tobacco

Will High Prices for Juul Pods Accomplish What the FDA and Mitch McConnell Can’t?

Last November, responding to pressure from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), e-cigarette maker Juul discontinued retail store sales of some of its flavored nicotine pods. The liquids, with ...
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Canadian Marijuana Use Jumps Even More Than Expected After Legalization

Legalizing marijuana for recreational use can be a controversial topic that crosses political lines, demographics, and age groups, and traverses borders. With more states in the United States having ...
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FDA OKs Sales of Philip Morris IQOS Non-Burning Cigarette

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday announced that the agency has authorized U.S. sales of the IQOS tobacco-heating system from the U.S. arm of Philip Morris International ...
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Why Altria Earnings Went Up in Smoke

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) reported first-quarter 2019 results before markets opened on Thursday morning. The Marlboro cigarette maker firm posted quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.90 ...
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Merrill Lynch Jumps on Legalized Cannabis Train, Sees Large Potential Upside

Merrill Lynch has started coverage of the legalized cannabis industry with a mostly positive view. It noted that the Canada distribution channels are likely to crimp sales near term from ...
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Do E-Cigarettes Cause Seizures in Young Users?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday issued a safety alert related to the use of e-cigarettes, especially among young Americans. The agency has received a number of ...
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Two More States Ban the Sale of Electronic and Tobacco Cigarettes to People Under 21

New legislation in New York and Washington will add the two states to the current list of nine others that have raised to 21 the legal age to purchase tobacco ...
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A Plan to Kill Tobacco Advertising Worldwide

The tobacco industry remains among the world's largest. Among U.S. tobacco giants, a drop in smoking in America has pushed their activities overseas, primarily to countries that have a large ...
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Tobacco Use Surges Among Young People, Triggered by E-Cigarettes

Around 4.9 million middle and high school students used tobacco in 2018. That is up from 3.6 million in 2017, a 36% increase. Virtually the entire increase was due to ...
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Alarming Trends on E-Cigarette Use Among High School and Middle School Students

It is supposed to be undeniable that smoking and using any forms of tobacco is bad for your health. And the rate of smoking cigarettes has been on the decline ...
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Walgreens ‘Top Violator’ Among Pharmacies for Selling Tobacco Products to Minors: FDA

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cites tobacco use as the nation's leading cause of preventable disease and death, noting that nearly all tobacco use begins during ...
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Canopy Growth Increasing Its Hemp and Cannabis Investments in 2019

Canopy Growth Corp. (NYSE: CGC) has been investing handily in the legalized marijuana business, and it's about to invest even more in the American cannabis business. A fresh press release ...
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Why Altria’s New Partner Could Be a Game Changer

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) is entering a new partnership with Lexaria Nicotine to fund the research and development of Lexaria’s patented DehydraTECH technology. The partnership will explore innovation in ...
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Routine Event Brings Irregular Selling in Top Marijuana Stock

Tilray Inc. (NASDAQ: TLRY) was one of the major winners of both legal cannabis and in the realm of initial public offerings (IPOs) in 2018. After the company priced its ...
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Altria’s Diversification Into Vaping and Cannabis May Have Too High a Cost

Diversification is supposed to be a good thing. At what price is another issue entirely. When Altria Group Inc. (NYSE: MO) decided to expand its efforts into cannabis and vaping, ...
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