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JT launches Camel Natural Box

JT launches Camel Natural Box

| November 25, 2014

Japan Tobacco has announced the launch of Camel Natural Box and Camel Natural Lights Box. These new products, which contain no added flavorings, are to go on sale in mid-December 2014 at selected retail stores in the Tokyo, Kanagawa, and Osaka prefectures. Introduced in the United States in 1913 Camel is one JT Group’s leading […]

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Tobacco Plus Convenience “to break records”

Tobacco Plus Convenience “to break records”

| November 24, 2014

Scheduled for Jan. 28–29, the Tobacco Plus Convenience Expo (TPC) 2015 is set to break records. According to its organizers, registration has already surpassed that of the 2014 event. Buyers will come to Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, from all over the world to engage with manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and suppliers. With an eye on the […]

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Vapor continues to offer opportunity

Vapor continues to offer opportunity

| November 24, 2014

Wells Fargo Securities identified several “takeaways” from its second annual e-cigarette conference in New York City on Nov. 20. The e-cigarette category continues to offer considerable opportunity for both traditional tobacco companies and independent players, according to the financial services firm. Despite the significant changes in e-cigarettes and vapor products over the past year, the […]

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E-cigarettes provide navigable route out of smoking

E-cigarettes provide navigable route out of smoking

| November 21, 2014

Electronic cigarettes offer smokers a realistic way to kick their tobacco smoking addiction, according to a story in MedicalXpress citing the results of a new study. In a report of the study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, scientists at KU Leuven [Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium] reported that electronic cigarettes […]

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Court says smoking risks known by late 1950s

Court says smoking risks known by late 1950s

| November 21, 2014

The Danish Supreme Court ruled yesterday that two tobacco companies were not responsible for the health problems suffered by a long-time smoker, according to a Deutsche Presse-Agentur story. Allan Lykke Jensen, 67, who had smoked for almost 50 years until he stopped in 2005, had sought damages of 53,000 kroner (US$8,900 dollars) for health issues […]

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Health Board members quit their ‘anti-tobacco habit’

Health Board members quit their ‘anti-tobacco habit’

| November 21, 2014

A Health Board that had proposed a tobacco-products sales ban in a small US town has voted down the proposal, according to a story by O’Ryan Johnson for the Boston Herald. If the proposal had been accepted, Westminster (population 7,277 in 2010 according to Wikipedia), in Worcester County, Massachusetts, would become the first community in […]

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