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Juul is launching its first Bluetooth-connected vape in the UK after piloting the device in Canada. 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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British American Tobacco is expecting revenue from its “new category” products, which include its Vype and Vuse vaping pens, to increase by 30-50% this year against declining tobacco sales in its US market. Read more

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New research suggests that cigarettes will be stubbed out in Britain by 2050. Read more

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Imperial Brands Plc. says it expected annual net revenue growth to be at or above the upper-end of its forecast range. Read more

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Citi upgraded Imperial Brands and British American Tobacco based on positive demand growth forecasts. Read more

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British American Tobacco is hunting for a new chairman to succeed Richard Burrows. Read more

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A report by University of Bath academics is accusing four cigarette companies of consistently paying less than the headline rate of UK corporation tax while paying hundreds of millions of pounds in tax overseas. Read more

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Philip Morris International (PMI) and British American Tobacco (BAT) have both been recognized as Global Top Employers. Read more

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Mike Ridgway of the Consumer Packaging Manufacturers Alliance supports the recent Local Government Association warning that millions of fake cigarettes are entering the UK and undermining efforts to cut smoking. Read more

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Honeywell has announced that its track-and-trace product had been nominated by tobacco manufacturers to help them find suitable suppliers who are part of the tobacco supply chain and comply with the EU Tobacco Products Directive II (TPD2). Read more

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The UK branch of Philip Morris International launched its “Hold My Light” anti-smoking campaign with ads in several newspapers late October. Read more

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PMI denies the adverts are illegal and claims it wants to help smokers by providing them with better tobacco alternatives. Read more

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Together, the Dutch-headquartered machine developer and the British adhesives and flavoring application systems specialist have expert knowledge in developing machines for producing next-generation products. Read more

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The global packaging solutions group is selling its Instrumentation & Tobacco Machinery division to G.D SpA for £30million (US$38.3 million). Read more

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One year from the controversial introduction of plain packaging in the UK, new research commissioned by JTI and conducted by independent polling company Kantar TNS reveals that the majority of the public are not supportive of the policy. Read more

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A recent study has found that drinking a pint of beer may lower your life expectancy by the same amount as smoking a cigarette. Read more

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ITM Services has taken over the portfolio of AccuPac. From now on, ITM Services will provide Accupac’s print position technology solutions in wrapping and packing machinery. Read more

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Public Health England says e-cigarettes should be available on prescription. Read more

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Imperial Brands stemmed the decline in cigarette sales volumes in the second half of this year by focusing on key brands and controlling price hikes. 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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