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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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TMA president Ferrell Delman has left TMA after 40 years at its helm. more

Mar 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

Tobacco stocks remain favorites of investors looking for a combination of defensive positioning and stout dividends. more

Mar 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria wants a minimum of 150% special levies on all tobacco products. more

Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM News

Nicaragua’s tobacco industry is seeing a huge boost mainly thanks to US demand. The country’s reputation as a tobacco producer is growing, boasting a sector that is a big exporter and employer. more

Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM News

The local manufacturer of Fine cigarettes has ended a three-year business relationship, severing ties with UK-based Imperial Tobacco. more

Mar 21, 2017 12:00 AM News

A new study published in medical journal The Lancet has found that those at the bottom rung of the socioeconomic ladder may live two years less on average than those at the top. more

Mar 21, 2017 12:00 AM News

Researchers at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute report that 28% of American adults and 9% of teens use tobacco products. more

Mar 20, 2017 12:00 AM News

The head of the Sudan Scholars Corporation has issued a religious decree banning tobacco. more

Mar 20, 2017 12:00 AM News

British American Tobacco has agreed to acquire Reynolds American in a deal that will create the world’s largest listed tobacco company by sales. more

Mar 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

Strong demand for effective tobacco revenue protection solutions to meet continued global threats will drive growth for tax stamps in 2017, says the International Tax Stamp Association. more

Mar 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

Japan Tobacco Inc. and Japan Tobacco International have announced a new set of executive officers. more

Mar 13, 2017 12:00 AM News

British American Tobacco has reached a principle agreement with Bosnian holding firm Fabrika Duhana Sarajevo to acquire its tobacco assets. more

Mar 13, 2017 12:00 AM News

Jamaican Ministry of Health advises that portfolio minister Dr. Christopher Tufton and his team are actively evaluating the World Health Organization’s call for heavy taxation on tax tobacco industry. more

Mar 10, 2017 12:00 AM News

A new synthetic tobacco laced with cannabis chemicals called “Ganesha” was discovered in Indonesia. more

Mar 9, 2017 12:00 AM News

The world’s fourth-biggest tobacco company, Imperial Brands, gets a foothold in the largest cigarette market through a joint venture with state-owned China National Tobacco. more

Mar 8, 2017 12:00 AM News

A call by the Irish Cancer Society to keep raising taxes on cigarettes has been slammed as an “outrageous attack on the poor” by Forest Ireland. more

Mar 7, 2017 12:00 AM News

A proposed ban on foreign tobacco investment by the Indian government is threatening Philip Morris’s place in the country’s tobacco industry. more

Mar 7, 2017 12:00 AM News

InterTabac, the world’s largest trade fair for tobacco products and smoking accessories and the leading trade fair for the industry head for another sold-out event this September in Germany. more

Mar 6, 2017 12:00 AM News

India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced on February 1, a hike in excise duty on cigars, cheroots, pan masala, cigarettes, and other related tobacco products. more

Mar 6, 2017 12:00 AM News

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