Jefflee

28
Jun

PMI May be Opening Hundreds of IQOS Stores in Britain

Last week PMI renewed its call for continued action against illicit tobacco trade following the release of a new report produced by KPMG, indicating the challenges and financial costs associated with illicit trade. The “Stella Report,” indicated that the 2018 consumption of counterfeit and contraband cigarettes in the EU was estimated at 8.6 percent of total consumption, representing 43.6 billion

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28
Jun

The potential frivolity of the Juul class actions is alarming

For the past few weeks, I have gone over several of the class actions that have been filed against Juul Labs. As I read through these suits, I took issue with how these complaints could become resource-draining fiascos for members of the industry including Juul, the members of any supposed class, and the taxpayers. Before I go any further, please remember that I

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15
Nov

Juul to halt sales of flavored e-cigarettes in retail stores

Just days after reports that the Food and Drug Administration is planning to propose further restrictions on the sale of e-cigarettes, the maker of Juul announced Tuesday it is taking steps to curtail the use of its flavored products by teens. Juul Labs said it will stop selling its flavored pods — mango, cucumber, creme and fruit — at more than 90,000 retail stores

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15
Nov

Juul Suspends Selling Most E-Cigarette Flavors in Stores

More than three million middle and high school students reported using e-cigarettes in 2017, according to preliminary government data, with about one-third saying the flavors were a big factor in their choice.CreditCreditJoshua Bright for The New York Times By Sheila Kaplan and Jan Hoffman Nov. 13, 2018 WASHINGTON — Facing mounting government pressure and a public backlash over an epidemic of teenage vaping,

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31
Oct

The Complex Situation for the CBD Market

Last Summer, Tamarind Media launched CBD-Intel, a research resource for the CBD industry market, which provides comprehensive market and legal analysis as well as a daily news service. Last week, the CBD research resource explained that the legal status of CBD oil “varies wildly across the globe”, and while in some countries it may be subject to strict regulations, in

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