Officials from auction floors say tobacco prices have now picked up after weeks of stormy sales following low prices and high rejection rates. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf

Tobacco excise taxes often exceed half of the retail price. Looking at the percentage of excise in the cost of cigarettes, Cuba leads the pack, followed by the UK and Australia. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

EU countries are preparing to tax e-cigarettes under the same regime as normal cigarettes, in a move likely to increase prices and to prompt a fight by lobbyists in Brussels. more

May 7, 2016 12:00 AM E-Cigs

Premier Tobacco Auction Floors has embarked on a program to equip farmers with better skills to grade, present, and classify tobacco so that they get good prices at sales floors, an official said. more

May 4, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf

Combustible tobacco cigarettes cost less to purchase than equivalent amounts of e-cigarettes in 44 of 45 countries sampled around the world, according to a new American Cancer Society study. more

May 1, 2016 12:00 AM E-Cigs

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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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