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[UK] Cigarettes and alcohol seized in raids by Wrexham Trading Standards

In all, officers seized 8,260 cigarettes, 550g of rolling tobacco and 4,160 litres of alcohol, all of which were illicit products destined for sale in Wrexham.
Wrexham Evening Leader (uk)
added Dec 12, 2018 20:34
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[New Hampshire] Tobacco ordinance's passage sparks enforcement questions

In the wake of the Keene City Council’s adoption of a 21-and-up tobacco ordinance, one of several looming questions is how the new law will be enforced among area retailers.Councilors voted 10-4 Thursday to raise the age from 18 to 21 for anyone to buy,
Keene (NH) Sentinel
added Dec 12, 2018 14:42

An early investor in Juul is raising $75 million to make venture investments in pot companies

Poseidon Asset Management, a marijuana-focused fund, is raising $75 million to go after Series A or later investments in marijuana companies....has a solid track record: The fund got into buzzy vape startups Pax and Juul early on
Business Insider
added Dec 11, 2018 19:10

[Connecticut] Stamford police seize nearly 150 cartons of untaxed cigarettes

Police seized illegal gambling records, nearly 150 cartons of untaxed cigarettes and more than $780 during a traffic stop on Friday. Police said they arrested 32-year-old Luis Miguel Pena-Ramos after they found the cigarettes in black trash bags in his
Stamford (CT) Advocate
added Dec 11, 2018 04:35

Cronos CEO: $1.8 billion from Big Tobacco is just a beginning for cannabis industry

Cronos Group Inc. Chief Executive Mike Gorenstein said tobacco giant Altria is not looking for a hedge to its core business with its investment in his cannabis company.
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Dec 10, 2018 19:22

Big Tobacco Hasn't Killed Cannabis, This Dance Has Only Just Begun

Many in the cannabis industry have feared this day would come. That big tobacco would descend upon the industry and with its deep pockets and buy up companies. The concern was that big tobacco would stall the opportunities for small businesses. The real
added Dec 10, 2018 19:17

Pot May Be Next for Tobacco Farmers Already Turning to Hemp

While several states have legalized marijuana, it remains banned at the federal level. “It’s certainly helpful that Altria already has a relationship with local contract farmers,” Gorenstein said in a phone interview Friday. “We can help those farmers tr
Bloomberg News
added Dec 10, 2018 17:21

Altria Invests $1.8 billion in Cannabis Company

The decision by the maker of Marlboro to go ahead with an investment in Cronos shows that Altria is interested about investing in marijuana as a new growth area. Tobacco giant Altira Group is investing $1.8 billion in Canadian cannabis company Cronos Gro
Convenience Store Decisions
added Dec 10, 2018 17:04

Altria Ending Production of MarkTen and Green Smoke

Financial performance and regulatory restrictions to blame for the end of MarkTen and Green Smoke production. / “We remain committed to being the leader in providing adult smokers innovative alternative products that reduce risk, including e-vapor,” said
Convenience Store Decisions
added Dec 10, 2018 14:01

Cronos CEO: $1.8 billion from Big Tobacco is just a beginning for cannabis industry

MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Dec 10, 2018 13:56
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