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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

Health Officials Look To Cut Number Of Smokers By About 10M By 2024

Kenneth Michael Cummings, co-leader of the Tobacco Research Program, is part of the group and co-authored the report outlining the plan. "It's not a character flaw, it's a drug addiction," Cummings said of cigarette smokers. "We think it's time to step
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Apr 1, 2017 22:00

Nicotine Population Pharmacokinetics in Healthy Adult Smokers: A Retrospective Analysis

The population model was able to describe in different populations the nicotine pharmacokinetics after single product use and after 4 days of ad libitum use of Tobacco Heating System, cigarettes, and of different nicotine replacement therapies with variou
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Apr 1, 2017 16:08

How anti-smoking campaigns actually helped Philip Morris create a 'better cigarette'

Walking me through all this was Philip Morris’s chief medical advisor, Mikael Franzon, an incredibly charming Swedish scientist...Franzon told me how Philip Morris had spent years and “billions” developing its new reduced risk products. And what they had
Business Insider
added Mar 31, 2017 23:32

Philip Morris asks for FDA nod to sell heated tobacco device

The world's largest international tobacco maker, owner of the Marlboro brand, said that if the FDA grants its request, its U.S. affiliate, Altria Group, would be responsible for selling the device in the United States through a licensing agreement.
added Mar 31, 2017 22:49
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