S&P 500 and also dragged rival Altria (MO.N) down 7.8 per
Reuters
added Apr 19, 2018 23:57
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[Ohio] Columbus considering hookah lounge regulations, including earlier closings and no tobacco sales to teens

At a public hearing Wednesday, hookah lounge owners said the proposed regulations that the Columbus City Council will vote on Monday would be unfair, pointing to gas stations and grocery stores that sell tobacco but are open into the early morning. The
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Apr 19, 2018 23:36
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