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U.S. crude futures turn positive after historic plunge, Brent falls

U.S. crude futures turn positive after historic plunge, Brent falls

Published 21/04/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. oil prices hobbled back into positive territory on Tuesday after sinking below $0 for the first time ever, but international benchmark [more…]

Imperial Brands appoints Stefan Bomhard CEO

Imperial Brands appoints Stefan Bomhard CEO

Published 03/02/2020

(Reuters) - Cigarette maker Imperial Brands Plc (IMB.L) on Monday appointed Stefan Bomhard as its chief executive officer, replacing Alison Cooper, as the industry faces [more…]

Bangladesh plans to ban e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns

Bangladesh plans to ban e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns

Published 01/12/2019

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh plans to prohibit the sale and use of electronic cigarettes and vaporizers, a health official said on Sunday, as countries around [more…]

Trump says ban of some flavored e-cigarette products could lead to illegal sales

Trump says ban of some flavored e-cigarette products could lead to illegal sales

Published 23/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday expressed concerns that enacting his administration’s proposed ban on many flavored e-cigarette and vaping products would [more…]

South Korea bans liquid e-cigarettes on army bases

South Korea bans liquid e-cigarettes on army bases

Published 11/11/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - The South Korean Army has banned the use and possession of liquid e-cigarettes on its bases for health reasons, the military said [more…]

U.S. to raise age limit for vaping to 21, Trump says ahead of action next week

U.S. to raise age limit for vaping to 21, Trump says ahead of action next week

Published 09/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to raise the age limit for vaping to 21, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, adding that [more…]

U.S. CDC reports ‘breakthrough’ in vaping lung injury probe as cases top 2,000

U.S. CDC reports ‘breakthrough’ in vaping lung injury probe as cases top 2,000

Published 08/11/2019

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Tests of lung samples taken from 29 patients with vaping-related injuries suggest all contained Vitamin E acetate, a discovery U.S. officials described [more…]

Beyond windmills, Epoch’s Van Valen looks for grid improvements

Beyond windmills, Epoch’s Van Valen looks for grid improvements

Published 05/11/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - At a time when U.S. utilities face pressure to rely more on renewable energy, a well-known investor in the space said [more…]

China calls for businesses to shut down e-cigarette online shops

China calls for businesses to shut down e-cigarette online shops

Published 02/11/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s tobacco regulator on Friday issued a notice asking e-commerce platforms and businesses to shut online stores that sell electronic cigarette products, [more…]

Trump nominates MD Anderson oncologist as U.S. FDA Commissioner

Trump nominates MD Anderson oncologist as U.S. FDA Commissioner

Published 01/11/2019

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump plans to nominate Dr. Stephen Hahn, chief medical executive of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, to [more…]