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Tobacco products have been caught in the crossfire of the US-China trade war after theTrump administration’s latest tariffs on US$200 billion worth of Chinese goods which came into effect on September 24. more

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Two of the largest cigar trade associations filed a joint comment on the US Food and Drug Administration’s advance notice of proposed rulemaking on premium cigar regulation. more

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Bespoke Cigars will change the name of its brand to Casdagli for the US market. more

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Since August 10, the US Food and Drug Administration requires new warning labels on e-cigarettes and certain other tobacco products. more

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A July Gallup poll found that Americans say cigarettes, chewing tobacco, cigars, and pipes are much more harmful to people who use them than marijuana and e-cigarettes. more

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Rain in eastern North Carolina has hit the state’s tobacco farmers particularly hard. more

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Six people were selected through a highly selective US competition based on their exceptional, diverse professional qualifications to contribute to the work of FDA's Center for Tobacco Products. 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. more

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The US-based business will continue to operate independently with the current management team. more

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The United States’ FDA is set to eventually enact a new rule requiring all cigarettes sold in the country to have “minimally or non-addictive” nicotine levels. more

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Previously, the minimum allowed price per pack was $10.50. more

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A.J. Fernandez’s Diesel brand has launched its new Whisky Row cigar collection, developed in partnership with Rabbit Hole Bourbon. more

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The campaign is meant to inform the public about smokeless tobacco and warn teenagers about the dangers of underage vaping. more

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The new line is made at the Raíces Cubanas factory in Honduras and uses a Honduran wrapper from the Trojes region. more

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A group of Democrat senators is encouraging the new head of the Motion Picture Association of America to ensure “responsible” practices when it comes to displaying the use of tobacco in films. more

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) appeals a court decision that denied the agency’s request to combine two lawsuits filed over cigar regulations into a single case. more

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Altria is creating two new divisions, one for core tobacco products like cigarettes another unit for innovative products like vaping devices. more

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The products are banned in the city after 70% of voters endorsed the city law. more

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US tobacco farmers might be getting hit hard as trade threats bounce between the US and partners all around the world. more

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New figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that tobacco use continued to decline among high school and middle school students in the US in 2017. more

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From the Associate editor

Marketing 101

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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