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[New York] U.S. court dismisses NY lawsuit against FedEx over cigarettes

In his ruling, Judge Edgardo Ramos noted that the complaint simply alleged that, sometime within a 10-year span, FedEx made shipments totaling over 10,000 cigarettes. “Without further details, there is insufficient factual content to ‘draw the reasonable
Reuters
added Sep 29, 2018 12:50
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In These Red States, the Health of More Than 450,000 People Is on the Ballot / The Koch brothers and Big Tobacco are fighting initiatives to expand Medicaid in Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, and Utah.

Americans for Prosperity, the conservative group funded by the Koch brothers and which poured millions into persuading Republican legislatures to reject Medicaid expansion, are fighting the measures, but so far the group’s opposition has amounted mostly t
The Nation
added Sep 28, 2018 20:12
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TO GROW YOUR TOBACCO PROFITS, THINK STRATEGICALLY

While the tobacco category's total volume decline has been ongoing, not all segments within it have declined. Other tobacco products (OTP) is up in both dollar sales and unit volume, while the vaping/e-cigarettes segment is seeing the biggest growth rate
Convenience Store News
added Sep 28, 2018 04:27
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[New York] U.S. court dismisses NY lawsuit against FedEx over cigarettes

in which New York state and New York City claimed that the package delivery company had shipped untaxed cigarettes, cheating both out of tax revenue, according to a court document.
Reuters
added Sep 28, 2018 03:33
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[Canada] Ontario government to introduce legislation today regulating recreational pot

The Ontario government is poised to introduce legislation today governing the licensing and regulation of the province’s private cannabis retail marketplace.
National Post (ca)
added Sep 28, 2018 01:55
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FDA to Ban Online E-Cigarette Sales?

While Gottlieb’s comments sounded foreboding and potentially game-changing for retail, at least one tobacco-industry source, who spoke to CSP Daily News on condition of anonymity, questioned whether the agency had the authority to actually execute such a
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 28, 2018 04:23
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[UK] Sheffield shop landed with £777,600 tax bill for selling black market tobacco

The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 27, 2018 16:17
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When Pot Smoke Clears, Profits May Be in Familiar Hands

Enthusiasm for pot stocks reached a fever pitch last week when investors piled into British Columbia-based Tilray Inc., a developer of cannabis medicinal products, doubling its stock price over three trading days through Wednesday. Volume for Tilray’s st
Bloomberg News
added Sep 26, 2018 15:41
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Big Tobacco Is Already Eyeing Pot

According to once-secret documents obtained through a lawsuit from tobacco industry leaders in 2014, Phillip Morris, British American Tobacco and other large tobacco companies were making plans to enter the marijuana industry as far back as the 1970s. Th
Rolling Stone
added Sep 26, 2018 01:03
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[UK] Shops penalised for child cig sales

FOUR newsagents have been successfully prosecuted in a council crackdown on illegal tobacco sales including supplying single cigarettes to under-18s. The Blackburn retailers were targeted following complaints from the public. The operation included
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 25, 2018 16:17
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