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[Mexico] Cokes, smokes and clicks: How Oxxo corner stores are cashing in on Mexican e-commerce

But Oxxo must ensure that its e-commerce experiments do not clog registers and undermine its core business of selling Cokes and smokes, says Mexico fintech consultant Gabriela Zapata. “For the person behind you who just wants a quick pack of cigarettes,
Reuters
added Oct 12, 2018 18:13
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[Canada] Altria rises on report company buying stake in marijuana producer; other pot stocks climb

Details of Altria's proposed investment are still being hashed out, multiple sources told Toronto-based Globe & Mail. The report also said that Altria hopes to start as a minority stakeholder in the Leamington, Ontario-based pot grower, but could become
CNBC
added Oct 12, 2018 18:12
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JT's Scientific Assessment Results: The Effects of T-Vapor products on Indoor Air Quality

No significant increases were observed on the concentration of suspended particulate matter, nicotine or other constituents monitored in the non-smoking area of the restaurant. The T-Vapor products in the designated smoking room with door and common vent
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 12, 2018 17:21
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Strong public support for alternatives to cigarettes: FACTS AND FIGURES FROM NEW GLOBAL SURVEY

Smokers should have access to less harmful alternatives to cigarettes and be able to easily get information about such products, a new poll finds. In general, eight out of ten adults believe that smoking is an important public health issue that governmen
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 12, 2018 17:13
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[Canada] Marlboro maker Altria in talks with Canadian pot grower Aphria

is in talks to acquire an equity stake in Canadian cannabis grower Aphria Inc., multiple sources say. Details of Altria’s proposed investment in Aphria are still being finalized, said the sources, who were granted anonymity because they were not authoriz
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Oct 12, 2018 16:31
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Some E-Cigarettes May Need to Halt Sales After Latest FDA Move

sent warning letters regarding 40 e-cigarette products to 21 companies, asking them to prove that they haven’t run afoul of an exemption that let the industry continue selling vaping devices after the agency began regulating them in 2016.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 12, 2018 16:26
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In crackdown, U.S. FDA seeks details on new electronic cigarettes

sent letters to companies including Reynolds American Inc...asking for evidence that the products were on the market before the August 2016 cutoff date...“will not allow the proliferation of e-cigarettes” being sold without proper approval and “will take
Reuters
added Oct 12, 2018 16:01
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Big Tobacco cries foul after hard-line UN treaty

Big tobacco companies moved Thursday to counter the hard line taken by a global tobacco control treaty, including its decision that new "vaping" products should face the same restrictions as cigarettes.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 12, 2018 15:55
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FDA In Brief: FDA warns company illegally selling e-liquid products intended for vaping that contain unapproved drugs for erectile dysfunction, weight loss and falsely claim to be FDA-approved

issued a warning letter to HelloCig Electronic Technology Co. Ltd for various violations of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, including selling two e-liquids that contain the prescription drugs tadalafil and/or sildenafil, leading the FDA to deter
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 11, 2018 18:00
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Revolution or redux? Assessing IQOS through a precursor product [FREE FULL TEXT]

IQOS appears to be a variant of Accord without consistent improvements in exposure to aerosol toxic compounds. In contrast to PM’s past claims for Accord, PMI now claims in its MRTP application that IQOS reduces health risk. This shift in stance is likely
Tobacco Control
added Oct 11, 2018 17:56
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