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[UK] Will regulation help shisha lounge fears disappear in puff of smoke?

many shisha smokers delude themselves that it is less dangerous than smoking cigarettes. The smoke, according to the BHF, contains toxins which put users just as much, if not more, at risk of heart disease and cancer as tobacco smokers.
BBC Online
added Dec 4, 2018 14:55
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Cronos shares lit up on report of Altria interest in cannabis group

Cronos’ Toronto-listed shares surged as much as 27 per cent to C$15.31, giving the group a market value of around C$2.77bn ($2.1bn). Reuters reported on Monday that Altria, which has a market cap of nearly $105bn, has held preliminary discussion to acq
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 4, 2018 14:53

[UK] Smoking in the home / New solutions for a Smokefree Generation (PDF)

5. Utilise tobacco harm reduction methods to support smokefree homes »» If people do not wish to quit, they should receive advice about establishing a smokefree home and the benefits of using alternative sources of nicotine such as e-cigarettes. »» All or
ASH London (uk)
added Dec 4, 2018 13:49

FOLEY: Breakingviews - Big Weed is better off without Big Tobacco embrace

association with a huge tobacco company isn’t exactly what this nascent industry needs...weed producers can be selective...pharmaceuticals companies, or even personal-goods makers. Tobacco companies have cash and urgency, but their unmistakable aroma is s
added Dec 4, 2018 12:11

[Canada] Altria in deal talks with cannabis company Cronos Group

Cronos said no agreement had been reached with respect to any transaction, adding there could be no assurance such discussions would lead to an investment or other transaction involving the companies. Altria, the parent company of Philip Morris USA, di
added Dec 4, 2018 12:09
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[Canada] Altria in deal talks with Canadian cannabis firm Cronos ($$)

Cronos said no agreement had been reached with respect to any transaction... A deal would mark one of the largest combinations between mainstream tobacco and the booming but volatile marijuana sector, which has seen interest from a variety of major consum
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Dec 4, 2018 11:43

Better Late Than Never: How The Tobacco Industry Could Benefit From Pot

The first major move into cannabis by a tobacco company took place earlier this year, when U.S-based Alliance One International, a small player in tobacco production and packaging, rebranded itself into Pyxus International Inc PYX . The company’s indir
added Dec 4, 2018 11:39

[Canada] Vapotage : la loi sur le tabac contestée devant les tribunaux [ Vapotage: tobacco law challenged in court]

In a three-week trial that begins Monday, the Quebec and Canadian associations of vaping shops will try to invalidate several articles of the Quebec law concerning the fight against smoking.
Radio Canada (ca)
added Dec 3, 2018 16:31

[New Mexico] McSORLEY: Let’s stop nicotine addiction in young people

[FDA] issued warnings to 22 New Mexico businesses and fined one...The perpetrators include some of the nation’s largest mainstream retailers and convenience stores, including Walmart, Walgreens and 7-Eleven, illustrating why policymakers must take tough a
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Dec 3, 2018 16:15

2019 Looks Clear for Smokeless Sales

As regulators target menthol cigarettes and popular e-cigarette brands, the smokeless segment is expected to thrive in the coming year.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Dec 2, 2018 21:17
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