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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. 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. more

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Cigarette wholesalers that track, deliver, and tax all the cigarettes sold in Massachusetts are seeking a similar monopoly on recreational marijuana, asking state officials to require marijuana producers to sell all products through them. more

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British American Tobacco announces plans to expand sales for its Glo tobacco heating device to Tokyo and Osaka from July and roll it out nationwide by year-end. more

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China’s tobacco industry needs to be persistent to innovate and develop new products to recover lost sales over the past year stemming from sluggish economic performance nationwide. more

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The point-of-sale display ban on tobacco products – approved in Singapore’s parliament in March – took effect on August 1, 2017. Retailers have a one-year grace period before the ban goes into effect. more

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Filters: A Sometimes Overlooked High-Tech Cigarette Component

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Filter manufacturers and cigarette companies are inextricably intertwined and depend on each other. Cigarette sales volumes also affect filter suppliers and they have to come up with ingenious solutions to stay competitive. more

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It would seem that South Korea is jumping on the e-cigarette bandwagon as more of its population turns to e-cigarettes instead of traditional tobacco cigarettes. more

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Japan may still be one of the most smoker-friendly industrialized countries in the world, but several compounding factors put increasing pressure on sales. more

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From the Associate editor

Marketing 101

There is no industry more regulated than the tobacco industry, and this extends to its marketing. But, do basic marketing concepts differ much between tobacco and any other product?

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