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FDA reveals 40 warning letters to e-cigarette retailers for sales to youth

“The FDA has been conducting a large-scale, undercover nationwide blitz to crack down on the sale of e-cigarettes – specifically JUUL products – to minors at both brick-and-mortar and online retailers,” the regulator said. (Reporting by Manas Mishra in B
Reuters
added Apr 25, 2018 14:24
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E-Cigarette Sting Operation Prompts Warnings to Retailers

A U.S. government-led sting operation of retailers including 7-Eleven Inc. stores and Royal Dutch Shell Plc gas stations led to 40 warnings for selling Juul e-cigarettes to kids. The Food and Drug Administration letters are part of an undercover operati
Bloomberg News
added Apr 25, 2018 14:23
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Warning Letters Issued to Retailers for Selling JUUL to Minors

These 40 retailers received warning letters from the FDA Center for Tobacco Products for selling e-cigarettes – specifically JUUL products – to minors. FDA issued these warning letters (PDF) in April 2018 as part of a concerted effort to ensure youth are
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Apr 25, 2018 14:17
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Agency warns retailers not to sell Juul e-cigarette to kids

issued warnings to 40 retail and online stores as part of a monthlong operation against illegal sales of Juul to children. Investigators targeted 7-Eleven locations, Shell gas stations and Cumberland Farms convenience stores as well as vaping shops. FDA
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 24, 2018 20:13
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Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new enforcement actions and a Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan to stop youth use of, and access to, JUUL and other e-cigarettes

First, we’re announcing that the FDA has been conducting a large-scale, undercover nationwide blitz to crack down on the sale of e-cigarettes – specifically JUUL products – to minors...We’re thankful for eBay’s swift action to remove the listings and vol
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Apr 24, 2018 16:56
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[Virginia] Richmond City Council snuffs cigarette tax, spurning schools advocates

On a 6-3 vote, the council rejected an 80-cent cigarette tax put forth by Councilman Parker Agelasto. The tax would have generated millions annually that Agelasto proposed dedicating for repairing and maintaining the city's 44 school buildings.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Apr 24, 2018 16:34
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[Virginia] Richmond City Council to weigh proposed cigarette tax, demolition to clear way for Stone Brewing bistro

Agelasto's proposal has faced pushback from cigarette-manufacturer Altria Group. Convenience store owners have also opposed it, saying a per-pack tax would hurt business by sending customers seeking cigarettes to the counties, where there is no tax.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Apr 24, 2018 16:33
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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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