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[Asia, Pakistan] FBR step leads to enhanced tobacco consumption

The third slab was introduced, on request of the companies, apparently in a bid to control the illicit trade of cigarettes. After the decision, the companies reduced prices of some of their brands, which led to further enhancing consumption , thus earni
The Nation (pk)
added Dec 7, 2017 22:34
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PMI left a lot of important things out of its toxicology studies of IQOS submitted to the FDA

My colleagues at the UCSF TCOS just put this public comment...Because PMI application did not report the full range of HPHCs in IQOS aerosol, characterize HPHCs in sidestream emissions, include a non-targeted analysis of chemicals in emissions, or conduct
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 30, 2017 21:47
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[Asia] Moving towards a sustainable tobacco policy in Sri Lanka

According to the RIU study that included one-on-one meetings with former finance ministers...senior heads of Customs, Excise, Ceylon Tobacco Company, the Beedi Association......a much more holistic and multi-faceted approach is needed to address the dual
Daily FT (lk)
added Nov 3, 2017 03:52
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[North Carolina] Reynolds pursues another restart with revamped heat-not-burn cigarette Eclipse

“Our application is for an improved version of Eclipse based on the grandfathered version of the product,” Reynolds spokesman David Howard said. Howard said the improvements target the “sensory characteristics and ease of lighting” Eclipse cigarettes.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 29, 2017 16:51
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[Japan, UK] New ‘healthier’ way to smoke tobacco set to explode in popularity, experts claim - and it's not e-cigarettes

Study suggests heat-not-burn devices will overtake sales of e-cigarettes This is after their surge in popularity in Japan, the first country to sell them The first smokeless product became available in the UK last year and have entered the FDA-approval
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 13, 2017 06:27
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[Canada] Package size matters: tobacco packaging, retail merchandising and its influence on trial and impulse sales

most of consumer purchase is on impulse—decided at the point-of-sale’. Given such dynamics, BAT indicated that ‘it becomes clear that merchandising materials must have high positive impact at point of sales, to draw consumer attention and generate the des
Tobacco Control
added Oct 12, 2017 22:27
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Next-generation products drove BAT merger

British American Tobacco said Vuse and other Reynolds American Inc. innovations helped motivate the company to spend $54.5 billion to acquire the 57.8 percent of Reynolds it did not already own.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 5, 2017 17:42
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[Asia] Exclusive: Bloomberg charity scrutinized by India for anti-tobacco funding, lobbying - documents

The intelligence wing of India’s home ministry last year drafted a note on Bloomberg Philanthropies, raising concerns that the foundation was running a campaign to “target” Indian tobacco businesses and “aggressively” lobby against the sector.
Reuters
added Aug 29, 2017 13:44
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[California] GLANTZ: FDA’s “new” nicotine policy: A mixed picture that highlights the importance of local and state action to maintain progress

the overall evidence still shows that e-cigarette use is associated with less not more quitting... The FDA’s action also highlights the importance of other local and state action to control ecigarettes, particularly including them in smokefree laws and to
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 3, 2017 01:10
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[New York] Trucker Beats $1.3M Fine Over Unstamped Cigarettes In NY

The New York tax tribunal threw out a $1.26 million fine against a Native American truck driver who was transporting unstamped cigarettes to an Indian territory, finding the man was legally acting within the scope of his employment. The state’s tax divis
Law360
added Jun 30, 2017 03:48
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