A new study released online on Dec. 17, 2014 by Cochrane, an international independent think tank, concluded that using an e-cigarette containing nicotine increased the chances of stopping smoking long-term compared to a study using an e-cigarette without nicotine. The two studies, one using nicotine enhanced and the other non-nicotine e-cigarettes, involved 662 current smokers. The authors of […]
Sluggish demand for tobacco grown by farmers in the Kampong Cham province of Cambodia has led to grower prices falling below the levels of those of 2013, according to a story in The Phnom Penh Post. Chhay Vy, president of the Tobacco Farmers Association (TFA), said reduced demand from local companies and Vietnamese buyers for […]
Vapor Tobacco Manufacturing (VTM) is due to launch what it describes as the first certified organic e-liquids for the vapor industry: eTron 3T . VTM’s organic products are made from three ingredients: organic tobacco, organic glycerine and water. The products have been certified organic under the US Department of Agriculture’s National Organic Program and will […]
The organizer of the Global Forum on Nicotine (GFN) has issued a number of deadlines ahead of GFN2015, which is due to be held on June 5 and 6 at Warsaw, Poland. According to the deadlines, abstracts for the science and policy update session and proposals for satellite sessions are due by February 28; while […]
Imperial Tobacco has made available on its website its 2014 annual report. The report, which includes information about the company’s corporate responsibility performance, can be viewed or downloaded from: http://www.imperial-tobacco.com/reports. There is more on corporate responsibility at: http://www.imperial-tobacco.com/responsibility The company’s preliminary results for the year to the end of September were issued on November 4.
President Barack Obama said on Thursday that he believed the odds for striking a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement were “significantly higher than 50-50”, though one “big bugaboo” concerned tobacco. According to a story by Justin Sink for The Hill, Obama, speaking during a meeting with his export council, said he believed he and business […]