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[UK] Vaping stores told not to sell devices to non-smokers, as survey reveals 90pc are flouting little-known rules

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) is urging vape shops to stick by the voluntary code of conduct, which states they should not knowingly sell vape products to anyone who does not or has not smoked before. The organisation investigated 100 of th
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:32

[Asia] Israeli Health Minister Concedes: Philip Morris IQOS Cigarette to Be Restricted as Tobacco Product

The Health Ministry announced on Sunday to the High Court of Justice that it is adopting the view that the new cigarettes (IQOS) produced by tobacco giant Philip Morris will be defined as a “tobacco product” and be subject to all the restrictions applyin
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Apr 6, 2017 21:36

[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Does the Regulatory Environment for E-Cigarettes Influence the Effectiveness of E-Cigarettes for Smoking Cessation?: Longitudinal Findings From the ITC Four Country Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

The findings underscore the need for careful consideration on how best to regulate this emerging product so that EC benefits for smoking cessation are maximized and its risks to public health are minimized.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 6, 2017 13:46

Spotlight on OTP Sales

As cigarette sales volume declined 4% in the four weeks ending March 25, gains in smokeless and other tobacco products are lighting a fire in the overall category, according to all-channel data from New York-based Nielsen. Smokeless tobacco, electronic c
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:53

Convenience In-Store Sales Hit New Record: ‘Have We Figured This Thing Out?’

Take tobacco. While it maintains the largest share of in-store sales at 36%, tobacco products accounted for only 18.2% of gross-profit dollars, while other tobacco products (OTP) achieved double-digit growth in both sales and gross-profit dollars. The sh
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:52

[Asia, Israel] Justice Ministry says iQOS product will be treated as ordinary tobacco

Last week, Israel’s Justice Ministry notified the company that it accepted the position of three voluntary organizations in Israel that the product is actually a “tobacco product,” and all the restrictions that apply to tobacco products should apply to i
Jerusalem Post
added Apr 4, 2017 17:38

Explosion Incidents Involving E-Cigarettes On The Rise

The lithium-ion batteries powering these e-cigarettes are susceptible to explosions. This can not only knock out the teeth of the smoker but also crack their vertebrae and cause burns. The battery can release huge flames, and the burns caused by them can
added Apr 4, 2017 17:33

[Greece] Philip Morris Hints Again That Cigarettes Aren't the Future

the tobacco giant sees combustible cigarettes as something that will eventually be a thing of the past. Now it's hastening that path forward by announcing it will be spending $324 million to convert a plant that manufactures regular cigarettes into one t
Motley Fool
added Apr 4, 2017 16:34

Philip Morris Joins Tech Giants Among the Most Dominant U.S. Stocks

the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco company, emerged as the first quarter’s unsung hero. Its 3.3 percent contribution to S&P 500 gains makes it the fourth most important U.S. stock, right after shares that look more familiar to the leader board:
Bloomberg News
added Apr 3, 2017 20:37

[Japan] The Next C-store Tobacco Competitor: Manufacturers?

Japan as an area retailers should be watching. Japan Tobacco International (JTI) and Philip Morris International (PMI) are both opening standalone stores there as they introduce their new heat-not-burn products, which have been growing significantly — esp
Convenience Store News
added Apr 2, 2017 01:56
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