In its February 2014 issue, Tobacco Reporter compares today’s advertisements for e-cigarettes with those promoting tobacco products fifty years ago. What can lessons does the tobacco industry’s experience hold for manufacturers of vapor products? Also in this issue, we examine the fallout of a bumper oriental crop, while George Gay argues the case for publishing tobacco-funded research.
LESSONS FROM THE PAST
Keenly aware of the backlash against tobacco marketing in the previous century, some e-cigarette manufacturers are now urging restraint in advertising.
A MEAGER RETURN
Considering the amount of money invested, the progress in the fight against smoking is less impressive than some anti-smoking activists suggest.
The case for publishing tobacco-funded research
AFTER THE SURGE
Coping with a bumper oriental tobacco crop
THE GREAT SMOKEOUT
Following a government crackdown, quality tobacco is in short supply in Myanmar.
Delfort’s new tipping papers
Sampoerna celebrates its 100-year anniversary.
STILL ON A ROLL
The fine-cut market is expected to continue growing despite looming package size restrictions.
THE TIES THAT BIND
Adhesive manufacturer Henkel continues innovating to meet cigarette manufacturers’ ever more demanding requirements.
MOVERS AND SHAKERS
Who’s who among the suppliers of equipment for the primary department
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