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A new, enhanced program has been announced for this year’s InterTabac and InterSupply shows in Dortmund to be held September 18-20, 2020. Read more

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According to a new report published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cigarette smoking among US adults fell to its lowest recorded level in 2018: 13.7%. Read more

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InterTabac has set a new visitor record with 13,800 guests this year. Approximately 42% of the visitors came abroad, including from the US, China, Chile, South Africa, Spain, Italy, France, the Netherlands, and Turkey. 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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A recent World Health Organization report on global tobacco use urges governments to step up efforts to help smokers quit. The report fails to note the science and innovation behind alternatives to smoking cigarettes. Read more

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Philip Morris Thailand is trying to start talks with the Thai government to find constructive methods to reduce harm caused by smoking, which includes vaping. Read more

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Cambodia’s National Assembly has instructed ministries to curb smoking in public as a government official highlights a decrease in the consumption of tobacco goods. Read more

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The Physicians Association for Nutrition says malnutrition ranks ahead of tobacco, lack of exercise, and obesity in the cause of disease. Read more

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The ministry of health has launched Vaping Facts, a new project website endorsing and educating about vaping products as valuable harm reduction tools for current smokers. Read more

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In 2018 Turkey saw its highest figures of cigarette consumption to date, with a study revealing 1,400 cigarettes were consumed for every person. Read more

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E-cigarette company Juul has published proof that some adult smokers may be using the device to wean themselves off regular cigarettes. Read more

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Philip Morris International launches the “Year of Unsmoke”, a call to action for all who can empower a smoke-free future. “Year of Unsmoke” kicked-off PMI’s campaign called “Unsmoke Your World.” Read more

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European vaping advocates have launched the Vaping is NOT Tobacco campaign to lobby for smarter, evidence-based regulations of vaping products that takes account of public health differences between vaping and smoking. Read more

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Philip Morris International has launched a life insurance firm, Reviti, which aims to provide more affordable policies as people improve their lifestyle, starting with quitting smoking. Read more

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Philip Morris International Inc. and Dorna Sports S.L., the commercial rights holder for the world FIM MotoGP Championships, have extended their partnership until the end of 2021. Read more

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According to the latest study published by Fact.MR, the smoking cessation products market is expected to witness impressive a 12% year-to-year volume growth in 2018 over 2017. Read more

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A new study from Georgetown University Comprehensive Cancer Center suggests that we have passed the ‘tipping point’ and vaping is not driving teens to cigarettes. Read more

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A new law which will come into effect in February 2019 is putting a stop to smoking in public places in Thailand. Read more

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New research by Gallup has found that US smoking rates have reached a record low at 16%, and that e-cigarettes seem to have played a major role in this. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Reflections and Resolutions

An eventful year for an industry undergoing changes, and more to come.

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