reconstituted tobacco

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


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


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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