Category: Editorial Archives

Next move?

Next move?

| August 1, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s deeming regulations can make or break your company.

A viable post-deeming strategy starts with a proper understanding of the new rules.

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Focus on the filter

Focus on the filter

| August 1, 2016

The filter has become one of the last bastions of product differentiation.

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After the party

After the party

| August 1, 2016

How COP has affected the tobacco industry—and what to expect going forward.

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On demand

On demand

| August 1, 2016

How smart supply chain solutions facilitate the procurement and storage of spare parts.

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A remarkable journey

A remarkable journey

| July 21, 2016

Tanzania’s transformation into a prominent leaf tobacco supplier has been a process rather than an event—and it continues today.

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A winning approach

A winning approach

| July 1, 2016

Best practices for filing FDA tobacco product applications

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Beware the nanny state

Beware the nanny state

| July 1, 2016

Plain-packaging laws infantilize adult consumers.

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Staying sharp

Staying sharp

| July 1, 2016

Spikker Specials continues to reinvent itself.

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Rethinking rebuilts

Rethinking rebuilts

| July 1, 2016

Equipment rebuilders are adapting to changing market conditions.

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Blending nature and technology

Blending nature and technology

| July 1, 2016

With Ploom Tech, Japan Tobacco ups the ante in heated-tobacco products.

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The limits of People Power

The limits of People Power

| June 1, 2016

Consumers are being heard more than ever, but we might be overestimating the implications.

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Kicked out of COP

Kicked out of COP

| June 1, 2016

Ejected from COP6, Johnson hopes this year’s gathering won’t be quite so physical.

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All eyes on iQOS

All eyes on iQOS

| June 1, 2016

After a promising test-marketing phase, iQOS is moving into additional markets.

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First among equals

First among equals

| June 1, 2016

Despite its unrivaled scale, China shares many characteristics with markets elsewhere.

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Let in the light

Let in the light

| June 1, 2016

Tobacco companies demand more transparency and accountability in the FCTC’s policymaking processes.

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Enduring legacy

Enduring legacy

| May 1, 2016

The cigar industry continues to thrive in Cuba, with or without the possible opening of the U.S. market.

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Revival market

Revival market

| May 1, 2016

U.S. cigarette makers’ 2016 prospects are remarkably bright.

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Bending over backward

Bending over backward

| May 1, 2016

For machinery suppliers, flexibility is key,

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Balancing act

Balancing act

| May 1, 2016

Flavor styles are getting scarce.

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Tackling Hydra

Tackling Hydra

| March 1, 2016

Despite the countermeasures, the illicit trade in tobacco products continues to thrive.

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