Category: Technology

Smoke-free simulcasting

Smoke-free simulcasting

| June 22, 2018

Trying to enlist the creative, media and communications communities as ambassadors for a smoke-free world is a smart move, a responsible move, and a brave move.

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MRTP applications meeting

MRTP applications meeting

| June 22, 2018

In announcing a meeting to discuss modified risk tobacco product applications, the US Food and Drug Administration has provided some clear, concise guidance to these meetings.

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Application will be ‘robust’

Application will be ‘robust’

| June 21, 2018

The 22nd Century Group is planning to submit this year a ‘revised and enhanced Modified Risk Tobacco Product … application for “BRAND A” Very Low Nicotine Content cigarettes’.

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No trace of reality

No trace of reality

| June 20, 2018

Watching the fight between the tobacco industry and its opponents over track and trace systems is like watching two hairy women fighting over a toothless comb.

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BAT investing in glo

BAT investing in glo

| June 12, 2018

British American Tobacco is looking to generate more than £5 billion from the sale of new generation products by 2022.

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‘Clarification’ sought

‘Clarification’ sought

| June 11, 2018

It is a measure of the potential that a statement by a South Korean agency has of misleading smokers and vapers that Philip Morris International has asked for a ‘clarification’ to be issued.

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High nicotine levels needed

High nicotine levels needed

| June 11, 2018

It is to be hoped that regulators who limit the level of nicotine in e-liquids and those bent on reducing nicotine in conventional cigarettes look at the findings described below.

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PMI issues research update

PMI issues research update

| June 7, 2018

The latest scientific update from Philip Morris International includes an assessment of each product in the company’s smoke-free portfolio.

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World No Smoking Days

World No Smoking Days

| May 30, 2018

Philip Morris International is going out on a limb to make the case for smoke-free alternatives to combustible cigarettes. Its ideas must be taken seriously.

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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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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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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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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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Expanding cannabis

Expanding cannabis

| May 22, 2018

An indirect subsidiary of Alliance One International is gearing up to satisfy expected increases in demand for medicinal and recreational cannabis in Canada.

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BAT widens horizons

BAT widens horizons

| May 22, 2018

British American Tobacco has invested in a Chinese company that seeks to help early-stage technology firms develop products that could subsequently be sold to larger companies.

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GFN registration open

GFN registration open

| May 22, 2018

The organisers of the Global Forum on Nicotine are putting on the most ambitious event in its five-year history.

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Fast-changing climate at JT

Fast-changing climate at JT

| May 21, 2018

After achieving its greenhouse gas emissions reduction-target three years ahead of schedule, Japan Tobacco has committed to continuing to develop its Long-Term Environment Plan.

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Springtime for CORESTA

Springtime for CORESTA

| May 18, 2018

CORESTA is to hold its 2018 Congress in the City of Eternal Spring, where the latest scientific findings will be presented for the benefit of both experienced and new scientists.

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Vapers to have their say

Vapers to have their say

| May 9, 2018

Vapers and representatives of the vaping industry will have the chance today to present their views to a UK parliamentary select committee.

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Vaping forum scheduled

Vaping forum scheduled

| April 6, 2018

A former UK health minister is scheduled to be one of the participants in a vaping forum being organized by the UK Vaping Industry Association.

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