Category: Editorial Archives

Brave new world

Brave new world

| October 1, 2017

New “tobacco” products will alter the cigarette paper market in the long run. In the meantime, suppliers must deal with everyday challenges.

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Modest markets

Modest markets

| October 1, 2017

Tobacco consumption is growing in Laos and Cambodia, but not at the rates that were once common in Southeast Asia.

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Smooth operator

Smooth operator

| September 1, 2017

Advances in processes, materials and technologies are reducing requirements for spare parts.

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Riding high

Riding high

| September 1, 2017

Aiger Engineering thrives as new products continue to disrupt the traditional tobacco business. 

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An opportunity for health

An opportunity for health

| September 1, 2017

David Sweanor on the taxation of new ‘tobacco’ products.

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Outstanding innovations

Outstanding innovations

| September 1, 2017

New filter technologies are helping cigarette manufacturers set their products apart.

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How low can you go?

How low can you go?

| September 1, 2017

Scandinavia’s market for combustibles shrinks as consumers look for less-harmful alternatives.

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Fiscal cacophony

Fiscal cacophony

| September 1, 2017

In the absence of a clear category definition, NGPs are subjected to a bewildering array of tax policies.

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The smart money

The smart money

| August 1, 2017

Capitalizing on its industry roots, Challenger aims to help tobacco companies raise finance as banks have stepped back.

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The ties that bind

The ties that bind

| August 1, 2017

Henkel continues to innovate to stay on top of the tobacco industry’s rapidly evolving adhesives requirements.

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Rollback

Rollback

| August 1, 2017

Lawmakers want to end the tax advantage enjoyed by roll-your-own products.

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Exquisitely crafted

Exquisitely crafted

| August 1, 2017

Science-based regulations may be appropriate for most tobacco products; fine cigars deserve to be regulated as an art.

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Unintended consequences

Unintended consequences

| August 1, 2017

The U.K.’s new anti-tobacco measures may not achieve their stated objectives.

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On the map

On the map

| July 1, 2017

Malawi moves to get a handle on its leaf volumes.

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New pastures

New pastures

| July 1, 2017

Retiring from Mane, Roger Penn will continue to serve tobacco companies as a consultant.

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Patching the pouch

Patching the pouch

| July 1, 2017

By reducing snus’s sting, an inventor wants to make it easier for smokers to go smokeless.

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Gathering steam

Gathering steam

| July 1, 2017

Tobacco harm reduction took center stage at the recent Global Forum on Nicotine in Poland.

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Looking sharp

Looking sharp

| July 1, 2017

HTMS revamps a venerable tobacco cutter to meet modern-day requirements.

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Chewing the fat

Chewing the fat

| July 1, 2017

Manufacturers, aficionados and researchers talk snus in St. Louis.

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African anthology

African anthology

| June 1, 2017

New data underscores the diversity of Africa’s tobacco markets.

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