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Farmers concerned

Farmers concerned

| November 2, 2017

The ITGA worries about slumping demand for leaf tobacco and a lack of alternative crops

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Their fair share

Their fair share

| November 1, 2017

Tobacco growers deserve better

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Lease on life

Lease on life

| October 1, 2017

Industry leaders respond to the FDA’s new attitude toward vapor products.

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The Vype Dossier

The Vype Dossier

| October 1, 2017

Proving the reduced-risk potential of an e-cigarette

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Creating momentum

Creating momentum

| September 2, 2017

The VTA took the fight to legislators firsthand.

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Battery battle

Battery battle

| September 1, 2017

Sub-par production materials and user error are the main causes for battery failure.

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A shot in the foot

A shot in the foot

| August 30, 2017

Is it contradictory for a university to ban vaping but allow handguns?

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What’s next?

What’s next?

| August 30, 2017

An interview with Pamela Gorman, executive director of SFATA

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When enough is enough

When enough is enough

| August 30, 2017

The continued call for more evidence about relative risks presents a risk in its own right.

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Canaries in the coal mine

Canaries in the coal mine

| August 1, 2017

The largest e-liquid companies are the first to enter the minefield of FDA regulations.

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No entry

No entry

| August 1, 2017

Recent evidence and expert opinion suggest vaping-gateway hypothesis is weak.

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After the storm

After the storm

| April 19, 2017

The EU has now fully implemented the new TPD, including its rules on vapor products.

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Counterfeit claims

Counterfeit claims

| April 19, 2017

Fake news runs rampant in the vapor industry.

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The fog of war

The fog of war

| April 19, 2017

Germans are arguing over whether smoking restrictions apply to vaping.

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Death and taxes

Death and taxes

| April 19, 2017

We do our best to stave off both. In the case of e-cig taxes, vapers are leading the resistance.

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Window on the world

Window on the world

| March 7, 2017

The Avant Garde vape bar in London attracts customers from around the globe.

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Genie out of the bottle

Genie out of the bottle

| March 7, 2017

Paul Marshall says the industry should work with, rather than against, authorities.

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The lung in the lab

The lung in the lab

| February 1, 2017

BAT is developing new methods to understand the impact on human tissue of vapor.

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Optimizing nicotine in tobacco

Optimizing nicotine in tobacco

| February 1, 2017

Investigating ways to optimize nicotine concentration in tobacco for the noncombustible market.

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WTF

WTF

| January 31, 2017

Lessons for the tobacco industry—and the world at large—from a tumultuous 2016.

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Buckling up

Buckling up

Manufacturers of belting solutions are successfully navigating the industry’s transition.

| October 1, 2017
The new endgame

The new endgame

Some strategies to phase out combustible cigarettes are more sensible than others.

| October 1, 2017
Smooth operator

Smooth operator

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

| September 1, 2017
Riding high

Riding high

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

| September 1, 2017
An opportunity for health

An opportunity for health

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

| September 1, 2017
Outstanding innovations

Outstanding innovations

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

| September 1, 2017
How low can you go?

How low can you go?

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

| September 1, 2017

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Web exclusives

Farmers concerned

Farmers concerned

The ITGA worries about slumping demand for leaf tobacco and a lack of alternative crops

| November 2, 2017
Their fair share

Their fair share

Tobacco growers deserve better

| November 1, 2017
Lease on life

Lease on life

Industry leaders respond to the FDA’s new attitude toward vapor products.

| October 1, 2017
The Vype Dossier

The Vype Dossier

Proving the reduced-risk potential of an e-cigarette

| October 1, 2017
Creating momentum

Creating momentum

The VTA took the fight to legislators firsthand.

| September 2, 2017
Battery battle

Battery battle

Sub-par production materials and user error are the main causes for battery failure.

| September 1, 2017
A shot in the foot

A shot in the foot

Is it contradictory for a university to ban vaping but allow handguns?

| August 30, 2017

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From the leaf lands

Child-labor issue raised

Child-labor issue raised

Manufacturers that have been buying tobacco for many years have tried but failed to prevent the use of child labor on farms. Now, a member of the European Parliament has raised the issue.

| January 17, 2018
Quality issues in Malawi

Quality issues in Malawi

With what might be a ‘short’ tobacco crop and with concern about the quality of some of the tobacco being produced; it will be interesting to watch Malawi’s grower prices evolving.

| January 17, 2018
Looking to quit

Looking to quit

After four consecutive years of drought, some of the flue-cured tobacco growers operating in the traditional growing areas of Andhra Pradesh are ready to quit.

| January 16, 2018
Tobacco season delayed

Tobacco season delayed

The late onset of rains in Zimbabwe is expected to delay the opening of the flue-cured tobacco selling season, which could have a knock-on effect through the economy.

| January 12, 2018
Fire-cured under threat

Fire-cured under threat

A US Food and Drug Administration proposal to limit levels of nitrosamines in finished smokeless tobacco products could pose an existential threat to fire-cured production in the US.

| January 10, 2018
Local buying ‘encouraged’

Local buying ‘encouraged’

To import unmanufactured tobacco into Indonesia, companies are going to have to demonstrate that they are buying local tobacco.

| December 29, 2017

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