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[Canada] Marlboro maker places $1.8 billion bet on marijuana

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
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 7, 2018 19:45
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[Canada] Altria to Make Growth Investment in Cronos Group

“Investing in Cronos Group as our exclusive partner in the emerging global cannabis category represents an exciting new growth opportunity for Altria,” said Howard Willard, Altria’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We believe that Cronos Group’s ex
Altria Group, Inc.
added Dec 7, 2018 16:31
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Altria Refocuses Innovative Product Efforts

announces the discontinuation of production and distribution of all MarkTen and Green Smoke e-vapor products and VERVE oral nicotine containing products. This decision is based upon the current and expected financial performance of these products, coupled
Altria Group, Inc.
added Dec 7, 2018 16:30
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[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
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[Europe, UK] BAT: Need for a ‘consistent’ science-based view on e-cigarettes

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.
EurActiv
added Dec 7, 2018 18:45
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[California] Juul Said It Would Disrupt Big Tobacco. They May Join Forces Instead

"Juul is a tobacco company disguised as a tech company," said Christine Chessen, a mother of three who attended the hearing. "I am outraged to have Big Tobacco in our city." The uproar highlights the tension surrounding Juul, which has branded itself
Bloomberg News
added Dec 6, 2018 14:54
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[Minnesota] Council revokes e-cig shop's tobacco license | Business

The Forest Lake City Council revoked Cloud X Vape’s tobacco license Dec. 3 after a third compliance check failure...e Police Department received word this fall from an underage Forest Lake Area High School student that she had been purchasing tobacco prod
ECM Publishers
added Dec 10, 2018 22:18
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Insight Adds Lobbying Juice to Juul

has hired Insight Public Affairs to handle Food & Drug Administration regulatory matters and for a push about the value of vaping products in “harm reduction.” With 70 percent market share, Juul is a juicy target of those concerned about the rising use o
O'Dwyer's PR Daily
added Dec 6, 2018 15:45
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[Canada] Slowing Cigarette Sales Push Altria to Explore Other Opportunities

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
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Dec 7, 2018 18:57
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Disparities remain on how to tackle lung cancer in Europe, report says

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.
EurActiv
added Dec 7, 2018 18:54
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