• July 24, 2024
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A Missed Opportunity

Vaping firms should pay more attention to older smokers, argue Neil McKeganey, Gabe Barnard and Andrea Patton.

Good Reads

The importance of literature reviews in support of tobacco harm reduction, according to Broughton.

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Gaining Momentum

Cavendish Lloyd is eager to expand shisha tobacco production in Zimbabwe and elsewhere.

Puffs with Papers

U.S. states are passing vape product registry bills to compensate for meek federal enforcement.

Punching Above Its Weight

A small family business, LTL holds its own as a supplier of equipment to the global tobacco industry.

The Best of Both

Newly created Your Tobacco Link harnesses the strengths of JEB International and Tobacco Trading and Services.

A Broader Approach

To lower the health and economic burden of smoking, lawmakers should incorporate tobacco harm reduction into their policies.

A Clean Sweep

At Cerdia’s filter colloquium, speakers detailed progress in reducing the industry’s carbon footprint.

Bearing Fruit

Alliance One’s seed breeders in Brazil are boosting crop quality and yields while improving disease resistance and tolerance for extreme weather conditions.

Brand ‘Zambia’

Operating in the shadow of its tobacco powerhouse neighbor, Zimbabwe, Zambia is trying to make a name for itself on the global market.

Heated Breakthrough

Greentank is at the forefront of innovation with the launch of its patented Heating Chip technology.

Revenant Rule

Canada’s new health minister is breathing new life into a 2021 proposal to ban vape flavors nationwide.

Tobacco Reporter July 2024

For its July 2024 issue, Tobacco Reporter visited Bhutan to investigate that country’s tobacco ban and subsequent U-turn. What factors contributed to the Himalayan kingdom’s change of heart? And what lessons does its experience hold for other nations contemplating tobacco-free generations and “endgames?”

Tim Donahue examines the impact of vape product registry bills in the United States as states try to compensate for meek federal enforcement. George Gay reports from Zambia, which wants to step out of the shadow of its tobacco powerhouse neighbor, Zimbabwe, and make a name for itself on the global leaf market. Stefanie Rossel visited Cerdia’s filter colloquium.

Also in this issue: a report on Alliance One International’s seed industrialization unit in Brazil and a profile of Your Tobacco Link, a new leaf global merchant combining the strengths of JEB International and Tobacco Trading and Services.

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Good Reads

The importance of literature reviews in support of tobacco harm reduction, according to Broughton.

In the Shadow of War

With normal supplies cut off due to the Hamas-Israel conflict, cigarettes are selling for $30 per stick in Gaza.

The View From Down Under

George Gay shares impressions from his recent visit to Australia, one of the world’s most hostile countries for the nicotine business.

The Wrong Answer

An e-cigarette ban would bring new public health concerns to Costa Rica, writes WVA Fellow Peter Clark.

A Case for Consensus

A global alignment on health policy is necessary to make a smokeless world a reality, writes James Murphy.

Unforeseen Costs

The recently announced Florida e-cigarette registry will harm nonvapers, writes WVA Fellow Peter Clark.

Food for Thought

Opponents of the U.K. generational tobacco ban gather at London’s Boisdale to voice their discontent.

The Takeaways

Tobacco harm reduction advocate Derek Yach reflects on the lessons from the recent Ecig Summit in Washington, DC.

Mastering the Maze

Toxicological considerations to be considered when bringing HTPs to market, according to Broughton.