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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. more

Manufacturing

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

Manufacturing

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. 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. 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. more

Manufacturing

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

Products

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. more

Products

The British Psychological Society says e-cigarettes should be promoted as a method of stopping smoking. more

Products

JET has officially launched its latest cigarette product called JET “Caffe Series”. more

Products

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld an anonymous complaint saying that advertisements encouraging smokers to switch to e-cigarettes as safer alternatives are against EU law. more

Products

Tobacco companies fell under fire for tin cigarette packs they released shortly before the date when retailers could no longer sell branded cigarette packets, as a grace period to allow tobacco firms to phase out old cartons came to an end. more

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Essentra Plc’s Scientific Services facility is the only laboratory in the UK to be named on the European Union’s list of approved providers for its tobacco products directive testing. more

Manufacturing

Counterfeits made out to be genuine brands are being sold by people using fake profiles on Facebook’s marketplace pages and offer hand delivery, the BBC reports. more

News

Smokers in the UK no longer are able to buy smaller packs of cigarettes and rolling tobacco. more

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C.B. Kaymich & Co. Limited, innovators in providing solutions for adhesive application and fluid control systems, unveil hot melt tank filters. more

Manufacturing

A new UK study has found that chemicals used in some flavored e-liquids could affect male sperm count. more

Products

British American Tobacco, Unilever, and Diageo are touted in an annual review of corporate governance among members of the FTSE 100. more

News

Honeyrose Products Limited announces the launch of their new brand, Legacy By Honeyrose London, for Kuwait and GCC territories. more

Products

New research shows that smokers who completely substitute conventional cigarettes with commercial e-cigarettes experience dramatic reductions in exposure to harmful chemicals. more

E-Cigs

Julián Díaz González, c.e.o. of Dufry, will address delegates at this year’s TFWA World Exhibition & Conference. The event takes place Oct. 2-7 in Cannes, France. more

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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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