A subsidiary of tobacco giant Imperial Brands has joined with seed investment firm Casa Verde to invest in British medical marijuana research firm Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies. more


Alliance One International Inc. has entered the cannabis market with the acquisition of two Canadian companies. more


Imperial Tobacco Canada is speaking out against the way legislation regulates the branding of cannabis products. more


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


A new synthetic tobacco laced with cannabis chemicals called “Ganesha” was discovered in Indonesia. more


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Marketing 101

There is no industry more regulated than the tobacco industry, and this extends to its marketing. But, do basic marketing concepts differ much between tobacco and any other product?

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