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UPDATE 1-Kroger to stop sales of e-cigarettes at stores – Yahoo Finance

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Oct 7 (Reuters) – Kroger Co said on Monday it would stop selling e-cigarettes at its stores and fuel centers, making it the latest U.S. supermarket chain to take the step amid growing regulatory scrutiny of the product.

The company said it would discontinue sales after selling through its current inventory and cited “mounting questions and increasingly-complex regulatory environment associated with these products” for its decision.

Kroger’s move comes a month after Walmart Inc said it would stop selling e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery…

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Stocks swing down as China says IP is off the table – See King Alpha
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Stocks swing down as China says IP is off the table – See King Alpha

Any gains that stocks made in the early afternoon backtrack after Fox Business's Edward Lawrence follows up his earlier tweet that the Chinese are willing to make a trade deal with the U.S. on parts that they've already agreed upon. The second tweet said the Chinese Commerce Ministry will never agree to "changes to their laws to protect intellectual property."