Tag: International

Profiting from child labor

Profiting from child labor

| June 12, 2018

Children are the losers as adults debate child labor ad nauseam. And they will remain the losers while the tobacco industry’s riches are distributed in a grossly uneven way.

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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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JT on sustainability

JT on sustainability

| May 23, 2018

The Japan Tobacco Group is said to have made considerable progress across a wide range of measures that together make up its sustainability program.

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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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Universal results webcast

Universal results webcast

| May 21, 2018

Candace C. Formacek, vice president and treasurer at Universal Corporation, will host a results webcast on May 23.

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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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Smoke-free sustainability

Smoke-free sustainability

| May 16, 2018

Reducing the environmental footprint of the manufacturing process of smoke-free products is essential, Philip Morris International said yesterday in launching its third sustainability report.

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CORESTA-papers deadline

CORESTA-papers deadline

| May 11, 2018

The deadline for the submission of abstracts of papers proposed for presentation at this year’s CORESTA Congress falls next week.

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Funding issue festers

Funding issue festers

| May 10, 2018

Is the amount of money provided by the tobacco-industry to the International Labour Organization sufficient to justify the fuss and bother it seems to create?

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New product promised

New product promised

| May 1, 2018

In reporting its first-quarter results, Japan Tobacco Inc said that it was looking to launch a new heated tobacco product in under a year.

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Film festival deadline near

Film festival deadline near

| April 4, 2018

The deadline is approaching for the submission of entries for an innovative film festival aimed at highlighting tobacco harm reduction.

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BAT volumes increased

BAT volumes increased

| February 22, 2018

Its acquisition of Reynolds American in 2017 meant that British American Tobacco reported volume growth for the year. But it enjoyed too ‘excellent progress in its next-generation-product business.

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Scholarships on offer

Scholarships on offer

| February 12, 2018

People with an interest in tobacco harm reduction are being invited to apply for scholarships that will begin at the start of the Global Forum on Nicotine in June.

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Universal looking forward

Universal looking forward

| February 7, 2018

Green-leaf purchases have begun in Brazil, and Universal Corporation believes already that its fiscal year 2019 volumes will rise, given a recovery in African volumes and overall market stability.

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JTI volumes down in 2017

JTI volumes down in 2017

| February 6, 2018

Japan Tobacco’s combustible-cigarette volume fell by 12.5 percent between 2016 and 2017, but the company outperformed the market so its share rose marginally.

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Cigar-smoking leader

Cigar-smoking leader

| December 27, 2017

Warning: Smoke premium Cuban cigars and you could live to be 90 years of age.

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BAT outperforming

BAT outperforming

| December 13, 2017

With an expected volume drop of four percent in 2017, British American Tobacco expects to have outperformed the industry.

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Myanmar to export cigars

Myanmar to export cigars

| December 11, 2017

Myanmar is to export a premium brand of cigars dedicated to the memory of the ‘Godfather of Cuban tobacco’, Don Alejandro Robaina.

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FSFW calls for public input

FSFW calls for public input

| December 1, 2017

The launch of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World was met by some with calls for boycotts, but it is demonstrating a desire to take an inclusive approach to determining the direction of its research.

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