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Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco are seeking to overturn Australia’s vaping ban with submissions to an Australian parliamentary inquiry that is considering whether e-cigarettes should be legalized. Read more

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Dr. Scott Gottlieb says the Food and Drug Administration is likely to consider removing all pod and cartridge e-cigarettes from the market. The move could come if this year’s national youth tobacco survey shows an Read more

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Senate Bill 38, a proposed California bill to ban flavored tobacco products, was shelved on May 23 after the author said it had been watered down so much with exemptions that it was now opposed by public health groups. Read more

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All the major parties in the European elections broadly support the idea of e-cigarette regulation instead of bans. Read more

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A federal judge ruled on May 15 in favor of six American medical societies and five individual pediatricians against the US Food and Drug Administration. Read more

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The Delhi High Court has stayed the ban on e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS). The ban extends to the import, manufacture, sale, and distribution of these products. Read more

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New research suggests that cigarettes will be stubbed out in Britain by 2050. Read more

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The year 2018 saw a growing number of Chinese consumers using e-cigarettes, especially young people in their 20s and 30s, who accounted for more than 30% of the total consumption, and this number is still rising. Read more

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E-cigarette company Juul has published proof that some adult smokers may be using the device to wean themselves off regular cigarettes. Read more

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Seychelles is about to introduce a new regulation that will classify alternative nicotine products, which include vaporizers and e-cigarettes, under the tobacco control law, legalizing these products following recent approval by cabinet ministers. Read more

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Sustainability and innovation were the keywords at the WT Middle East’s first conference held in Dubai during April 3-4, 2019. Read more

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Imperial Brands Plc. says it expected annual net revenue growth to be at or above the upper-end of its forecast range. Read more

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Reynolds’ newest innovation, nicotine lozenges called Revel, hit the market on March 27. This is the tobacco giant’s first new product launched on a wide commercial scale since the Vuse e-cigarette in 2013. Read more

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Rock River Manufacturing, a factory on the Winnebago Tribe’s reservation, has been operating a 15,000-square-foot plant produces 5,000 cigarettes a minute, or 1.1 billion per year, available nationwide. Read more

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Scott Gottlieb’s resignation from his post as US Food and Drug Administration commissioner sent shockwaves across the industry followed by much speculation what this meant for the future of tobacco and next-generation products. 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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Vytenis Andriukaitis, the EU Commissioner responsible for health, says the next European Commission will propose strengthening regulations, especially on e-cigarettes and next-generation products. Read more

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Brand Security: The Future Is Now!

Courtesy of Rolling Optics AB

The counterfeiting of tobacco brands has grown into a worldwide problem. But a Swedish company has a sensational security product at the ready that can help tackle the issue in a stride. Read more

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Groups are demanding the Trump administration “pump the brakes” on the Food and Drug Administration’s crackdown on e-cigarettes, arguing the anti-vaping efforts will hurt “an innovative industry that is helping American smokers quit.” Read more

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US farmers are facing a new threat: the growing use of e-cigarettes that get their nicotine from processed tobacco grown much more cheaply in emerging markets. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Sustainability and Innovation

Two seemingly juxtaposed concepts, ensuring continuity of what already exits and introducing what doesn’t but should. Could the tobacco industry do both?

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