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today announced that it has entered into a subscription agreement (the "Subscription Agreement") with Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE: MO) ("Altria") pursuant to which Altria has agreed to make an approximately C$2.4 billion equity investment in Cronos Group (th
Dec 7, 2018 PR Newswire
added Dec 10, 2018 01:07
In 1990, the tobacco industry helped make smoking a civil right in Kentucky. Now some powerful interests want to reverse that. But will denying smokers jobs help them quit?
Dec 9, 2018 Fox 41 WDRB-TV (Louisville, KY)
added Dec 9, 2018 16:11
Sky's Ian King says Altria's stake in Cronos makes it the first of the big tobacco firms to diversify in the cannabis market.
Dec 7, 2018 Sky News (uk)
added Dec 8, 2018 20:38
Altria faces a classic incumbent’s dilemma. ..A minority stake in Juul, the San Francisco-based group which was valued at $16 billion in its latest funding round and has cornered 70% of the U.S. vape market, looks like Altria’s best option. That would al
Dec 7, 2018 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Dec 8, 2018 20:36
Of course, it’s not all the smokers’ faults. According to a BMJ article by scholars Elizabeth Smith and Patricia McDaniel, the tobacco industry has been aware of the issue for years. Manufacturers, concerned that the litter problem might lead to greater r
Dec 7, 2018 JSTOR
added Dec 8, 2018 02:57
That would mean Altria’s investment would be in the same league as the $4 billion spent earlier this year by Constellation Brands to acquire shares of Canopy Growth Corp., another Canadian pot producer. The August investment by Constellation, which make
Dec 7, 2018 AP - Associated Press
added Dec 7, 2018 19:45
Talks with both companies could be derailed by the baggage that Big Tobacco brings. Some Juul staff are upset after The Wall Street Journal reported last week that the startup is entertaining selling a significant stake to the tobacco company, a move th
Dec 5, 2018 The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Dec 7, 2018 18:57
Enhanced prevention measures, especially against tobacco and electronic cigarettes, combined with access to innovative treatments can help tackle rising lung cancer cases in Europe, a new study funded by the industry has found.
Dec 5, 2018 EurActiv
added Dec 7, 2018 18:54
Speaking to EURACTIV on the sidelines of an E-Cigarette Summit organised at the Royal Society in London, the world’s oldest independent scientific academy, Murphy said these products have the potential to become a global business.
Dec 6, 2018 EurActiv
added Dec 7, 2018 18:45
[New York] AUDIO: VOICES OF VAPERS – THE FIGHT FOR VAPING IN THE EMPIRE STATE (GUEST: ANDREW OSBORNE)
The state of New York is undergoing efforts to ban certain vaping flavors from sale. Andrew Osborn, vice president of the New York State Vapor Association, discusses his efforts to oppose this legislation.
Dec 5, 2018 Heartland Institute
added Dec 7, 2018 18:43