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NDC Technologies, a leading global provider of precision measurement and process control solutions, announced that it will be consolidating its California production and administration functions into its Ohio facility, more

May 25, 2017 12:00 AM Manufacturing

Five US healthcare organizations are calling for a ban on all candy- and fruit-flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, and hookah tobacco, asserting that these products are undermining national efforts to reduce youth tobacco use. more

May 22, 2017 12:00 AM News

The International Tobacco Growers’ Association’s annual regional meeting of the Americas this year gathered associations from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, and the US. more

May 19, 2017 12:00 AM Leaf

May 15, 2017 12:00 AM Products

Philip Morris International, the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco company, has become the fourth most important US stock. more

May 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

TMA president Ferrell Delman has left TMA after 40 years at its helm. more

Mar 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

Nicaragua’s tobacco industry is seeing a huge boost mainly thanks to US demand. The country’s reputation as a tobacco producer is growing, boasting a sector that is a big exporter and employer. more

Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM News

Researchers at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute report that 28% of American adults and 9% of teens use tobacco products. more

Mar 20, 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

The Seventh Circuit has ruled that Indiana’s law regulating the production of vape liquids for e-cigarettes imposes broad requirements on out-of-state manufacturers that are unprecedented and unconstitutional. more

Mar 13, 2017 12:00 AM Products

US Smokeless Tobacco Co., a unit of Altria Group, recalled some of its smokeless tobacco products after consumers found metal objects in some cans. more

Mar 10, 2017 12:00 AM Products

The FDA’s deeming rule has had another profound effect – it is blocking sending cigars to US troops. more

Nov 1, 2016 11:00 PM News

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that New Jersey spend more on anti-smoking programs. more

Nov 1, 2016 10:00 PM News

The consumer products division of US Tobacco Cooperative Inc. (USTC), Premier Manufacturing of Chesterfield, MO, has just completed a move to new office and warehouse space. more

Nov 1, 2016 9:00 PM 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

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently finalized a rule known as the Deeming Regulation but when all the facts are known, some enduring myths about the new regulations emerge from the mist. more

Sep 12, 2016 12:00 AM Features

The consumer products division of US Tobacco Cooperative Inc., is now supplying Traffic brand cigarettes to Circle K stores in 40 states. more

Sep 6, 2016 12:00 AM Products

Cloudride’s e-juice flavors are developed by Jason Stevens who won the America’s Classic James Beard Award in 2011 for his work as executive chef of Watts Tea Shop in Milwaukee. more

Sep 6, 2016 12:00 AM E-Cigs

Oklahoma City has has a new way of dealing with the unstoppable tide of cigarette butts polluting its sidewalks and clogging its storm drains — turn them into plastic. more

Sep 5, 2016 12:00 AM News


From the Associate editor


Another big year
for the industry

The tobacco industry has always shown that, in the face of challenges, it is not only resilient but also consistently innovative.

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