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China Tobacco International (HK) Co. had some wild days in Hong Kong trading recently as investors scrambled to get a piece of the international unit of state monopoly China National Tobacco – the biggest maker of cigarettes in the world. Read more

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Altria Group, Inc. recently announced that they have entered into a definitive investment agreement with Lexaria Nicotine LLC. The Altria investment will fund research on regulatory compliant, oral forms of nicotine delivery. Read more

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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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Mongol Tobacco SO Co. Ltd. has announced a tender of a minimum of 19% of its company shares. Read more

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Altria Group, Inc. has announced it signed and closed a US$12.8 billion investment in JUUL Labs, Inc. Altria's investment represents a 35% economic interest in JUUL, valuing the company at $38 billion. JUUL will remain fully independent. Read more

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The project investment will cost about US $2.28 million. Read more

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Philip Morris International is reportedly planning new investments in Russia, according to Alexander Zhukov, first deputy speaker of the State Duma. Read more

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British American Tobacco will invest €800 million in its Ploiesti factory over the next five years. Read more

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Farmer associations and industry figures shared mixed views on issues related to foreign direct investment in the tobacco sector in a meeting called by the commerce and industry ministry. Read more

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Lusaka Securities Exchange reveals that British American Tobacco Zambia is seeking approval to acquire a big million loan for the construction of a tobacco manufacturing plant in Zambia. Read more

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Japan Tobacco Inc. plans to spend US$500 million to quadruple its smokeless tobacco production capacity by the end of 2018, Read more

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Tobacco stocks remain favorites of investors looking for a combination of defensive positioning and stout dividends. Read more

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A proposed ban on foreign tobacco investment by the Indian government is threatening Philip Morris’s place in the country’s tobacco industry. Read more

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Zimbabwe has seen a surge in millions of dollars of Chinese investment in formerly white-owned tobacco farms. Read more

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Malawi president Peter Mutharika recently welcomed the Egyptian Eastern Tobacco Company for its interest to invest in the country. 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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