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[New Zealand] E-cigarettes will be legalised: Government

it will change the law to legalise the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes. Products will be legally sold at some point next year. The change is a big win for the e-cigarette industry - its products won't be in plain packaging, nor will the hefty taxes on norm
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:23

[Texas] Vapor shop owners and doctors go head-to-head during hearing to raise smoking age to 21

Doctors, vapor shop owners and parents gathered at the Capitol on Tuesday to testify on a bill that would raise the smoking age from 18 to 21... The filing of Senate Bill 183 marks the sixth time Sen. Carlos Uresti, D-San Antonio, has tried to raise the s
Dallas Morning News
added Mar 29, 2017 15:17

[North Carolina] Reynolds reports executive compensation for fiscal 2016

Reynolds traditionally holds its annual shareholder meeting in May. However, the company said it will not hold a 2017 meeting if it completes its proposed $49.4 billion sale to British American Tobacco Plc. on the current projected timeline by the end o
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 29, 2017 15:11

[Asia, Thailand] New 'Tobacco Authority' could ease cigarette restrictions

The bill permits companies or public companies producing tobacco to be registered. The transnational tobacco giants could buy into them or manipulate their policies through proxy shareholders, he said. The companies would also be able to produce a wide r
Bangkok Post (th)
added Mar 29, 2017 10:59

VIDEO: Government legalises e-cigarettes in effort to make New Zealand smokefree by 2025

Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner has announced the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes and e-liquid will be made legal and will likely come into force late next year. "Scientific evidence on the safety of e-cigarettes is still developing but there's a g
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 10:55

Japan Tobacco’s Challenges Build Case for a Return to Dealmaking

The Tokyo-based company’s domestic market is shrinking as hundreds of thousands of smokers switch to Philip Morris’s cigarette alternative iQOS. The introduction of plain packaging in the U.K. and record cigarette tax hikes in Russia are weighing on grow
Bloomberg News
added Mar 29, 2017 10:44

How Trump Ally Myron Ebell Spread Misinformation for Big Tobacco and Big Oil

The former head of President Trump's EPA transition team played a central role in the corporate-led attack on public perceptions about smoking and climate change...When Phillip Morris didn’t like new FDA regulations that targeted cigarette sales to child
added Mar 29, 2017 10:19

THACKER: Inside the Academic Journal That Corporations Love

I later outed Milloy in the New Republic for being on the payroll of the tobacco companies while writing articles for 2007, Gori published an op-ed in the Washington Post calling the science of second-hand smoke “bogus.”
Pacific standard magazine and
added Mar 29, 2017 10:11

[California] Tobacco Cos. Up Prices Ahead of Calif. Tax Hike

In November, Californians approved a referendum that will increase the state's excise tax on cigarettes, including e-cigarettes, to $2.87 a pack from $0.87, beginning April 1. The hike is expected to add $1.4 billion annually to the state's coffers.
added Mar 29, 2017 10:05

Behind Tobacco Stocks’ Recent Strength

a combination of factors including solid quarterly results, upcoming megadeals​, further M&A speculation and a bullish outlook on alternative smoking products from analysts and company management alike have boosted traditional tobacco companies. Further,
added Mar 29, 2017 10:03
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