Pod-device is guaranteed

Pod-device is guaranteed

| February 2, 2018

A new pod-based, e-vapor device has been launched on to the US market supported by a lifetime device-warranty.

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Warning: middlemen

Warning: middlemen

| February 2, 2018

It is not just the weather that can turn a good season into a poor one for Zimbabwe’s tobacco growers. Middlemen blowing in after harvest time can do the same.

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Tax regime could backfire

Tax regime could backfire

| February 2, 2018

The Philippines’ government seems intent on burdening smokers with crippling levels of taxes as part of a policy that seems likely to backfire to the cost of the wider community.

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New marketing director

New marketing director

| February 1, 2018

Domino Printing Sciences has appointed Jeremy Jones as the business’ new global marketing director.

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Crackdown on backsliders

Crackdown on backsliders

| February 1, 2018

Unlike smokers in other countries, those in Greece do not seem to have taken kindly to public-places tobacco-smoking bans.

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Study is a ‘wakeup call’

Study is a ‘wakeup call’

| February 1, 2018

First-line smoking cessation medications have only a low rate of success after one year, according to the results of a new study, which has been described as a wakeup call for policymakers.

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‘Go after the SMUGGLERS’

‘Go after the SMUGGLERS’

| February 1, 2018

One of the problems with going after tobacco smugglers in the Philippines is perhaps the already-overcrowded conditions within the country’s jails.

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Outside the box

Outside the box

| February 1, 2018

Next-generation products have prompted suppliers of tobacco adhesives to look at their business with a fresh perspective.

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Two in one

Two in one

| February 1, 2018

Cerulean’s new vaping machine allows for regulatory and cell exposure studies of next-generation products.

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Valuable insights

Valuable insights

| February 1, 2018

A new all-parliamentary group report aims to dispel some of the unhelpful myths about vaping.

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And the answer is?

And the answer is?

| January 31, 2018

It would seem that while the EU Commission is not officially in favor of banning smoking in films, it would not be unhappy if such scenes didn’t exist.

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Japan inches toward ban

Japan inches toward ban

| January 31, 2018

Japan seems to be trying to introduce balance into the public-places smoking debate by refusing to disregard the needs of smokers and even making a distinction between smoking and vaping.

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High taxes = low smoking

High taxes = low smoking

| January 31, 2018

The United Arab Emirates, which last year imposed a 100 percent excise tax on tobacco, has been told by a visiting US researcher that taxes should keep on rising.

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E-cig rules challenged

E-cig rules challenged

| January 31, 2018

It seems odd that an organization has to go to court to challenge rules that threaten the survival of a product that substitutes for a far riskier one, which is not under threat.

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Snus benefits questioned

Snus benefits questioned

| January 30, 2018

EU counsels attribute low smoking rates in Sweden and Norway to “healthy living” and generous parental-leave policies for men.

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PMI: review continuing

PMI: review continuing

| January 30, 2018

A recent review of a number of modified risk tobacco product applications has been variously interpreted: as the right outcome, a disaster, an irrelevance, and just part of a process.

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Heated tax call

Heated tax call

| January 30, 2018

Heat-not-burn tobacco products have been referred to by an Irish politician as a ‘gimmick’. With a billion-dollar development program behind them, they comprise one impressive gimmick.

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Trading rights under threat

Trading rights under threat

| January 30, 2018

India has said that a move to take away the tobacco industry’s right to trade is not aimed at banning tobacco, but when the government moved against alcohol in this way, two states did ban alcohol.

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Turning over a new leaf

Turning over a new leaf

| January 30, 2018

Leaf tobacco production and export comprise one sector that can help Azerbaijan lessen its economic dependence on oil.

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Fulford to lead USTC

Fulford to lead USTC

| January 29, 2018

Robert B. Fulford Jr. is the new CEO of U.S. Tobacco Cooperative. Prior to joining USTC, Fulford was vice president of leaf operations at Reynolds American Incorporated.

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