Tobacco Reporter’s May issue discusses the controversy behind e-liquid labels using the word “natural” and the lack of proper USDA certification for “organic” products. We also explore the pending FDA ruling on Swedish Match’s product, General snus, and its claim to be less risky than traditional cigarettes. Keeping the spotlight on government, we investigate British American Tobacco’s lawsuit against the U.K.’s plain-packaging legislation.
Even without the TPSAC’s blessing, Swedish Match remains confident about its modified-risk product application.
The venues for TABEXPO 2015 and 2019 rate among the world’s best exhibition centers.
FROM THE PIPELINE
TMQS has developed a high-speed filter-tube line capable of making and packing 10,000 tubes per minute.
In the leaf-tobacco trade, concerns about balance should extend beyond supply-and-demand issues.
Extortionist duties continue to thwart India’s cigarette industry.
INTO THE COLD
Russia tightens the screws on its tobacco industry.
Finding success in an industry with an uncertain future is a constant challenge for small manufacturers like Daughters & Ryan.
Airlines are treating vapor products like combustible cigarettes.
Drawing on his extensive background in sales and distribution, John Wiesehan Jr. is pushing Ballantyne Brands to new heights in the vapor industry.
THE GOOD FIGHT
BAT prepares to sue the U.K. government over plain packaging. Will it be more successful than it was in Australia?
THE REAL THING
‘Natural’ and ‘organic’ e-liquids are gaining ground, but vapers should be aware of what those labels mean.
In business for almost a century, Godioli & Bellanti is keeping up with the times.
Volunteer shipments of tobacco helped raise the spirits of American soldiers fighting in World War I.
The tobacco industry generally has a good record when it comes to corporate social responsibility activities, but work remains.
Who’s who in the business of supplying RYO and MYO components
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