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Vapor delivers nicotine effectively

Vapor delivers nicotine effectively

| December 5, 2016

As Ella Fitzgerald sang: tain’t what you do; it’s the way that you do it – and in respect of getting an effective hit of nicotine from a vapor device: it’s what you do it with.

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Leaf industry defends its position

Leaf industry defends its position

| December 5, 2016

The Zimbabwe Tobacco Association has told the World Health Organization to ‘include us in all your deliberations and decisions’.

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Scotland driving smoking ban

Scotland driving smoking ban

| December 5, 2016

A law banning tobacco smoking in cars carrying children has been branded unnecessary by a smokers’ group; but a medical association wants the ban extended to prohibit all smoking in vehicles.

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Imposing public housing smoke ban

Imposing public housing smoke ban

| December 2, 2016

The rights and wrongs of the ban on tobacco smoking within and around the US’ publicly-funded housing are up for debate, but what is certain is that the ban is significant.

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Australian vapers await breakthrough

Australian vapers await breakthrough

| December 2, 2016

Australia allows tobacco smoking but, in effect, disallows nicotine vaping, which seems to make little sense from a health perspective. But change might be on its way.

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EU awaiting e-cig developments

EU awaiting e-cig developments

| December 2, 2016

Given the rapid development of the vapor market, the EU Commission’s electronic-cigarette watching brief that is due to last until 2021 could be seen as nonchalant.

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Vintero to represent MTS

Vintero to represent MTS

| February 5, 2016

Vintero Corp. has been appointed as the exclusive global sales agency for Misra Toxicology Services, (MTS) of Cary, North Carolina, USA.

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RAI declares quarterly dividend

RAI declares quarterly dividend

| December 2, 2016

Reynolds American Inc. has announced a number of board changes and declared its latest quarterly dividend.

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API completes AMP acquisition

API completes AMP acquisition

| December 1, 2016

API Group has completed the acquisition of the manufacturing assets and business of Amsterdam Metallized Products.

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Board changes at RAI

Board changes at RAI

| December 1, 2016

Thomas C. Wajnert will retire as a Reynolds American Inc. board director on Dec. 31.

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