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Japan Tobacco Inc. will be relaunching two existing Mevius Mode Style Plus products, introducing new names and package designs. more

Sep 12, 2017 8:00 PM Products

With its new standardized entry-level Primary, Hauni has finally given smaller and medium-sized cigarette manufacturers the power to take control of their own tobacco preparation and processing. more

Sep 12, 2017 8:00 PM Manufacturing

For years, Indonesia defied the global cigarette trend but that narrative changed in 2016. The market lost its resilience, and for the first time in nine years, cigarette sales in Indonesia declined. more

Sep 12, 2017 3:00 PM Features

JET has officially launched its latest cigarette product called JET “Caffe Series”. more

Sep 12, 2017 12:00 PM Products

Swiss manufacturer Heimat has developed a new product combining tobacco with low-tétrahydrocannabinol cannabis. Swiss supermarket Coop is selling tobacco and hemp cigarettes across its 2,400 outlets. more

Sep 12, 2017 11:00 AM Products

Niche cigarette products have turned out to be powerful weapons for China’s tobacco industry in their efforts to revive cigarette sales and reverse an unprecedented sales slump last year. more

Sep 12, 2017 10:00 AM Features

One of the industry’s most innovative and popular products in recent years has undoubtedly been flavor capsules. Over recent years, flavored capsule cigarettes have continuously gained increasing popularity with consumers the world over. more

Sep 12, 2017 9:00 AM Features

The Davao City Anti-Smoking Task Force is now planning to add the pollutant tax to all cigarette sellers in the city. more

Sep 12, 2017 9:00 AM News

Printing Machine Suppliers Unfazed by Plain Packaging Drive

Courtesy of Bobst Mex SA

The introduction of plain cigarette packaging in a number of countries has affected many tobacco industry players and suppliers to a smaller or larger extent. But how about the manufacturers of printing machinery? more

Sep 12, 2017 7:00 AM Features

The New York City Council has passed legislation that further restricts access to tobacco products throughout the city. more

Sep 12, 2017 5:00 AM News

More than six million cigarettes, 22 boxes of loose tobacco, cash and a small amount of cocaine and methylamphetamine were seized by the Australian Border Force in Sydney’s southwest in August. Five men have been charged. more

Sep 12, 2017 4:00 AM News

New research from Australia’s Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University says an ideal way to dispose of discarded cigarette butts would be to pave new roads and sidewalks with them. more

Sep 12, 2017 3:00 AM News

Sep 12, 2017 12:00 AM

The US Food and Drug Administration says it will pursue lowering the nicotine content of cigarettes to non-addictive levels as part of an overall plan to protect youth and reduce tobacco-related disease and death. more

Sep 11, 2017 8:00 PM News

The Australian parliament has passed legislation to ensure parity in the taxation of manufactured cigarettes and loose leaf tobacco. more

Sep 11, 2017 9:00 AM News

Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon has rejected a request to raise taxes on rolling tobacco more

Sep 11, 2017 6:00 AM News

Singapore’s ministry of health says it is monitoring efforts in the United States to reduce the amount of nicotine allowed in each cigarette. more

Sep 11, 2017 4:00 AM News

A new study is the first of its kind to suggest that for some people, e-cigarettes could help more than they hurt. more

Sep 11, 2017 1:00 AM News

Contrary to what has been happening in other parts of the world, Israel’s Health Ministry recorded the biggest single-year rise in smoking in more than a decade. more

Jul 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

Researchers have reported that the iQOS heat-not-burn device still releases some of the same cancer-causing chemicals found in traditional cigarette smoke. more

Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM Products


From the Associate editor


Shining a light
on FDA's policies

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been quite active in the tobacco industry these past few months… 

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