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Japan Tobacco Inc. posted a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on, hurt by a sharp drop in domestic cigarette sales as more smokers switch to vaping products and more smokers are quitting than expected. more

Dec 4, 2017 10:00 AM News

Things are stirring at the multinationals as they’re gearing up to lead consumers into an era where smoke-free next-generation products will (perhaps) replace combustibles for good. But is it a realistic goal? more

Dec 1, 2017 8:00 PM Features

We all know that tradeshows can be hard work, but they are also a great opportunity to connect and reconnect with friends, partners, and distributors. more

Dec 1, 2017 10:00 AM Features

Japan Tobacco Inc. plans to spend US$500 million to quadruple its smokeless tobacco production capacity by the end of 2018, more

Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM Products

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

May 15, 2017 12:00 AM Products

Israel’s ministry of justice has accepted the position of three voluntary organizations in Israel that iQOS is a tobacco product, and all the restrictions that apply to tobacco products should apply. more

May 15, 2017 12:00 AM Products

The New Zealand Ministry of Health says Philip Morris International’s iQOS device is illegal. more

Mar 17, 2017 12:00 AM Products

Tobacco analysts have long speculated about the potential of Philip Morris International’s (PMI) iQOS product to revolutionize the e-vapor industry. But until recently, there was little data on the product. more

Sep 5, 2016 12:00 AM Products


From the Associate editor


Is anyone accountable for their own life anymore?

Alcohol and sugar are found to be a health risk but the tobacco industry faces harshest criticism.

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