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E-cigarette maker Juul boosts lobbying spending as regulatory scrutiny increases

The company focused its efforts on e-cigarette and vaping regulation, as well as tariffs on products manufactured in China, it said in the disclosure. However, the $560,000 is half of the amount the company initially reported spending Tuesday. The compan
added Oct 24, 2018 16:37

[UK] Marks & Spencer tops list of major British firms tackling modern slavery

Supermarket Tesco and British American Tobacco ranked second and third on the first Global Governance FTSE 100 League Table, which judged firms based on their compliance with Britain’s landmark anti-slavery law, and overall human rights practices.
added Oct 23, 2018 16:16

FDA Mulls Banning Flavored E-Cigs From C-Stores

In what could be the most ominous sign for convenience-store retailers selling electronic cigarettes......considering prohibiting some e-cigarette sales from c-stores, opting instead to sell those products at vape shops, CNBC reported.
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Oct 25, 2018 15:19

Will Altria Make Its Marijuana Move This Week?

thanks in part to some comments that Altria representatives recently made at a consumer conference, you can expect a lot of speculation about whether the tobacco company will join the growing group of well-established businesses looking to create partners
Motley Fool
added Oct 25, 2018 00:07

Lawyer who fought to ban trans people from bathrooms will lead DOJ civil rights division

An anti-gay lawyer was confirmed to lead the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division. In a 52-45 vote, the Senate confirmed Donald Trump’s nominee, Eric Dreiband.... defended R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Bloomberg in discrimination cases
LGBTQ (blog)
added Oct 24, 2018 02:58

Australian super funds controlling $1.3 trillion stub out tobacco ties

A campaign to cut off the financial lifeline to big tobacco has seen $3 billion in divestments by Australian superannuation funds so far, but it doesn't include the major tobacco retailers — the supermarkets. At the United Nations last month, 45 Austral
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 23, 2018 18:03

FDA crackdown on e-cigs could shift sales away from convenience stores, restricting them to vape shops; online sales also targeted

Scott Gottlieb was interviewed Friday on cable business channel CNBC about the FDA’s efforts to tighten retail marketing and sale restrictions on e-cigs with top-selling Juul drawing the main focus. Juul Labs Inc. entered the mainstream retail marketpla
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 23, 2018 00:46

[UK] The future looks bright

It’s already on the up, but the opportunities offered by the vaping market could be transformational if the right approaches are taken
Convenience Store (uk)
added Oct 22, 2018 17:00

[Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Utah] Medicaid-Expansion Fights Pit Hospitals, Labor Against Conservative Groups, Tobacco Companies

Voters in four states will decide Nov. 6 whether to expand Medicaid ...Top spenders in the campaigns are groups linked to the tobacco industry and the Koch brothers, which are aligned against the initiatives, and hospitals and union-back advocacy groups,
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 21, 2018 19:47

[New York] The Bootleg Nikes That Got Banned by Big Tobacco

After a DIY designer made a pair of sneakers that riffed on Newport’s packaging, its legal team came after him with everything it had. / Forman dropped a limited run of Menthol 10s, a one-of-a-kind sneaker that drew inspiration from and took a shot at Ni
added Oct 20, 2018 14:46
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