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Altria to pull some e-cigarette brands off the market; backs minimum age of 21 to buy tobacco products

For the first time, the nation’s largest tobacco company also said it would back federal legislation to set the minimum legal age to buy tobacco products at 21 years old. The current federal minimum age is 18. In September, the U.S. Food and Drug Admini
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Oct 27, 2018 17:54
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Altria to Stop Selling Some E-Cigarette Brands That Appeal to Youths

The company also said, for the first time, that it would support federal legislation to raise the age to 21 for the purchase of any tobacco and vaping product.
New York Times
added Oct 27, 2018 17:50
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Marlboro maker Altria to halt sales of flavored e-cigarettes amid concerns about youth-vaping surge ($$)

Altria’s move comes at a pivotal moment as the FDA struggles to rein in what Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has declared “an epidemic” of underage use of e-cigarettes. In recent months, Gottlieb has warned manufacturers that he is considering prohibiting or
Washington Post
added Oct 26, 2018 21:32
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E-cigarette makers want the Trump FDA to treat them like the EPA treats emitters

Advocates for e-cigarettes are perplexed as to why the Trump Food and Drug Administration is taking such an aggressive posture against the industry, especially after other agencies like the Environmental Protection Agency have adopted more industry-frien
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Oct 26, 2018 21:27
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[Massachusetts] Juul Drops E-Cig Education Program for Schools

Plan to offer "science-based resources on vaping" were "misunderstood," company said
MedPage Today
added Oct 26, 2018 15:35
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Philip Morris turns focus to Japan

is maneuvering to keep itself in business in a post-smoking world with an advertising blitz in puff-happy Japan and other tobacco-loving markets. One of the biggest purveyors of tobacco products, Philip Morris says making the world "smoke free" is its go
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 25, 2018 23:43
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Altria Responds to FDA Concerns by Eliminating Elite, Apex Products

Nu Mark to sell only tobacco, menthol and mint varieties, discontinuing all other flavor variants of cig-a-like products until products receive a market order from the FDA or the issue of underage use of e-vapor products is otherwise addressed.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Oct 25, 2018 23:02
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Altria Pulls Elite and Apex Vape Devices

announced plans to remove its MarkTen Elite and Apex by MarkTen pod-based vaping products until they “receive a market order from the FDA or the youth issue is otherwise addressed,” the company said in a press release. T
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Oct 25, 2018 23:00
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[Canada] ALBERTA’S LIFE-SAVING TOBACCO LAW HEADING TO THE CHOPPING BLOCK

Despite being one of the first governments in the world to ban flavoured tobacco, the Alberta government is now sitting on its hands while major sections of the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act (TSRA) are slated for repeal by December 2018. The Statutes
Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta (ca)
added Oct 26, 2018 21:16
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[California] Retail Group Battles Flavored-Tobacco Ban

Tobacco retailers “showed up in force” at a recent Sacramento City Council committee meeting to fight back against a proposed ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products in the city. The California Fuels and Convenience Alliance (CFCA) called the efforts
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Oct 25, 2018 23:01
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