Trump Bans Cuban Tobacco

    Under the measure, U.S. citizens will be able to buy Cuban alcohol and tobacco while in Cuba but will not be allowed to bring it back to the states.

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    ‘Insufficient Progress on Harm Reduction’

    Most of the 15 largest tobacco companies are not making substantial progress in advancing harm reduction, according to the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World’s first Tobacco Transformation Index.

    Webinar on Cannabis Packaging

    Cannabis manufacturers who have partnered with Hoffmann Neopac will share insight on differentiating brands in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

    Ashrafian Joins BAT as Chief Medical Officer

    Ashrafian will be responsible for overall medical governance and ensuring robust medical processes and oversight are applied to all aspects of BAT’s clinical studies and post-market surveillance.

    MLT Cuts Production in Mozambique

    Mozambique Leaf Tobacco plans to reduce production in Niassa during the upcoming growing season due to difficulties selling leaf during the Covid-19 pandemic.


    In Print this month

    Thank You!

    The 2020 GTNF would have been impossible without the support of these generous sponsors.

    Out of the Bag

    Regulators are trying to catch up with the rapid growth of nicotine pouches.

    Turning the Tanker

    Now would be a good time for the World Health Organization to change direction without abdicating from its tobacco responsibility.

    Eyes on the Ball

    Even as cigarette dollar sales increase during the Covid-19 pandemic, IQOS expansion remains Altria’s primary focus.

    Damage Done

    Even as last year’s EVALI crisis has abated, the misperceptions it created about vaping persist.

    For the Long Haul

    Despite declining sales and considerable regulatory pressure, smokers are likely to still enjoy cigars 100 years from now.

    Measuring Up

    How instrumentation suppliers and laboratory service providers are supporting customers with their PMTA submissions

    Tobacco Reporter August 2020

    Tobacco Reporter’s September 2020 issue highlights the GTNF, which has moved online because of the enduring Covid-19 pandemic. Despite this year’s unprecedented environment, you can expect a first-rate event featuring an exceptional lineup of speakers and panelists, along with some innovative online features.

    Also in this issue: the aftermath of last year’s EVALI crisis; a remarkable new technology to eliminate secondhand smoke; and an expert look at the requirements to keep your nicotine products on the U.S. markets after they have been authorized by the Food and Drug Administration.




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    NDC Presents New Vision

    A provider of intelligent, connected measurement and control solutions, NDC Technologies has unveiled its new vision, purpose and values statements.

    Hangsen Releases Synthetic Nicotine

    Hangsen Technology has released of SYN Nicotine, the company’s first series of synthetic nicotine products. The inaugural batch of custom-made SYN Nicotine e-liquids.

    Also in TR

    Decent Exposure

    Powered by new data-driven planning platforms, “out of home” is emerging as the media channel of choice for legal and effective tobacco advertising

    Counting Down

    The nicotine industry prepares for a shakeout in the wake of the premarket tobacco product application deadline.

    No Baggage

    Unburdened by the legacy of traditional tobacco products, nicotine pouches are starting to catch on in a variety of markets.

    Unidentical Twins

    South Korea and Japan, the world’s leading heat-not-burn markets, have different views on the technology’s potential for tobacco harm reduction.

    Two-Stage Tobacco

    By separating their product into two components, ASUK and ASI can offer U.K. consumers shisha at a considerably lower price.

    Up and Coming

    KT&G prepares to join the world’s premier league of tobacco companies.

    Silent Auction

    Rules on social distancing make for a very different tobacco marketing season in Zimbabwe this year.

    Knowing The Ropes

    Harnessing decades of experience in process instrumentation, Ian Benson sets out on his own.

    Minting Substitutes

    Cigarette manufacturers are offering alternatives to smokers left in the cold by the EU menthol ban.