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[Canada] Cannabis Allure Proves Irresistible for Tobacco Company Altria

With U.S. smoking rates falling fast, Richmond, Virginia-based Altria is under pressure to find new avenues to expand revenue. Marijuana, while still illegal on the federal level in the U.S., is now allowed in an increasing number of states, while Canada
Bloomberg News
added Dec 7, 2018 16:10

Juul will continue to sell flavoured e-cigarette pods in Canada, despite stopping in U.S.

An American e-cigarette maker will continue selling mango, fruit, and cucumber flavoured pods in Canadian convenience and vape shops, despite no longer doing so south of the border because they might entice young people to use its products.
Global News (ca)
added Dec 7, 2018 15:02

[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

[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Keeping smoking affordable in higher tax environments via smoking thinner roll-your-own cigarettes: Findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey 2006–15

Taxation of RYO should increase considerably in the UK and Australia so that RYO and FM cigarettes are taxed equivalently to reduce RYO attractiveness and inequalities. Other measures to reduce the price differentials, including taxing RYO solely on weig
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Dec 7, 2018 12:27

[Canada] Altria eyes vaping, pot as cigarette sales slow

The tobacco giant is in separate talks to make investments in Canadian cannabis company Cronos Group Inc. and in San Francisco e-cigarette startup Juul Labs Inc., according to Cronos and people familiar with the Juul matter. The two companies would give A
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Dec 6, 2018 18:17

[Canada] The maker of Marlboro cigarettes is in a bind and can make 2 major deals to dig itself out, analyst says

"In the tobacco category, Altria faces similar structural headwinds, as volume pressure seems to be accelerating with the advent of meaningful vapor innovation that is finally resonating with consumers," Azer said in a note out Tuesday. According to Aze
Business Insider
added Dec 6, 2018 17:23

[Canada] North Vancouver school fed up with e-cig vaping imposes a lock down on bathrooms

“All student bathrooms, except those on the main floor by the gymnasium and the Gender-Neutral Bathroom by the office, will be locked until further notice,” reads a November 29 memo distributed by Seycove Secondary and first reported by the Vancouver Sun
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Dec 5, 2018 18:01
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[Canada] VIDEO: Investors send pot stock soaring on possible tobacco deal

added Dec 5, 2018 17:57

[Canada] Marlboro maker in takeover talks with cannabis firm Cronos

Cronos said no agreement about a transaction had been reached, adding there could be no assurance such discussions would lead to an investment or any other transaction involving the companies. Altria, which is also the parent company of Philip Morris US
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 5, 2018 11:32

[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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