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British American Tobacco will cut 2,300 jobs as it creates a “more efficient, agile, and focused” company as it shifts away from traditional cigarettes to new products. Read more

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New York will raise its smoking age from 18 to 21 under legislation recently signed into law. The change, which takes effect after 120 days, will apply to the sales of traditional tobacco products as well as electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. Read more

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The International Tax Stamp Association has lodged an appeal against the European Union Court of Justice’s decision to dismiss its legal claims surrounding the Tobacco Products Directive. Read more

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Facebook is rolling out a new policy to restrict sales and limit content related to alcohol and tobacco products, including e-cigarettes. Read more

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A survey of younger people suggests that placing certain restrictions on e-cigarettes could prompt some to use tobacco products more. Read more

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Retailers and wholesalers have written to the UK government raising concerns about ongoing issues with the introduction of tobacco track and trace regulations. Read more

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Philippines’ Senate has approved a bill raising the excise taxes on tobacco products and imposing duties on vape products. Read more

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The ministry of health and sports is planning to annually raise taxes on tobacco and tobacco-related products. Read more

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A survey conducted to inform US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory policy has revealed that young adults are less likely to view tobacco products as “very harmful” but more likely to find health information online. Read more

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InterTabac and InterSupply focus on the products, services, and machines for the production of tobacco goods and e-cigarettes, takes place September 20-22, 2019 in Dortmund, Germany. Read more

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The situation with cigarette counterfeiting and selling as well as smuggling in China has gone through tremendous changes. Read more

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North Korea’s state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported that the government has taken steps to restrict the import of foreign-made tobacco products and to revise the country’s Tobacco Control Law. 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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The Bangladesh government significantly raised the price of tobacco products, including cigarettes and bidi, in its proposed budget in a bid to restrain tobacco consumption and surge revenue collection. Read more

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UAE's Federal Tax Authority has announced that the sale or distribution of any unmarked tobacco products will be prohibited across all local markets from August 1. Read more

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A new Indio Cigar Factory recently opened in Charleston, IL, offering a variety of tobacco products for sale and a cigar lounge for customers’ enjoyment. Read more

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Now in its fourth year, InterSupply 2019 is receiving even more interest from exhibitors and booth space at the show is quickly filling up. Read more

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Retailers have 30 days to sell off products that are not similar to FDA-approved products, according to new draft guidance issued by the US Food and Drug Administration. Read more

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Philip Morris head André Calantzopoulos says making an investment in the cannabis industry may be too risky of a move at this time. Read more

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Altria Group, Inc. has announced it signed and closed a US$12.8 billion investment in JUUL Labs, Inc. Altria's investment represents a 35% economic interest in JUUL, valuing the company at $38 billion. JUUL will remain fully independent. 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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