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Congress Legalizes Hemp Giving Green Light to CBD

President Trump is expected to sign the Farm Bill into law. On Wednesday, Dec. 12, Congress passed the U.S. Farm Bill, which legalized hemp, a...

Altria Invests in Canadian Marijuana Company

Altria looks ahead to cannabis market. Altria is moving into the cannabis market, investing $2.4 billion in Toronto-based Cronos Group, a Canadian medical and recreational...

Altria Ending Production of MarkTen and Green Smoke

Financial performance and regulatory restrictions to blame for the end of MarkTen and Green Smoke production. Altria Group Inc. is stopping production and distribution of...

Altria Invests $1.8 billion in Cannabis Company

The decision by the maker of Marlboro to go ahead with an investment in Cronos shows that Altria is interested about investing in marijuana...

TPE 2019 Headed to Las Vegas in February

NATO’s Industry Outlook begins Monday, Feb. 11 before the show floor opens. TPE 2019 is set to bring together the entire tobacco, vapor and alternative...

2019 Looks Clear for Smokeless Sales

As regulators target menthol cigarettes and popular e-cigarette brands, the smokeless segment is expected to thrive in the coming year. By Howard Riell, Associate Editor Smokeless...

NATO Responds to FDA Announcement on Flavor Ban

Proposed restrictions would likely result in illicit markets where age verification is not recognized or practiced, NATO warns. After the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

FDA Seeks Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

JUUL this week announced that it's ceasing sales of most of its flavored nicotine pods for its e-cigarettes in retail stores. The U.S. Food and...

JUUL Pulls Flavored Nicotine Pods from Stores

In compliance with FDA crackdown on flavored e-cigs, JUUL announces action plan to reduce teen smoking. JUUL has announced that it is ceasing sales of...

FDA To Ban Most Flavored E-Cigs

Ban is not expected to impact mint flavors but will include other flavored e-cigs. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is planning to ban sales...

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