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InterTabac has set a new visitor record with 13,800 guests this year. Approximately 42% of the visitors came abroad, including from the US, China, Chile, South Africa, Spain, Italy, France, the Netherlands, and Turkey. Read more

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Philip Morris International has called off talks about a US$200 billion merger with Altria Group, Inc. Read more

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E-cigarette users are now turning to cigarettes to help them quit vaping. Some are former smokers who switched to e-cigarettes, and some are taking up cigarettes for the first time. Read more

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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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Flavors: Innovation within Boundaries

Hertz Flavors

The vaping industry has exploded in the past few years, and with it has come a tidal wave of new flavors. While the number of smokers worldwide has been slowly falling, the number of vapers is on the rise. Read more

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R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company recently announced it is expanding its innovative Modern Oral portfolio with VELO, a line of tobacco leaf-free and spit-free nicotine pouches. Read more

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19i4_Western Vape Liquids Looking East

Laboratoire Lips France

As European and North American markets approach saturation, a number of western e-liquid manufacturers have begun pushing into Asia, especially China. Tobacco Asia talks to two prominent European companies that see bright futures in the East. Read more

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19i4_Logic Turns Compact

JT International SA

JTI’s Logic range of vaping products is known for its quality and has been a success in the world’s most important vaping markets. Now the company is in the midst of a global roll-out of the even more convenient, pocket-sized Logic Compact. Read more

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Altria Group, Inc. recently announced that they have entered into a definitive investment agreement with Lexaria Nicotine LLC. The Altria investment will fund research on regulatory compliant, oral forms of nicotine delivery. Read more

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According to an industry researcher speaking at a CSP tobacco forum, vaping cartridges and tobacco-free nicotine pouches have been category leaders so far in 2019. Read more

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Contaminants or counterfeit substances are being considered a likely cause of vaping-related lung illnesses. Read more

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Philip Morris Thailand is trying to start talks with the Thai government to find constructive methods to reduce harm caused by smoking, which includes vaping. Read more

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The ministry of health has launched Vaping Facts, a new project website endorsing and educating about vaping products as valuable harm reduction tools for current smokers. Read more

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Tobacco Asia recently had the chance to talk about the current situation on e-cigarettes, vapor, and heat-not-burn products in China with Fox Guo, founder of IUOC, and Jackie Zhuang, a vapor industry consultant. 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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Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco are seeking to overturn Australia’s vaping ban with submissions to an Australian parliamentary inquiry that is considering whether e-cigarettes should be legalized. Read more

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All the major parties in the European elections broadly support the idea of e-cigarette regulation instead of bans. Read more

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European vaping advocates have launched the Vaping is NOT Tobacco campaign to lobby for smarter, evidence-based regulations of vaping products that takes account of public health differences between vaping and smoking. Read more

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Groups are demanding the Trump administration “pump the brakes” on the Food and Drug Administration’s crackdown on e-cigarettes, arguing the anti-vaping efforts will hurt “an innovative industry that is helping American smokers quit.” 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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