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Pyxus enters into agreement with Shenzhen Smoore for PMTA project

Pyxus enters into agreement with Shenzhen Smoore for PMTA project

February 6, 2020

Under the new agreement, Bantam and Humble Juice Co. have paired certain Smoore ENDS devices—both an open tank device and a refillable cartridge-based device—with the brands’ 84 e-liquid nicotine SKUs. The selected SKUs include many of Bantam and Humble’s top-selling flavor profiles in various nicotine strengths and bottle sizes.

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U.S. flavor ban, slowing sales sink Imperial Brands outlook  for 2020

U.S. flavor ban, slowing sales sink Imperial Brands outlook for 2020

February 6, 2020

Due to U.S. flavor bans and weaker than expected demand for vapor products, Imperial Brands expects its adjusted earnings per share to be lower than last year.

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Altria again devalues Juul investment as lawsuits continue, US sales slump

Altria again devalues Juul investment as lawsuits continue, US sales slump

February 4, 2020

Altria Group announced on Jan. 30 that it reduced its investment value in Juul Labs to around $12 billion, almost 70 percent less than the $38 billion valuation that Altria bought into in December 2018.

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UK’s largest vapor retailer selects one of its own to lead new quit campaign

UK’s largest vapor retailer selects one of its own to lead new quit campaign

January 21, 2020

Douglas Parsons’ stop-smoking journey will be featured across a range of collateral, including on each VPZ store’s in-house screens as he details his switch to vaping.

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Vape shop owner says 90% of business is open-tank systems

Vape shop owner says 90% of business is open-tank systems

January 13, 2020

Ohio vape shop owner mirrors many others when he says that open-tank vapor systems are by far the core of his business. Consumers are relieved they will still be able to buy the products they say have been their key to quitting smoking.

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TPE 2020 to feature new attendee and exhibitor programming based on product

TPE 2020 to feature new attendee and exhibitor programming based on product

January 7, 2020

Tobacco Plus Expo 2020 (TPE 2020), the first major B2B tradeshow of the year for the tobacco and alternative industries is implementing the TPE Connect program. Through this online platform, attendees and exhibitors are matched together based on product, and can schedule meetings.

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