Machinery sale scheduled

Machinery sale scheduled

| May 30, 2018

Decoulflé rod makers, Decoulflé tipping units, Hauni tray fillers and supporting equipment are said to be among tobacco-manufacturing items that will be up for auction in the US next month.

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AOI to present results

AOI to present results

| May 30, 2018

Alliance One International is due to host a results conference call in June, and an investor day in September.

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Heated tobacco warning

Heated tobacco warning

| May 29, 2018

An event under the intriguing title, ‘New Heated Tobacco Products: No Smoke, No fire?’, is due to be held at the European Parliament tomorrow

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Communication at stake

Communication at stake

| May 29, 2018

With experts offering radically different risk assessments of new generation products; consumers should be given all the information available so that they can decide.

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Fines threatened

Fines threatened

| May 29, 2018

Cambodia has announced a policy of getting tough on tobacco smoking in public venues, from where the habit has been banned for more than two years.

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Majority report

Majority report

| May 29, 2018

The Czech Republic has a non-smoking population of 75 percent and a population in support of smoking bans of 71 percent. No connection there then.

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China faces challenges

China faces challenges

| May 29, 2018

Although public-places tobacco-smoking bans have met with success in China, controlling the habit there is said to present challenges.

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ITM an industry powerhouse

ITM an industry powerhouse

| May 25, 2018

In the land of windmills, power can be generated easily using existing technologies, some of which are extremely old. Storing that power for future use is another matter.

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Graphic warnings fail

Graphic warnings fail

| May 25, 2018

It is hardly surprising that graphic health warnings aren’t working in Australia. They are way over the top. They need to get real.

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Vaping out of the shadows

Vaping out of the shadows

| May 25, 2018

Canada is moving from an environment where the sale of nicotine e-liquid was technically illegal to one where it will be possible to advertise it.

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Local Heets to go on sale

Local Heets to go on sale

| May 25, 2018

It seems odd that the government of South Korea should require graphic health warnings for heated-tobacco products at the same time as one locally-made product is due to go on sale.

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Imperial – a better offer

Imperial – a better offer

| May 24, 2018

A new report sets out Imperial Brands’ position on next generation products; or as it describes such products – something better.

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Lebanon suffers leaf losses

Lebanon suffers leaf losses

| May 24, 2018

A survey is to be carried out to determine the extent of losses incurred by tobacco growers in southern Lebanon, where viruses are said to have caused extensive damage.

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Universal presents results

Universal presents results

| May 24, 2018

Universal Corporation expects to make higher volume sales from the next tobacco-crop cycle, given that the global market remains stable.

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Nicotine policy flawed

Nicotine policy flawed

| May 24, 2018

Trying to change consumer behavior by making less-appealing the formulation of the products they like is not going to work if those consumers have easily-accessible alternatives.

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Halo recognized

Halo recognized

| May 24, 2018

Nicopure Labs has won the 2018 “best e-liquid of the year” award at the IECIE e-cigarette exhibition in Shenzhen.

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Altria Group restructures

Altria Group restructures

| May 23, 2018

A restructuring seems set to mark an historic break between Altria’s traditional tobacco products – its past and present – and its new-generation products – its present and future.

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E-cigs struggling in US

E-cigs struggling in US

| May 23, 2018

In the US, electronic cigarettes are struggling to hold onto the people who try them. Only 3.2 percent of people admit to being daily or occasional users.

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Jailed for smoking shisha

Jailed for smoking shisha

| May 23, 2018

It is difficult to understand what is the point of sending people to prison for smoking shisha, while it is easy to think of many reasons why they shouldn’t be jailed for indulging in such a habit.

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Call for ban by 2025

Call for ban by 2025

| May 23, 2018

Although the incidence of smoking has fallen in New Zealand; the present rate of decline is not going to be enough for the government to hit its tobacco-smoke-free target by 2025.

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