Prison threat for vapers

Prison threat for vapers

| April 4, 2017

Under a new Manila city ordinance, a person merely in possession of a vaping device within a zone designated as non-smoking could be liable to a prison term.

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Countering the black market

Countering the black market

| April 4, 2017

A collaboration between the Romanian authorities and British American Tobacco Romania has reduced the country’s black market to about 17 percent. Now the aim is to reduce it to 10 percent.

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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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Chasing clouds

Chasing clouds

| April 1, 2017

The future of China’s vapor market hinges on regulation, innovation and consumer education.

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Aprecia esto

Aprecia esto

| April 1, 2017

Habanos SA celebrates the Cuban cigar with a splendid party.

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Smell a rat

Smell a rat

| April 1, 2017

The creation of “expert panels” for characterizing flavors hints at the folly of the ingredients debate.

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Gauging the future

Gauging the future

| April 1, 2017

NDC Technologies is energized by the challenge of new tobacco products.

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Future dividend

Future dividend

| April 1, 2017

The focus on harm reduction makes tobacco companies even more attractive investments.

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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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