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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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WOLF: Gov’t May Use Dubious Research to Attack E-Cigs, Report Claims

Advocacy group alleges that spreading misinformation about vaping can harm public health — but read carefully here / The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), based in Washington, D.C., released a report to show how spreading misinformation on e-cigs ca
LifeZette
added Dec 14, 2018 03:34
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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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[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.
Heartland Institute
added Dec 7, 2018 18:43
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[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
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[California] JUUL Takes a Page from Big Tobacco

The e-cig giant has been paying for research, contracting with labs that critics say favor the tobacco industry, and boosting its image through "school curriculum."
East Bay Express
added Dec 11, 2018 19:02
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