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Altria Group, Inc. announced the completion of its approximately US$1.8 billion investment in Cronos Group Inc., a leading global cannabinoid company, following receipt of shareholder and Canadian regulatory approvals. Read more

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It is indisputable that cannabis is the next big thing, gaining more attention from consumers, governments, as well as related businesses. Read more

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The Tobacco Authority of Thailand is lobbying for a license to produce cannabis-based cigarettes, hoping that if it can get the go-ahead to do so, the cannabis cigarettes would be as available in convenience stores as normal tobacco cigarettes Read more

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Malawi is following in the footsteps of other African countries to look at legalizing cannabis. Read more

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Tobacco leaf production goes into 2019 with earlier projections pointing to volumes around 5.14 million tons during this crop season. Read more

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Philip Morris head André Calantzopoulos says making an investment in the cannabis industry may be too risky of a move at this time. Read more

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A subsidiary of tobacco giant Imperial Brands has joined with seed investment firm Casa Verde to invest in British medical marijuana research firm Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies. Read more

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Alliance One International Inc. has entered the cannabis market with the acquisition of two Canadian companies. Read more

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Imperial Tobacco Canada is speaking out against the way legislation regulates the branding of cannabis products. Read more

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Swiss manufacturer Heimat has developed a new product combining tobacco with low-tétrahydrocannabinol cannabis. Swiss supermarket Coop is selling tobacco and hemp cigarettes across its 2,400 outlets. Read more

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A new synthetic tobacco laced with cannabis chemicals called “Ganesha” was discovered in Indonesia. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Jumping the Gun with E-Cig Bans?

Food for thought: could this rush to ban e-cigarettes and flavors actually backfire on public health?

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