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Coming soon: FDA to announce e-cig regulations proposal

Coming soon: FDA to announce e-cig regulations proposal

April 22, 2014 | Comments (0)

It is quite literally “any day now” that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it will release its proposal for the regulation of e-cigarettes, according to a spokesperson for the FDA. The rules could change the landscape of the tobacco and vapor industries. The FDA will most likely ban sales to those under […]

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Johnson Creek teams with Republic for distribution

Johnson Creek teams with Republic for distribution

March 14, 2014 | Comments (0)

Johnson Creek Enterprises, the leading manufacturer of e-liquid in the U.S., has teamed up with Republic Tobacco, the nation’s largest distributor of roll-your-own and make-your-own tobacco products and accessories, to distribute Johnson Creek’s e-cigarette hardware and e-liquids nationally in the U.S. “This is a perfect fit for both of our companies,” says Christian Berkey, Johnson […]

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Study: hookah not harmless

Study: hookah not harmless

February 25, 2014 | Comments (0)

A new University of Florida, USA, study shows that patrons leaving hookah cafés had carbon monoxide levels more than three times higher than patrons exiting traditional bars. Carbon monoxide reduces the blood’s ability to carry oxygen to tissues, and long-term exposure has been linked to cardiovascular disease. The UF study results appeared in the March […]

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Bhutan says tobacco ban must end

Bhutan says tobacco ban must end

February 6, 2014 | Comments (0)

Bhutan’s Upper House resolved that the country’s ban on the import of tobacco must end. In a majority resolution on February 3 the house said the ban on import and sale of tobacco products must end to control the black market, reports the Bhutan News Network. Bhutan had gained fame for being the first country […]

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November 12, 2013 | Comments (0)

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And the winners are...

And the winners are…

November 8, 2013 | Comments (0)

Tobacco Reporter hands out its 2013 Golden Leaf Awards. TR Staff Report Tobacco Reporter presented its 2013 Golden Leaf Awards on Nov. 7 during a festive ceremony in Simon’s Restaurant at the famous Groot Constantia Vineyard near Cape Town, South Africa. The event was part of the Global Tobacco Networking Forum, which brought together hundreds […]

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New filter maker from Molins

New filter maker from Molins

July 15, 2013 | Comments (0)

Molins Tobacco Machinery has developed a new filter making machine, the Forte. While retaining the familiar layout and footprint of previous machines, the Forte has been completely improved and upgraded, according to Molins, “to set the standard for filter rod production for the future.” New features include a touchscreen control panel that constantly feeds information […]

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U.S. cigarette prices rising

U.S. cigarette prices rising

June 11, 2013 | Comments (0)

Cigarette prices are rising again, with the three largest tobacco manufacturers expressing confidence that another increase won’t deter smokers in a sluggish economy, according to a story in the Winston-Salem Journal. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Lorillard and Philip Morris USA confirmed Friday that prices for most of their brands are going up. The increase goes […]

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Philip Morris embraces e-cigarettes

Philip Morris embraces e-cigarettes

June 11, 2013 | Comments (0)

Philip Morris USA will launch an e-cigarette under the MarkTen brand in Indiana in August, reports The Wall Street Journal. MarkTen is a disposable e-cigarette but can be reused by buying a separate battery recharging kit and additional cartridges. Made in China by a contact manufacturer, the e-cigarette is expected to sell for about $9.50. […]

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PMI buys remaining shares of PM Mexico

PMI buys remaining shares of PM Mexico

May 21, 2013 | Comments (0)

Philip Morris International will buy Grupo Carso’s 20 percent share in Philip Morris Mexico (PMM)) for approximately $700 million. The purchasing price is subject to a potential adjustment based on PMM’s performance over three years ending two fiscal years after the closing of the purchase. The transaction, which will give PMI a 100 percent share […]

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