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Juul loses home turf as San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales

7:25am IST

San Francisco will become the first major city in the United States to ban the sale of e-cigarettes as officials look to control the rapid uptick in teenage use of nicotine devices made by companies such as Juul Labs Inc. | Video

San Francisco to become first major U.S. city to ban e-cigarette sales

3:07am IST

June 25 San Francisco will become the first major city in the United States to ban the sale of e-cigarettes as officials look to control the rapid uptick in teenage use of nicotine devices made by companies such as Juul Labs Inc.

Weed leader Canopy Growth done with buying smaller producers: CEO

25 Jun 2019

The biggest of Canada's booming pot growers, Canopy Growth Corp, has further to go on a string of acquisitions that has seen it suck up at least 12 smaller firms in a year, but it is done buying other producers, Chief Executive Officer Bruce Linton said.

UPDATE 1-FDA proposes shorter deadline for e-cigarette applications

13 Jun 2019

June 13 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it can advance the date for the submission of e-cigarette applications, a proposal that could pile more pressure on companies such as Juul Labs Inc, in response to ruling on a lawsuit by anti-tobacco groups.

Quebec real estate developer tops Air Canada buyout offer for Transat

05 Jun 2019

Real estate developer Group Mach Inc said on Tuesday it offered to acquire Canadian tour operator Transat AT Inc for C$527.6 million ($392.9 million), topping an earlier offer from Air Canada.

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved

03 Jun 2019

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube.

Golf industry upturn is more Trump than Tiger

31 May 2019

Tiger Woods' Masters' triumph last month was an epic comeback for the former world number one after an 11-year major title drought, but it is Donald Trump who may better symbolize the U.S. golf industry's improving fortunes after a long lean spell.

Gap cuts profit forecast after 'extremely challenging' quarter; shares slump 11%

31 May 2019

Gap Inc cut its 2019 profit forecast and posted the biggest drop in same-store sales in at least three years at its Gap brand, underscoring its struggles to compete with fast-fashion retailers in the face of changing customer preferences.

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