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[UK, USA] Menthol cigarettes BAN: Smoking crackdown plan causes tobacco shares to plunge

A PROPOSED ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes in the United States has wiped billions from the share value of two major tobacco firms.
Daily Star (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 22:04
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[UK] Tobacco shares go up in smoke amid US crackdown plan

British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands have had £8.6bn wiped off their stock market value as US regulators prepare to crack down on the sale of flavoured e-cigarettes and menthol cigarettes. Shares in BAT, the sixth-biggest company in the FTSE 100
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:57
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Juul to pull sweet-flavored e-cigarettes from stores

faced with a regulatory crackdown and criticism that its marketing has attracted underage users, plans to stop selling most of its flavored nicotine liquids at bricks-and-mortar stores, according to people familiar with the matter.
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:48
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[Washington] Young people, former smokers move towards e-cigarette use

Although Brooks vapes and promotes its health benefits, he said he strongly disagrees with big companies like Juul. He said he believes in the importance of personalizing the vaping experience for each person and does not agree with the big companies’ ta
Daily Evergreen [Washington State U.]
added Nov 9, 2018 18:59
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[UK] Claims about health in e-cigarette ads / Advertising guidance 08 Nov 2018

Following an extensive consulation, the Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP and BCAP) have amended the ad rules so that health claims are no longer banned from ads for e-cigarettes. This document sets out that decision, and should be read alongside th
Advertising Standards Authority (uk)
added Nov 9, 2018 17:09
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[Australia] The tobacco industry plays price games to make it even tougher to quit smoking

It is therefore unsurprising that the tobacco industry has a well-documented history of undermining regulations that seek to control the use and sale of tobacco for the benefit of public health. For instance, the largest tobacco companies have continued t
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 9, 2018 17:07
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[Montana, South Dakota] Big Tobacco Puts Profits Before Kids in Defeating Ballot Initiatives to Raise Cigarette Taxes

by spending nearly $24 million to defeat ballot initiatives to raise cigarette taxes in Montana and South Dakota. That’s an obscene amount in two states with a combined population of less than two million people. Altria and Reynolds like to claim that th
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:33
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Parliament promises harsher measures against smoking

CARRERAS Limited's efforts to win parliamentary support for an improved climate for the sale of its tobacco products have failed.. Dr Tufton said Carreras is using the presence of large quantities of illegally imported cigarettes in the island to justify
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Nov 8, 2018 21:34
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[Montana] Obamacare, Medicaid, and Medicare won the midterms

The tax was voted down, putting Medicaid for 100,000 low-income Montanans in jeopardy, according to advocates. The fight against the tax was backed by Big Tobacco giant Altria.
Yahoo Finance (uk)
added Nov 8, 2018 19:12
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[Montana] Tobacco tax initiative appears headed for defeat

With 64 percent of the state's precincts fully reported by 11:30 a.m., support for the measure was trailing 46 percent to 54 percent, according to the Montana Secretary of State's website. The political fight over I-185 was one of the most expensive in
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Nov 7, 2018 19:27
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