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Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Altria (MO) to Sell

“Stern government regulations combined with increased health consciousness has been taking a toll on cigarette sales. This has long been hurting Altria’s smokeable segment performance. Notably domestic cigarette shipment volumes fell 4.2% year over year d
American Banking News
added May 15, 2018 15:01
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[UK-Scotland] Shops urged to ‘challenge 25’ on sales of e-cigs

Retailers in South Lanarkshire are being reminded that the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under the age of 18 is against the law The advice comes from the council’s Consumer and Trading Standards team, 12 months on from the introduction of the Health (To
South Lanarkshire Council (uk)
added May 15, 2018 14:53
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[California] Teens work with Napa market to discourage soda, tobacco and alcohol use by fellow teens

A group of high school students took over Economy Market last week, posting signs supporting alcohol and tobacco prevention and encouraging healthy food choices. The students are a part of Valley Oak High School’s “Leadership” class and are responsible
Napa Valley (CA) Register
added May 15, 2018 05:47
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[New York] Albany Co. Legislature voting on pharmacy tobacco sale ban

Albany County lawmakers will consider a measure Monday evening that would ban the sale of tobacco and nicotine products in pharmacies in the county. A similar ban was passed in 2014, but was vetoed by County Executive Dan McCoy. At the time he said he was
WRGB TV-6 / cbs6 Albany (NY)
added May 15, 2018 05:23
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Gov't to mandate graphic warnings on heated tobacco product

Manufacturers of heat-not-burn (HNB) cigarettes, or heated tobacco products, will be required to put graphic warnings about health risks associated with smoking including cancer, similar to warnings all other cigarette manufacturers currently use. Such p
Korea Times (kr)
added May 14, 2018 22:02
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Cigarettes account for 6% of Romania’s consumer goods exports

Tobacco products represented 42% of Romania’s total food exports and 6% of the total consumer goods exports, according to data from the National Statistics Institute (INS). Raw and processed tobacco exports reached EUR 730.5 million in 2017, the data sho
Romania Insider (ro)
added May 14, 2018 17:25
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[Massachusetts] Councilor wants Worcester’s new flavored-tobacco rule put on hold

Three weeks after the Board of Health unanimously voted to restrict the sale of flavored tobacco products to adults-only establishments - such as retail tobacco stores, vape shops and cigar bars - a city councilor is asking to put the new rule on hold. C
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added May 14, 2018 02:06
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT’s Sh3bn go up in smoke after stormy AGM

BAT’s share dropped Sh30 to trade at Sh600, registering 4.7 per cent drop compared to Thursday when it traded at Sh630. Yesterday’s poor performance left double bruises on the firm’s management, which had a rough morning explaining to investors why thei
Nairobi Star (ke)
added May 15, 2018 19:56
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[Europe] EU members get low marks for vaping freedom

A new report shows that EU member states, probably encouraged by the notorious TPD, are increasingly punishing vapers with taxes and bans. There’s also bad news from the USA, where the media continues to spread alarmist stories about drug use by teen vap
Vaping Post (ch)
added May 15, 2018 04:57
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT protests more tobacco taxes

Cigarette maker British American Tobacco Kenya (BAT) has ratcheted up pressure against further increases in excise duty. The Nairobi Securities Exchange-listed cigarette maker repeated on Friday that “unpredictable” tax increases are a threat to its Ke
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added May 14, 2018 02:33
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