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Reynolds has another go at heat-not-burn cigarette

Reynolds has another go at heat-not-burn cigarette

| November 18, 2014

Reynolds American Inc. is hoping to capitalize on the growing appetite in the US for alternatives to traditional cigarettes by launching a cigarette that heats rather than burns tobacco, according to a story by Michael Felberbaum for Associated Press. Revo has a carbon tip that is lit and that heats the tobacco using technology first […]

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Ceylon Tobacco ready for health warnings

Ceylon Tobacco ready for health warnings

| November 18, 2014

All cigarette packs manufactured by Ceylon Tobacco Co (CTC) are scheduled from the beginning of January to include pictorial health warnings covering 60 percent of their front and back surfaces, according to a story in the Sunday Times quoting company sources. CTC said the move was in line with a Supreme Court ruling. According to […]

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Financial dependence linked to tobacco use

Financial dependence linked to tobacco use

| November 18, 2014

Young adults in the US who are financially dependent on their parents are between about three and seven times more likely to be tobacco users than are their financially independent counterparts. Those financially dependent are also 63-86 percent less likely to have quit tobacco than are those financially independent. These are the key findings of […]

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BAT to appeal against oversupply fine

BAT to appeal against oversupply fine

| November 17, 2014

British American Tobacco is to appeal against a fine imposed by the UK’s HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for allegedly oversupplying the Belgium market with hand-rolling tobacco that then found its way to the UK. In a statement issued to the media, BAT described the fine as unjustified. The £650,000 fine came to light through […]

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Alberta exempts menthol from flavor ban

Alberta exempts menthol from flavor ban

| November 17, 2014

Alberta has made a menthol U-turn by exempting it from its law banning flavored tobacco products, according to a story by John Cotter for The Globe and Mail. Health Minister Stephen Mandel said the law, which is due to be phased in, would still protect young people from the dangers of other flavored tobacco. After […]

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JTI’s domestic volume down in October

JTI’s domestic volume down in October

| November 17, 2014

Japan Tobacco Inc’s domestic cigarette sales volume during October, at 9.6 billion, was down by 5.5 percent on that of October 2013, 10.2 billion, according to preliminary figures issued by the company on Friday. The October 2013 figure was increased by 2.0 percent on that of October 2012. Volume during January-October, at 93.5 billion, was […]

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