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New CEO of Japan Tobacco Looks Abroad in Hunt for Growth

Japan Tobacco Inc.’s Masamichi Terabatake is in the hot seat. The 52-year-old started off 2018 by taking the helm of the world’s third-largest tobacco company. While the view from his new Tokyo office may be different than the one from his previous stin
Bloomberg News
added Jan 4, 2018 23:22

[UK] Philip Morris places anti-smoking advertisement in papers

has also written to Prime Minister Theresa May asking to be allowed to print information about quitting and switching on its cigarette packs. However, anti-smoking campaigners described the campaign as a "PR stunt". The text of the advertisement runs: "
BBC Online
added Jan 3, 2018 14:51

A State-by-State Look at the 1998 Tobacco Settlement 19 Years Later

Despite receiving over $27 billion from the tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, the states continue to severely underfund tobacco prevention and cessation programs proven to save lives and money. Since the states settled their lawsuits against the majo
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2017 00:20

[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

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

[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

[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

[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

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

[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.
added Aug 29, 2017 13:44
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