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[Montana] Tobacco Tax, New Mining Rules Fail at the Ballot Box

I-185, an initiative that would have raised tobacco taxes to fund Medicaid expansion, failed to pass on Nov. 6. That means Medicaid expansion will become one of the hottest topics... the tobacco industry funneled millions of dollars into a campaign again
Flathead Beacon (Kalispell, MT)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:04

Juul to Pull Four E-Cig Flavors From Retail Stores

Ahead of a widely anticipated announcement that the FDA will ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes, the nation's top selling e-cigarette maker is removing four of its flavored products from convenience stores and other retail establishments.
MedPage Today
added Nov 15, 2018 14:04

Who, What and Why: Trans-National Government, Legitimacy and the World Health Organisation (Occasional Paper) UK ed. Edition

Roger Scruton examines the activities of transnational institutions (the United Nations and its affiliates) and finds that they are, in effect, exercising legislative powers, so bypassing national legislatures and avoiding the constraints to which those l
added Nov 15, 2018 11:24


(WHO) is one such transnational institution. An example of the abuse of its powers is its attempt, based on spurious grounds, to secure a draconian convention against the tobacco industry. Such a convention would do nothing to curtail tobacco consumption
Institute of Economic Affairs (uk)
added Nov 15, 2018 11:19
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[UK] Roger Scruton

The Guardian revealed that Scruton had been receiving £4,400 (US$6,300) a month from JTI Tobacco and that he had asked the company for a pay increase of £1,000/month to continue placing pro-smoking articles in prestigious magazines and international ne
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Nov 15, 2018 11:09

Blu e-cigarette maker plans to restrict online sales amid FDA crackdown on teen use

Fontem Ventures, a unit of tobacco company Imperial Brands, said it will raise the minimum age requirements to buy pods on its website to 21 across the U.S. and require its online retail partners to use age verification technology, among other measures d
added Nov 14, 2018 18:28

The Menthol Meltdown in Tobacco Stocks Could Be a Buying Opportunity

Wells Fargo’s Bonnie Herzog is more upbeat. She notes that the FDA has pledged to adhere to a science-based approach to the menthol issue, and she doesn’t think the science supports the thesis that menthol is more harmful. Thus, she thinks that “menthol
added Nov 14, 2018 17:36

New York considering e-cigarette ban as FDA looks to restrict sales

With a nationwide ban of flavored vape cartridges looming overhead, a portion of the $3 billion dollar industry could go up in smoke. Flavors like creme brulee -- and even menthol could be on the chopping block. Meanwhile, the Empire State could ban
WENY-TV (Horseheads, NY)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:35

Juul Suspends Selling Most E-Cigarette Flavors in Stores

Juul’s announcement effectively undercut the [FDA]'s plan to unveil a series of measures aimed at curbing teenage vaping. The agency is expected later this week to announce a ban on sales of flavored e-cigarettes in convenience stores and gas stations an
New York Times
added Nov 14, 2018 17:10

VIDEO: JUUL suspends flavoured e-cigarette sales to curb teen use

Sales of all flavours except tobacco, menthol and mint will be halted in all retailers - except on JUUL's website - until shops can verify the buyer's age. Chief executive Kevin Burns said JUUL did not want to be "an on-ramp for America's youth" to take
BBC Online
added Nov 14, 2018 04:49
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