Category: Breaking News

Warning: parents

Warning: parents

| November 16, 2017

Parents who smoke are generally not very good at assessing when their smoking is impacting upon their children.

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Warning: grandparents

Warning: grandparents

| November 16, 2017

The poet Philip Larkin provided a trenchant warning about what parents do to their children; now, scientists are adding grandparents to that warning.

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FDA e-cig campaign

FDA e-cig campaign

| November 16, 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration is for the first time explicitly addressing e-cigarette use by young people.

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Real Cost campaign unreal

Real Cost campaign unreal

| November 15, 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration seems conflicted over vaping. It says it wants to embrace the idea of harm reduction but cannot seem to get its arms – or head – around it.

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Big falls in daily smoking

Big falls in daily smoking

| November 15, 2017

At 18 percent, smokers still make up a sizeable minority within the countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

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Teen smoking ‘staggering’

Teen smoking ‘staggering’

| November 15, 2017

While the United Arab Emirates is having success at convincing people to stop smoking, at the other end of the tunnel they are having trouble stopping people starting to smoke.

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HNB in wider distribution

HNB in wider distribution

| November 15, 2017

What is claimed to be the only heat-not-burn product on the US market uses patented technology to heat ‘liquefied tobacco from organic tobacco leaves’.

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New adhesive system

New adhesive system

| November 14, 2017

New API product offers improved peel strength.

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IQOS rejection urged

IQOS rejection urged

| November 14, 2017

Stanton Glantz, a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, has urged the FDA to reject PMI’s application to market iQOS as a modified-risk product.

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Prices thrown into pot

Prices thrown into pot

| November 14, 2017

Questions are being raised in Canada about whether a similar pricing strategy to the one being suggested for legal marijuana should be applied to tobacco.

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Australia under e-pressure

Australia under e-pressure

| November 14, 2017

Australia is coming under increasing pressure to reverse its opposition to allowing the use of e-cigarettes as a harm reduction tool.

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Victim or villain?

Victim or villain?

| November 14, 2017

A recent Transparency International report says the tobacco industry hampers regulations that could reduce smuggling and benefit revenue collection for Latin-American countries.

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No to shisha research

No to shisha research

| November 14, 2017

Not enough interest was shown in proposed research into water pipe tobacco blends and emissions to justify CORESTA becoming involved.

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Asia’s vapers unite

Asia’s vapers unite

| November 13, 2017

Much of the impetus behind the movement to replace smoking with vaping has come from the West; so it is encouraging that the 1st Asia Harm Reduction Forum was held in Jakarta last week.

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Topless protest

Topless protest

| November 13, 2017

The head of a smokers’ group in the US has described as ‘outrageous’ a local restriction that seeks to prevent smoking in topless cars – no, not topless bars.

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E-cigs – what’s not to like?

E-cigs – what’s not to like?

| November 13, 2017

A lot of people believe that switching from smoking to vaping can improve your health. Now, an online survey has suggested that it can improve your financial health.

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Still working with farmers

Still working with farmers

| November 13, 2017

British American Tobacco, which has been working with tobacco farmers for more than a century, said today it is working to enable prosperous livelihoods for its leaf-supplier farmers.

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Deltamatic expands

Deltamatic expands

| November 11, 2017

IMS Deltamatic Group has recently started production at its new, state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Seriate, Italy.

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Row over ILO tobacco funds

Row over ILO tobacco funds

| November 10, 2017

One question that seems not to have been asked as part of a discussion about tobacco-industry funding of efforts to eliminate child labor in tobacco production concerns why the funding is so modest.

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Vatican to ban sales

Vatican to ban sales

| November 10, 2017

The announcement of a forthcoming ban on sales of cigarettes within the Vatican City State has provided no end of amusement for headline writers, with holy smoke a favorite.

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At the forefront

At the forefront

Altria is determined to lead the shift toward less-harmful products.

| December 1, 2017
‘On fire’

‘On fire’

Heat-not-burn products continue their conquest of Japan.

| December 1, 2017
Staying sharp

Staying sharp

In the cigarette paper industry, innovation remains key to staying competitive.

| December 1, 2017
Rebel with a cause

Rebel with a cause

Longtime Forest leader Simon Clark continues to champion the right of adults to make decisions.

| December 1, 2017
Tools for tomorrow

Tools for tomorrow

Machinery suppliers are developing new technologies to manufacture next-generation products.

| December 1, 2017
Buckling up

Buckling up

Manufacturers of belting solutions are successfully navigating the industry’s transition.

| October 1, 2017
The new endgame

The new endgame

Some strategies to phase out combustible cigarettes are more sensible than others.

| October 1, 2017

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Celebrating cigars at Puro Sabor

Celebrating cigars at Puro Sabor

Five days of factory tours, farm visits, recreational activities and many, many cigars.

| February 5, 2018
Farmers concerned

Farmers concerned

The ITGA worries about slumping demand for leaf tobacco and a lack of alternative crops

| November 2, 2017
Their fair share

Their fair share

Tobacco growers deserve better

| November 1, 2017
Lease on life

Lease on life

Industry leaders respond to the FDA’s new attitude toward vapor products.

| October 1, 2017
The Vype Dossier

The Vype Dossier

Proving the reduced-risk potential of an e-cigarette

| October 1, 2017
Creating momentum

Creating momentum

The VTA took the fight to legislators firsthand.

| September 2, 2017
Battery battle

Battery battle

Sub-par production materials and user error are the main causes for battery failure.

| September 1, 2017

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From the leaf lands

Zimbabwe moving on

Zimbabwe moving on

Boosting the tobacco sector is one of the goals of new and proposed policies aimed at attracting business and investment to Zimbabwe, while encouraging exports.

| February 20, 2018
Zimbabwe plantings down

Zimbabwe plantings down

Unhelpful weather in Zimbabwe means that flue-cured tobacco plantings are down by more than five percent this season.

| February 19, 2018
Zimbabwe disease alert

Zimbabwe disease alert

A resurgence of a viral disease in Zimbabwe’s tobacco is being blamed on growers, but those who claim to be overseeing production must surely shoulder some of the blame.

| February 15, 2018
Seeking new alliances

Seeking new alliances

Alliance One International, which yesterday announced a rise in volume sales, is seeking to expand into new, added-value business lines that offer improved margins and good growth potential.

| February 9, 2018
Watching the weather

Watching the weather

Local observers believe that Indonesia, which grew 70,000 tons of tobacco in 2016, could grow 200,000 tons this year – if the weather is co-operative.

| February 9, 2018
Star Tobacco expanding

Star Tobacco expanding

Star Tobacco’s recent expansion is being reflected in the establishment of bigger facilities in Turkey and Indonesia.

| February 8, 2018

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