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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

The Union Health Ministry has asked the Civil Aviation Ministry to ensure tobacco shops at any airports are not located near smoking rooms. more

Jul 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Philip Morris International is facing two charges brought by the Ministry of Health over its Heets tobacco sticks. The charges were to be called in the Wellington District Court on June 2, 2017 but were adjourned at the last minute by agreement until more

Jul 17, 2017 12:00 AM Products

Tobacco growers urge governments to open talks in order to promote discussion with governments and international bodies about the challenges the sector faces due to a decrease in demand for tobacco products in a lack of alternative crops. more

Jul 17, 2017 12:00 AM Features

China Tobacco Guangdong Industrial Co. representatives say the company sees value in developing new types of tobacco products. Now they take a look at so-called heat-not-burn products using a new type of heating device. more

Jul 17, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Since May, tobacco products placed on the market in EU countries have had to comply with the Tobacco Products Directive. Japan Tobacco International says that this is over-regulation and someone needs to be held accountable. more

Jul 10, 2017 12:00 AM News

Russian business ombudsman, Boris Titov, said in an annual report to the Russian president that 35-40% of tobacco products sold on the Russian market are illegally produced. more

Jul 10, 2017 12:00 AM News

From September 22-24 this year, InterTabac will be presenting itself once more as the leading trade fair at which all major industry players are represented at the Westfalenhallen exhibition center in Dortmund. more

May 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

An excise tax hike on tobacco products has been in effect since February, from 87% to 90%. more

May 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

The health ministry is seeking to tax all tobacco products, including bidis, at 28% as well as impose higher taxes under the new state goods and services tax (GST) bill. more

May 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

FDA's Regulation Shaker

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Whether in Europe with the TPD2 or in the US with the new US Food & Drug Administration regulation, the cigar world feels that it is in the shaker for a new cocktail recipe, and it’s one that tastes slightly sour. more

Nov 1, 2016 9:00 PM Features

Tobacco companies won a small victory this August against the Food and Drug Administration in a lawsuit challenging FDA’s authority to require pre-clearance for tobacco products with changed labels or quantities. more

Nov 1, 2016 12:00 PM News

Huge investments have been poured into the research and development of reduced or modified risk tobacco products. more

Nov 1, 2016 7:00 AM Features

Extending its authority to e-cigarettes and cigars, the Food and Drug Administration issues letters to 24 websites for illegal sales to minors more

Nov 1, 2016 12:00 AM Products

The list of items prohibited from being used in the manufacturing of tobacco products has been updated by Turkey’s Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regulatory Authority. more

Nov 1, 2016 12:00 AM Manufacturing

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

Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM News


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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