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Juul executives knew young people were flocking to its e-cigarette shortly after it went on sale in 2015. Its nicotine blend was so potent, engineers devised a kill switch to limit the dosage – but the idea was shelved.
LONDON, Nov 5- British tobacco company Imperial Brands on Tuesday reported a 3.9% rise in annual sales in line with forecasts and appointed ThérEese Esperdy to succeed Mark Williamson as chairman. Esperdy, the senior independent director of the board, will take up her new role on Jan. 1, 2020. “2019 has been a challenging year with results below our expectations…
LONDON, Nov 5- British tobacco company Imperial Brands posted slightly higher-than-expected full-year sales on Tuesday and appointed ThérEese Esperdy to succeed Mark Williamson as chairman. The maker of Winston and Gauloises cigarettes said revenue from tobacco and next-generation products rose 3.9% to 7.99 billion pounds on a constant-currency…
President Donald Trump has revealed his plans to nominate Dr. Stephen M. Hahn to take on the role of commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). If confirmed Hahn would succeed Dr. Scott Gottlieb who resigned from the position in April 2019. Hahn is an executive at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson […]
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On!, an oral nicotine pouch product, will start being produced at Philip Morris USA’s South Richmond plant during the first quarter of 2020, according to a new report. Altria acquired an 80 percent ownership stake in On! Back in June and formed a new subsidiary, Helix Innovations LLC to serve as the parent company of […]
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Altria Group has announced that iQOS, its heat-not-burn device, will begin to be distributed and sold in Richmond, Virginia beginning in November 2019. Richmond is the location of Altria’s U.S. headquarters. Similar to its initial Atlanta launch [read more here], Altria announced that it will open a dedicated store to sell the device to consumers. […]
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Tobacco Business Magazine is excited to announce the 2020 nominees for the Tobacco Business Awards. These awards are designed to honor the best businesses, entrepreneurs, and products in various categories of the tobacco, vapor and alternative industries. The Tobacco Business Awards will be presented at an exclusive ceremony in Las Vegas on Jan. 30, 2020, […]
The Federal Trade Commission is scrutinizing Marlboro maker Altria’s role in the resignation and replacement last month of the CEO of embattled e-cigarette maker Juul, the tobacco giant said Thursday in a regulatory filing.
WASHINGTON, Oct 31- U.S. antitrust enforcers are probing Altria Group Inc for potentially exerting influence over electronic-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc before winning approval for a big share buy, Altria said in a government filing on Thursday. Juul…
The CDC is recommending that consumers stop vaping, particularly THC and especially anything bought off the street.