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New high-capacity flavor applicator from Kaymich

New high-capacity flavor applicator from Kaymich

| July 3, 2015

C. B. Kaymich is launching two new pieces of equipment: its new High Capacity Gemini Flavour Application System and the CM7A7Ax Hot Melt Controller. Orders for the first two Gemini units have been taken and they will be installed during the next eight weeks. In reporting the launch of the new Gemini, Kaymich said that […]

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Health expert contests outdoor prison smoking ban

Health expert contests outdoor prison smoking ban

| July 2, 2015

Prisoners in jails in New South Wales, Australia, who currently smoke tobacco but who are facing a total smoking ban, have received support from what seems at first sight to be an unlikely source. Writing in the Sydney Morning Herald, Simon Chapman, Professor, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, said that while he believed […]

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Opposition to Namibia tobacco project hits a hurdle

Opposition to Namibia tobacco project hits a hurdle

| July 2, 2015

Namibia’s Health Minister, Bernard Haufiku, who has been fighting to stop a planned Chinese tobacco project in the Zambezi region, has acknowledged that his efforts are hampered by a ‘loophole’ in the Tobacco Act, according to a story in The Namibian. Haufiku said the act did not stop anyone from growing tobacco. This was a […]

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Is tobacco not being bought or not being sold?

Is tobacco not being bought or not being sold?

| July 2, 2015

During a meeting with representatives of tobacco traders and growers from Andhra Pradesh, India, on Tuesday, the Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman directed tobacco companies to buy flue-cured in line with the agreements they had reached earlier with the Tobacco Board. Tobacco sales have been slow in Andhra but tobacco traders say the […]

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CORESTA documents available for download

CORESTA documents available for download

| July 2, 2015

The CORESTA Secretariat said yesterday that the following documents had been published in June and could be downloaded from: www.coresta.org. TSB SG CTR “Results of the 2014 CORESTA Part-Filter Method Ring Trial and Comparison with the 2012 Ring Trial”  (2015-06-11) PTM SG CTR “2014 Collaborative Study for the Determination of Repeatability and Reproducibility of CRM 77”  (2015-06-16) […]

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Imperial employees in Taiwan beach clean-up

Imperial employees in Taiwan beach clean-up

| July 2, 2015

Eighty Imperial employees and their families gave up a weekend to remove litter from a beach near the company’s Jhunan factory in Taiwan. The volunteers collected 120 kg of waste, which mainly comprised drinks cans and plastic bags. The waste collection at Zhang Qing Zhi Sen was part of an environmental clean-up operation to tackle […]

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