Category: Next-generation products

BAT widens horizons

BAT widens horizons

| May 22, 2018

British American Tobacco has invested in a Chinese company that seeks to help early-stage technology firms develop products that could subsequently be sold to larger companies.

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GFN registration open

GFN registration open

| May 22, 2018

The organisers of the Global Forum on Nicotine are putting on the most ambitious event in its five-year history.

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NCD strategy proposed

NCD strategy proposed

| May 18, 2018

The Heartland Institute has contributed to the World Health Organization’s study of non-communicable diseases and their risk factors by suggesting how some of the risk can be removed.

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Only one ‘option’

Only one ‘option’

| May 18, 2018

In devising regulations to govern heat-not-burn products, the Netherlands’ junior health minister seems to coming down on the side of a quit-or-die approach to smoking.

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HNB market heats up

HNB market heats up

| May 17, 2018

With sales of heat-not-burn products in South Korea predicted to grab 30 percent of the country’s tobacco market by 2020, it is little surprise that new products are all the go.

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Looking beyond TPD2

Looking beyond TPD2

| May 17, 2018

Following the failure of the EU’s revised Tobacco Products Directive to reduce smoking, there is a need to look at other ways of achieving health gains.

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Smoke-free sustainability

Smoke-free sustainability

| May 16, 2018

Reducing the environmental footprint of the manufacturing process of smoke-free products is essential, Philip Morris International said yesterday in launching its third sustainability report.

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Opting for quit-or-die

Opting for quit-or-die

| May 15, 2018

According to new warnings to be imposed in South Korea this year, there is no difference between heat-not-burn and combustible cigarettes in respect of consumers’ health outcomes.

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Vaping policies criticized

Vaping policies criticized

| May 15, 2018

EU policymakers are performing the dance of death with lower-risk nicotine products – one step forward, two steps back…one step forward, two steps back…

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Putting an end to ENDS

Putting an end to ENDS

| May 15, 2018

A ban on ENDS products is being discussed in India where the Ministry of Health believes they could form a gateway to combustible products.

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HNB decision unchallenged

HNB decision unchallenged

| May 14, 2018

The lingering question of how to regulate vaping devices and heat-not-burn products is to be looked at again in New Zealand.

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Tobacco use down

Tobacco use down

| May 10, 2018

Guam, which has seen a decline in tobacco use among its young population, apparently has a significant number of young vapers.

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Business heating up

Business heating up

| May 9, 2018

In announcing its first-half results, Imperial Brands said it was continuing to develop its ‘pipeline of proprietary innovations’, including those in the heated tobacco sector.

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Promoting innovation

Promoting innovation

| May 9, 2018

A number of voices are currently calling on the EU to impose and police Union-wide standards on vapor devices and products.

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New product promised

New product promised

| May 1, 2018

In reporting its first-quarter results, Japan Tobacco Inc said that it was looking to launch a new heated tobacco product in under a year.

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Regulations proposed

Regulations proposed

| April 30, 2018

A tobacco- and nicotine-product control-bill is being put out for public comment in South Africa.

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Promoting innovation

Promoting innovation

| April 27, 2018

A suggestion has been made that cigarette packs in the UK should be used as a promotional vehicle to steer smokers away from smoking and toward vaping.

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Marlboro US share down

Marlboro US share down

| April 27, 2018

PM USA’s first-quarter cigarette market share was down by 0.7 of a percentage point to 50.3 percent. Marlboro’s market share was down by 0.5 of a percentage point to 43.2 percent.

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The cost of success

The cost of success

| April 27, 2018

One of the lessons to come out of the JUUL affair is that it can be dangerous to come up with a product that is ‘too’ successful.

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FDA’s aptitude questioned

FDA’s aptitude questioned

| April 25, 2018

Does the US Food and Drug Administration know what it’s doing? Presumably yes. Do its actions always promote public health? Apparently not. Is this concerning? It would seem so.

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