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May 10- Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing campaign in response to Reuters inquiries into the companys use of young online personalities to sell its new “heated tobacco” device, including a 21- year-old woman in Russia. The company’s internal “marketing standards” prohibit it from promoting tobacco…
Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing campaign.
Altadis U.S.A. has a new cigar its preparing to release: Trinidad Espiritu. This cigar is a collaboration with A.J. Fernandez and is described as a medium- to full-bodied Nicaraguan puro. “It has been an honor pay tribute to our Latin Caribbean heritage and to work closely with Master Blender A.J. Fernandez on this project,” said […]
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Part 2 of Tobacco Business‘ March/April 2019 cover story featuring Micallef Cigars’ Al Micallef. For part 1, click here. Growing the Brand Micallef Reserva Limitada Privada was named the “No. 1 Boutique Cigar of 2017” by Cigars & Spirits magazine. In the same year, Cigar Journal ranked the cigar as No. 22 in its listing […]
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WASHINGTON, May 8- Walmart Inc said on Wednesday it will raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21 across its U.S. stores starting July 1, responding to growing regulatory and political pressure to curb a surge in teenage use of e-cigare…
In March, the FDA put 15 national retailers, including Walmart, Kroger, Walgreens Boots Alliance and Family Dollar Stores, on notice for allegedly selling tobacco products such as e-cigarettes to minors. Walmart said the FDA had conducted approximately 12,800 compliance checks involving minors at Walmart stores and Sam’s Club locations around the country…
CNBC’s Dominic Chu reports on Walmart’s decision to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco in its stores to 21, following a number of other retailers who have done the same.
Walmart outlined steps to prevent minors from buying tobacco products in a letter to the FDA.
WALMART SAYS AS OF JULY 1, ACROSS CO’S ENTIRE U.S.
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