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Still number one

Still number one

| December 1, 2015

The recent London event demonstrates why, two decades after its creation, TABEXPO remains the industry’s leading exhibition. By Taco Tuinstra In the wake of the e-cigarette revolution, tobacco industry veterans had already detected a worrying relaxation of dress codes at their gatherings. Vapor executives tend to be younger and hipper than their tobacco counterparts, and […]

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A compelling intersect

A compelling intersect

| November 1, 2015

Convening in Bologna, industry stakeholders detect a win-win-win scenario—provided that certain conditions are met. By Taco Tuinstra   Held Sept. 15–17 in Bologna, Italy, the Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum (GTNF) took place shortly after Public Health England’s remarkable acknowledgment that e-cigarettes are substantially safer than their combustible counterparts—the strongest such recognition yet by a […]

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And the winners are…

And the winners are…

| November 1, 2015

Tobacco Reporter announces the recipients of its 2015 Golden Leaf Awards. TR Staff Report Tobacco Reporter announced the winners of its 2015 Golden Leaf Awards during the Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum gala dinner on Sept. 16 in Bologna, Italy. Recipients accepted trophies for their accomplishments in five different categories—Most impressive public service initiative, Most […]

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And the winners are…

And the winners are…

| November 1, 2014

Tobacco Reporter announces its 2014 Golden Leaf Awards TR Staff Report Tobacco Reporter presented its 2014 Golden Leaf Awards on Oct. 2 during a festive ceremony at The Greenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, USA. The event was part of the Global Tobacco Networking Forum, which brought together hundreds of industry representatives and […]

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“U.S. retreats from tobacco regulations in trade deal”

“U.S. retreats from tobacco regulations in trade deal”

| August 16, 2013

FairWarning reports that the Obama administration appears to have retreated from efforts to include, in the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, language enabling countries to uniquely attack the tobacco industry and adopt tough anti-tobacco regulations. The online publication, which provides public-interest journalism on issues of health, safety and corporate conduct, says the Office of the U.S. Trade […]

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Pop star invests in NJOY

Pop star invests in NJOY

| May 31, 2013

Music star and 13-time Grammy Award nominee Bruno Mars has joined NJOY as an investor. While the terms of the investment were not disclosed, Mars stated that he often uses NJOY’s King product in place of traditional cigarettes and is convinced that it is a revolutionary alternative to cigarettes. “I’ve been using NJOY Kings instead […]

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