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Balancing the OTP Category / Will smokeless tobacco be able to capitalize on reduced-risk classification?

analytics indicate the other tobacco product (OTP) subcategory has regained a strong momentum... Alongside sales picking up, the other big news hitting this OTP subcategory was the announcement that the two largest producers would seek government approval
Convenience Store Decisions
added Apr 16, 2018 22:09
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Smokeless Recovers from Recall

“My smokeless [tobacco sales last year] were basically flat with 2016,” said David Collins, president of DC Oil Co., which owns and operates more than a dozen Quick Shop convenience stores throughout Alabama. By autumn, however, the tobacco subcategory
Convenience Store Decisions
added Mar 31, 2018 14:14
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[Virginia] Altria subsidiary asks FDA to review smokeless tobacco brand as a "modified risk" product

Barrington, Altria's chairman and chief executive officer, told investors and analysts last November...“We aspire to be the U.S. leader in authorized, non-combustible reduced-risk products,” Barrington said.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Mar 20, 2018 22:04
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[North Carolina] $24 Million Flue-Cured Tobacco Settlement: Time is Running Out for Tobacco

The Court has finally approved the $24 million Settlement with U.S. Tobacco Cooperative, Inc. ("U.S. Tobacco"), formerly known as Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation, to resolve legal claims made by current and former U.S. Tobacco m
PR Newswire
added Mar 5, 2018 20:06
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Nick Buoniconti Will Donate Brain to Concussion Research

“The fact that the N.F.L. pulled its funding from Ann McKee’s research prompted me to come up here and make a statement that the N.F.L. is only in it for the money, and they don’t care"...became president of U.S. Tobacco
New York Times
added Nov 4, 2017 22:36
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Antitrust Legacy of High Court Nominee Gorsuch in Private Practice

he represented snuff tobacco manufacturer Conwood Co. in suing U.S. Tobacco Co. (UST) for monopolization of the snuff tobacco market. The case ended in what is widely considered to be one of the largest antitrust verdicts ever awarded to a private litigan
The Legal Intelligencer
added Mar 9, 2017 01:10
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Gorsuch Would Lend Antitrust Legal Chops To High Court ($$)

a seasoned antitrust litigator whose record as an attorney and a jurist shows he would not flinch at taking on the most complicated ... secured a $1.05 billion jury verdict for a client from U.S. Tobacco Co., an award that was later upheld by...
Law360
added Feb 2, 2017 16:29
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[New Jersey] Surveillance Update ‐ April 2014

Skoal’s not the only one looking to the outdoors. ... smokers/vapers in NJ received an email from Altria’s CiƟzens for Tobacco Rights group, asking receivers to oppose Governor ChrisƟe’s budget proposal for a 75% tax increase on e‐cigareƩes. The
Trinkets and Trash
added May 28, 2014 23:36
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[Kentucky] Gov. Beshear Praises Tobacco Plant Expansion

On Thursday, his tone shifted as he praised the economic benefits from a tobacco company's plans to expand its western Kentucky processing operations for smokeless tobacco products.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2014 19:49
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[Kentucky] Brad K. Rodu — University of Louisville

University of Louisville
added Feb 20, 2012 00:00
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