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KT&G, the world’s fifth-largest tobacco company, has leased a 72,800 square feet space in Fort Worth, TX for its US headquarters and distribution center. Read more

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An April 2019 report revealed that the number of tobacco shops in Minneapolis more than doubled after the sale of menthol products was restricted to adult-only establishments in 2018. Read more

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A new law is expected to be introduced by the end of this year to cover regulations on all tobacco-related products and no-smoking zones. Read more

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Dr. Norman E. Sharpless has been named as the acting commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), following Dr. Scott Gottlieb’s resignation. Read more

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Some entities in the tobacco control movement are lying to the public by exaggerating the risks of safer alternatives such as e-cigarettes, a tobacco control expert says. Read more

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British American Tobacco is hunting for a new chairman to succeed Richard Burrows. Read more

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Now in its fourth year, InterSupply 2019 is receiving even more interest from exhibitors and booth space at the show is quickly filling up. Read more

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European vaping advocates have launched the Vaping is NOT Tobacco campaign to lobby for smarter, evidence-based regulations of vaping products that takes account of public health differences between vaping and smoking. Read more

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The Tobacco Authority of Thailand is lobbying for a license to produce cannabis-based cigarettes, hoping that if it can get the go-ahead to do so, the cannabis cigarettes would be as available in convenience stores as normal tobacco cigarettes Read more

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Philip Morris International has launched a life insurance firm, Reviti, which aims to provide more affordable policies as people improve their lifestyle, starting with quitting smoking. Read more

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Governor Gary Herbert signed the HB324 bill in late March 2019, making Utah the eighth state to enforce a smoking age of 21. Read more

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Hawaii is contemplating a new ban on flavored electronic cigarette liquids and flavored tobacco. It would be the first state to adopt such a ban under a bill before the Legislature. Read more

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The World Health Organization says it is not buying into the idea that Philip Morris International is “healthier” than before, Read more

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A doctor specializing in lung concerns is saying a Senate bill seeking to double excise taxes on tobacco products will help halt the growing number of smokers in the country. Read more

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A report by University of Bath academics is accusing four cigarette companies of consistently paying less than the headline rate of UK corporation tax while paying hundreds of millions of pounds in tax overseas. Read more

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Releasing its fourth-quarter results, Altria Group Inc. said it sees US cigarette sales falling even faster than it had expected, validating the company’s outsize investment in e-cigarettes. Read more

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Philip Morris International (PMI) and British American Tobacco (BAT) have both been recognized as Global Top Employers. Read more

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JT Group has released its 2018 financial results. Read more

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TOMRA commits to its long-term development in China and has further strengthened its set-up in this fast-growing market. Read more

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