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FDA Ban Stops Cigars for Troops

The FDA’s deeming rule has had another profound effect – it is blocking sending cigars to US troops.

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that New Jersey spend more on anti-smoking programs. more

Nov 1, 2016 10:00 PM News

The consumer products division of US Tobacco Cooperative Inc. (USTC), Premier Manufacturing of Chesterfield, MO, has just completed a move to new office and warehouse space. more

Nov 1, 2016 9:00 PM News

The International Tobacco Growers’ Association held its 31st annual general meeting in September in New Delhi. more

Nov 1, 2016 7:00 PM News

British American Tobacco, Unilever, and Diageo are touted in an annual review of corporate governance among members of the FTSE 100. more

Nov 1, 2016 2:00 PM News

Tobacco companies won a small victory this August against the Food and Drug Administration in a lawsuit challenging FDA’s authority to require pre-clearance for tobacco products with changed labels or quantities. more

Nov 1, 2016 12:00 PM News

Industry observers have said that the new, tough regulations on the manufacture, buying, and selling of cigarettes that came into force this September are not expected to have major impact on the earnings of tobacco companies in the medium term. more

Nov 1, 2016 11:00 AM News

KT&G’s figures for 2015 has shown that the company is now the world’s fifth largest tobacco manufacturer, having sold 46.5 billion cigarettes overseas, for the first time exceeding the 40.6 billion sold domestically. more

Nov 1, 2016 10:00 AM News

The Global Taskforce for Tobacco Free Portfolios has met with resistance from European fund managers. more

Nov 1, 2016 9:00 AM News

Japan Tobacco Inc. announces the results of its Japan smoking rate survey, a study that has been carried out annually since 1965. more

Sep 8, 2016 12:00 AM News

ITMGroup is pleased to announce that they have added a new member to their team’s portfolio. EME-Engel from Zaandam, the Netherlands, will be joining the ITMGroup to work together towards a sustainable future. more

Sep 7, 2016 12:00 AM News

Law enforcement agencies continued the crackdown on fake cigarettes as more traders of the contraband were arrested in separate operations in Quezon province and Zamboanga City. more

Sep 6, 2016 12:00 AM News

Indian film board considers changing anti-smoking messages. more

Sep 5, 2016 12:00 AM News

Oklahoma City has has a new way of dealing with the unstoppable tide of cigarette butts polluting its sidewalks and clogging its storm drains — turn them into plastic. more

Sep 5, 2016 12:00 AM News

Julián Díaz González, c.e.o. of Dufry, will address delegates at this year’s TFWA World Exhibition & Conference. The event takes place Oct. 2-7 in Cannes, France. more

Sep 4, 2016 12:00 AM News

US Tobacco Cooperative Inc. welcomes Fred McClintock as its new vice president of information technology. He will be responsible for technology operations across all divisions within the company and the long-term systems planning initiatives. more

Sep 4, 2016 12:00 AM News

At a Wellington ceremony tinged with sadness, members of the Smokefree Coalition recently gathered to commemorate 20 years of fighting smoking in New Zealand while lamenting the loss of government funding that has forced it to close. more

Sep 3, 2016 12:00 AM News

The government of New Zealand is urged to be more radical when it considers the design and regulation of plain packages for cigarettes. more

Sep 3, 2016 12:00 AM News

A value-added tax bill has been proposed in Egypt. If passed, the law would impose more financial burdens on Egyptians. more

Sep 3, 2016 12:00 AM News

United States announces its final “deeming” regulations for cigars, pipe and hookah tobacco, and electronic cigarettes. more

Sep 2, 2016 12:00 AM News

Wahid Foundation director Yenny Wahid urges the government and the house of representatives to pass a tobacco bill into law to save local growers as tobacco is the asset of the Indonesian nation. more

Sep 2, 2016 12:00 AM News

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