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Japan Tobacco Inc. will be relaunching two existing Mevius Mode Style Plus products, introducing new names and package designs. more

Sep 12, 2017 8:00 PM Products

The International Tobacco Growers Association reports there have been innumerable constraints on leaf production this season. more

Sep 12, 2017 8:00 PM Leaf

After a hard production year in 2016, American burley tobacco producers had good prospects through mid-season of 2017 for producing a crop that could restore inventories and allow growers to realize a profit. more

Sep 12, 2017 3:00 PM Leaf

JET has officially launched its latest cigarette product called JET “Caffe Series”. more

Sep 12, 2017 12:00 PM Products

Swiss manufacturer Heimat has developed a new product combining tobacco with low-tétrahydrocannabinol cannabis. Swiss supermarket Coop is selling tobacco and hemp cigarettes across its 2,400 outlets. more

Sep 12, 2017 11:00 AM Products

Niche cigarette products have turned out to be powerful weapons for China’s tobacco industry in their efforts to revive cigarette sales and reverse an unprecedented sales slump last year. more

Sep 12, 2017 10:00 AM Features

The Tobacco Control Commission says that despite low production, the quality of tobacco leaf has improved this year. more

Sep 12, 2017 10:00 AM Leaf

One of the industry’s most innovative and popular products in recent years has undoubtedly been flavor capsules. Over recent years, flavored capsule cigarettes have continuously gained increasing popularity with consumers the world over. more

Sep 12, 2017 9:00 AM Features

Printing Machine Suppliers Unfazed by Plain Packaging Drive

Courtesy of Bobst Mex SA

The introduction of plain cigarette packaging in a number of countries has affected many tobacco industry players and suppliers to a smaller or larger extent. But how about the manufacturers of printing machinery? more

Sep 12, 2017 7:00 AM Features

The tobacco-based vaccine has benefits over traditional vaccines, the researcher says. more

Sep 12, 2017 6:00 AM News

Pest Control in Tobacco Warehousing

Courtesy of Detia Degesch GmbH

The dreaded cigarette beetle and similarly destructive tobacco moth can wreak havoc on storaged tobacco.Tobacco Asia takes an in-depth look at the two currently most commonly used pest control methods. more

Sep 12, 2017 6:00 AM Features

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

More than six million cigarettes, 22 boxes of loose tobacco, cash and a small amount of cocaine and methylamphetamine were seized by the Australian Border Force in Sydney’s southwest in August. Five men have been charged. more

Sep 12, 2017 4:00 AM News

Israeli Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon has rejected a request to raise taxes on rolling tobacco more

Sep 11, 2017 6:00 AM News

Anti-smoking groups in Indonesia have accused the tobacco industry of “veiled marketing” – promoting sales by giving retailers cash rewards, shopping vouchers, and even money. more

Sep 11, 2017 3:00 AM News

Both Bobst and Komori-Chambon are very well entrenched in the global printing press market. Here are basic details on some of their machinery models most popular in the tobacco industry. more

Sep 11, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Customs officials at Taiwan's the Port of Tai-chung seized approximately 18.6 metric tons of smuggled tobacco in early June. more

Jul 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Around nearly 2 million workers in the local bidi industry could become jobless if proposed taxes come into effect, experts say. more

Jul 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Sorting It All Out

Erik Krueger

Efficient and reliable removal of NRTM and NDTP from tobacco at the threshing and primary stages is a crucial task that not only ensures final product quality but also helps prevent potential equipment damage. more

Jul 17, 2017 12:00 AM Features


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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