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The Environmental Cost of Cigarettes

Of course, it’s not all the smokers’ faults. According to a BMJ article by scholars Elizabeth Smith and Patricia McDaniel, the tobacco industry has been aware of the issue for years. Manufacturers, concerned that the litter problem might lead to greater r
JSTOR
added Dec 8, 2018 02:57
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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] 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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[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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[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] 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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Altria to discontinue e-vape products and Verve oral nicotine and refocus on reduced-risk tobacco

said Friday it is discontinuing its MarkTen and Green Smoke e-vape products, along with Verve oral nicotine containing products in response to regulatory restrictions that will hamper its effort to improve their financial performance. The tobacco giant s
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Dec 7, 2018 16:08
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Altria may be adding a Juul to its crown if talks with e-cigarette company end in deal

Deal by world’s biggest tobacco company would mark major shift in an industry already being shaken up by new technologies and new regulations
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Dec 7, 2018 15:59
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