Archive for June, 2013

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JTI recognized as great place to work

JTI recognized as great place to work

| June 28, 2013

Japan Tobacco International has been selected by the Great Place to Work Institute as one of the 100 Best Workplaces in Europe for 2013, according to a note posted on JTI’s website. “Four JTI markets have been qualified in the 25 Best Multinational Workplaces category: Ireland, Italy, Spain, and Turkey,” the note said. ‘This milestone […]

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Indonesia maps road to FCTC ratification

Indonesia maps road to FCTC ratification

| June 27, 2013

An anti-tobacco network has launched a ‘road map’ it hopes will accelerate Indonesia’s ratification of the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), according to a story in The Jakarta Post. The chairman of the Indonesia Tobacco Control Network (ITCN), Kartono Mohamad, said on Monday that Indonesia was one of 10 countries that […]

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Road map to substantial pitfalls

Road map to substantial pitfalls

| June 27, 2013

In the wake of its issuing its first six judgments on proposed new but ‘substantially equivalent’ tobacco products, the US Food and Drug Administration has issued a ‘brief summary’ on why such applications might fail. Under the Tobacco Control Act of 2009, new cigarettes cannot be introduced on the US market without an order from […]

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Jordan has high level of smoking doctors

Jordan has high level of smoking doctors

| June 27, 2013

About 34 per cent of Jordanian doctors are smokers, according to a story in the Jordan Times quoting a report released on Monday. The report, entitled ‘The reality of tobacco control in Jordan’, was said to have been based on several past local and global studies. It will make uncomfortable reading given that it puts […]

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Top class design at Iggesund.com

Top class design at Iggesund.com

| June 27, 2013

Iggesund Paperboard’s website has been found to be unique in both attracting its target group of designers and creating within that group a high level of appreciation. This was the verdict of Ulf Smedberg, senior consultant with the Swedish website evaluation firm, E-space Communication. “When we compare Iggesund’s performance with the results from our database […]

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FDA’s logjam of new tobacco product authorizations substantially broken

FDA’s logjam of new tobacco product authorizations substantially broken

| June 26, 2013

Lorillard has become the first company in the US to receive authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for marketing products ‘substantially equivalent’ to products already on the market. Under the Tobacco Control Act of 2009, new cigarettes cannot be introduced on the US market without an order from the FDA, and there are two […]

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