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Cigarette marketing methods in China are undergoing a “reverse transformation” to a pattern of "promotion from the consumption, retail, and commercial sectors to the manufacturing sector." more

Sep 4, 2016 12:00 AM Features

The emergence of electronic cigarettes as a substitute for traditional cigarettes in China may have a great impact on the country’s traditional markets, even as the safety of vaping remains controversial in China and the rest of the world. more

Mar 10, 2017 12:00 AM Features

China Tobacco Jiangxi Industrial Co., Ltd. – operator of the tobacco industry in east China’s Jiangxi Province – strives to make its leading cigarette brand, Jinsheng, more competitive by significantly improving appearance, flavor and marketability. more

Sep 7, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Despite government efforts to tighten tobacco controls, simplifying cigarette packaging with picture health warnings proves to be quite difficult in China due to stiff corporate resistance and cultural traditions. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Wenzhou City has been remarkably successful in cigarette sales promotion using innovative techniques amid the current adversity in tobacco trade seen as part of a general slowdown in economic development in China. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

As a result of technological upgrades and brand innovations over the past two years, five increasingly distinct major trends dominate the Chinese market. more

May 3, 2016 12:00 AM Features

The tobacco industry in China may have entered unprecedented hard times in operation and business development, characterized by sales decline, excessive inventories, low tax generation, low profits, and hasty adoption of regulatory measures. more

May 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features


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Sales prohibition
in San Francisco

San Francisco now bans all flavored cigarettes, vaping and e-cigarette liquids. That includes much safer menthol cigarettes. It's a misguided move, we think. 

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