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E-cigarette users are now turning to cigarettes to help them quit vaping. Some are former smokers who switched to e-cigarettes, and some are taking up cigarettes for the first time. Read more

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China, home to the majority of the world’s e-cigarette manufacturers, is planning to regulate e-cigarettes. Read more

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A former tobacco industry executive is taking over as c.e.o. at 22nd Century Group, the Clarence-based company whose technology allows nicotine levels in tobacco to be manipulated. Read more

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Altria Group, Inc. recently announced that they have entered into a definitive investment agreement with Lexaria Nicotine LLC. The Altria investment will fund research on regulatory compliant, oral forms of nicotine delivery. Read more

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According to an industry researcher speaking at a CSP tobacco forum, vaping cartridges and tobacco-free nicotine pouches have been category leaders so far in 2019. Read more

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China, home to the majority of the world’s e-cigarette manufacturers, is planning to regulate e-cigarettes. Read more

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Altria is investing US$372 million to acquire 80% of Burger Sohne’s oral nicotine pouch business called On, further expanding its portfolio beyond cigarettes. Read more

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The US Food and Drug Administration finalizes its guidance for manufacturers submitting new tobacco product applications through a pre-market tobacco product application. Read more

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Up to 20% of a cigarette tobacco blend can be comprised of reconstituted tobacco, most commonly slurry-type RT. The addition of the commodity into the blend lowers production cost without greatly affecting the product’s aroma qualities. 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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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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The study published shows e-cigarettes beat both nicotine patches and gum when it comes to smoking cessation tools. Read more

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A new study confirms that e-cigarettes beat both nicotine patches and gum when it comes to smoking cessation tools. People who use e-cigs as a quitting aid are twice as likely to stop smoking cigarettes than those who used gum or patches. Read more

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Altria announced in late October that it will remove certain vaping products from the market amid concerns they may appeal to underage smokers. Read more

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

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Since August 10, the US Food and Drug Administration requires new warning labels on e-cigarettes and certain other tobacco products. Read more

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Ex-smokers and medical associations are threatening legal action to get “too unhealthy” cigarettes that exceed European norms for nicotine, tar, and carbon monoxide banned. Read more

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An Israeli government official says the decision was taken in early August without any notice to the public. Read more

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Flavoring industry veteran Eduardo Berea of Alternative Ingredients, and Polish company Chemnovatic fill in Tobacco Asia on the workings of nicotine manufacturers supplying the e-juice industry. Read more

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The United States’ FDA is set to eventually enact a new rule requiring all cigarettes sold in the country to have “minimally or non-addictive” nicotine levels. 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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