Tag: united states

Ingredients labeling sought

Ingredients labeling sought

| June 18, 2018

The American Medical Association could have increased the impact of its vaping press note if it had identified the research to which it refers.

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Panic stalks the land

Panic stalks the land

| June 15, 2018

Although vaping in the US has failed to become an epidemic among young people, opponents are maintaining an orange-level panic because that’s what they do best.

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FDA deadline nears

FDA deadline nears

| June 15, 2018

Manufacturers of ‘deemed tobacco products’ have until the end of this month to provide the US Food and Drug Administration with lists of their tobacco products.

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Smoking revisited

Smoking revisited

| June 13, 2018

A self-confessed social pariah, exhaler of toxic gases and deliverer of death thinks aloud about his smoking habit, and comes up with some unconventional thoughts.

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Saving lives

Saving lives

| June 12, 2018

Confused about the vaping vs smoking debate? What you need is The Rest of the Story.

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Flavors have role in THR

Flavors have role in THR

| June 8, 2018

To be effective, tobacco harm reduction products need to use flavors. If flavors are banned, so too is tobacco harm reduction.

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Tobacco use in decline

Tobacco use in decline

| June 8, 2018

Tobacco use among young people in the US fell between 2011 and 2017, but electronic-cigarette use increased. Is there a connection here?

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Flavor ban gets the nod

Flavor ban gets the nod

| June 7, 2018

A flavors ban in the US city of San Francisco will make life an uphill struggle for local vapers and smokers looking to switch to vaping.

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Ban would impair FDA plan

Ban would impair FDA plan

| June 5, 2018

Because California law prohibits the sale of e-cigarettes to those under 21, San Francisco’s proposed ban on flavored e-liquids would impact only adults trying to quit smoking.

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Call for ‘sin tax’ repeal

Call for ‘sin tax’ repeal

| June 5, 2018

Even if, as seems likely, sin is evenly distributed through society, ‘sin taxes’ impact the financially poor disproportionately.

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Flavors vote tomorrow

Flavors vote tomorrow

| June 4, 2018

If a proposed ban on flavored tobacco products is passed tomorrow; it will certainly have far-reaching negative consequences. They won’t be ‘unintended’ however.

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Aiming to be tobacco-free

Aiming to be tobacco-free

| May 31, 2018

‘America’s oldest anti-tobacco organization’ remains optimistic even though, after more than 50 years of fighting the tobacco industry, there are more smokers than ever.

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Flavors defended

Flavors defended

| May 31, 2018

Especially if electronic cigarettes cannot legally be sold to youngsters; it is difficult to understand the point of banning the use of flavors in e-liquids.

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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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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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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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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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