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JT completes Natural American Spirit acquisition

JT completes Natural American Spirit acquisition

| January 14, 2016

Reynolds American Inc. said yesterday that it had completed the sale of the international rights to the Natural American Spirit brand name and associated trademarks to the Japan Tobacco Group (JT Group). The sale, which included also the international companies that distribute and market the brand outside the US, was an all-cash transaction valued at […]

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Dry weather threatening Malawi’s tobacco harvest

Dry weather threatening Malawi’s tobacco harvest

| January 14, 2016

Malawi’s Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has suggested that dry weather so far this season could result in low tobacco yields across the country, according to a StarAfrica.com story. Speaking in Lilongwe on Tuesday, TCC CEO Albert Changaya said most parts of the country had not received rain since December. The crop’s volume could be “heavily […]

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Delfortgroup buys Mundet

Delfortgroup buys Mundet

| January 13, 2016

Delfortgroup has agreed to acquire all of the outstanding shares of the Mundet group. Mundet has manufacturing sites in Virginia and Tennessee in the United States and in Toluca, Mexico. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2016. With the acquisition of Mundet, Delfortgroup enhances […]

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Debate rages over curing wood use in Karnataka

Debate rages over curing wood use in Karnataka

| January 13, 2016

More than 300 ha of forest are lost annually in the Indian state of Karnataka to tobacco curing, which devours an estimated 700,000 tons of fuel-wood, according to a story by Meera Bhardwaj for the New Indian Express. Recent studies are said to have indicated that about eight kg of fuel-wood is required to cure […]

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Weighty argument favors quitting with e-cigarettes

Weighty argument favors quitting with e-cigarettes

| January 13, 2016

A study published in the journal Nature has found those who quit or cut down on smoking using electronic cigarettes are less vulnerable to weight gain than those who don’t vape during cessation, according to a story by Guy Bentley for The Daily Caller relayed by the TMA. The randomized controlled trial conducted by Dr. […]

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England cutting back on smoking quit services

England cutting back on smoking quit services

| January 13, 2016

About forty percent of local authorities in England are cutting budgets to stop smoking services according to a new Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) report published by Cancer Research UK (CR UK). “Thousands of people will want to quit smoking this New Year and free stop smoking services provided by local councils provide vital […]

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