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Anti-tobacco funding

Anti-tobacco funding

| April 4, 2017

Government funds allocated in Wales are to be used by the local chapter of Action on Smoking and Health to help smokers ‘choose’ to become smoke-free.

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Andhra prices increased

Andhra prices increased

| April 4, 2017

Observers in Andhra Pradesh, India, are attributing a rise in grower prices for flue-cured leaf to the fact that the tobacco acreage was down, which seems to give the lie to the idea that prices are based on quality.

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MRTPs for Camel Snus

MRTPs for Camel Snus

| April 3, 2017

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has submitted Modified Risk Tobacco Product applications to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration covering six styles of Camel Snus,

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Marketing order sought

Marketing order sought

| April 3, 2017

Philip Morris International has made an application to market its iQOS heated-tobacco product in the US while the product’s modified risk submission is being considered.

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All eyes on Japan

All eyes on Japan

| April 3, 2017

Retailers are being warned that the arrival of heat-not-burn products in the US could create ‘stiff headwinds’ for their businesses.

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Fake cigarettes on Facebook

Fake cigarettes on Facebook

| April 3, 2017

A number of counterfeit tobacco products sold through Facebook are said to have posed a bigger potential health risk, but this assessment was based on the presence of raised levels of only two toxic metals.

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Illegal trade growing

Illegal trade growing

| April 3, 2017

Illicit cigarettes sold in Malaysia are said to be more dangerous than licit ones because their tar and nicotine contents are ‘unknown’.

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P&K partners with NATO

P&K partners with NATO

| March 31, 2017

Phillips & King is partnering with the National Association of Tobacco Outlets to help customers address legislative issues affecting the tobacco industry.

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Risk down, stocks up

Risk down, stocks up

| March 31, 2017

Investors recognize PMI’s investments in tobacco harm-reduction.

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New board director

New board director

| March 31, 2017

T. Venkatesh has assumed charge as executive director of the Tobacco Board of India.

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New TA leadership

New TA leadership

| March 31, 2017

Hank Mozingo is the new president of Tobacco Associates, effective today.

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‘Time nigh’ for acquisition

‘Time nigh’ for acquisition

| March 30, 2017

There’s a good chance JTI will bid for Imperial Brands in 2017, according to industry analysts.

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NDC consolidates

NDC consolidates

| March 30, 2017

NDC Technologies will consolidate its Irwindale, California, USA, production and administration functions into its Dayton, Ohio facility, which will subsequently become the new company headquarters.

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CNT creates UTC International

CNT creates UTC International

| March 29, 2017

CNT has become a shareholder in the UTC Group by founding UTC International in Wilson, North Carolina, USA.

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Concern about TTM reforms

Concern about TTM reforms

| March 29, 2017

Anti-tobacco activists in Thailand are urging government to reconsider plans to relax its control of the Thailand Tobacco Monopoly.

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Maneson to lead JR Cigar

Maneson to lead JR Cigar

| March 28, 2017

Tabacalera USA has appointed Rob Maneson CEO of its JR Cigar unit.

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Promise highlighted

Promise highlighted

| March 28, 2017

PMI data shows the potential of the company’s carbon-heated tobacco product to present less risk of harm to smokers who switch to this product versus continued cigarette smoking.

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Glowing reviews

Glowing reviews

| March 28, 2017

Demand for Glo in Japan is exceeding supply, according to BAT, which launched the tobacco-heating product in that market four months ago.

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Parting shot

Parting shot

| March 28, 2017

The UK will leave at least one legacy to the EU. An EU chapter of the 38-year-old UK smokers’ rights group, Forest, has been launched in Brussels.

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Duterte willing to settle

Duterte willing to settle

| March 27, 2017

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has indicated that he is willing to settle a tax-evasion court case against cigarette manufacturer Mighty Corp.

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