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Philip Morris International Inc. announces that Bin Li has stepped into the new role of chief product officer. Read more

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Swiss diplomats lodged a request with the Moldovan government on behalf of Philip Morris International to request the company be given a voice in discussions around new tobacco regulations. 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 Geneva-based UN agency says it would not renew controversial funding from tobacco companies for expiring charitable programs but refrained from saying it would cut ties to the tobacco industry altogether. Read more

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A new people’s initiative calling for a ban on all tobacco advertising that targets children and young adults was launched this March. Read more

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The investment strengthens the company’s international market presence and expands its expertise in tube manufacturing. Read more

Manufacturing

Swiss manufacturer Heimat has developed a new product combining tobacco with low-tétrahydrocannabinol cannabis. Swiss supermarket Coop is selling tobacco and hemp cigarettes across its 2,400 outlets. Read more

Products

Researchers have reported that the iQOS heat-not-burn device still releases some of the same cancer-causing chemicals found in traditional cigarette smoke. Read more

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Oettinger Davidoff AG recently acquired a majority interest in Bluebell Cigars (Asia) Ltd., its Asia distributor, going into effect as of January 1. 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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