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Altria extends losses as Biden administration considers forcing cigarette makers to slash nicotine levels

Business Insider 20 Apr 2021
Shares of British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands also lost ground. See more stories on Insider's business page. Shares of Altria shares stretched losses early Tuesday following a report that the Biden administration may require cigarette and tobacco companies to cut down the amount of nicotine in cigarettes sold in the US.
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Ryan Jacob, the internet fund manager who navigated the dot-com bust, shares two stock tips in the crypto space

Market Watch 20 Apr 2021
See full story.Apple stock update ... See full story ... See full story.Tobacco stocks get ashed after report that Biden administration could require nicotine cutbacks ... See full story.Oil prices went negative a year ago ... See full story.MARKETWATCH PERSONAL FINANCE ... See full story.
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The Biden administration is reportedly weighing restrictions on nicotine in cigarettes and a possible menthol ban

Business Insider 19 Apr 2021
Nopphon_1987/Shutterstock The Biden administration is mulling major changes to tobacco policy, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday ... New rules may also require tobacco firms to lower the amount of nicotine in their products, according to the report. See more stories on Insider's business page.
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Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa says 'fight still on' to fix broken economy

Beijing News 18 Apr 2021
Zimbabwe's economy is plagued with annual inflation of 241% and chronic foreign-currency shortages.President Emmerson Mnangagwa says fixing the economy will be a fight, targeted at the financial services sector ... He provided no further details ... READ . Is Zimbabwe's tobacco farming success story overhyped? ... The incomes of most workers have also shrunk.
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New Zealand wants to ban cigarette sales to anyone born after 2004 as part of ...

Russia Today 16 Apr 2021
New Zealand is currently mulling a series of proposals aimed at eliminating smoking in the country, including a radical initiative that would prohibit the sale of tobacco to an entire generation ... The initiative also calls for a significant reduction in the level of nicotine allowed in tobacco and places restrictions on where cigarettes can be sold.
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Former CDC chief: Think outside the box to offer COVID vaccines where they're needed most

The Lexington Dispatch 16 Apr 2021
No more phased eligibility and having to figure out whether you have a qualifying medical condition or occupation. No more disparity in eligibility among states and even within states ... Now the bad news ... A similar approach to one used in tobacco control, featuring real stories of pain and suffering from long COVID-19 survivors, can be highly effective.
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WHO launches new manual for tobacco taxation strategy to help in post-COVID health system recovery; ...

Manila Bulletin 13 Apr 2021
... losses due to tobacco use ... In a separate report, the WHO praised the Philippines’ implementation of the “Sin Tax” as a “widely disseminated success story” that led to substantial reductions in tobacco use and increases in revenues used for its universal health care program.
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Police: Employee kills 1, wounds 5 at Texas cabinet business

HJ News 09 Apr 2021
Bryan Police Chief Eric Buske told reporters he believes the suspect, whose name wasn't immediately released, is an employee at the Kent Moore Cabinets location where the shooting happened ... Story continues below video. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives sent agents and dogs to the shooting scene, said spokesman Deon Washington.
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1 dead, 5 injured in wake of Texas cabinet plant shooting

HJ News 09 Apr 2021
Bryan Police Chief Eric Buske told reporters he believes the shooting suspect is an employee at the Kent Moore Cabinets location ... Buske said a motive in the shooting was not clear ... Story continues below video. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has sent agents and dogs to the scene of the shooting, said spokesman Deon Washington.
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Police: 1 killed, 4 hurt in shooting at Texas cabinet plant

HJ News 09 Apr 2021
Bryan Police Chief Eric Buske told reporters he believes the shooting suspect is an employee at the Kent Moore Cabinets location ... Buske said a motive in the shooting was not clear ... Story continues below video. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has sent agents and dogs to the scene of the shooting, said spokesman Deon Washington.
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‘They led the effort.’ Biden praises Parkland, Pulse advocates for gun-control push.

Yahoo Daily News 09 Apr 2021
... to take someone’s guns away if they’re deemed a threat, additional funds for violence intervention programs, a Justice Department review of firearms trafficking, and the nomination of a gun-control advocate to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.Story continues.
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We're hiring: Apply to be our US health correspondent

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism 08 Apr 2021
We want an enthusiastic journalist with at least three years’ experience of strong health or big tobacco reporting to work for the Bureau on a full time freelance basis ... Alongside that we have been investigating the activity of big tobacco companies across the world – with impact-led stories for television, digital and newspapers.
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One Pharmacist’s View

Allen Advocate 08 Apr 2021
But he talked a lot, chewed tobacco, and told some of the same stories over and over ... But Grandpa was old, and he was forgetful. .
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'Several victims' in Texas office shooting; suspect at large

ABC7 08 Apr 2021
Joseph Health Regional Hospital ... Jason James said in a brief presser ... The Houston Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is also responding ... This is a developing story ... .
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1 dead, 4 critically injured in office shooting; possible suspect in custody

ABC7 08 Apr 2021
Four people were critically injured in the shooting at Kent Moore Cabinets and taken to St ... The Houston Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is also responding ... This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. .

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