November is Tobacco Reporter’s Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum issue. Gathering in Bologna, Italy, participants in this year’s GTNF paid tribute to science, reason and individual liberties while discussing the challenges and opportunities facing their industries. Read our review of this riveting event. Also in this issue: the industry’s commitment to farmer sustainability and a remarkable project to develop cancer treatments with tobacco.
A COMPELLING INTERSECT
Convening in Bologna, industry stakeholders detect a win-win-win scenario—and acknowledge that the opportunity is fragile.
AN ESSENTIAL DISCUSSION
The tobacco industry says it is committed to farmer viability. Is it doing enough?
A Minnesota firm develops targeted cancer treatments using tobacco and ‘orbiting gardens.’
SEARCHING FOR THE SILVER LINING
As the economic crisis in their country persists, Russians turn to cheaper smokes.
The FDA says descriptors such as ‘natural’ or ‘additive-free’ are no longer acceptable for tobacco products, including the top-selling super-premium cigarette in the U.S.
Laboratories around the world are waiting for regulators to determine what exactly needs to be tested in tobacco and next-generation products.
22th Century’s low-nicotine products can help smokers kick the habit—or let them continue smoking with reduced exposure.
A FLEETING SCENT
Poland and Germany will be hit hardest by the EU’s upcoming ban on menthol cigarettes.
AND THE WINNERS ARE …
Tobacco Reporter announces the recipients of its 2015 Golden Leaf Awards.
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