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Japan Tobacco International’s Serbian arm has opened a €3 million new production line at its factory in Senta. Read more

Manufacturing

Japan Tobacco Inc. announced that the leaf tobacco deliberative council released its annual determinations for domestic leaf tobacco cultivation area and grower prices for 2019. Read more

Leaf

The World Health Organization ignores its own treaty which obliges signatories to adopt the harm reduction approach of encouraging safer nicotine products. Read more

Features

Japan Tobacco International (JTI) Leaf Zambia Limited says over 4,000 Zambian farmers have been encouraged to grow tobacco this year in the Western Province due to the prevailing high price on the global market. Read more

Leaf

The tobacco tax hike will be JP¥1 per cigarette, with an additional tax hike of ¥2 to be implemented by October 2021. Read more

Products

Dr. Iqbal Lambat, Star Agritech’s current c.e.o. and president of the Star Corporation group of companies, looks back at a long-spanning career. Read more

Features

Japan Tobacco Inc. agrees to acquire tobacco operations from Bangladesh’s Akij Group, expanding its presence in Asia. The purchase price is estimated at USD $1.5 billion. Read more

News

Japan Tobacco International is rejoining the Association of the Tobacco Industry of Cambodia after leaving it in mid-2016. Read more

News

Japan Tobacco International has slashed the prices on its heated tobacco products after a similar move by rival Philip Morris, signaling increased competition in Japan’s market for alternative cigarettes. Read more

Products

Japan Tobacco International is investing US$100 million in a production plant in Stary Gostków for the production of its Ploom Tech tobacco capsules. Read more

Manufacturing

Iran’s Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade estimates that up to 40% of all cigarettes consumed in the country are smuggled. Read more

Features

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

Features

Things are stirring at the multinationals as they’re gearing up to lead consumers into an era where smoke-free next-generation products will (perhaps) replace combustibles for good. But is it a realistic goal? Read more

Features

Since May, tobacco products placed on the market in EU countries have had to comply with the Tobacco Products Directive. Japan Tobacco International says that this is over-regulation and someone needs to be held accountable. 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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