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Global cigarette markets are increasingly dominated by “The Big Five”. But there still are numerous independent manufacturers around who hold out against the overwhelming competition. Read more

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While global demand for oriental tobacco is constantly increasing, production is dropping drastically everywhere. The crop is deserving of more attention, opine some leading traders. Read more

Features

As part of our continuing series on independent leaf suppliers we are introducing a Hong Kong-based company that has spread its wings around the globe and a Zimbabwean start-up attempting its first successful baby steps. Read more

Features


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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