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British American Tobacco PLC is projecting a strong finish to fiscal 2019, bolstered again by Reynolds American Inc. revenue, in a second-half guidance update released recently. Read more

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Altria Group Inc. introduced its heat-not-burn product, iQOS, to the market, five months after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave IQOS the greenlight in the United States. Read more

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British American Tobacco is launching two new tobacco heating products, Glo Pro and Glo Nano, in Japan, following the earlier launch of the Glo Sens in Tokyo. Read more

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WT Asia returns to Indonesia for the seventh time this October and finds a new home in Surabaya. WT Asia will take place at the Grand City Convex Convention Hall from 16-17 October 2019. Read more

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British American Tobacco invests in research as the industry continues development of next-generation potentially reduced-risk products. Read more

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When Recon Marries HNB

Star Agritech International

For decades, reconstituted tobacco has been an indispensable commodity used in numerous products. Now HNB was added to that list of applications. Tobacco Asia talked to one of the main suppliers of recon. Read more

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A petition to legalize heat-not-burn tobacco products and subject them to the same health and welfare surcharges as other tobacco products has exceeded expectations. Read more

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In the 1980s, one company alone dominated the world’s 12th largest tobacco market. The protected South Korean tobacco industry held no serious competitors, and homegrown giant KT&G, or Korea Tobacco and Ginseng, had it pretty good. Read more

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The situation with cigarette counterfeiting and selling as well as smuggling in China has gone through tremendous changes. Read more

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Tobacco Asia recently had the chance to talk about the current situation on e-cigarettes, vapor, and heat-not-burn products in China with Fox Guo, founder of IUOC, and Jackie Zhuang, a vapor industry consultant. Read more

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More and more people in Japan are turning to heat-not-burn products over conventional cigarettes. Read more

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Mok is smaller, lighter, and more portable than competitors such as Philip Morris’ IQOS, British American Tobacco’s Glo, and KT&G’s Lil. Read more

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IUOC heat not burn

Courtesy of Shenzhen Yukan Technology Co. Ltd. / IUOC

Heat-not-burn devices have matured into a great way for enjoying tobacco, settling somewhere between vaping and combustibles. Chinese companies, in particular, are displaying innovativeness and zest when it comes to the motto “back to tobacco." Read more

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In recent years, heat-not-burn tobacco products, with the significant advantage of reducing the release of harmful components, have gradually become an important r&d direction for Big Tobacco, leading HNBs’ market share to grow rapidly. Read more

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Manufacturers of heat-not-burn products fire back, following government study on the safety of HNB products. Read more

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Philip Morris International reported that IQOS is now in cities in some 38 countries and that its success outside the United States has been continuing apace but data from Asia indicates that IQOS sales have plateaued in Japan. Read more

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A survey by Hong Kong’s Census and Statistics Department, done between June and September 2017, shows that more citizens have tried electronic smoking devices, including e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco products, compared to a survey in 2015. Read more

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Many interesting things happened for the industry in 2017. Read more

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Regulators now have heated tobacco products in their crosshairs, preparing to expand the scope of their rules against passive smoking. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Jumping the Gun with E-Cig Bans?

Food for thought: could this rush to ban e-cigarettes and flavors actually backfire on public health?

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