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Tobacco Reporter’s February 2016 issue focuses on emerging markets. Long seen as a hedge against declining cigarette sales in the West, these growth engines have been stuttering lately, as developing countries catch up with—or leapfrog over—their mature counterparts in terms of smoking restrictions, taxation and other anti-tobacco measures. Find out how this development could impact your business and what growth opportunities, if any, remain for conventional cigarettes.

 

LOSING OOMPH
The promise offered by emerging tobacco markets begins to fade.

FUN IN, HARM OUT
Glo iFuse is the latest innovation in British American Tobacco’s expanding next-generation products portfolio.

DRAWING THE BLINDS
A push to hide cigarettes from view is emblematic of the closed-mindedness that dominates the tobacco control debate.

THE ‘WOW’ FACTOR
Innovia and Rolling Optics partner to offer a stunning brand security technology.

UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES
Attempts to restrict the consumption of shisha and other niche tobacco products may very well push smokers to cigarettes.

STUCK TO TOBACCO
Adhesives suppliers continue to innovate.

STANDING OUT
Christoph Wachter explains how Delfortgroup’s tipping base paper sets itself apart through innovation.

DIGGING DEEPER
Yunnan scientists believe tobacco roots are the key to better leaf quality.

MOVERS AND SHAKERS
Who’s who among suppliers of equipment for the primary department

 

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