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BAT to raise investment in products such as e-cigarettes

plans to spend more this year on products such as e-cigarettes and devices that heat tobacco without burning it, with a large number of launches set for the end of the third quarter....has pitched into the battleground for such alternatives, but it trails
Reuters
added Apr 25, 2018 10:05
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[Australia] Multi-million dollar tobacco crop destroyed

An illegal tobacco crop with an estimated value of $9 million has been seized and destroyed by the Australian Taxation Office in Maidment Rd, Koonoomoo. ‘‘We found this crop based on information provided to us by Victoria Police,’’ ATO deputy commissioner
Shepparton (VIC) News (au)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:57
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Smoking, Systemic Inflammation, and Airflow Limitation: A Mendelian Randomization Analysis of 98 085 Individuals from the General Population

The association between higher tobacco consumption and higher systemic inflammation may be causal, and the association is stronger among current smokers compared to former smokers, indicating that smoking cessation may reduce the effects of smoking on sy
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 25, 2018 17:52
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2,5-dimethylfuran as a validated biomarker of smoking status

The results obtained confirm that the determination of 2,5-dimethylfuran in breath samples is a good and simpler alternative to conventional blood or urine tests for assessing smoking status.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 25, 2018 17:51
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Pruitt's 'Transparency' Rule Would Use Big Tobacco Plan to Gut EPA Science

comes straight from a 1996 memo from lobbyist/lawyer Chris Horner to tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds... another major advocate of this push to identify “extra-judicial” approaches is Steve Milloy. Like Horner, Milloy has worked on behalf of both coal and toba
DeSmogBlog
added Apr 25, 2018 17:44
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[Europe] OLAF: Illicit cut tobacco is a significant and growing market

Illicit cut tobacco, also called “chop-chop” or “bulk tobacco”, is a type of tobacco that is cut or shredded, usually sold in pouches or bags and smoked in handcrafted cigarettes (Roll-your-own or Make-your-own). This product is typically priced by weigh
EurActiv
added Apr 25, 2018 17:40
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[Massachusetts] Worcester Board of Health votes to restrict sale of flavored tobacco products to adults-only retailers

Convenience stores here will no longer be able to sell flavored tobacco products as of Jan. 1, 2019. The Board of Health Monday night unanimously voted to restrict the sale of the products to adults-only establishments, such as retail tobacco stores, vap
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Apr 25, 2018 17:40
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[Nevada] Commissioners endorse local students to push age raise on tobacco purchases

Four Churchill County High School students are preparing to push for a new law to the Nevada State Legislature—and Churchill County Commissioners agreed to back them. During the County Commissioners meeting last week, the students requested an endorseme
Nevada Appeal
added Apr 25, 2018 17:33
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FDA Targets JUUL E-Cigs in Crackdown on Underage Sales

On Tuesday, the FDA outlined the steps it has taken and will take to keep JUUL and other e-cigarette brands from being sold to minors. "The troubling reality is that electronic nicotine delivery systems such as e-cigarettes have become wildly popular w
MedPage Today
added Apr 25, 2018 17:32
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NATO Gives National Perspective on Tobacco Lawmaking

Here’s an overview of legislative activity involving tobacco-related issues: Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products (OTP) Tax Increases Numerous state legislatures have introduced or are considering some kind of tobacco-product tax legislation during 201
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:30
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