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Altria Refocuses Innovative Product Efforts

announces the discontinuation of production and distribution of all MarkTen and Green Smoke e-vapor products and VERVE oral nicotine containing products. This decision is based upon the current and expected financial performance of these products, coupled
Altria Group, Inc.
added Dec 7, 2018 16:30

[Canada] Altria takes C$2.4bn stake in Canadian pot group Cronos

As part of the deal, Altria gets to nominate four directors, including one independent director, to serve on Cronos’ board. Cronos will in turn become Altria’s “exclusive partner for pursuing cannabis opportunities throughout the world”. “Altria is the
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 13:29

Iran cigarettes imports drop to zero

"We have experienced a 16-percent cut in production and sale of tobacco products and by the end of the year the number would reach 30 percent," said the Head of Tobacco Products Manufacturers Exporters and Importers Association Mohammad Reza Tajdar, Tren
AzerNews (az)
added Dec 6, 2018 19:32

[Pakistan] Cigarette industry: NAB to extend probe into Rs60-billion tax evasion

details of Rs60-billion tax evasion by the cigarette industry to NAB headquarters for further probe. Sources told The Express Tribune that the Regional Board in its meeting reviewed the case and decided that NAB should investigate it further as the magnit
Express Tribune (pk)
added Dec 6, 2018 19:02

Plans for the First E-cigarette Went Up in Smoke 50 Years Ago

In 1963, a year in which U.S. smokers burned through a then-record 523 billion cigarettes, a scrap metal dealer from Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, invented a revolutionary alternative. “I call it the ‘Smokeless,’” Herbert A. Gilbert, then a two-pack-a-da
Smithsonian Magazine
added Dec 6, 2018 19:00

Juul Labs gave to members of Congress, attorneys general ahead of midterms

Covington & Burling, Empire Consulting Group, InSight Public Affairs, Kountoupes Denham Carr & Reid and the S-3 Group. Here’s another component of the company’s efforts to influence Washington: the Juul Labs Employees PAC doled out nearly $80,000 in camp
added Dec 7, 2018 15:22

[New York] Impending Regulations Lead to Closure of Yorktown Vape Shop

The writing is on the wall for vape shops across New York State, leaving one in Yorktown to try to unload its products while it still can. Near the end of the 2018 legislative session, a bill was introduced in New York State that would ban all flavored v
added Dec 8, 2018 20:33

[New York] As tobacco disappears from shelves, local smokers shrug: 'I'm supposed to be quitting anyway.'

Cigarette packs and vaping tools will come off the shelves at drugstores and some grocery and big-box stores within three months in Erie County. County Health Department officials have pledged to aggressively enforce a law passed Thursday by the County
Buffalo (NY) News
added Dec 7, 2018 18:38

[Europe, Netherlands] Big tobacco court case won’t happen; no grounds for prosecution

The lawsuit against tobacco firms initiated by anti-smoking campaigners and health groups will not go ahead now the appeal court has said there are no grounds for prosecution. (nl)
added Dec 6, 2018 15:07

[Europe, Netherlands] Dutch court refuses to order criminal tobacco investigation

A Dutch appeals court on Thursday refused to order public prosecutors to open a criminal investigation of tobacco companies, in a major setback for anti-smoking activists. In a written ruling that upheld an earlier decision by prosecutors not to open an
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 6, 2018 15:06
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