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Imperial Tobacco Canada is speaking out against the way legislation regulates the branding of cannabis products. more

Dec 4, 2017 1:00 PM News

This October, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation adding electronic cigarettes to the Clean Indoor Air Act, which bans their use everywhere that smoking tobacco products are prohibited. more

Dec 4, 2017 7:00 AM News

Tobacco legislation and regulation continues to increase in complexity around the world, with further restrictions. Legislation varies in severity from one country to the next. more

Dec 1, 2017 4:00 AM Features

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

Anti-smoking activists say a bill approved by the Thai cabinet to set up a new tobacco authority has loopholes that could ease cigarette restrictions, aiding transnational tobacco firms aiming to make products in Thailand. more

May 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Canadian government has amended to the Tobacco Act to ban the use of menthol in cigarettes, blunt wraps, and most cigars sold on the Canadian market, effectively expanding flavor restrictions to 95% of the country’s entire tobacco market. more

May 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

Thirteen tech groups, including think tanks like TechFreedom and High Tech Forum, called on Congress to pass legislation that would loosen regulations on e-cigarette manufacturers that took effect last year. more

Mar 15, 2017 12:00 AM Products

Chinese tobacco manufacturers have attached greater and greater importance to innovating filter tips to attract smokers. more

Nov 1, 2016 10:00 AM Features

Legislation to control tobacco products is becoming more stringent and operating in this sector is increasingly complex with new ever-changing legislative requirements. more

May 2, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Jul 1, 2015 12:00 AM News


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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