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Scotland opens further to vaping

Scotland opens further to vaping

| April 21, 2016

The largest health board in Scotland has lifted vaping restrictions within hospital grounds, and in doing so recognised vaping’s role in the battle to reduce smoking.

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Tobacco carcinogen inhibitor found

Tobacco carcinogen inhibitor found

| April 21, 2016

Researchers in the US have found what could be an ‘incredibly valuable’ weapon in the arsenal used to fight smoking-related cancers – watercress extract.

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Flue-cured prices up on last year’s

Flue-cured prices up on last year’s

| April 21, 2016

During early sales, flue-cured growers in Zimbabwe have this year received better prices than they received last year, but current prices are way below what they were five years ago.

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PMI’s volume down in first quarter

PMI’s volume down in first quarter

| April 20, 2016

PMI’s cigarette volume declined only modestly during the first quarter, and CEO André Calantzopoulos says that industry volume declines are tending to moderate.

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Reduced-harm message getting lost

Reduced-harm message getting lost

| April 20, 2016

There is a lack of perspective in the way that health officials in the US are depicting tobacco and nicotine products, which vary widely in respect of their risk profiles.

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Davidoff makes German appointment

Davidoff makes German appointment

| April 20, 2016

Davidoff, which is in the process of bringing its German business in house, has appointed a general manager who will take over its German operations at the start of next year.

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