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Kovacevic joins Nicopure Labs

Kovacevic joins Nicopure Labs

| August 4, 2015

Patricia I. Kovacevic has joined Nicopure Labs as general counsel and chief compliance officer. With extensive U.S. and international e-cigarette and tobacco experience, Kovacevic has held senior legal and compliance positions at Philip Morris International, Lorillard and ITG Brands. Kovacevic was instrumental in securing the first ever premarket approvals for newly regulated tobacco products by […]

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Pacific Rim ministers fail to agree secret trade deal

Pacific Rim ministers fail to agree secret trade deal

| August 4, 2015

Trade ministers from12 Pacific Rim nations failed to finalize the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) on the weekend, as they had been expected to do. Quite what went wrong – or right – is difficult to know because the negotiations have been held in secret and what little has come to light has been courtesy […]

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Russia posts another 30,000 cigarette outlets

Russia posts another 30,000 cigarette outlets

| August 4, 2015

Cigarettes are due to go on sale in Russian post offices, according to a story in the Moscow Times quoting the pro-government daily Izvestia. In line with an agreement reached between Russia’s national mail service, Russian Post, and four tobacco companies, British American Tobacco, Philip Morris International, Japan Tobacco International and Imperial Tobacco, cigarettes will be […]

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BAT to close documents depository

BAT to close documents depository

| August 4, 2015

British American Tobacco said on Friday that it intends to close its Guildford Depository, a publicly accessible depository that was established in 1999 as part of a settlement in a US lawsuit entitled State of Minnesota v. Philip Morris, et al. BAT, which was released from the requirement to maintain the depository in 2011, says […]

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New president for Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco

New president for Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco

| August 4, 2015

The Philippines’ Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. (PMFTC) has named a new president to take over from Paul Riley, according to an ABS-CBN News story. The company said that Roman Militsyn would take over as the new president on August 16. Militsyn has been managing director of Philip Morris’ affiliate in Argentina since 2011. He […]

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AOI to host 1Q results conference call

AOI to host 1Q results conference call

| August 4, 2015

Alliance One International said yesterday that it would hold from 17.00 Eastern Daylight Time on August 5 a conference call to report its financial results for the first quarter ended June 30. A live broadcast of the conference call will be available at www.aointl.com, where it is necessary to register 15 minutes in advance. A […]

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