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[Canada] Both Sides Of The Plain Cigarette Packaging Debate / BRANDS AREN’T AT FAULT, STOP BLAMING THEM

The policy was a boon for counterfeiters – as the Adam Smith Institute points out in their 2012 paper, ‘Plain Packaging. Commercial expression, anti-smoking extremism and the risks of hyper-regulation’1, nothing is easier to template and copy than standar
JTI-Macdonald Corp. (ca)
added Aug 31, 2016 14:54
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Industry watch: heat-not-burn tobacco products are about to reach their boiling point

marketed them as healthier than conventional cigarettes. These claims, refuted by researchers,1 failed to lure consumers. Each reincarnation of HNB was commercially unsuccessful, and most HNB products were discontinued shortly after their introduction. Un
Tobacco Control
added Aug 24, 2016 17:17
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Altria's Operating Companies Report a Productive 2015

"Our core tobacco companies delivered on their objectives by growing income and strengthening their market leadership position," Barrington stated. Addressing specific products, the chief executive noted that it is too early to talk about the results of
Convenience Store News
added Feb 9, 2016 17:08
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[Massachusetts] This was then: The Cigar Smoking Machine

This was then: The Cigar Smoking Machine
Martha's Vineyard (MA) Times
added Dec 24, 2015 16:46
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Philip Morris Device Criticized by Imperial Tobacco Researcher

Marlboro maker claims its “iQOS” product -- a black pen-shaped device that heats capsules containing tobacco -- is safer than smoking because combustion isn’t involved. Imperial researchers tested the so-called “heat-not-burn” gadget and found evidence th
Bloomberg News
added Sep 25, 2015 15:42
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[North Carolina] Analysts expect R JR innovations with Newport

Reynolds American Inc. is expected to apply its successful product innovation strategy with top-selling menthol brand Newport if the manufacturer gains federal anti-trust approval of its $27.4 billion offer for Lorillard Inc. A leading industry analyst,
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 16, 2015 14:06
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The Tobacco Company Gaining Ground With Technology

Lorillard's e-cigarette, Blu eCig, is currently the number one e-cigarette with a 49% market share in the U.S. This comes as a result of the intense marketing and investment Lorillard has put behind the e-cig brand. The current investment cost means that
Motley Fool
added Nov 3, 2013 23:32
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[Europe, Italy] Heat-not-burn tobacco products: concerns from the Italian experience

IQOS is the brand name of such a product by Philip Morris International, launched in 2014 in Italy as a pilot country for the European market. IQOS is now in commerce in 30 countries, including 19 European ones, and applications have been submitted to mar
Tobacco Control
added Jan 27, 2018 02:39
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The Link Between E-Cigarette Design And Explosions

A 2017 U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) report has linked e-cigarette product construction to the severity of injuries suffered in explosion incidents. ... The results show that the dual-cylindrical construction of the e-cigarette product and batteries is
Law360
added Jan 4, 2018 12:33
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[Japan] Latest clinical research confirms that IQOS reduces smoker exposure to select harmful chemicals as compared to cigarette smoke

Conducted in Japan over a three-month period by the well-known clinical research organization, the Osaki Hospital Tokyo Heart Center, the study showed that smokers who switched to IQOS: Reduced their exposure to 15 harmful chemicals to levels that approa
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 27, 2017 15:31
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