Among the 27 EU member states for which data are available, the proportion of daily smokers ranged from 8.7% in Sweden to 27.0% in Greece and 27.3% in Bulgaria. Read more

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New international report also shows 134 countries and territories now require graphic picture warnings on cigarette packages. Read more

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Philip Morris International (PMI) announced that its new corporate headquarters will be located in the heart of Stamford, Connecticut, and will open in summer 2022. Read more

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According to various reports, mushrooms can be “taught” to eat and break down the plastics present in cigarette filters. Read more

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A new regular podcast series brought to you by Tobacco Asia magazine debuts on Tuesday afternoon CET (Germany standard time), November 2. Read more

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Slim and medium-sized cigarettes maintain a strong momentum, striving to gain equal popularity as conventional cigarettes. Read more

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According to Euromonitor International, consumers in West Asia smoked, on average, about 800 cigarette sticks per person in 2020, including Turkey – though in other countries this is much higher, such as in Lebanon (1,500) and Iraq (1,400). Read more

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A new regular podcast series brought to you by Tobacco Asia magazine debuts on Tuesday afternoon CET (Germany standard time), November 2. Read more

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As the ninth session of the conference of the parties (COP9) to the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) approaches, there are growing calls for WHO to not only adopt tobacco harm reduction Read more

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For the first time in two decades, the US saw an uptick in cigarette sales in 2020, according to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) latest Cigarette Report for 2020. Read more

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Weeks after missing the deadline for e-cigarette and vaping premarket tobacco applications (PMTA) and rejecting millions of said PMTAs, and about a week after the first successful vape PMTA was approved, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Read more

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Previously-proposed tobacco tax hikes included in the Biden Administration’s Build Back Better Act (HR 5376), were removed from the latest version of the proposed bill. The tax hikes, were proposed by Illinois Senator Dick Durbin to raise 96 billion Read more

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