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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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The situation with cigarette counterfeiting and selling as well as smuggling in China has gone through tremendous changes. 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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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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Japan Tobacco Inc. announced its plans to launch a new heat-not-burn product in Japan as early as the end of this year. Read more

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A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel decides that Philip Morris International should not be able to claim its new heat-not-burn device iQOS is safer than smoking. Read more

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A new study by San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health Associate Research Professor John W. Ayers suggests heat-not-burn devices are poised for explosive growth. Read more

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British American Tobacco also says it wants revenue from the products, which include e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco devices, to rise further. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Thai Policy Burns

Sometimes it seems regulators are just in a race to outdo each other in coming up with the new policies makes you shake your head in amazement. The latest doozy is from Thailand.

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